Monthly Archives: August 2011

Happy Hari Raya

Today is Hari Raya Eve, and although I am at work there is very few staff here. There are 3 days of public holidays for Hari Raya (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday) so many have decided to take the entire week off. … Continue reading

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Saujana – Our Neighbourhood

Persiaran Golf is the street in the Saujana area that we live on here in Shah Alam. The area is fairly new by KL standards and is not your typical suburban community as we are surrounded by two elite golf … Continue reading

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Driving Takes Its Toll

Driving Takes its Toll Yesterday we decided to make our way back to the mall near the Ikea store so that Dennis could purchase a guitar there. We left my work about 5.45 pm and used my iphone map to … Continue reading

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About Taylor’s College & The Taylor’s Neighbourhood

Taylor’s College is a different concept than we have in Canada. It is a private educational institution aimed at Grade XIIs to better prepare them for Universities at home and abroad. There are four programs within the Kuala Lumpur area … Continue reading

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I Got Mail!

I know this doesn’t seem too blog-worthy, but it’s exciting for me getting my first piece of mail.  I ordered a Special Edition Deluxe 2CD/DVD of the 1970 album called McCartney, on July 31.  It was the first record he … Continue reading

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Walk like, an Egypt-ian….Drive like, a Malays-ian!

  Dennis is doing very well driving driving around in our Vios. He is unfettered by the motorcyclists weaving in and out of traffic. In fact, he has become a bit too confident I’m afraid. Yesterday on our way home … Continue reading

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Our new car!

                Okay…now that I have your attention…. Gail wins the prize! I posted two pics of our new car…the first was a Jaguar that belongs to someone in our condo; the second is a Lamborghini parked in the neighbourhood … Continue reading

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Sunway Lagoon, Putrajaya, Bukit Nanas Nature Reserve, Hard Rock Cafe & Other Things To Do While Gram Is At Work

Aug. 12 – The Sunway Lagoon is a huge water theme park attached to the Sunway Pyramid Mall and sandwiched between two hotels, and it was here we went this day while Arlene was at work.  It was a day … Continue reading

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Dang, Subang, & Klang

Dang, Subang & Klang            I have been driving Arlene in to work and home now for almost a week. I’ve got the journey down pretty good to get to Taylor’s College – takes about 15 to 20 minutes, maybe … Continue reading

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Tearful Goodbyes and Stilted Villages

Tearful Goodbyes, and Stilted Villages It is a sad day for us as we say goodbye to Linde, Chris, and our darling McKay. Their visit here was so short and yet we packed in so much. Little McKay was dragged … Continue reading

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