Archive for August, 2009

Happy birthday, Malaysia!

Posted in Celebration with tags , on August 31, 2009 by eleenpor

Seventeen years ago, we lost one of our best local entertainer. Known as the ‘Elvis of Malaysia‘, this man’s demise was a huge loss to our nation.


Many years on … every year on August 31st, everyone in Malaysia (even the most unpatriotic ones) will pay tribute to this legend and sing his song.

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Roller Coaster Ride

Posted in Fun with tags on August 28, 2009 by eleenpor

Almost impossible deadlines.
Skyhigh expectations.
Super demanding customers.
Extremely lean resources.
Nights that merged with the days.
Wilder than wild imagination.
Out-of-the-box thinking.
Constructive criticism.
Mind-boggling challenges.
Constant changes.
Cultural diversification.

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上 海

Posted in Travels with tags , , on August 25, 2009 by eleenpor

Just when I am settling comfortably into my daily routine back home, I get hit by another ‘bomb’. Potential movement, again.

This time will be to the Middle Kingdom.
My gateway : 上 海

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An Admonition

Posted in Rant, Sim Soo with tags , on August 24, 2009 by eleenpor

When it comes to CA, there are many interpretations. Good ones, bad ones, funny ones, depressing ones … but there is a particular one that gives us the heebie-jeebies.

Sometimes, it pays unexpected visits.
Overstaying at times, leaving prematurely at others.
Occasionally, it likes to play hide-n-seek.
But most definitely, it snitches precious moments.

One thing’s for sure : It changes lives.

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Posted in Rant with tags on August 21, 2009 by eleenpor

For years, I tried to understand.
For years, I tried to compromise.
For years, I failed.

And I wondered where I went wrong. Where I could’ve done better.

Then I realised.
There really is nothing much I can do about folks like you.

By some cruel twist of Fate, you are a part of his life.
As much as he’d wish you aren’t. But you are.
(although I’d prefer to use the past tense rather than the present)

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Walkin’ Fridge

Posted in Fun, Laughs with tags on August 20, 2009 by eleenpor

A follow up to the hillarious Heineken ad.

Methinks the first one’s funnier, though. Heh.

Good News Day

Posted in News, People with tags , , on August 19, 2009 by eleenpor

It’s yet another Wednesday.
Yet another full dosage of my never-a-dull-moment workday.

Then over the wonderful WWW, the first piece of good news came in. Followed by the second. Both through the same channel but from different folks. Both I care for deeply.

Good news # 1 :
You really don’t waste time, do ya? Hehe…but then again, I can’t say that I’m surprised. We both know that you’ve been dreaming about this since the day you learnt about the birds and the bees.



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