I’m on a teaching break until Term 4 starts in the second week of October. Time to nurture my inner child! I’ve been learning a piece of music from an anime movie (more about that later) and it brought back memories of watching beautiful Studio Ghibli movies with my son many years ago. So to … Continue reading BuJo: Chihiro from Spirited Away
Am probably the last person to discover bujo art, but now that I have, I wanted to try. Picked up some IKEA watercolour pencils and this is my first painting entry in my journal. Luckily the paper is thick and absorbed the water well enough. Love this kid in Code Lyoko, she’s got the haircut … Continue reading Bujo – Code Lyoko
My friend Yap took me to the relatively new Sabah Art Gallery. It’s an ecologically friendly building, powered by solar panels. Responsive lights turn on as you approach a painting. It’s a little freaky, but you get used to it 🙂
Local dessert made with glutinous rice paste, flavoured with local ingredients like pandan leaves, palm sugar, kaya (coconut jam)
When traveling, it’s always fun to make a food post. No need to mention laksa, nasi goreng, beef rendang and char kway teow, all of which are well-known Malaysian dishes. I’m not an intrepid foodie, but my husband Mike is always asking people, “Where is the best place to eat XYZ?”
Australian schools break up for the year-end holidays, and I’m back in Kota Kinabalu, capital of Sabah. It’s hot and humid, and my skin needs no moisturizer because it’s like a sauna here. But I use plenty of sunscreen, just as I would in Australia. I had laksa for breakfast at Yee Fung Kopi Tiam … Continue reading Sabah holiday 2015. I’m here!