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I am married to my loving husband for more than 38 years now. I am a mother to 3 beautiful children, until 11 years ago when I lost my youngest son. Since then my life is forever altered but yet unbroken....

Sunday, 19 May 2013

My Next Destination, The China Silk Road...

"We are not trying to break any world record. We travel in search of adventure and a moment of bliss…"

Guess what? We are going on a trip again…
The 7000 mile silk route across deserts and mountains span from China, Central Asia, Northern India, and the Parthian and Roman Empires connecting the Yellow River Valley to the Mediterranean Sea.
In 2009 we ventured into the Central Asia Silk route and intentionally followed the route from their reverse order. Our first taste of UNESCO Silk Road sites occurred in Uzbekistan through its towns of Tashkent, Samarkand and Bokhara.

In 2011 we visited Amman in Jordan, Jerusalem in Israel and Damascus in Syria, claimed to be the oldest inhabited cities in the world with significance to the Silk Roads.

And in a few days time, we are going to explore another path of the Great Silk Road. We are going to follow the off-beat uncharted original route from Xi’an, Lanzhou, Dunhuang, Hami, Turpan, Urumchi and Kashgar with a whole host of overland transport methods from domestic flights, buses, trains and ferries.

If we are fortunate, we’ll have the opportunity to ride on a camel caravan from one of the caravansaries along the route...

Monday, 13 May 2013

Another court case...

'"Never tell your problems to anyone... 20% don't care and the other 80% are glad you have them..." - Lou Holtz
I was again subpoenaed...

The last time I attended court for the same case was in May 2011. After the case was mentioned, it was postponed for quite a long time. I have almost forgotten about the case. Early last week when I received a call from my former work place requesting for a meeting, I know that I will be called to court again anytime soon.

I need to start looking for my black briefcase and study my notes...

Sunday, 12 May 2013

Celebrating Mother's Day...

"You wouldn't worry so much about what other people thought if you realised how seldom they do..." - Eleanor Roosevelt

(UNICEF Mother's Day Card...)

We were at Las Vacas Mont Kiara last night. We went there not so much of celebrating Mother's Day, but to indulge in a sumptuous dinner of succulent juicy steaks, just the two of us.

(A large portion of Rib-eye Angus steak...)

Regardless of what they said about celebrating mother's day or it being a Christian celebration, I am still elated and proud to receive a Mother's Day wishes from my daughter, Sara. And I know she will also be expecting similar wishes from her daughter, Alia when she is older.

Remember, mothers hold their children's hands for a short while, but their hearts forever....

Sunday, 5 May 2013

Pilihan Raya Umum - PRU13...

"Things change for the better when we take responsibility for our own thoughts, decisions and actions..."
(At noon the queue was still long, except for Saluran 1...)
(Sara and Iwan queing in the hot sun at Saluran 4...)
(Heavy rain started to pour in the afternoon...)

Wednesday, 1 May 2013

First of May...

"This beautiful song came out during the young wonderful years of my life and forever etched in my heart..."


When I was small, and Christmas trees were tall,
We used to love while others used to play.
Don't ask me why, but time has passed us by,
Some one else moved in from far away...

Now we are tall, and Christmas trees are small,
And you don't ask the time of day.
But you and I, our love will never die,
But guess we'll cry come first of may...

(Melody - S.W.A.L.K)