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Stir fry meal

Haven't cooked a proper home dinner in some time... that's what hubby said... actually his definition of a 'proper' dinner is anything with rice. So tonight I whipped up a mini culinary symphony of Chinese stir fry.



Stir fried cabbage with ikan bilis
Cabbage
Carrots
Ikan bilis
Oyster sauce

Tom yum prawns stir fry
Prawns
Capsicum
Tom yum paste
Soy sauce

Family, values, parenting

Missing home. Maybe it's because I realise that Chinese New Year is finally over but there was just a little something missing which can never fully get except from HOME. Something about the atmosphere and people that is different.

During the course of a few conversations with various people yesterday, someone will always mention something about Malaysia and Singapore and compare those places with Perth... what's good... what's bad...

I love Perth.

And I am grateful that I have an opportunity to live life here. And occasionally I suck in my breath in relief when I come across news from back home like this...

Malaysian PM's new $50-mln jet order sparks row

Religious department defends khalwat raid on Americans

Students and academics forced to 'Aku Janji' document

But then again I realise, these are big issues that most times, don't affect the everyday living... people still carry on... life still goes on for the ordinary folk...

And quite a significant part of me wa…

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