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The Amazing Karang Guni Man

Early on Saturday morning, the second day of the big spring clean, hubs heard a noise outside. Peering through the upstairs window, he saw dark figure rumaging around inside the skip bin outside the house.

I got up to continue our cleaning work. As we walked outside with more loads of stuff to toss out, this spastic indian dude popped out and looked eagerly at the bundles we were carrying...

"Jangan buang ya, saya mau ambik!"

So we left the bundles by the skip bin for him to sort through which ons we wanted. Anything he found useful, he piled onto his little makeshift sidecar attached to an old scooter.

And thus we got acquainted with the Amazing 'Karang Guni'Man!

I had always heard of the 'Karang Guni' man but never met one myself. Apparently you don't have to look for him... he finds YOU.

You could almost class his guy as some kind of super hero... he patrols through the streets looking for 'treasure'. He has the strength of ten men, well at least one…

Spring Cleaning in Subang

This recent holiday back to Malaysia (and short detour to Singapore) was great. We chose not to pack it full to the brim with itineraries and excursions and plans. We just wanted to chill, relax, eat all the yummy foods we missed, spend time with close family, and be pampered by mum and dad.

Sounds very uneventful, right?

Well actually... allow me to share one of 'interesting' things we got up to while we were there.

We found out not long before our trip that hubby's dad had to go in for surgery for hernia. He then subsequently had to go for a second surgery to treat an infection that surfaced following the first one. I guess this trip was well timed so we were able to see him. He has been recovering steadily with the wound healing well. We took te opportunity to do something special with him by taking a (partial) family photo with him...


I think he was very proud and happy and I'm glad our trip was well timed so that hubby's youngest sister could also be there.

We also…

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