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Chillies galore!

Our garden is making very slow progress. But just to earn some brownie points, let me show you how well our chilli plant is thriving...

For such a small bush, it certainly yielded quite a crop!

I think I need to learn how to prune the bush, because it seems to be growing more outwards and upwards... which makes the plant rather short and 'fat', and a lot of chillies are fruiting on the underside of the plant.
Will throw in some of the chillies in our lunch and let you know how it tastes.

Learning to understand how God feels sometimes

I haven’t updated you guys about Mishu in a while. So I think that dusty corner of my Mishu posts needs a little visit.Mishu is doing fairly okay, but he’s acting up a bit in his behaviour. It started when the vet put him on a follow up round of antibiotic treatments just to make sure the infection he had is fully cleared.We usually put the tablet with a little bit food in his bowl, then hubby coaxes him to swallow it to make sure he eats it, then rewards him by topping up his bowl with the rest of his food.However all of a sudden one day, Mishu decided to go on strike and refused to eat any food at all, as if in protest against eating any more of the antibiotics. We tried different ways of coaxing and ‘tricking’ him to eat it, and it got so bad that he refused to eat any food at all even when we stopped putting tablets in it.He went almost three days without food, except for a small bite here and there when we tried to coax him to eat a small teaspoonful here and there. He was being …

Appreciating the melancholic songs of Elvis

It was Fathers’ Day in Malaysia/Singapore yesterday. I only realised on Saturday night after I hung up the phone, and my hubs was pondering what the occasion for my parents call was. Then it dawned on him, and then me.

Fathers’ Day in Australia is not celebrated until September. Usually this means I send my dad two Fathers’ Day greetings a year. But unfortunately this year, I was a little distracted.

Anyway, better late than never. Here is a special blog post dedicated to a special man… something I’ve been already thinking about and saving up to blog about anyway, and not something I’ve scrambled together at the last minute.

So lately I’ve been listening to a lot of Elvis Presley.

…Jailhouse Rock

…Hound Dog

…Heartbreak Hotel

A great way to chirk me up at work if the task is pretty dull.

Listening to Elvis brings up childhood memories of my brothers and I dancing madly around the house to Elvis Presley’s ‘Jailhouse Rock’ or ‘Hound Dog’ blaring loudly on the stereo, clutching badminton rackets …

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