Saturday, April 30, 2011

Last day of April, the eve of Labour Day

The breakfast yesterday morning was fantastic. As I was working from 9-5pm, I was not expecting to have breakfast there. Maybe just a cup of milk to start my day at the canteen but the selection that I saw was very surprising, in a good way.

It was like a mini buffet. The sausages were delicious!

Later in the afternoon, Ernie asked me to go to Ferringgi Grill to help out after lunch. When I went there, no one was in sight except Kak Aishah who was vacuuming the place.

First time being at the fine dining restaurant of Rasa Sayang, I had to snap some pictures.

The view of Chi, The Spa from the restaurant

The view does look great from here.

Oh look at the ambience

Table for two

I love this place! Too bad my training in F&B is coming to an end.

Went to church with Alfred today and I was glad he had a good time. The title of the sermon was Instructions to the Rich. Interesting topic. Pastor Isaac was really funny!

One way to diagnose if you love God more than money or vice versa.

Which statement makes you sad?

1. There is no God.
2. There is not a single cent in my bank account.

There were a couple of statements to test but I forgot. :P

The initial plan after church service was to go to Gurney Drive for dinner but I wanted to let Alfred see where Eden Seaview and Pinang Emas are so we went to Leong Seng Cafe for dinner.

Chicken Sambal

After mixing the chicken with the rice.

Tomorrow is Labour Day but I have to work. Happy Labour Day to those who are resting from work!

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Fun day out with Lynn and Theing

Coincidentally, my off day is the same with Lynn and we went out as early as 10am for breakfast at McD then to Gurney Plaza to watch two movies; The Roommate and Red Riding Hood.

In my opinion, The Roommate is quite interesting as the psychotic roommate is portrayed insanely well. Red Riding Hood on the other hand, provides suspense as to who is the real werewolf. I didn't manage to guess the werewolf so I suppose the plot is good. :)

The highlight of the day was of course food. The main talk about Penang is always about the food. The most famous place that everyone knows has the widest variety of food is Gurney Drive!

Pasembor, rojak and the best laksa in Gurney Drive from stall 11.

My first bowl of cendol after staying in Penang for almost 4 months.

Fried oyster. Delicious!

Wei Theing who doesn't eat oyster asked whether she can only order the fried egg in future without the oysters. So funny! Hence, the name of the stall should be changed to Fried Egg Or Chien.

Chatted and laughed and finally we bade farewell at 9pm. That was one long day out! The next one might be two weeks later. Hopefull we can make it!

Monday, April 25, 2011

My first Easter in Penang

Easter service was great as usual and I enjoyed the worship session very much.

My Easter lunch today! It was very delicious.

Wedges, ayam kicap, some mixed gravy, brinjal and rice. RM5.50. Not too bad huh?

Went to work with no idea that I would be stepping into a war zone. It was Easter Brunch day (RM120++ for adult and RM60++ for child) with free flow of beers and house wines. Tell me who doesn't want to go? That's why when I reached at 2.50pm, there were still many guests still around happily eating and chit-chatting. The buffet closed at 3pm. Wow, it's really overwhelming.

The Easter Bunny at the entrance of Lobby Lounge.

Some lost pictures from last week's outing.

At James Foo Western Food

In front of The Ship with Rachel!

Hard Rock Hotel once again

11 more working days at SMC. Got a RM50 tip from guest last night. Better than working for 9 hours at banquet. Hahaha!!!

Friday, April 22, 2011

Thank God It's Friday!

Blessed Good Friday, everyone! Let's reminisce the goodness of the Lord today (not only today but every day, okay?) Jesus saved us from our sins today. He still does. I want to thank the Lord for always being there for me through thick and thin. All glory to the Lord!

Thanks for the peace.

Thanks for the joy.

Thanks for wholesome life.

And lastly, thanks for the cross.

Looking forward to Easter. It's another year but He stays the same now and forever. Isn't He a great God? :)

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

A day out

Working life saps all my energy away but with great friends around you, the energy seems to come back even after a lethargic day at work. That's the wonder of friendship.

Yi Rong came to Penang and we went out with his other two friends. Went to Nando's for lunch and then off to Red Box for K session. Rachel and Khai Pin, nice to meet you. I am happy to meet you both. Yi Rong, don't be jealous okay? I am happy to meet you too after a long time not seeing you. :)

The initial plan was to head to the beach to watch the sunset but the K session only ended at 7pm so we ended up eating at James Foo Western Food. I tell you, that place is so popular that it is over-crowded during weekdays. Rachel said it is almost impossible to go there during the weekends.

Now why is it so famous?

For one thing, the western food is priced reasonably. The quality of the food is really not bad too!

The lime juice that I ordered. The best remedy to prevent sore throat after consuming lots of black pepper sauce.

Yi Rong's hotplate of beef. We teased him saying the beef was from Hari Raya Haji since his food came the fastest.

Grilled chicken with black pepper sauce. Not my first choice because my first choice was not available. They ran out of BBQ sauce. Sigh. Good thing the black pepper sauce was tasty too.

We went to Hard Rock for photo session. Will upload more pictures soon! Stay tuned!

Monday, April 18, 2011

Missing the Elles!

I miss the both of them. Their antics and just the way they make me laugh.

Even this picture is making me laugh every time I look at it. Picture taken yesterday on the way back from the 'hotel'.

The schedule of the week is out once again. Can you believe it? I only have three weeks left in SMC and then I will be going to another brand new environment. I am excited to find out all there is to it for me to learn.

18 Apr (Mon): 9-5pm
19 Apr (Tue): OFF DAY!!
20 Apr (Wed): 7-3pm
21 Apr (Thu): 7-3pm
22 Apr (Fri): 3-11pm
23 Apr (Sat): 3-11pm
24 Apr (Sun): 3-11pm

The Seafood Buffet (Friday and Saturday) will be busy nights again. Ir's okay, I will persevere. :)

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Cat gave birth to a puppy!

It's nearing the end of another week! How time flies! I only have another 3 more weeks in SMC before moving on to another department. So far, all have been good. Of course, there are times when I feel frustrated but it is normal when you work with people. Just take it with a pinch of salt and everything will be fine. Thank God for patience!

Just saw a news about a cat giving birth to a puppy! So cute!

Click here for the story!

Friday, April 15, 2011

A quite lazy entry

Not the first time having breakfast at McD but it was indeed the first time ordering the family breakfast box. The name of the set sounded so heartwarming. :) Togetherness.

The box set and the coffee and tea

Curious to know what were inside?

Sausage McMuffin, Hash Browns, Egg McMuffin, Hotcakes (pancakes), scrambled egg

Time to tuck in!

Do you feel hungry looking at the picture above? I do!

After breakfast, I got on the bus and headed north to Butterworth.

After a two-hour journey from Medan Gopeng, I finally reached the bus terminal at Penang Sentral.

It was windy on the ferry. The best thing was, it was cold win. Not the hot wind you get on a regular fine weather.

A quarter after noon, I finally reached my destination. Wait a minute, grab a lunch before preparing for work first!

Wanton Mee. Only RM3.

Eyes can hardly open now. Nite nite!

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Dim sum at Kao Lee and uber cuteness of the darlings!

My morning in Ipoh started off with dim sum from Kao Lee! I have not been having dim sum for a long time except for frozen dim sum from Rasa Sayang.

Yummy assortment of 点心. The 点心 makes my 心 happy!

Feeling satisfied looking at the picture above.


Century egg porridge. Yum yum!

Back home, we had some photoshoot sessions with the gorillas.

They are resting on the mat before bathing time. :)

P.S. My driving licence has expired so I got to be passenger for now. Hehehe!!