Sunday, September 25, 2016

Alena Murang EP Launch

I don't even know how to start this blog post hahaha.. So yea being missing in blog for so long and also clicking shutter on my camera, I took the opportunity to join Robin for Alena Murang EP launch yesterday at Timbre. I gonna be honest I don't know her at all. I just wanna tagged along for photography. But of course, in the same time I can enjoy live performance so why not kill two bird with a stone right?


So here I present, Alena Murang! A very talented Sarawakian who can play Sape, which is a lute instrument from Borneo traditionally only played by men. She can do art too beside music!




The crowds that came to support her EP launched were insane too. She was really blessed and had a good start for her career. I do believe our local band need more exposure and support from us or else, who gonna be supporting them? Oh did I forgot to mentioned she had great smile on her whole performance? Aww that's truly a plus point for her :D




Thumb up for the good performance on the evening. It has been time since I am on such scene and it really sparked me that I should join more and shoot more. Afterall this is one of the things I enjoy doing. Cross finger, hope I able to commit it.



Surpriseeeee!! After almost 10 month..for the first time i relogin to my blogger. The sign is too strong that I am giving up blogging. Look. The post is getting lesser and lesser as times move. Everything are in motion. Time, life so does my age. My 10-7 daily job is not idealistic for blogger yet, I am not complaining. This is adulthood that everyone have to face. Making decision, choosing what to move on together and start losing something used to important for them.

So why am I writting this post when I said I gave up blogging? Let's say it is just some hangat hangat tahi ayam I wanna do once in a while. I feel like writing sometimes. I got Dayre. But I started to get lazy writting that on mobile phone as time passed because once i chuck in myself to bed I am just on reading mode when open Dayre. Well maybe once in a while I wrote. Facebook? No longer something I'll write since whatever I wrote there will be judged. Yes I can't pls everyone in this world yet I don't want to cause any unnecessarily debate. Instagram? Instagram story? Yeap still alive. Do follow me ok?

Yeap so this is current me now. Don't worry I don't hate my life. I am blessed in this journey for meeting so many peoples, doing what I can do, enjoying my life to fullest (maybe) and slowly making my own dream come true. I am a slow started but once a momentum push in I knew I'll take whatever I can to achieve it. LOL

So yea that's all for this crappy post. I don't even know what's the purpose and contents of this post. Just feel like writing out of sudden LOL

Oh wait I got some post coming up next. YAY!! No. My blog not reviving. Just rare occurrence.

Monday, November 30, 2015

Jackieloi x Taiwan x XiMenDing

Oh gosh it is end of November! I have not been blogging any single post for this month. Apology! Life and work got me badly! Thankfully the routine was broken last week where finally the long awaiting company trip is here! This marked my first trip ever with my colleagues and our destination was Taiwan for 8 days 7 nights. Yup awesome! I got the opportunity to loan Olympus EM5 mark II, 8mm f1.8 and also 25mm F1.8 from Olympus on top of my own Olympus EM1. Yea I brought twi cameras for my trip. Why not? They are small and light. Gear up with 25mm, I took the chance to make a quick street shoot before resume the trip with my colleagues at XiMenDing.




Man, Taiwan sure had alot night market. I might get sick walking on it every night but photo opportunity are everywhere! If I would come alone or with shutter therapist gang, I bet we will be clicking the shutters none stop.




I admit wasn't hardworking enough to click more shutters on the street when I had the chance. I was really exhausted from daily tour and foods in night market so tempting that I just choose to give up clicking the shutter XD





Nevertheless, it was a fun trips and I'll be blogging it properly in separate post in my next post. Hope it won't take long.

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Sunny Garden Restaurant @ PV128, Setapal

I know I have not been writing about foods in my blog for long. Heck, I don't even update my blog as much as I used to be. Life is busy. So do check out me on other social media k? :P


Nevertheless, this flashy signage has been grabbing my attention since last week. What's make ir worst was it was so flashy that I couldn't even read the shop name until today, when I decided to give it a try. So yea, Sunny Garden that located in PV128. I heard they have awesome Gyoza and seafood.


On quick look, the shop is selling authentic foods from china. It doesn't have any pork as well and the shop is Halal despite doesn't have any sign of Jakim cert. Surprisingly the manager is a Muslim from Beijing who speak mandarin with us.


* Blurry photo take 1 *
* Blurry photo take 2 - Free drink! *

So I ordered Mutton Kuan Xin Noodles and deary took the Spicy Minced Meat Vermicelli (Rice Noodles). I try to have a quick google of what is Kuan Xin noodle (宽心面) but it doesn't shown any result unless... I know Chinese LOL.. But yea with limited knowledge on chinese, I found that Kuan Xin noodle is made from bean and is popular mostly in Northen China area - Shānxī lǚliáng (山西吕梁) and Shǎn běi (陕北). Of course if you guys know more about this noodle, feel free to comment below :D

* Spicy Minced Meat Vermicelli RM10 *

The spiciness from this noodle was from pepper and it is slightly similar to bone soup. Oh did I mentioned it is beef? The meat is so soft that as if it melt on your mouth once it entered. It is awesome! The portion is too big for my deary too.

* Mutton Kuan Xin Noodle RM10 *

As for myself, the mutton has great texture and chewy too. The Kuan Xi Noodle (if the noodle is what I think it is) looks like a super thicker version than Pan Mee. It also looks like 刀削面 (knives sliced noodle), so I am not really sure which is it :P Nevertheless, it is awesome!

* Mutton & Spring Onion, Beef & Celery and Squash & Egg Gyoza under one plate *

Too used to eating pork Gyoza and this time around this Gyoza is special for me since it has both beef and mutton. Not to mentioned the Gyoza is slightly juicy inside. Worth giving it a try since Rm15 for 16 pieces is not expensive. Unfortunately, this is the only portion they offered. Oh did I mentioned that you actually can mixed the Gyoza in your plate as long as it cost the same price?

More or less, I'll consider this shop as hidden gem. It just opened not long in here and I felt it has potential. The price is affordable, drinks are free and foods are authentic. Beside noodles, they have rice too or you can try order dishes too.

Last but not least, sorry for the potato camera :P

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

Milky Way at Cameron Highland


A little bit late post due to some reason. Nevertheless, it is my first experience shooting Milky Way. Thanks for the PJ Photography Club organizing this and the invite from Robin. I always wonder how we able to see the stars with naked eye. Well I know must away from city light pollution but where? So yea Cameron Highland is one of the spot given the right time and date to spot on the Milky Way. If you guys curious how to shoot Milky Way, here I did a video on it.