022 : White Heart of a Baby

Saturday, 31st December
Babies are cute. I dare to say 99.9% people in this world would consider baby is one beautiful creation GOD has made. Why all babies are cute? Personally, I think babies are cute because of their innocence and purity. They have no sin and are adorable. Every little thing they do will tickle our hearts. :) That's what I call the 'power of innocence'.

Last month, my cousin's wife gave birth a baby boy. I was at my aunt's in Klang when we received that happy news. I got new nephew on 7th November 2011! The baby boy was named Naufal. :)
During my visit there, I've learnt few things. One of them is to appreciate our mother. Naufal's mom said, it was not easy to give birth. She said, once we gave birth we would think twice to have another baby. This shows that our mom had gone through the ultimate pain in their life while giving birth.

But why do some moms have more than one child? It was a delectation to see someone very dear to heart grows. This was said by one of mothers in this world and her words stayed in my heart.

On 24th November 2011, another baby boy was born. No blood relation but his family is not a stranger to me. I came to know this family since I was a kid. So, his birth day was one which I've been waiting for. I'm excited to welcome this new baby and became more exhilarated as 'it' is a boy! :D
On this same date, his brother was celebrating his 18th birthday. So, Happy Belated 18th Birthday, love! Thanks for being born in my world. I was far during your birthday. There was nothing much I could do. However, I did give you present during my return, right? Hope you like it. :) But still, I'm sorry.

Lastly: Welcome to this new world, babies! 

021 : Blue Skyscraper

Saturday, 31st December

Last November, my friends of the same college and I joined a trip, managed by Biology department, to Kuala Lumpur Conventional Centre, KLCC.
We went there for a Bio Exhibition. Inside the hall, there were numbers of kiosks, each under at least a canopy. They showed their new findings in Bio field, new products, new plans to upgrade life here in Malaysia and even how to prevent or defeat cancer. This cancer part made me confused and I didn't get what were they trying to explain. =,=
Inside the exhibition hall :)
They sold their products such as Bio oils, supplements and cosmetics at lower prices here than their commercial prices. That was the best part of this exhibition. So, I ended up buying a small bottle of oil which has a sweet smell, used to remove scars from our skins. It costed me RM50.00
I shared with Mira though, so each of us paid half of the price. So far, the product does it job quite well. :) It was worth it. Alhamdulillah..

The best part of the trip was we were given a chance to idling around Suria KLCC! I went for a walk with Mira at KLCC Garden instead of shopping and only bought refreshments to keep us 'alive'. So, we took several pictures. :)

My classmates and I

The last photo is the funniest! We took numerous snaps to get the peak of the twin towers! Oh. By the way, the name of the skyscraper behind us is Petronas Twin Towers. We've tried hard enough. :)

020 : Black Cinema

Monday, 31st October

Hey! Do you guys like to watch movies?  Where do you prefer to watch it? Are you an updated person, who has the excitement to watch any new movies during their 'hot' moments, at the cinema?
Or maybe, you are someone who is exuberant in downloading latest and high rated movies, for FREE through the Internet, and watch it in the most comfortable way in your draughty room. :) No hard feeling.
As for myself, I am a not-interested-in-staring-electronic-screens-for-too-long person. :) It is not that I HATE it. I just cannot glue my eyes to that kind of stuffs for a long period of time. I rarely watch TV, but I like movies. Going to the cinema is the last thing I want to do if I am about to have fun for myself.
I dislike watching large screen in a dark room. The speakers volume, argh, I'm not comfortable with. Sometimes, the air-conditioners freak me out. Too cold. But having friends by our side while watching that huge screen is one of memories which we will keep, right?
So, I went to watch movie with my cousin in a cinema, located inside a mall in Cheras, last month. I forget the name of the mall. =,=. It wasn't my first time though. So, my cousin picked Final Destination 5. Haha! I think I spent most of my time staring at the ground and closed my eyes when it came to 'ridiculous' incidents. The screen was too large for my eyes to bare with the striking lights. My comment for Final Destination 5: I was kinda amazed with how the director ended that series. :)
Then, I stayed at my cousin's home in Selayang. A day after watching that F. D 5, we went to 1Utama Mall to watch another movie with his pregnant wife. :) They planned to search for babies' outfits and watch Johnny English Reborn movie. The cinema was full but got one empty chair beside me though. :P In my opinion. the movie was not that funny because his (English's) actions were kinda 'silly' for me. I'm not into it. But thanks for making me laughed because I thought I should. =,=

019 : Red-white Plane

Monday, 31st October

This is just another story of my life. I'm kinda bored and out of the blue I remembered one not-really-funny story. It happened in August, at LCCT Kuala Lumpur.
It was my first time to get on a plane alone, without my family, friends, etc. From my college, it took me about 30 minutes to reach the airport. I had to get there at least 2 hours before my scheduled flight to make me feel safe. :)

So, there I was pushing the baggage trolley, searching for 'the thing that will print my boarding pass'. At first, I didn't know where was that 'thing'. Worse, I wasn't sure what I was looking for. =,=
Questions kept running in my mind. "Is it in each of the counter?"
"Or is it at the corner?"
"Oh. Perhaps, it's in the next departure hall"

Hence, I gave daddy a call. Though he was miles away from me, of course, because he was in Sabah at that moment when we talked through the phone, he managed to settle things for me. He told me the position of the 'thing' I've been looking for, explaining the next procedure or location to head before I can be in the waiting hall. Haha!
Realizing how I really need my daddy made me to hold my tears for several minutes. :3

So, after checking in through one of the kiosks which printed my boarding pass, located at the heart of the departure hall, finally I knew what it looks like, I went straight to the gate, heading to the waiting room. To pass the gate successfully, one has to bring only one small hand luggage with no more than 7 kg. Guess what? My pink luggage weighed about 12 kg! Fortunately, they didn't weigh each and everyone's luggages. So, I pretended to carry my luggage as if it was light, at least, lighter than 12 kg!

Yes! I managed to pass the gate successfully. However, the next procedure that worried me. The 'immigration check up', perhaps (?), where we have to put all the things we brought even the hand phones and sometimes, belts to be scanned. I had to give almost all my mights to get my pink luggage on that scanner machine. I was afraid if they would find out my luggage was overweight.

Passed the gate and the scanner machine, I started to continue my move. Suddenly, a woman, wearing a full uniform I supposed, maybe she was an immigration officer, called upon me. I was quite taken aback and worried but tried to put a normal face.

She opened her mouth and asked, "Girl, where did you buy this dress?"
OH! I was surprised because at that moment, her question was out of the box of my mind. I told her where did I bought that dress I put on and even its price when she asked about it. She said she was searching for such dress but couldn't find the appropriate size/length for her.
Wearing the green dress. Not obvious though. :)
So, I praised Allah SWT for making things went well for me. I reached Sabah safely but my whole body ached as a result of carrying heavy luggage up and down the stairs.
From that day on, I never want to bring heavy luggage into the cabin. =.= 

018 : That Red Heart of Yours

Tuesday, 27th September

In conjunction to the World Heart Day on the 29th September 2011, I would like to give a little awareness to myself and readers about one of our precious organs, which without its beats, we are dead.

The heart. A heart of a human has 4 chambers and is myogenic. Myogenic means it works or beats without the need of stimulations. SubhanaAllah.. So, are you having a healthy heart?

For your information, cardiovascular diseases, diseases which are related to the heart, are the world's largest killers! How can the heart get 'sick'?

Logically, our health has a very close relation with the food we consume as the saying goes, "You are what you eat". Having unbalance diet is not good for our heart. Taking too much sugars would lead to diabetes and this disease will attack our heart. Obesity is also one of the factors which can cause us to have cardiovascular diseases. Cholesterol is essential for our body but the excess of it would bring negative impact. We do need fats to protect our heart but too much fats will harm the heart. Low density lipoprotein can cause coronary heart disease.

Taking a substance called tobacco, which can be found in cigarettes, can also jeopardize the heart. So, stop smoking and avoid yourself from being a passive smoker. Besides, stress and depression would 'sadden' your heart, just like how they make your pretty smiles on your face fade away. So, make sure you smile to get a 'happy' heart.

Hence, lets treasure this priceless organ before it's too late! Happy World Heart Day! <3

017 : Oldish New Yellowish White Paper

Tuesday, 27th September

Hey netizens! Just a short entry to share one interesting novel!

Are you familiar with this cover? I'm very positive that most book lovers out there must have already known this novel. This is one of Cecelia Ahern's products. It's the best!
It is about what happens when two people who are meant to be together just can't seem to get it right.
The title is "Love, Rosie", previously published as "Rosie Dunne" and also known as "Where Rainbows End"

Summary : Rosie and Alex are destined for each other and everyone seems to know it but them. Best friends since childhood, they separate as teenagers when Alex and his family relocate from 
Dublin to Boston. Like two ships always passing in the night . . . Well, I won't type the whole summary here. So, you've to read about 431 pages to get the story at its best.

Here is one of my favourite parts:
"You need someone who can help you reach your dreams and who can protect you from your fears. You need someone who will treat you with respect, love every part of you, especially your flaws. . ."
This book is worth reading. Trust me! :D 

015 : Green Ketupat

Wednesday, 31st August

Assalamualaikum and Happy Eidul Fitri to all viewers! How's your eid, pals? Hope it is filled with most faith to ALLAH SWT, forgiveness, smiles, laughs, joys, gratefulness and love. <3

So, here I am asking for forgiveness from all the people in this world who knows, me even for a split second. :P

My eid this year has been so meaningful as I was given a chance to celebrate it with my family, which no one can confirm I can celebrate this meaningful event with my loved ones again next year. Thank you, ALLAH. :)

This year, our big family picked purple as our outfit theme. The colour was suggested by my mom, the purple lover. :) Everyone was supporting, including my grandmother, by putting on purple baju kurung/baju Melayu, with various tones though. From Tuaran, after visiting the graves of some relatives *Actually, my family didn't join them as we got a little 'technical problem' so we went to a restaurant in Tuaran Town :3, we went to Kota Belud to visit my grandmother's sister, relatives and another graves there.

On the way back from Kota Belud, I saw him drove heading to Kota Belud. :3 *Still able to picture the scene. Haha

It's kinda sad because I only have a week to celebrate eid with my loved ones before flying back to  Selangor. Sigh.

014 : White is the Colour of Freedom

Wednesday, 31st August

Malaysia, Happy Independence Day! :D

Alhamdulillah, I'm grateful to be born in this land, as a Malaysian. Today, my country has been freeing itself from the grip of imperialists for about 54 years! Congratulations, Malaysia!

As a Malaysian, we ought to maintain this achievement. We wouldn't want the colonizers to colonize our land again, would we? Hence, let us together, standing in unity, defend our country. As a student, all we can do is gain knowledge as much as we can. 'Knowledge is Power'.
By having knowledge, insyaAllah, we can hardly be fooled by the people, able to differentiate between good and evil and manage to think wisely in complicated crisis. With high cognizance, Malaysian wouldn't have time to discuss about their unsatisfied feelings towards the government. *I will not discuss further on this post.

Other than gaining knowledge, try hard not to cause any social problems to our country. Stay away from drugs, be a positive people with a positive thinking that will lead you to at least, one positive outcome in your life. :)

So, lets spread peace and love. <3 Happy Independence Day! :)

013 : Stressful White Papers

Wednesday, 31st August

"Are you afraid of exams?"
"Do you wriggle at the thought of it?"
"Are you having butterflies in your tummy?"

Lines taken from SM SFX Choral Speaking Team's script

Life as a student can never be separated from this big event called 'examination'. It's the 'season' when almost all students will have at least a small different in their attitudes. The lazybones who never interested in reading would strive hard to read the whole book in just one night. The sleepyheads who keep on yawning while reading would rather stay up to finish the syllabus. Why examination is so stressful?

During exams, candidates are gathered in a big hall or classroom, sitting, almost feel like alone where another person would sit about a least 2ft away from the other person. No sounds should be made. No voice should be heard, only the invigilators'. Visibly, it would only be you and your brain.

You are given at least a sheet of question paper. White sheet of paper. Creepier, sheets of paper; a question booklet with more than twenty pages or not less than 10 questions. *Thinking of this makes my brain tired.
The questions might request answers that you know. This sounds easy. But, they could also be something that when you read you'll go like, "How can they think of this question?" or "Is this even in the syllabus?". Besides, examination is also a battle with time. We have to answer all questions in a period of time. This what presses us actually in addition to the level of difficulty of the questions.

To reduce the stress, be well prepared! Study consistently. Read at least a chapter or a topic a day for all subjects. With this, insyaAllah, we'll manage to cover everything before exams. :)
Practice 'read and understand' instead of 'read and memorize' for subjects which require us to understand concepts like Chemistry, Biology, Physics and etc. Actually, almost all subjects need us to understand than to memorize.
Inside the examination hall or room, we ought to let our mind to relax by thinking of happy thoughts. Be in a happy mood. :) By trying to remembering hard on some facts would cause our mind to be distracted and this what makes us stress.
Last but not least, always remember that we are not alone. God is with us. InsyaAllah. :)
After all we've done, He will reward us. So, recite prayers and have faith! InsyaAllah, everything would run smoothly. Even when we think it's not, it will. InsyaAllah..

012 : The Month of Gold

Sunday, 31st July
When is exactly the month of gold? RAMADHAN it is! :D
Why is it full of gold? O.o  In this month, the rewards for all our good deeds are doubled! The doors of heaven are opened widely whilst the doors of hell are closed and all the devils are tied. :D
So, for me RAMADHAN is the month of peace.

We start to fast at dawn and will end with sunset. :) It's the month where we could and should change to a better person. We have to try the hardest to limit our eye sight, control our tongue from saying useless words, 'filter' our ears from hearing lies and bad stories about others. It's also a month of forgiving and forgetting the hurtful past. In this month, we should increase our generosity too. We ought to donate and give something to others as others have their rights in our property, this, many people do not notice. Giving others our sincerest smile is also a donation. So, keep on smiling! :D

So, let us thank ALLAH S.W.T for giving us a another year of meeting this precious month. Syukur Alhamdulillah~

011 : In Front The Hazel Eyes

Sunday, 31st July

First of all, let us thank GOD for letting us to read this post, to be able to log on to Facebook and other web pages, to cry our hearts out when watching sad and sentimental movies, to get hypnotized by seeing our loved ones and to get peace when viewing the beautiful scenery. :) Without eyes, can we do all these interesting activities?

I was once have had such a reliable and 'high resolution' pair of eyes. Well, of course the level of my eyes' resolution is nothing compared to that of an electron microscope but they were extremely incredible. No jokes. But then, I was neglecting them. I didn't care of their condition by staring at the screen of laptop or computer for such a long period, typing messages in the dark, reading books without taking time to give my baby a rest. :( This, I regret.

But GOD knows what's the best for us. So, I'm thanking GOD for giving me more less 17 years of having a very good sight and I am very sorry for accidentally taking things for granted. :(
All I can do now is moving on with my short-sighted eyes. Of course it's saddening when I have to wear spectacles now. It's not that I won't look good in it but its price - it will cost daddy a lot. :(
Looking at the bright side, there are several 'benefits' of having a short-sighted eyes. :) One of them is we are starting to appreciate things. We suddenly will look back on what we have had previously. This would be a lesson for us on other matters.

So, before yours eyes starting to reduce their resolution and get worse, here are some tips on how to take care of your eyes.

1. Eat carrot! Carrot will improve our eyesight. Deficiency of vitamin A can cause some difficulty seeing in dim light. Since carrot is rich in vitamin A, it is good for improving eyesight.
2. Wear protective eye-wear. Wear protective eye wear when playing sports or doing activities around the home. Protective eye wear includes safety glasses and goggles, safety shields, and eye guards specially designed to provide the correct protection for a certain activity.
3. Be cool and wear your shades. Sunglasses are a great fashion accessory, but their most important job is to protect our eyes from the sun's ultraviolet rays. So, grab one today!
4. Clean your hands and your contact lenses properly. Always wash your hands thoroughly before putting in or taking out your contact lenses, This is to avoid the risk of infection. Make sure to disinfect contact lenses as instructed and replace them as appropriate.
5. Give your 'babies' a rest! Eyes, resemble any other organs in our body need to rest. So, getting enough sleep is crucial in order to refresh them.

010 : Sky-Blue for Cool

Sunday, 31st July
"Don't worry, I'm fine." :)

It has been more than a month since I left my beloved state, Sabah. I'm currently staring at my lappy screen, with my fingers keep on tapping the QWERTY board, inside my room which I share with one of my housemates, Amirah Atikah. :)

Kolej Teknologi Timur. It is the place where I meet many amazing, intelligent, cool and interesting people from all over Malaysia. It's where I have to gain knowledge as many as I can before sitting in the examination hall. A-level. It's the program I'm taking here. So far, the study is enjoyable, fun and interesting. Of course, it's harder than SPM. Duh~ It's obvious! :) But insyaAllah.. I'll give my very best.

I was having one fun orientation week here, as soon as I was officially registered as KTT's student.  I was in Group 7. The members were all sporting and happening~! :) I was having lots of fun knowing them and we were even closer when we were practicing our medley dance for the closure ceremony. I was quite proud to be in this group. We've won  second place for the Telematch and grabbed third place in the performance (medley dance). Overall, we were the second runner up~! :)

 This is my dance group.

We were starting to begin our study in the second week. I'm in ALL10. ALL10 is my class with another 27 intelligent persons. They are fun and fantastic but of course, I miss my former classmates. :) Here, I take four subjects, yep, only four brain-cracking subjects - Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Physics.

 Alhamdulillah~ So far, the story of my life here is quite interesting and fine. :) Hugs for mama and papa. :)

009 : The Pink Side of My Heart

 Monday, 20th June
 First of all, assalamualaikum and hello to the owner of those beautiful eyes which are staring at this monotonous post. :) I wish to announce that this ninth entry is most about love story and hence, anyone who is allergic to this kind of post is heartily recommended to not scrolling down, for your own good. :)

So, here I am still idling myself in this so comfortable, sanitary and lovely dwelling of my family, while most of my friends are currently travailing for their studies. Bittersweet, he is not excluded. Today is his big day - he's first day experiencing new environment with lots of amazing and wonderful people. I could say I woke up excitedly as this day is one meaningful day to me, too. I want to be there for him, whenever he feels he is in need of someone to talk to. :) So, here I am, wishing to type the unspoken words.

Dearest You,

We are now really separated by distance and soon, the distance will become further. :( Frankly, this trial gives me the creeps. This three-year relationship will be tested and so are the hearts of ours. Here, I wish to let you know that I am really proud of you. You are someone who is dependable, adorable, favorable and of course, loveable. You are amazing, not just in my eyes but also in others'. There are so much more compliments I wish to shower you but they are just too many to describe. So, to make it short, you are someone who is extremely special! I could not show how much I am grateful to know such a man like you in this wicked world and I thank GOD for this. :')

So, all the best there. Go and achieve your dreams. I know you'll shine. :) Thank you so much for carving wonderful memories with me. They are unforgettable and precious. Please take care of yourself and I wish you the happiness you deserve. :) <3


Tips on how to act or behave when your loved one is somewhere far away:
1. Be happy - there's no use to be sad. It would just bring bad thoughts to conquer your mind.
2. Be patient - if you are a patient person, that shows you own a strong heart. :) Having a strong heart is crucial in order to step brightly in this wicked world.
3. Be positive - do not doubt the person. It would make you in a chaos state of mind. Just do a lot of prayers.
4. Be busy - doing a lot of work will aid you in forgetting things that would make you sad. It would lead your mind to think something else.
5. Be understanding - do try to put yourself in that person's situation. Be in his/her shoes. Do not wish any insignificant demands. :)

Credits to my bestie, Nazihah for the tips. She taught me a lot. :D

008 : Colorful Stamps

Thursday, 9th June
Hobby. I would define hobby as an activity which I am pleased to do as I find it passionate and enjoyable. Usually, one tends to 'create' its own hobby during its leisure time. :) Hurm... Okay. This entry is kinda childish but I am happy to share my passions. :) I have lots of hobbies. One of them is collecting miscellaneous stuffs - stamps, sticker, stationary and many more.

These two are my stamp albums.

So far, I only manage to fill two albums with a total of 226 stamps, more or less. I've started this hobby since I was 9 years old, if I'm not mistaken. It happened when my eyes caught a glimpse of attractive stamp pasted on the top-right edge of one envelope. Then, mom suggested me to keep it and start my collection. :)

Collecting stamps. Yeps, everyone might finds it as one boring and common hobby. I was, at first. However, after collecting those square and colorful, thin, small papers, I fell in love and it has become my passion. They have different colors and pictures which are, some, educational. I could know the scientific names of several flowers, fruits and animals. I could also learn Malaysia's cultures. :) You know, it's fun to browse around the pages of the albums.

These two are some of my favorites.

They are absolutely attractive, aren't they? <3 Have you ever watched Kampung Boy the Series? Its illustrator owns that second stamp, I mean, it's his handwork. :)
Beside local stamps, I also have a little number of collection of foreign stamps. I can't remember well from where did I get them. Some of them are from Indonesia, Philippines and Australia. :)

As you can see, it's definitely not one monotonous hobby, after all. :) So, dear friends out there, if you would like to exchange stamps with me or perhaps helping me to collect more stamps, feel free to contact me. :)

007 : Our New Yellow Residence

 Tuesday, 7th June

Ca-chan~! This is our new residence. Today, I'm going to introduce a bit about our new home. It's not about showing off. It's just about sharing this kinda excited feeling, which I'm not sure how to express, except through this medium, and perhaps, someone out there, who is reading this, will have gusto to have such home too. :) It has been our dream, especially mom, since years ago and alhamdulillah, GOD make it possible for us to complete such a mega project.

 Parents really travailed for quite half a year to get this home fully done. Thanks mom, thanks dad. Muah! :) They said, it's for our future, when we no longer can share the room, you know, marriage thingy~ XD Well, maybe it's every mother's thought. They would think further, to the future of their families. Credits to my mom for designing the blueprint. Credits to dad for his brilliant ideas of innovating things. :) And so, this is my dinky, disheveled chamber. :) It's crystal clear that I'm not done yet tidying things here.

It's pink alright. I've decided to apply the pink-and-white theme. The walls are pinkish purple, the furniture are white but as the illumination from the sunlight penetrate my pink curtain, my chamber looks as such. It's kinda boring, eh? Hmm... I slept here for the very first time on the  5th of June. As it is still new, I still do not know how to decorate it, rearrange the furniture and stuffs. Sigh. I'm telling you, moving house is not that simple. It's tiring yet fun! It's bone-aching yet enjoyable. It gathers my family to work together to get the job done. :) Things get easier, of course, when some people did help us, a lot - Uncle Herman and his pals and mine. :)

So, my friends out there, feel free to visit me here during Hari Raya~ :) Hee..

006 : What Is My Future Colour?

Saturday, 28th May
Time walks extremely fast. Days change without any hesitation. Back then, I was 6 years old when I started to sense the time and now, here I am as an 8teen-year-old girl. It's time to be self-sufficient. Sigh.

The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could
To where it bent in the undergrowth;

Then took the other, as just as fair,
And having perhaps the better claim
Because it was grassy and wanted wear,
Though as for that the passing there
Had worn them really about the same,

And both that morning equally lay
In leaves no step had trodden black.
Oh, I marked the first for another day!
Yet knowing how way leads on to way
I doubted if I should ever come back.

I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I,
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.

This was the poem I've studied for about two years during my high-school life. As shown in the picture, there are two roads diverged in the forest and I believe each road leads to a different ambiance. One of the messages in this poem that Robert Frost wishes to highlight is the choices in our lives. I believe, there are always choices in life. Each leads to a different future. Different outcome. Different result. Hence, we ought to scrutinize the pros and cons of each choice so there would be nothing to regret in the future. For Muslims, we are encouraged to perform solat Istikharah and of course, doing a lot of prayers.

New environment. New people. These two indefinite aspects are some of the most challenging questions running through our minds when it comes to a new world. Of course, I would not be excluded. As I choose to study dentistry in Selangor, in East Technology College to be exact, I have to be miles and miles apart from my beloved family. I would not have the chance to hug my parents like I always do, tease my youngest sister's big soft fat belly, bully my funny older sister and scold my blur 15-year-old sister. There'll be no humorous stories and acts. Sigh. Surely, I'll miss them. A lot. :'( I guess, homesickness will encounter me.

In addition, our best friends since primary/secondary schools would not be around anymore. Instead, we'll meet various kinds of new people that soon will become our friends. :) This is one of the things that will make me feel a bit excited and amused. I like to meet new friends and still, keep the old-s in my heart. :) Naz, my very humble and favorable friend, is currently having quite a not-really-bad-yet-enjoyable-experience time in KML I suppose. Jocie, my pretty and bright friend is soon to fly to Selangor and will be labeled as KDU's student. Mira, my tall and rich-of-general-knowledge friend will soon leave footprints in Mesir. Elsa, my cheerful and very friendly friend is currently experiencing the ambiance in UMS and maybe soon will register in IPG Gaya.

To someone I really fancy, it surely be hard to witness your humorous, funny yet adorable actions. Your jokes will be missed and so is your teeth-exposed smile. <3 All the best in everything you do. I'll always support you. :)

I hope GOD will bless my way, no matter which path I'll choose to travel. Amin~

005 : Oldish New Yellowish White Paper

Thursday, 12th May

A couple of weeks ago, I went to Perpustakaan Wilayah Keningau and ended up borrowing seven books.
So, I would like to share my thoughts and opinions about some of the books I've read.

The first one was Golden by Cameron Dokey.
 "Her choice can break the spell . . ."

Well, this book was about a girl named Rapunzel, but not the one with long golden hair. Instead, she was bald. Yep, she was as bald as an egg. Her mother had made an entente with a sorceress long ago when she was pregnant. When Rapunzel was born, the was no single hair planted on her head and hence, her mother refused to love her. The sorceress knew the mother's heart and hence raised Rapunzel, like her own daughter. After years raising Rapunzel, she finally claimed the truth; she needed Rapunzel's help to aid her daughter who was trapped in a bastille which was enchanted by another wizard.

I think, I've told the story almost to the climax. :) You guys should read it, too. I say, I like this book. The language used, I mean, the sentences were easily understood and I've found new bombastic words here, in this book. :) Good job, Cameron Dokey.

Poison Ivy was the second book I read. It was written by Amy Goldman Koss.
"3 bullies, 2 points of view, 1 trial"

It was about a girl named Ivy, being bullied by three 'hotties'. As they were in the class of law, their teacher, Ms. Gold, asked them to turn their classroom into a court.

This book was fun as it used the everyday language. I mean, the phrases. Uniquely, Amy Goldman Koss used eight first-person narrators! It made the characters of this story ever so understandable. Sometimes, I found the story hilarious, too.

However, I really dislike this story. To be exact, I abhor the ending! I was mad when I've finished reading it. Amy Goldman Koss, I'm sorry to say this but I dislike it. Seriously. I really wanted a happy ending for the victim, Ivy but you made it impossible. The three hot girls won as they were hot. Can you accept this? Maybe she really had at least an explanation for this. Sigh! Furthermore, you put a plethora of unnecessary information. It made me wanted to skip the pages. :( Above all, I'm dissapointed with the ending. It seemed not clear.

Could it be I was the only one who do not understand the exact points that Amy Goldman Koss wish to highlight? Hmm...

I guess, I would only share those two books. :) Currently, I'm trying real hard to reach the last page of Rumour Has It by Jill Mansell.
"...that some people are better than others at keeping secrets"

So far, the story is quite 'comfy' and making me feel a bit contented and relax while reading it. :) Anyone who is interested in reading this book can visit Perpustakaan Wilayah Keningau or feel free to take a look at JULES ONLINE BOOKSTORE. This bookstore offers you the lowest price ever! So far, I haven't seen any bookstore selling books with such prices. Credits to my bestie for introducing me to this blog. Her recommendation is the best! :) You guys should visit the blog, especially my 'bookaholic' friends out there. :D

004 : As White as a Happy Cloud, as Sweet as a Candy.

Sunday, 08 May
As today, 8th of May, is a date selected by this country, Malaysia and many other countries around the world to celebrate Mothers' Day, I would like to give a prep talk about appreciation towards mothers. :)

First of all, syukur Alhamdulillah, GOD gives me the best mom in the world. Mother, I love you! :)

Do you know the pedigree of Mothers' Day? To be actual, there were so many 'histories' of this event and I could say most of them are religious issues. So, for Muslims, we are forbidden to celebrate something which is not appropriate to our Islamic views. But then, as today celebration is not more than appreciating our mothers, which is crucially taught by our religion, we can celebrate it. Terms and conditions are applied though. :)

We ought to celebrate it by conducting 'kenduri', in a modest way and of course, with good intentions. This day might be one suitable day to give moms surprises - cakes, gifts. Again, do not waste too much money on this as Islam teaches us to save money and to spend it wisely. Do say 'I love you, Mom'. Do thank our moms. Do say 'Sorry'. Actually, we can do all these things whenever we want. Moreover, Islam teaches us to do all these EVERYDAY. I mean, there's no need to wait for one specific day to act extra nice to moms. :)

So, let's make our moms happy. Love them. Appreciate them. Cherish them. Treasure them. <3

To my beloved mother, I love you. I always do. Your heart is as white as happy cloud and as sweet as candy. Again, I love you. Hope you really like my present. InsyaAllah.. I'll be a good daughter and will aid you now and hereafter. Ya Allah, please give my mom the happiness she deserves. Amin...

003 : Which Green Grass will I Choose?

Saturday, 30 April

Hey, viewers! :) In this third post, I would like to share a video. It's kinda nice but a bit nonsense. A bit, okay? Just a little tiny bit nonsense. :D 

So, how the video goes? Got something in mind? Does someone suddenly appear in your thought? :D
I do not know if students would even ask such thing to their teacher but the teacher sure is intelligent! The teacher's analogy has the points there.

"When we have met with someone we love, let us not search for more and be grateful. We should appreciate them. It's no use to look back as bygones will always be bygones. We could just hope that the past where we did commit mistakes will not be reiterated. And do 'jot down' in mind that the people with us now is the best and most beautiful person we could ever had, though actually, there are many other beautiful persons out there."

So, let us appreciate all the people who love us today! But, this situation is different when your partner now is obviously NOT even good to you. :D Can you get my point? >_<

To someone very dear to me, you are the BEST I could ever have.

002 : One Colorful Event.

Saturday, 23 April

On the 9th April, my former high school, SM Saint Francis Xavier had conducted one big event. It was a bazaar. There were more than 20 stalls if I am not mistaken, selling fried chicken, nasi lemak, nasi minyak, ice cream, fruits, drinks and many other stuffs! There were even games organized by Police Cadet Association, Basketball Club, Ping Pong Club and other clubs.. Besides that, anyone was allowed to sing or 'jam' in the Bauer Hall, if and only if they paid for it. :D

Visitors had to buy coupons in order to buy the items sold in the stalls. I spent RM20 that day and I tell you it was not enough! There were many other things I didn't manage to buy. :( Anyway, this big event was inaugurated by Datuk Seri Panglima Haji Musa bin Haji Aman, Sabah's Chief Minister. This was sure one big event.

I came there in the afternoon with my bestie, Nazihah. :) We managed to capture several pictures  to share.

This is a funny picture of us, outside the school washroom. :)
We went playing games and buying foods.

These pretty girls along with this dashing boy were selling stuffs like soft drinks and fruits. I like this stall because they sold my favorite soft drink, chrysanthemum tea and my favorite fruit, pineapple! :D
 Below is the picture of me, eating strawberry ice cream. :)

And this is the pictures of my bestie! :D

Oh! And these are the pictures of a very cute and adorable boy!

He is Teacher Stella's son. He is cute, isn't he? :D
And  these are random pictures. :)

In a nut shell, I had had a nice day that day and I believe everyone did too. The event sure brought smiles and joys to the teachers, students and visitors. Well done Saint Franciscans! :)

Arnold H. Glasow said, "Success isn't a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire."
Hence, I believe that all Saint Franciscans really travailed for weeks to make sure the event went well as planned. :)

001 : Choice of Colours in Lives

Saturday, 09 April
`Life's Palette

There is such a plethora of colors in this world and every single of them could represent many meanings. Red, for instance, could represent the feelings of love and passion. Even the heart shape is red in color. The color of grey could show the feeling of gloom while black is the synonym of darkness. In life, we could not run from all these colors; they are everywhere. In fact, we color our lives!

Having realized about the affinity of life with colors, I named my second blog as "Life's Palette" and decided to conclude at least a name of color in my every post title, if possible. Hee. Okay. I think it's enough with the introduction.

So, hello viewers! I'm Ani, the owner of this modest blog. Obviously, I am one of the active netizens and perhaps an active blogger. I plan to post a post every week, if I could. My future entries might not be gorgeous but I hope they are not vacuous. So, feel free to browse around. Hope you'll find something valuable here :)

To start, I would like to share a story which I stumbled upon several years ago through the internet, of course. :)

Its title is : Colors of Friendship
Author : Unknown

Once upon a time, the colors of the world started to quarrel. All claimed that they were the best, the most important, the most useful, the favorite.

Green said :
"Clearly, I am the most important. I am the sign of life and of hope. I was chosen for grass, trees and leaves. Without me, all animals would die. Look over the countryside and you will see that I am in the majority."

Blue interrupted :
"You only think about the earth, but consider the sky and the sea. It is the water that is the basis of life and drawn up by the clouds from the deep sea. The sky gives space and peace and serenity. Without my peace, you would all be nothing."

Yellow chuckled :
"You are all so serious. I bring laughter, gaiety and warmth into the world. The sun is yellow, the moon is yellow, the stars are yellow. Every time you look at a sun flower, the whole world starts to smile. Without me, there would be no fun."

Orange started next to blow her trumpet :
"I am the color of health and strength. I may be scarce, but I am precious for I serve the needs of human life. I carry the most important vitamins. Think of carrots, pumpkins, oranges, mangoes and papayas. I don't hang around all the time, but when I fill the sky at sunrise or sunset, my beauty is so striking that no one gives another thought to any of you."

Red could stand it no longer, he shouted out :
"I am the ruler of all of you. I am blood - life's blood! I am the color of danger and of bravery. I am willing to fight for a cause. I bring fire into the blood. Without me, the earth would be as empty as the moon. I am the color of passion and of love, the red rose, the poinsettia and the poppy."

Purple rose up to his full height. He was very tall and spoke with great pomp :
"I am the color of royalty and power. Kings and chiefs have always chosen me for I am the sign of authority and wisdom. People do not question me! They listen and obey."

Finally, Indigo spoke, much more quietly than all the others, but with just as much determination :
"Think of me. I am the color of silence. You hardly notice me, but without me, you all become superficial. I represent thought and reflection, twilight and deep water. You need me for balance and contrast, for prayer and inner peace."

And so the colors went on boasting, each convinced of his or her own superiority. Their quarreling became louder and louder. Suddenly, there was a startling flash of bright lightening thunder rolled and boomed. Rain started to pour down relentlessly. The colors crouched down in fear, drawing close to one another for comfort.

In the midst of the clamor, RAIN began to speak :
"You foolish colors, fighting amongst yourselves, each trying to dominate the rest. Don't you know that you were each made for a special purpose, unique and different? Join hands with one another and come to me."

Doing as they were told, the colors united and joined hands. The rain continued :
"From now on, when it rains, each of you will stretch across the sky in a great bow of color as a reminder that you can all live in peace. The rainbow is a sign of hope for tomorrow."

And so, whenever a good rain washes the world, and a rainbow appears in the sky, let us to remember to appreciate one another. There is something very special in each and every one of us. We have all been gifted with the ability to make a difference.
If we can aware of that gift, we gain through the strength of our vision, the power to shape the future.