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Mooncakes and Lanterns

Mooncakes and Lanterns

Posted by on Sep 16, 2020 in Celebrations, Featured

It’s near the fifteenth day of the eighth month of the lunar calendar again. Now that the MCO has been extended until the end of the year, there are still limited activities allowed. Because of this, there’s no atmosphere of the upcoming festivities in the shops and malls, unlike in previous years. Still, I managed to collect a set of boxes from my favorite mooncake provider, Foh San. The boxes show the new shoplot in Ipoh, albeit in the 1900s era. The mooncakes this year are also traditional in nature. Not many shops and providers came out with new flavours. They stuck to the old ones. But that’s okay – those are my favorites. Hopefully there’s enough here to last me until the day of the Mooncake Festival… Now it’s time to cut those mooncakes… bon...

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Mother’s Day Under MCO

Mother’s Day Under MCO

Posted by on May 10, 2020 in Featured, Personal

In recent years, Mother’s Day would usually mean going out for dinner. This year, with the MCO still in place, there is no question of even considering going out. Looks like GrabFood is going to have to suffice. Hopefully the virus would die down soon… Happy Mother’s...

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Frozen Country

Frozen Country

Posted by on Mar 21, 2020 in Featured, Personal

And it’s a soft lockdown… this is already Day 4 of the MCO. It’s not been really boring so far. Everything’s postponed, or cancelled. Classes have to be done online. And yet, there are still people violating the MCO orders, and walking out to enjoy themselves outside. Why can’t people cooperate for their own good? Is it really true that humans are argumentative by nature? If I see another neighbor or stranger walking in the streets, I’d really call the police in. Hopefully everything goes back to normal...

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