Thursday, December 19, 2013

Surprise Gift and wonderful find!

Will Torrent's patisserie at home
gifted by dearest sis! 
a wonderful find of Donna Hay's 'off the shelf, cooking from the pantry'
where else? amcorp mall!

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Sunday last's book haul ~ Amcorp Mall

BookXcess purchases
Willie Harcourt-Cooze 'Wilie's Chocolate Bible'
Women's Weekly: Beginner's Cookbook
 Below: from the fleamarket stalls
John Mortimer's Character Parts

Paul Theroux's Blinding Light

Friday, October 04, 2013

Latest deliveries from TheBookDepository

John Irving's 'In One Person'
Kate Atkinson's 'Not the End of the World'
Montessori books by Maria Montessori

Friday, September 20, 2013

Monday, August 19, 2013

Food and books ~ Amcorp Mall

Out with DD#2 and mother at Amcorp Mall yesterday
DD#2 had wantan noodles
while I had curry laksa 
Mother and I also shared stuffed tofu but totally forgot to snap picture :(
Scored the above two books from my favorite stall at the flea market on LG floor
Mrs Beeton - Puddings by Isabella Beeton and Gerard Baker
Mr Muo's Travelling Couch by Dai Sijie

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

Gardening and reading

below: My 1st ever sweet potato plant (purple variety)
above: 7/29/13 
above: 8/3/13 
above: 8/7/13
 below: re-grow from kitchen waste (coriander)
 below: new purchase - pergaga 
 below: planted papaya seeds in toilet roll holder
 below: planted sweet basil cuttings doing rather well!

 below: more sweet basil cuttings and rosemary
 below: finished Kate Atkinson's when will there be good news
and starting on Jeffrey Eugenides' Middlesex
and while at the doctor's read Nigella Lawson's biography

Friday, July 05, 2013

Ikea's Swedish Meatballs, finally!

 a couple of weeks ago, managed to grab a meal at Ikea!
Ikea has a lovely cafe lady who found me a table
complete with ready lunch companions
a lovely meal with lovely 'sharing table' lunch companions:
two young ladies (from Cheras) shopping for a project and 
a lovely couple (from Klang) out on Tea-Candles expedition!

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Reading and Gardening

Just finished John Irving's Last Night In Twisted River
and starting on 'The Fourth Hand'
and hopefully 'Until I Find You' after that.
Seems that Irving has a new book out 'In One Person'
Below:  first time I seen little rosebuds thingy on my Latanas(?)
this is at my office
 Above: my herb garden at home
 mixture of herbs and flowers!
my sage are doing rather well for the first time! 
 Below: new pot of mint and rosemary 
 below: cuttings of 'sambung nyawa' doing well

Tuesday, January 01, 2013

Alice Hoffman Reading Spreeeeee

from bottom upwards:
The River King, done
Here on Earth, done
Skylight Confessions, done
currently reading The Dovekeepers