Thursday, 19 March 2015

A Better Main - Pain and Gain

Updated*

“Yes, I decided, a man can truly change. The events of the past year have taught me much about myself, and a few universal truths. I learned, for instance, that while wounds can be inflicted easily upon those we love, it's often much more difficult to heal them. Yet the process of healing those wounds provided the richest experience of my life, leading me to believe that while I've often overestimated what I could accomplish in a day, I had underestimated what I could do in a year. Nicholas Sparks.

Lets keep track on how we look like as we grow older. More and more handsome and manly i guess! More pictures will be added when i get hold of them.


 2008 - Taken During Chilling at Starbucks with Friends, Newcastle Upon Tyne. Young and messy old me.

 2009 - Taken during shopping spree in London City. "Toukeh" Stylo Man!

 2010 - Taken on the Hill Top in Ibiza, Spain. Looking Good. I Love Coc...Coke!

 2010 end - At the age of "pan yeng" a.k.a "act cool", at the Lourve, Paris.

2011 - The New Chapter of Working Life. Stressed Rat Life. Taken during Company Trip to Singapore. Kill me! I am back in Malaysia! hot!

 2012 - Me with Buddy Bear! Symbol of Peace. Taken during outing in Pavilion KL with EsterLuv.

2013 - Getting Handsome and Manly for sure, fat*. Taken in Hong Kong Ocean Park!

  2014 - Ambitious Age. Young and Dangerous. Went off to Work Global. In Dubai Shooting Club. Learn to shoot to kill.


  2015 - Getting Old... coffee or you? Coffee pls!. Chilling at Moint Moiwa in Sapporo, Hokkaido.


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Stay Tune For More Handsome and Manly Pictures!

Friday, 13 March 2015

Pierchic Restaurant #Best Romantic Restaurant #Happy Birthday my Luv

View from the Bridge towards Pierchic
Last Saturday was EsterLuv birthday. I was planning to take her out for a romantic dinner for two. Ready to spend some big cash. I was thinking very hard on a plan. Somewhere with good food is a necessity. Having a romantic atmosphere is a definite. With night views of the coastline and the iconic 7 Star Hotel, Burj Al Arab. Hence, the place needs to be quiet, modern and having an elegant space.

And the choice was the Winner of Best Romantic under TimeOut Dubai Restaurant Awards 2014. Pierchic Restaurant. A high-end Mediterranean seafood restaurant inspired by the signature style of three Michelin-starred French chef Laurent Gras.

Arrived at Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah
Pierchic is located at the end of the pier at Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah, the restaurant offers an over-the-water dining experience unmatched anywhere in Dubai. Exceptional Beautiful. Now at the Entrance of Al Qasr Hotel. Will need to take a short ride towards the end of the hotel at the coastline.

View of Al Qasr from the Coastline
The Bridge Towards Pierchic
View of Ql Qasr Hotel from the Bridge towards Pierchic
Pierchic, Beautiful. Located fall off the beach.
Almost There!
The Pierchic Restaurant
Walking Towards our Seat
Our Seat on the Terrace

The Terrace seating are ussually reserved for Royalty. "Rich People". There are only few tables here. Well we came early, so we got the best before the guest with reservation arrived.

What i love about our seat was, direct view of not only the beautiful Al Qasr Hotel, but also the iconic Burj Al Arab.


Having à la carte menus of classics including oysters, scallops, sashimi and lobster, as well as an array of fresh fish. 

We had some starter, lobster bisque, then following with main course, poached atlantic lobster, pan-fried sea bass, and some sides of roasted potatoes and sautee wild mushrooms.
Happy Birthday my Luv

The night ends with, of course, a best and most favourable dessert, the birthday cake! Happy Birthday my Luv.

Bar-over-the-water

Adding some extra kick to it, there is the two new pods have been created along the pier leading up to the restaurant, one of which offers a full service bar – Chic Bar - while the other will serve as a lounge – Chic Lounge - also available for private hire. Both enable guests to extend their experience at Pierchic with pre- or post-dinner drinks and will be the place to be seen in Dubai.

Resting time to Head Home

Monday, 2 March 2015

Chinese New Year History and the 12 Zodiacs

SpicyIrv Family Dinner at Fei Chui, Kajang

After my previous posting Finally a Piece of Home Town #Steamboat! Darn. Missing home now. Knowing how much my Luv not wanting to leave home. Makes me more wanting to stay back in Malaysia. No where feels more like home. However, reality is, lets be patient. We will be back soon!


EsterLuv Family Dinner at Jaya33, PJ
Chinese New Year have been a wonderful festival for chinese. Nothings better than getting together with friends and family for a great purpose. Celebration.

Well, i have always wondered how did Chinese New Year and the 12 Zodiacs came about. Due to the deep and long ancient history. There are many views. Here are the ones i found interesting. Lets share!


Chinese New Year History

Dinner with Mates at Pantai Seafood, PJ
Long long ago~, the beginning of Chinese New Year all started with a mythical beast called the "Year". The "Year" looks like an giant ox with a lion head that inhabits the deep sea. 

At the night of New Year's Eve, the "Year" will come out and cause destruction. Humans lived in fear during those times.

As time passes, humans have started fighting back. Sooner they found that the "Year" fears the color red, fire, and loud sounds. No different from any land predator. 

Therefore, people started posting red Dui Lian in front of their house as well as launching fireworks, and hanging lanterns at year end. This have slowly became a celebration as the "Year" have not returned due to fear. Happy Chinese New Year!



The 12 Zodiacs

The Twelve Cute Zodiacs
This goes way back in time, once upon a time, lol, one day, the Jade Emperor (The Emperor in Heaven in Chinese folklore) made an order that animals would be designated as calendar signs and the twelve animals that arrived first would be selected.

During those times, the cat and the rat were good friends. Just like old Tom and Jerry. When they heard of the news, the cat excitedly tell the rat: 'We should arrive early to sign up! but I usually get up late.' The rat then promised to wake up earlier and then wake the cat up.

Finally, the sun rises, when the rat got up, he was too excited to recall his promise, off he goes.. While rushing to the meeting point, the rat encountered many other huge animals.. like the tiger, ox, horse, and other animals. They are huge and fast. In order not to fall behind them, the rat thought up a good idea. He made the ox carry him on condition that he sang for the ox.

At last, the ox and the rat arrived first. The ox was happy thinking that he would be the first sign of the years, but the rat had already slid in front, and became the first lucky animal of the Chinese zodiac. Therefore, the ox doesnt like helping the rat anymore.

Meanwhile his neighbor the cat was too late so when it finally arrived, the selection was over!?!  The cat was furiousss!

That's why other animals appeared behind the little rat and why the cat hates the rat so much that every time they meet, the cat will chase, catch, play and kill it.

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