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apa di atas

In bits & pieces on May 8, 2007 by carinasuyin

Books read: Dance Dance Dance, The Wild Sheep Chase & Birthday Stories by Haruki Murakami, I am Muslim by Dina Zaman, Global Soul by Pico Iyer, Stardust by Neil Gaiman, Naked by David Sedaris, A Backpack and A Bit of Luck by Zhang Su Li, The Story of Tibet: Conversations with the Dalai Lama by Thomas Laird, The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri, Anthony Bourdain Omnibus (Kitchen Confidential & A Cook’s Tour) by Anthony Bourdain, Notes on A Scandal by Zoë Heller, The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck, How to Be a Domestic Goddess: Baking and the Art of Comfort Cooking by Nigella Lawson, and Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom.

Books in the reading queue: The City of Dreaming Books by Walter Moers, Man and Boy by Tony Parsons, White Teeth by Zadie Smith, and Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman.

Baking and cooking experiments: brownies, gula melaka cupcakes, chocolate overdose cupcakes, butterscotch layer cake, chicken pie, pistachio macaroons, vanilla muffin with nutella filling, carrot walnut cupcake with cream cheese frosting, ice-cream profiteroles, chicken baked in a bag with white wine and assorted mushrooms, and chicken baked in a bag with chicken essence and wolfberries.

Music albums on rotation and movies watched: Superfine by Reshmonu, Veneer by José Gonzaléz, My Lucky Charm by Transformasi, The Sea Inside by Alejandro Amenábar, Le Fabuleux destin d’Amélie Poulain by Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan by Larry Charles, Death Note I & II by Shusuke Kaneko, The Holiday by Nancy Meyers, The Pursuit of Happyness by Gabriele Muccino, Music & Lyrics by Marc Lawrence, The Queen by Stephen Frears, El Laberinto del Fauno by Guillermo del Toro, Paris, je t’aime by Oliver Assayas et al., 300 by Zack Snyder, Love and Honour by Yoji Yamada, and Spider-Man 3 by Sam Raimi.

Along with several trips home and to Malacca, hanging out with loved ones, cultivating thunder thighs and a J-Lo butt, as well as bowling (my new record is 155), all the above sums up what I’ve been up to for the past two months or so during my stint as salah satu daripada statistik pengangguran negara. Anyway, the holidays are coming to an end and I am really looking forward to start work on Monday!!

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6 Responses to “apa di atas”

  1. funny… those of us who have been working NEVER EVER look forward to monday…

    LOL.

    all the best!

  2. Hahaha… yeah man! Thanks, rijac!! 🙂

  3. I find that when I look forward to going back to the office, that is the sign that I am physically and emotionally rested and ready to be a work slave. xoxo zoe

    p/s: the thing is on the first day back at work, I will spend daydreaming for the next holiday.

  4. Muahahahaha kelakar but oh-so-true!! Lagi teruk if belum mula, dah berangan nak berholiday kat mana hehe 🙂

  5. Hey Carina! Love ur blog….can I have your recipe for the muffins? haha

  6. Hi Fiona, thanks! The recipe can be found here 🙂

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