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My name is Hope. I love to travel, I love to party; I'm all about celebrating life and I'm.. trying to find equilibrium between all my vices and a healthier living. This is my take on it all.

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  • Pan Mee - Can't Find Good Ones? Make Your Own!!!
    on Oct 28, 2012
    Pan Mee or Flat Egg Noodles is a Malaysian favourite that's popular in West Malaysia, namely Kuala Lumpur. It's a type of hand made egg noodles of Hakka origins, served in an broth derived from anchovies.  Living in East Malaysia, it's pretty di...
  • Like Novocaine for the Soul
    on Oct 21, 2012
    kiwi fruit tartEveryone knows that I love cooking and baking, although I'm not that great at the latter. But if there's anything I love, it's baking in the middle of the night. I find that it's strangely gratifying. So, I made a Kiwi Fruit tart with...
  • Climbing the Pinnacles via The Headhunter's Trail with Mr Chua
    on Oct 14, 2012 in Hiking Home
    The Pinnacles, Mulu is a formation of rocks located near Mulu, close to the city of Miri in Sarawak and is famed for it's beautiful scenery and very difficult trail. The trail is 14km long and according to Mr. Chua, the breakdown is about 11.3km flat...
  • Running Through Life With My Eyes Shut Tight
    on Oct 8, 2012 in Home Poems Scribblings My Poems
     I have seen you walk down the streetThe wind in your hairYour eyes wide and full of expectationsYou walked like the you owned the worldTaking in the sights and soundsNot really listeningNot really seeingNot comprehendingWhat goes on inside y...
  • Running Through Life With My Eyes Shut Tight
    on Oct 7, 2012 in Home Poems Scribblings My Poems
    Give me life tonightFor I grow weak and cold From this superficial world I wish to cease A part of my soul Wretched in a mass of deceit But what is truth And which are lies My tired mind cannot derive I watch another sunrise And wait for its s...
  • Bako National Park, Kuching, Sarawak - The Inaugural Journey
    on Oct 6, 2012 in Hiking Home
    The gang decided on a trip to go to Bako National Park a few weeks ago. Mr P decided to join us. Bako National Park is famed for it's rock formations, treacherous trails and it's colonies of monkeys, gibbons and wild boars. Suffice to say, the island...
  • Running Through Life With My Eyes Shut Tight
    on Oct 3, 2012 in Home Poems Scribblings My Poems
     My Artwork,It's Novice, My MS Paint Skills,Is Minimal, I Am Bored, Can You Tell? ...
  • Potluck at Khoon and Linda's
    on Oct 2, 2012 in Home
     End of the September marks the end of summer for most people, but to us in Kuching, to my friends, it marked the end of a horrendous heatwave. We were blessed with beautiful weather that evening, with a thunderstorm earlier in the afternoon...
  • Charity at Kampung Gun
    on Sep 19, 2012 in Hiking Home
    A huge part of my growing up was spent dividing my time between school, reading a lot of Enid Blyton books, playing with the neighbours' kids, making my dad buy me countless toys that I later destroyed because I wanted another toy, throwing tantrums...
  • Mureh Twin Waterfalls
    on Sep 19, 2012 in Hiking Home
    It was noon, 1 1/2 hours since we started from out base point at Bangbaku. We've arrived at Kampung Gun and after about 30 minutes of rest; I even got an impromptu massage from our organizer/medic to correct a slight injury sustained d...
  • Malaysia Day Kampung Sapit - Kampung Gun
    on Sep 17, 2012 in Hiking Home
    Irony. That was the first word that popped into my thoughts as I was typing the title of this post. Taking on a hiking trip on Malaysia Day to a village in Indonesia? Preposterous, some might say. But that is exactly what we did. 5:30 am. My pho...
  • Kampung Sapit - Borneo Highlands
    on Sep 15, 2012 in Hiking Home
    Roughly two weeks ago, the lovely couple Mr. Sim and his beautiful other half Miss Mei Er, co-owners of the website Bombastic Borneo sent an invite out to their many followers on Facebook, inviting us all on a trans-border trek to Kampung Sapit...