just a fun video on the differences between English as spoken in Malaysia and America.
So I am in Macau and Hong Kong for a few days. Today I saw this window display at a people’s bank of China branch. I’ve always wondered the extent to which the pboc actually encourages gold purchases from the populace. I guess when you combine things like this with the stuff that willhelm middlekoop […]
I’m not really sure how to describe durian. The Wikipedia describes it this way: Regarded by many people in southeast Asia as the “king of fruits”, the durian is distinctive for its large size, strong odour, and formidable thorn-covered husk. The fruit can grow as large as 30 centimetres (12 in) long and 15 centimetres […]
One of the things I wanted to try while in Malaysia, just because I knew I would have some free time, is to make home-made bacon. I bought some Pink salt from Kalustyan’s back in New York, and toted it over here. I don’t think I am going to try to smoke it, just because […]
LadySuff gets here eggs from this egg guy at the market. She bought probably 6 dozen eggs today at 29-40 sen a piece. Some were for us and some for AuntySuff. Some of the country chicken eggs go for 60 sen a piece depending on where you buy them.
One of the breakfasts that I like having here is Roti Canai. The c is normally pronounced ch here, so it sounds like Roti chanai. It’s basically a fried type of doughy flatbread. We went to market again today to get meat fish and veggies, and had breakfast there. The guy is sort of like […]
I bought a dodge truck a few months back. It’s a beater, but my first truck, so I’m fond of the dodge brand for that reason. Anyway, when I got to Malaysia, there were more pickup trucks than I expected. I only really remembered seeing cars and delivery type trucks the last time I was […]