Monday, August 12, 2013

Of a short gathering and Penang trip

We did not go anywhere during the long Raya break, as hubby needed to work on Saturday, but I think it's a good idea to stay at Taiping to avoid the crowd.

Met up with a few friends on the second day of Raya.

Naughty boy was there too!

This is Lucas boy, my friend's son, kinda shy in the beginning, even Honey Star also failed to make him smile (If you remember, he joined our girls trip to Port Dickson March this year)

But Lucas got 'warmed up' eventually, hehe~

Lucas and my boy, they are about 6 months difference in age 

l-r: Annie, Lucas and mummy Catherine, Aden and yours truly

Crystal joined after that.
Both Crystal and Catherine are working at KL. Actually most of my girl friends are working outstation, they hardly come back, and I hardly go there so it's quite hard for us to catch up. Only during certain big occasions like CNY or wedding, so I really treasure every gathering, even though they are just a short one. We are all school mates by the way ;)

Gathering took place at Blackball cafe. Here's what we had:



I am satisfied with the desserts, cause I am an all-time dessert lover! But I want more of the gathering!


On a side note, hubby and I went to Penang for a day trip 2 weeks ago. The main reason is that I wanna take photos with the cute UBAH bird!

Image taken HERE

Friend has been there and by looking at the photos, I thought it's located near Gurney drive hence I did not made any further inquiries.
End up, we went home without seeing the bird! Cause it's not at Gurney drive, it's somewhere around Sg Pinang. The traffic was terrible that day so hubby decided not to search for it anymore.
Sigh, no fate with UBAH bird already, it'll be swimming away after 31st August.

Anyway, we visited the newly opened mall, Gurney Paragon.

Aden and daddy

Love this corner, very artistic!

Too bad lots of shop lots are still vacant

Why so moody Aden?

My little big boss

Wanted to go H&M but it opened on 7th August =_= But still lots of people cause of the cosplay contest there

Lunch time! Din't buy a lot this time, cause I wanna save the money and shop in my upcoming trip! =)

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  1. Well it is good to be at home Hayley.

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    1. I miss Blackball desserts too. Not bad and not too sweet for my liking. hehehe

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    2. Yea, at least can rest and spend time with family, hehe~

      Oh, I agree, and it's quite a big bowl, worth the money!

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  2. Oh the two backdrop corner is very nice and pretty. So it is located in the Gurney Paragon?

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    1. See next month I have chance to visit this new mall bo. Hey, got H&M ar? good leh I want too.

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    2. Yes, it's inside the mall, very nice right?

      Yaya, first H&M in penang!

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  3. Yalor that day gathering tak sempat asked, you where you visit this time?

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    1. Oh I mentioned to Yan and Yvonne, guess you were not there yet that time, where? I'll whatsapp you ;)

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  4. Your hubby so good to bring you go Penang to meet the Ubah bird. For my hubby, "choy ley tou sor" muahaha....

    So any chances to meet the bird again?

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    1. Haha, actually it's sun bian to shopiing la!

      I also don't know, it'll be swimming away after 31st august...

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  5. I realized you've a top commenter chart as well... Interesting kan. So every month there will be a giveaway. Yay!!!

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    1. SK definitely will the winner!

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    2. Yea it's interesting, but I'm still in the midst of arranging and fine tuning it. Erm, I don't think I'll organize monthly giveaway la!

      Haha yea, SK is the top commentator!

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  6. Gurney Paragon 拍照的 conrner 很漂亮!!
    是道具而已吗?

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  7. wow, love the desserts!
    nice get-together too!
    Aden is indeed a cute boy..

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  8. 呵呵!存多点钱去血拼对不对!你就爽咯!我要坐几个月才能再飞了=(

    Gurney Paragon我没去过,外头的装潢我喜欢!

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    1. 哈哈对!
      喂,听说你才刚从新加坡回来罢了ok?

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  9. Next time, come to Sibu lah...cheaper here, and everyone can fly. I'm sure Aden would enjoy the experience. Hmmmm...I wonder how much they spent on that bird...

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    1. Haha, sure sure, planning planning...

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  10. 假期还是在家好。。。我看到好多人都去了槟城,马六甲。。晕

    Paragon,这个九月我会去走走看看,不过Ubah 鸟应该飞走了。。

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    1. 哈哈嗯!不过有些人就是趁假期才到处走走咯。

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  11. So Paragon mall not fully occupied yet... heard of its opening . Good, another mega mall to visit next time! :)

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    1. Yes, a lot of shop lots still vacant!

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  12. hahaha, i don't know about Taiping because when it comes to festive seasons, i'd rather stay back in KL and not go anywhere else.. because when everyone also balik kampung, KL will be so quiet and traffic will be so smooth~~

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    1. aiyoh this stingy Aunty only gave Lucas one tiny little piece of honey star?? of course won't get him excited at all lah.. at least must give 5 pieces mah, adoi~~ :D

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    2. oh we have Blackball here also, but then i seldom go to all these dessert shops lah.. find things there are really overpriced, very expensive leh.. oh you still eat those taro balls and tapioca balls?? not toxic meh?? hehehe~~ :p

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    3. wah, they really have that Ubah Bird floating at the sea there?? impressive, sure a lot of people go take photos one right?? hmmm, swimming away after 31st August?? where is the bird going?? demolished??

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    4. oh Penang Paragon is a new shopping mall?? haha, actually i kind of heard of this mall because of H&M only, it's opening there on 7th August, have you planned your trip already?? :p

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    5. SK, yea I agree. KL sure very quiet and traffic will be a breeze!

      Haha, aiyo, not stingy la! Must test water first ma!

      Erm, toxic meh? I don't know wo... But once a while ok la right? :p

      Yes, it's a real Ubah bird, rubber one la of course! :p
      Yep, it's a tourist and local attraction! I don't know where it'd go, but don't think it'd be demolished la!

      Yes, new mall. H&M is the biggest attraction, cause it's the first and only outlet so far.
      You mean planned to go there again? Not sure when oo~

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    6. Cannot give too muvh honey star leh...too sweet for toddler. May affect the kidney la, sk.

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    7. Haha yea right, must control the intake!

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  13. Mommy looks so pretty and sexy :)

    Well, the UBAH bird seems popular huh? My FB is flooded with this bird pic as many friends went to Penang during the Raya holidays.

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    1. Hehe, thank you thank you ;)

      Haha yea, cause no rubber duck, Ubah bird also jadi la! xD

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  14. aik. is that comic fiesta ahahaha! no wonder so pack! so much difference in the boys although just 6 months apart! & ubah bird so cute!!!

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    1. Yep, lots of people!
      Lucas is a big boy really, hehe~

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  15. Penang is my hometown and yet I didn't even know there was UBAH bird floating so cute! Muahahahaha

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    1. Oh, din't know you're from Penang! Anytime you wanna go back Penang, drop by Taiping la!

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  16. Another shame is that no one told me that Gurney Paragon is a newly opened mall. I guess my hometown friends thought that I won't get excited about malls in Penang. I will phiak their heads soon!
    I am interested to see and hear all the developments & stories about Penang too. Thanks for sharing!

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    1. Haha may be! That's why they din't inform you?
      Ok, but don't phiak too hard ya! :p

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  17. 我一直计划要去penang 〜 !那里的美食还有周姓桥一直在呼唤我 〜 可是驾车去路途遥远,搭飞机去有没有交通 〜 ><

    JB 什么时候才有H & M ~ ~ ><

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    1. 对啊!很多地方都很适合拍照!

      哦,JB 都没有吗?

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  18. penang最近很hot,很多人都选择去那里度假!!

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    1. 嘻嘻,其实一直以来都很hot的~

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  19. Haha purposely travel to Penang for Ubah Bird. Very supportive fans wor. It's so good to have gathering with friend. My gang also hardly gathering, all FTWM very busy with life and kids eventhough we all stay in the same town.

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    1. Haha, not really a fan la! But since it's the first rubber product so took the chance to go see see lo~

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  20. Never visit to Gurney Paragon, must have a visit then!
    Aden getting more n more alike v u d!!!
    male version of Hayley =D

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  21. Aiya, went all the way for the sake of ubah bird but didn't get to see it. At least you get to visit other places. The mural in the mall is nice!

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    1. Yea, the mural is a surprise for us actually =)

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  22. always see you foodie post but you can keep so slim.. envy.

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  23. Surprisingly KL quite a lot of ppl during Raya. Unlike other years like ghost town

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    1. Oh really? May be cause of the long days kot!

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  24. So nice.

    The adults get to meet each other.

    The toddlers also get to make new friends. :)

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  25. The mall deco sure is nice! I like!

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  26. 这个假期好多人去槟城啊!你今年好像是第二次带Aden北上了是吗?
    你的打扮好热辣,不是妈妈~是姐姐啊!!XDD

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    1. 好像不止两次耶~

      哈哈,谢谢你索妈~

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  27. The ubah bird on the sea is like the rubber duck in Hong Kong!!! =]

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  28. 我爱penang,我想念penang!!但是我这里去到哪里要7个小时,所以要计划去penang需要时间~~~~~~

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    1. 我了解!
      不过可以考虑坐飞机?

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  29. Too bad you didn't get to see the ubah bird. My first time to H&M KL recently and I bought some clothes for the girls..very nice and price is reasonable too.

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    1. Yea, I have the same thinking.
      Better than F21!

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  30. I like the Ubah bird too..have not been to Penang, friends have been telling me that it is a nice place to visit.

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  31. saving up for another trip? Where ya going?

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  32. Hi Hayley, first time leaving a msg here. Wanna say that Ubah Bird is located at IJM Promenade not Gurney Drive! :)

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  33. Paragon is so effing crowded. SIEN!

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  34. Your boy is adorable. Penang is a great place for a holiday. It's been 6 years since I was there. :)

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  35. 那些古早的图画,很美

    你的穿着很好看,喜欢!美,也很适合热热的天气

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  36. Wow you going Europe? Nice! But take plane have to be over 20 hours right? If for me, I cannot take it cos stay in plane for so long, cannot sit still.

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    1. Yea, but this one no need 20 hours, hehe~

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  37. Hayley, you look so slim and pretty in all pictures. You are back to shape and definitely more sensual than before.

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    1. Haha, thanks Yan! Trying to maintain la~

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  38. aiks! what a waste loh . . . u didnt saw the "angry bird" XD XD *just kidding*

    Aden is getting cute and cute already lol :P

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