Our house renovation still in progress after passing 2 months. Everyone still piled up in single room most times but development appears mint. Kick off the weekend with mild workout on the park nearby and complete the saturday with Adam & Fatimah Ihtifal ceremony at UM.Continue reading “Kids’s Ihtifal and KL”
Issue: Constantly flat after inflating gas in 2 3 days. Drop in NSS Bosch center for details. Its due to bad tire valve which runs on tube tire. Continue reading “Defender – tube tire valve”
Hard braking presence and unusual noise came from engine. Suspected the servo failure. Sent to Alex Rakan Setia Motors for details and appear there’s air leak in the braking system due to bad vacuum pump. Continue reading “Defender – Vacuum pump replacement”
Weekend chores and family activities. From dotting a flea market right to regime exercise at extreme park, there’s contentment in between. Refreshment of working life.
Jim: [about the Japanese troops camped nearby] It almost looks as if they’re waiting for something to happen…
John Graham: Yes.
Jim: They didn’t look angry or anything…
Maxton: It’s not their anger; it’s their patience.Continue reading “The thin line between anger and patience”
Cross-countries is getting common of late, but not in 1955. The ‘London-Singapore 1955’ iconic expedition is akin to suicide mission but with proper workhorse they’ve through it in the most spectacular manner possible. It took 64 years to materialize the reversal route Singapore-London, and it’ll take place this month (Aug, 2019).Continue reading “The last overland”
Swedes have long been willing to pay high taxes for a generous social safety net. But that willingness is being tested by an influx of refugees.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2019/07/11/business/sweden-economy-immigration.html
The journey together had dawned. Almost parting ways early this year after done full overhaul and bodywork that cost me equivalent to a decent Jimny SJ413 but reluctant to sell due to sentimental (read: bad market) value.
Alas, we said goodbyes in extreme way and parted recently (a month ago).Continue reading “Bye Everest”
There’s only 4 days different between me and youngest son birthday, took place somewhere around mid of April. Aim nothing but the lists below:Continue reading “Getting older list-to-do”
Saturday 7 Apr – Had a breakfast as a kick-off in Shah Alam prior to Mardi Serdang, company relative from Singapore and last there up til lunch. 1700, took off to Sekinchan and called a night with Mak.Continue reading “Mardi – Sekinchan – Genting Highlands”
‘This is my small way of trying to stop [bullying] in my household,’ the father says in the now-viral video
— Read on www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/bully-daughter-video-dad-school-bus-ohio-matt-cox-facebook-bullying-a8671111.html
31 Mar 2019, Putrajaya – Reached Putrajaya at 1750, located 34KM away from home right after Asr. Cycled for 7kms and stop for Maghrib & dinner at 1920. Reached home 2215. Continue reading “Cycling in Putrajaya”
07 Sep, 2018 – Home – Changlun, Kedah
Take off from home at 2100. Pullover for dinner at KFC, after sent wife’s car at workshop.
08 Sep, 2018 – Changlun, Kedah
Reached Changlun at 0230, located 15KM away from Sadao Thailand border. Catch a sleep at T Hotel, next to travel agent for travel document preparation convenience. Packed a 20l diesel prior approaching border. Continue reading “2018 overland diaries”
The lazy start finally fixed. Bet money on the starter motor, glad to drop-in K.e Tan Auto Electrical Service, Klang before taking a leap (right after cycling session). Learn it going to take hours, so sent my wife and kids off to home by grab.Continue reading “Rig fix – Hard start issue”