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SHARP’s 100th Anniversary

About 100 years ago, a brilliant Japanese apprentice named Tokuji Hayakawa founded a metal workshop in Tokyo. What he didn’t know was how his invention of the Ever-Sharp mechanical pencil would soon take the world by storm and evolve into a full-blown electrical appliances company, with the name that is no stranger to us now…

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Up Close and Personal with Kangaroos

Living in Australia means having the opportunity to meet its national symbol at one point or another. For us, that point of time was last week, where we had the chance to meet and touch the kangaroos in their natural habitat. Of all the places to see these marsupials, who would have thought that one…

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Gathering with Malaysians in Sydney

Moving to a new country on your own is never easy, especially when you don’t have any close family or friends there. But knowing this group of people sharing the same fate has brought much warmth and comfort to us – the Malaysians in Sydney. The past couple of weeks had been gloomy and rainy,…

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The Rocks Foodies Market

When I first came to Sydney about 7 years ago for holidays, one of the places that I remember visiting was The Rocks. To be honest, most Sydneysiders would tell you that there is really nothing much at The Rocks but an over commercialized touristy place. Well, since Saucer had never been there before, we…

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Crossing the Sydney Harbour Bridge

The Sydney Harbour Bridge is without a doubt, one of the iconic landmarks in Sydney, Australia. The weather had been gloomy for the past couple of weeks, so when I saw a forecast of clear skies last Saturday, I decided to drag Saucer to walk across the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Spanning just over 1km long,…

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My Bidding Experience

Last week, I wrote a post about the latest bidding site in town called ChikaPowWow. It has rapidly caught up with the trends now with more and more people joining the bidding party. I know that because I was one of the excited bidders last week. When I thought the website was still new, hence…

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Snacking in Shilin Night Market

During our second night in Taipei, we decided to explore one of Taipei’s most famous night market in Shilin. Getting to Shilin Night Market was pretty easy by MRT.The market was just across the road from Shilin Station, and it’s hard to miss judging from the huge crowd along the street. There were plenty of…

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