2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

19,000 people fit into the new Barclays Center to see Jay-Z perform. This blog was viewed about 69,000 times in 2012. If it were a concert at the Barclays Center, it would take about 4 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

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Winter Solstice festival

Not only are the Chinese families busy preparing for the winter solstices festival wich is celebreated, those who have grown to enjoy the “tang yuen” (glutinous rice balls) have also jumped on the bandwagon to celebrate the annual occasion which usually falls on either Dec 21 or 22.

I have incorporated an ingredient mostly found started off with the usual black sesame and peanuts and later moved on to stuffing gula Melaka or brown sugar. Is a traditional Chinese dishes as the festival known as “Dong Zhi” is a important one for the Chinese community.

For me, said the tang yuen is a must for me during the winter solstics festival because it is something that my family has always loved, the smell of the ginger broth boiling on the stove instantly reminds me of my late grandmother.

Supposed to post it earlier..but it take ages for me to write and keep on delaying it. One word…LAZY..:p

Tang yuen...

Exchange gifts

This year Christmas gathering with friend at KFC restaurant instead of hotel. The environment was not the same, we don’t have the christmas spirit but we just can’t help it.

Anyway, I had exchanging present at home, colleague and friends.



I hope next year i will have a nice christmas spirit and surprise as well 🙂