Breakfast at Tiffany’s…

Well, not exactly…but if you’re having breakfast at Gerrie’s, she may serve you this….. This is the typical English breakfast…minus the sausages, and usually, you get toast and coffee or tea with that. You may choose to have the eggs scrambled, served fried bull’s eye or sunny side up or as an omelette, half or hard … Continue reading “Breakfast at Tiffany’s…”

Just the two of us (1)…

It is Mother’s Day today. However, it is kind of different this year because my daughter is not around for the first time in 18 years as she is somewhere on the other side of the country pursuing her tertiary education.  But even though there are only the two of us left in what they call the empty … Continue reading “Just the two of us (1)…”

Ruby Tuesday…

Well, it’s Tuesday today…but actually, I went to the Ruby Restaurant here in Sibu (again) last Saturday.  It was my brother-in-law’s birthday, you see! So, following the age-old Chinese/Foochow tradition, the dinner had to start with mee sua (string noodles for longevity)….. We had the fried version, with hard-boiled eggs on the side, gently deep-fried to give … Continue reading “Ruby Tuesday…”

What’s the difference (1)…

Even if you were as old as I am, you probably would not know this song which was on the flipside of the hit single, “San Francisco” by Scott Mckenzie. But if you were growing up in Sibu at that time, most likely you would remember two coffee shops in particular – Kiaw Siong and Ban Chuan.  … Continue reading “What’s the difference (1)…”

A little good news…

Imagine picking up the morning paper…and not having had your mug of coffee yet, your mind still groggy…and rubbing the sleep out of your eyes, you think you see the name “Bongkersz” in the headline!!! Good grief! What has he done? What crime has he committed? Front page headline some more!!!…You take a closer look, … Continue reading “A little good news…”