November 30, 2012

Relax


Close your eyes
Take a deep breath
Relax

Clear your heart
Don't think of anything
and just let it go

What past is past. 

=) 

November 27, 2012

Home made spicy potato wedges

Have a bunch of potatoes at home and don't know what to do with them? Try this ridiculously easy home made potato wedges! Just need a few minutes preparations and then pop them in the oven!

While waiting, you can do revision for your upcoming tests. Hehe.

Ingredients:
Salt
Olive oil
Paprika
White pepper (ni pun aku tambah memandai je)
Black pepper
Dried oregano
(I put rosemary instead of oregano cause we don't have them at home. sesuka hati je ubah resipi)
Ground cumin
Grated cheese

Mana-mana yang takde tu tak payah letak pun takpe. Taram je apa-apa yang rasa boleh ngam. Yang penting ada paprika, black pepper. Olive oil boleh letak minyak masak, paprika boleh ganti dengan serbuk cili. Baru rasa spicy sikit gitu. Aha..

Instructions:
Cut the potatoes into long wedges, not too thin not too thick.
Acano nak potong potato jadi bentuk macam wedges, figure out sendiri. Sonang yo.

You don't have to peel the potatoes though.

Mix all the ingredients with the potatoes. Then bake the potatoes for about 35 minutes. Don't forget to preheat the oven to about 180 C.

I prefer to add grated cheese after the potatoes have been in the oven about 20 minutes and put them back into the oven for the remaining 15 minutes. Because I don't want the cheese to be too crispy and dried out. I want to be a little melty.

Done!

You can sprinkle some salt and black pepper if you want after they are cooked.


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Pengat pisang. Nampak tak? Ada sagu!

Sekian laporan memasak bergambar. 



Maybe we should write a book on how to survive in medical schools and put all the recipes we have tried. Hoho.



November 23, 2012

Giving after living; Remembrance for the body donors


Yesterday, I attended a memorial service for UCD's anatomical donor. Precisely, a multifaith service and remembrance for those who have DONATED THEIR BODIES to the cause of medical education and research. The whole thing took place in a church in our college.  

We: the students, lecturers... of UCD basically wanted to show our greatest gratitude and appreciation to those amazing individuals and also to their wonderful family members for their generosity, courage and sacrifices they have made 

Whoever is willing to donate his/her body that person is SO BRAVE! and so are their family. It 's definitely not an easy thing to do. It's not like donating some money to poor kids that you met on the streets. The donors: They are teachers , who are silent but the knowledge we gained from them will be forever useful. 

What was amazing is that every major faith that we have here: Islam, Christian, Jews, Sikh, Hindu, Buddhist, we recite prayers according to our own religion. Well.. that just show how wonderful the world will be if only.. we respect other religions. Respect does not mean accept. In between the prayers, the students performed a few songs like Grateful Hearts (mandarin song), Kau yg teristimewa (yeay.. Malay song!), Hero, a few piano pieces etc.. 

One of the things that I like about studying abroad is that you learn to differentiate what really are open minded and narrow minded (of course from my perspective as a Muslim). Yes, they are open about wearing swimming suit to beach, belum kahwin dah macam kahwin, minum etc.. but they are also open about criticisms and also like multifaith service that I mentioned here. In Malaysia, there had been a few issues regarding leaders who attend other religion's ceremony and went to their rumah ibadah. I am not saying we should allow any muslims or malaysians  to go to rumah ibadah agama lain anytime they feel like it. It depends on the situation and the reason why you go there.  We are living in a diverse culture. 

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Giving after living! 

What can you do to gain something continuously even after you're dead?

They sacrificed their bodies for medical education and research.
and Knowledge never dies.

How about you? =)

November 21, 2012

Boikot?








It's not that difficult. 


It has been a few years since I last makan kat McD

 I don't drink Coke

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Maybe sebab makan kat McD, KFC, Pizza, Starbucks, Secret Recipes, Old Town White Coffee etc

(Bukanlah bermaksud suruh boikot semua di atas ni)

Tak menjadi kebiasaan aku dan family sebab hidup sederhana je

Setahun mungkin 2 ke 3 kali 

Dan sebab lagi sedap makan kat warung depan rumah aku. He he he

November 10, 2012

Words for teenagers


Go home, mow the lawn, wash the windows, 
learn to cook, build a raft, get a job, 
visit the sick, study your lessons

and after you have finished, read a book
your town does not owe you recreational facilities
and your parents does not owe you fun 

The world does not owe you a living
you owe the world something
You owe it your time, energy & talent
so that no one will be at war, in sickness & lonely again 

Grow up
stop being a cry baby 
get out of your dream world
and develop a backbone
not a wishbone

Start behaving like a responsible person 
You are important and you are needed
It's too late to sit around
and wait for somebody to do something someday 

Someday is now
and that somebody is you!




*from www.huffingtonpost.com


November 4, 2012

if you push someone too hard


it's either they fall 

or they will push you back..perhaps harder

maybe it can be both 

U don't have to say it loud and repeatedly
that you are more superior to others
or you are the leader
so people should listen to you
people should acknowledged you

People will listen to you
if they think you should be listen to

If you are the leader.. 
that doesn't mean you are always right
doesn't make other people's opinions less valuable
doesn't mean you should receive more respect

when
you don't even know how to respect others
to at least listen and try to understand what they are saying 
you are not listening
you are just hearing 
hearing how your fart sounds like
is it loud, long or just silent 
that is hearing 

you like people being dumb
so you can control them
when they are advising you something good
and why you should change your attitude
you talk about what you have done for them
how you cared or loved them
we are talking about something else
that doesn't change the fact 
that you are at fault

you told them 
they are showing off their wisdom

Geez..
you are actually
deaf