Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Sunday, May 16, 2010
Friday, April 30, 2010
Thursday, March 19, 2009
work work work work work.........thats wat I have been doing all these days.. unit is busy as usual...hopefully it will get better..stay cool and calm and composed are the key things to remember for now to fight the battle..have to keep reminding myself that , if all these still doesn't work , "bomoh"( witchcraft) should be my last resort!!! huahahahaa!!!!!!!! just kidding.. life is more than that:>>
Finally!!!!!!! After all the snow and wind and rain!!!!!!!!!!!!daffodale are all over the place!!!!!!!!!
On leave for a week, found some time went out with sandy for a walk round the park..it was a super sunny and fine day:> had a great time walking around and snapping pictures..
Knock urself out with my pretty face:>>have a great day everyone....
Saturday, February 07, 2009
Almost done with my assignment!!!!!!!!!! At last!!!! A bit more to go n I am free!!!! Not entirely free really, ready for another round!!!!!
I think I am slightly smarter than I thought I was:>> How encouraging:>>
I just miss the snowing day so much!!! some nice photos from the grave yard:>> Knock urself out!!!
awwww...snowman family and their pets..how sweettttttt...................
Wednesday, February 04, 2009
Monday, February 02, 2009
It started snowing since last night, n continued to this morning!!! London has not been snowing this heavily for years:> the whole town was practically stood still in everything!! N I was woken up early of the morning, instead doing an 11 am shift, they want me to go early cos there are no one turning up to work!!! Y ME!!! Ajay said since I am willing to pay few hundred bucks to see snow in Germany, might as well walk to work today n can enjoy the snow for free- great idea!!!
So I got up, put on all my warm gears, got my camera n off I went!!!!
GOOD MORNING LONDON!!!!
passed by the park, no school today so all the kids are out making snow man:>
biggest snow man in the park..
everyone was having so much fun!!!
it was really difficult walking on the snow, is like you are walking on a skating rink all the time, it took me 1 and a half hour to get to work!!! But it was a great walk:>
MORE SNOW TOMORROW PLEASE!!!!!!!!
Saturday, January 31, 2009
Happy Chinese new year to all!!!!So sad I cant be home for new year:<< first time in 31 years!!! It was not that bad actually, lots of thing has been happening!! Attending leaving do and got to catch up with my assignment and all..I NEED MORE TIME!!!!!
But the best thing was I get to spend my first day of new year with my primary school friend!!!! My primary school friend from Seremban, never met since we were 11 yrs old!!!It was a great meeting and we get to catch up with each other life so much!!! These are one of those people that I thought I will never meet them again in my whole life:> And when you find one of them you will find all of them!!! N YES!!!! Not only I found 1 or two of them- I found five of them!!!!! I am just so so happy!! To know that they are doing great out there somewhere and we still remember each other after so long ---is just amazing!! This might be one of the new year that I am missing my family but hey..is not all bad!! to be able to catch up with Cindy in London is definitely one of the greatest thing ever !!
Cindy and I:> Brought her to west field and we took this pic on the bus:> Hopefully she will get to fly Europe very often and we got more chance to meet up>
Attended my friend from work -Joyce leaving do yesterday, she is leaving us for Canada, also another great gathering:> Hopefully she will do well in canada:>
But I know this is not good bye forever:> We will meet again:> Have faith!!
Monday, January 19, 2009
I am having itchy eyes, sore throat, coughing and sneezing non stop n my nose is running like a opened tap!! If only I can put a stopper to it but I might drown myself in my own boogie instead!! What a terrible idea:> I must say I have not been this sick for a little while!!
It Is bad enough having a coldest winter of all, I called in sick n have to be reminded on how desperate they need somebody to work and they might have to cancel cases blah blah blah... Am I killing someone here for being sick??? And i have stuck at home for three days already!!!! I am going crazy here!! Sneaked out to library today and soon after I reached the library I know I have done a grave mistake- I was the only one sneezing and coughing uncontrollably and people looking at me like I am the biggest pest in the world. I quickly print and zap all my articles and run backed to my little room that is probably infested with million of flu bugs by now!!!!
God!! This bloody winter!!! When is it going to end??
Worst thing I cant go home for new year!! Last year this time I was getting ready to board the flight to go home and now!! I am sitting in front on this computer blogging!!! And I still have lots of work to do for my work book and assignment!!!
WHEN IS IT GONNA END????
Tuesday, January 06, 2009
life is beautiful
I dun know alot about Hitler, his regime or political point of view. Killing is not my favorite subject and torturing is definitely not my thing. The nearest thing that I ever come across about concentration camp is the movie- life is beautiful.
Being able to visit a real thing in Munich had definitely opened my eyes .
The first concentration camp under Hitler regime.
It was on our last day in Germany, cold and gloomy and grey.. We followed the tour guide, took the underground from the city, took us about 30 minutes reached the nearest town n then we took the bus to the memorial site. According to the guide, those prisoners was transport to the camp the same way, but they have to walked from town instead of a 15 minutes bus ride.
The site was smaller than I thought it would be, everything seems monotones and colourless inside, and give u an eerie feeling n it chilled right in to your heart. I dun remember anyone actually talked loud or laugh out loud through out the tour.. ofcos there is nothing merry to laugh about anyway.
Later I learned that Dachau camp was a working camp, they worked the prisoner here till skin and bone, exploited all their basic rights and energy, use them on medical experiment . Drove them till there was nothing left, then they were shipped to other big extermination camp...
In this very hall way, they were force to strip down n shaved n disinfected, all their belongings was taken away, even their names.. then they will be given a number, n a uniform that come with different badges, to tell your prisoner status.. eg the red triangle is those who have done wrong, if you got the yellow star probably means you are jews, if you got that red big dot on you means they can shot you anytime if you show any sign of "trying to escape. " If you got all the tags on you, well, all the best, you might not last long..
Dachau was the first concentration camp in Germany, it was opened the day before Hitler was elected as the leader of the country. I always got this impression that they only locked jews away, but seems they can locked anyone away, the communists, those who was not supporting the government. Even those who were suspected as homosexual!!
And then they were worked day and night, and they were punished for silly reasons- too short, too tall, wearing glasses, laugh too loud etc..
Not only they were whipped, they were also locked up in a dark room, for weeks and months, maybe the dark room prisoner was slightly luckier than the standing room prisoners, those who forced to stand in a small room that is not tall enough for them to stand straight and not big enough for them sit down. they have to stay in those half squat positions for days.
Then there was a reconstructed barracks, small room that was fit for maybe 7- 800 people was filled with 2-3000 people at one time..lots of them was suffocated and died during their sleep.
Till now no one knows the exact number of dead in the camp, lots of them was not documented and recorded.
And when they cant handle with that many dead bodies, they built a crematorium.
The very first crematorium.
Then they built the Barrack X, which have a gas chamber and few more ovens. they told the prisoner is time for shower, then lead them to this room that looks like there are lots of shower heads at the top, but instead they filled the room with gas through pipe and poisoned them. after that they dragged them to the next room and pile them up, wait to be cremated .
Also it was said that they hang the prisoner directly in front of the oven and then cremated them straight away.
It was a rather distressing tour, especially when you were standing in the chamber and let your imagination ran wild...But it was only my imagination, we will never be able to understand how those who died felt or what was in their mind when they were standing at that very spot...
It started raining at the end of the tour.. we quickly took our last few snap shots and walk back to the main hall...
We were then shown a short video clip about the liberation of the camp by the american..
Then We rushed back to the station to catch the train backed to city...later that night backed to london..
Two days in Munich was mostly about Hitler and THIRD REICH..up till now I still dun know a lot about all these histories. BUT may be the only thing that I have learned and absorbed from our tour guide was- We must learned from histories!!! By knowing the gruesome part of the histories, accepted that it had happened before and learned from it is the only way we wont do it again!!!
What a great lesson of life.
For those who can not open up the link, a poem to share..
When the Nazis arrested the Communists,
I said nothing; after all, I was not a Communist.
When they locked up the Social Democrats,
I said nothing; after all, I was not a Social Democrat.
When they arrested the trade unionists,
I said nothing; after all, I was not a trade unionist.
When they arrested the Jews,
I said nothing; after all, I was not a Jew.
When they arrested me, there was no longer anyone who could protest.
Der Weg ins Freie, Martin Niemöller (F.M. Hellbach, Stuttgart, 1946)
translated by Bob Berkovit