...and now back on my feet, people!
the wombats have long left dubai - syida starting work last wednesday, while azi is breaking sweat, blood and tears for her final year project. good luck, baby sisters!
i miss them terribly.
fortunately, they left some yummies and goodies for me from malaysia, and some bought right here in dubai - for their cool cute sis - your truly! hihi.
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first up - the yummiest yummies that the girls bought me - keropok ikan (fish crackers)! if i had my way, i can never eat nasi without this crispy crunchy snacks! but i know i only have 2 big packets (isk isk) so i can't keep eating 'em all the time.
must ration lah!
and yes, by far this is the best brand of keropok ikan i've ever tasted. keropok ikan terengganu cap dua ikan parang - wah iklan free nih! i know there are probably better tasting keropok you can buy in grams in kelantan or terengganu itself - but this is the brand you can even get from tesco.
the criteria are simple :
- most important of all - the keropok must be very thin (the flimsier the better!)
- light in color (preferably)
- swells up really fast once placed in hot oil
- crispy and crunchy once fried
man, gotta fry some for dinner tonight!
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next up - azi gave me this ariani-style tudung - my first ever, ever! yup, it's been around malaysian gals for quite some time now, but i never caught the bug. tudung bawal is still my preferance.
however, there's always a first time for everything, and azi asked me to give it a try! she gave me a plain black one because it's the most basic color, goes with everything, and i guess not too overwhelming for a first-time wearer like me hihi.
hmm, memang senang pakai kalau nak cepat! no need ironing, or folding or shaping or pining. haha, i still think it's not really me, macam klaka bila pakai, but i guess it doesn't hurt to own one or two.
this one is not really from ariani though, but it's from munawarah. they've got a shop in tmn tun where azi bought this one. picture of me wearing one? ok, coming soon yah!
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haha. they didn't exactly gave me these old raggedy flip flops - rather, they purposely left it for fear of adding to the weight of their already fat, heavy luggage!
but hey, fine by me - coz i've got myself some extra pairs of flip flops to have a nice walk at the beach or simply take a stroll at the walk, jbr!
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ooh, i love this one - we took the girls to atlantis - a hotel on the palm jumeirah island, and syida bought me this simply awesome tote bag from the atlantis gift shop. click here for their good times there!
it's cool, it's simple, it's cutesy classy - and it's my 'diaper bag' now!
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saving the best for last, the wombats also bought me these DVDs! original tau! two awesome movies from my fav funny dude, afdlin shauki - papadom and cuci. the girls also got mr. khairul and khaleef tons of x-box games - from avatar, to planet51 to this latest football management game!
reviews are coming soon - i'm waiting for setem!
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thanks so much to the wombats for all these goodies. i just hope the keropok last at least for another month...