Monthly Archives: October 2011

Johann Strauss II – Best waltzes and performers (vol. 1)

Alles Gute zum Geburtstag, Herr Maestro! 25 October 2011 marks the 186th anniversary of the birth of Johann Strauss II. I’m not aware of any commemoration or similar festivities being held in his native Vienna but I’d like to do … Continue reading

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Simple pleasures – Jaya Jusco Okonomiyaki

  Having not enjoyed enough two weeks ago (when I bought three of the above), yesterday I bought five of these at the 1Utama Jusco and ended up eating only three again. There is such thing as too much of … Continue reading

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Rats deserting a sinking ship

Yes, it’s again about the Arsenal. What now – what about them? The manager himself revealing that “half the dressing room wanted to leave” and that “you’re preparing for a season where you don’t know who’s going to come in, … Continue reading

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Eating Day out at KLCC

I was due to attend a seminar on the Abolition of Human Rights @ KL Convention Centre today with two other colleagues. Since the event’s registration would only commence at 2 to 3 p.m. (which was quite a generous window … Continue reading

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La Belle Excentrique – Erik Satie

Erik Alfred Leslie Satie (17 May 1866 – 1 July 1925) was best known for his 1888 work ‘Trois Gymnopédies’ which is a set of three placid-sounding yet hauntingly beautiful and reflective piano compositions (although in my estimation, the first … Continue reading

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