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Nom Nom : Street Snacks – Cakue & Kue Bantal (Char Kway & Pillow Cake)

Nom Nom : Street Snacks – Cakue & Kue Bantal (Char Kway & Pillow Cake)

There we were in one old alley. Very near a popular noodle eating place called ‘Bakmi Aboen’ at Pasar Baru. We spotted a *very* simple stall selling Cakue and ‘Pillow Cake’. (Cakue is also known as ‘cakwe’, ‘youtiao’ or ‘char kway’). The stall looks like it hasn’t changed much since 1980s! And, each cakue…

Camera Phone vs DSLR

Camera Phone vs DSLR

I don’t know about you, but it happens to me. Especially since I moved to Jakarta, I hardly shoot with my DSLR. I shoot with my iPhone, and post photos almost everyday on my Instagram. Somehow it’s just more convenient this way. I can quickly edit, enhance and publish photos ‘on the go’. And really…

[Family Corner] Let’s Read

[Family Corner] Let’s Read

Today, … almost every vehicle has a built-in DVD player and children watch movies on the road. While I think watching a movie or two is a great idea, I wonder if parents realize that they are missing the point of traveling as a family? Reading together and the talking with your child about a book is your chance to bond…

[Family Corner] Where are WE when Our Children Are Growing Up?

[Family Corner] Where are WE when Our Children Are Growing Up?

actually spend time with our children, … chatting with them, getting to know their struggles, finding out the kinds of things that cross their minds when things happen. Also, instilling values, and letting them see how despite us being sinners, we ourselves try our best in living out our beliefs day by day, etc…

Mengubah Sikap vs Mengubah Hati Anak

Mengubah Sikap vs Mengubah Hati Anak

Sebagai orangtua, kita sering menghadapi situasi dimana anak kita bersikap atau berkata-kata dengan cara yang ‘tidak benar’. Mungkin ia berkata kasar terhadap kita atau temannya, mungkin ia bersikeras tidak mau berbagi dengan kakaknya, atau rebutan mainan. Dan kita sepertinya…

How to Save Energy at Home

How to Save Energy at Home

Each time we switch on the air-con, the TV or our computers, the Singapore power plants generate the electricity we need by burning fossil fuels (eg. oil and natural gas), which consequently releases carbon dioxide (CO2) which is a greenhouse gas. Excess CO2…

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