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Beautiful Sunday

November 9, 2009
Entrance to Beautiful Garden

Yesterday was a beautiful Sunday except for the unbearable heat. My wife, my son Les and I went out at about 11.15 am and we dropped by Double Star Restaurant for brunch as I was meeting up with my friend Michelle Tan from Brunei at that restaurant.

As we were ordering our food, Michelle arrived. I got to know Michelle in April this year at an internet marketing seminar in Miri and we have since then became friends.

Michelle is an enterprising lady and has recently started business selling Hello Kitty products from her home in Brunei. You can visit her blog at :

www.hellokittyandmymelody.blogspot.com

Michelle has also started selling her Hello Kitty products on eBay and that was why she wanted to meet up with me to learn more about selling on eBay. I shared with her some of my eBay experience and also some tips on selling on eBay. It was embarrassing for me because Michelle not only gave me some gifts she had bought in Taiwan but she also foot the restaurant bill without my knowing. Thanks a lot, Michelle! The next round is on me.

I noted that the restaurant was fully packed. I guess the unbearable heat contributed partly to the brisk business. Double Star is nicely air-conditioned and with WIFI access and enjoys good business everyday.

After leaving the restaurant, we dropped off Les at Boulevard Shopping Complex as he was meeting up with his friends. We drove around and decided to drop by Beautiful Garden. We were surprised that this was quite a big place as we passed by it everyday and it looked like a small nursery from the road.

Entrance to Beautiful Garden

Entrance to Beautiful Garden

Plants aplenty

Plants aplenty

Young plants at the nursery

Young plants at the nursery

Lovely flower

Lovely flower

Cautus

Cactus

Lots of cactus for sale

Lots of cactus for sale

Cactus plant with nice flowers

Cactus plant with nice flowers

We bought 2 bags of soil and a bottle of organic insecticide as some of my wife’s plants have been under attack by ants and insects.

We then dropped by the house of my sis-in-law Vun (my wife’s younger sister) whose dog has recently given birth to a litter of 9 puppies! Gosh, if human beings are so “productive”, we would have a huge population explosion!

Three of the puppies

Three of the puppies

The proud mother with some of her puppies

The proud mother with some of her puppies

Five of the puppies pushing and shoving for thier mummy's milk

Five of the puppies pushing and shoving for their mummy's milk

I pity the poor mummy. With so many puppies to feed, she would be “sucked” dry! (not to mention sore nipples, haha!).



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