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Monday, 12 August 2013


Lotsa couples are getting married during this school holidays and those who are invited feel so happy because of the joyful ceremony plus free buffets and 'drinks' ;p (including me) My cousin was getting married few days ago with a beautiful lady from Ranau. Ranau is just next to my hometown and as far as i can verify; most of friend and relatives are married to some lucky people from this particular hometown. The journey to Church of St. Peter Claver is just kilometers away and with the unpredictable speed of the boss of my parents' house while driving his 4x4, we were able to get there on time. Seem like it isn't taking more than an hour to be there! The church is quite beautiful and i believe it is a new church since i saw another old building next to it. I saw three husbands & wives-to be stood in front of the church and were ready to walk along the aisle toward the altar. How i wish to wear the beautiful gown with my future husband;p Okay..so they said that after the holy matrimony, we'll be heading to the bride's house which is located at Togop Darat. Yes..i hadn't heard the name before but it sounds cool right? So the adventure began at Bongkud, a place which is opposite of the road to Hot Spring if i'm not mistaken. We passed few villages along the way..as far as i can remember they were Kinasaraban.. Perancangan.. Pinawantai..more that i can't remember.. Right after Perancangan, it isn't an asphalt road anymore. Seemed like more than an hour, i had to be patient with the cramped muscle i felt due to the imbalance vibrates caused by the graveled road. At that time i was praying hard so that we will reach there sooner! Not just the graveled road, the convoy team were also had to face with the thick dust caused by the vehicles used! Deep inside i tried to imagine how big the love that my cousin has to his now-wife. He came through a long journey to get his bride and i wonder how their love blooms and sacrifice its fuel and energy:) Okay.. True Love across the universe! It was getting hot and hotter so we stopped at few locations..it was kinda hard to see the view outside of the car since it was super dusty all over when it being driven on the road so i took the chance to see the panorama by jumped out of the car every time the hand-break was pulled-up. Yes..it was hotter but it felt really nice to see the view! After a long imbalance road we were reaching Togop Laut and i was like "Ooo please lord..i can't wait to see Togop Darat" well dude & babe, there are no beach or ocean at Togop Laut..almost there..almost there..fuhhh there was a signboard to Togop Darat at the end of a road..so..another bridge with wide river underneath to cross by..and woahh it felt like we were going into a gothic village the moment we saw a buffalo skull with its horns hanged on a pillar at the center of the river. My dad said that it is meant to be a warning for those who ever think about catching a fish from the 'tagal' river. Oh at last~ we were at Togop Darat..beautiful village i would say (^_^) Congratulations to both bride and groom!
I was walking toward the Grotto outside of Chruch of St. Peter Claver, Ranau.

Thursday, 8 August 2013

Losing Extra Carb

It has been the third time i went to hill-hiking with some friends throughout this year and i feel...yes, tired but awesome! I never really interested with going up to any higher spot or location in my entire life but heaven yeah..i did conquer Mount. Kinabalu during my teenage era.. As for now i don't consider my age as teenage anymore but the fun of climbing has never fade away..lol. We usually went hiking or hill jog in the evening for some twilight moment as in a movie where lovers fall in love watching the view (well heyy we never really went there with special partners) and goaadd...we're always capturing the image of ourselves up there by not counting the same angle or place like yesterday's pictures~ talking bout being obsessed with our own faces..jk! I cant see where this story goes without jumping to the main point of today's activity (o.O)
Sally texted me for almost twice regarding the activity that supposed to be TODAY. I am so sorry babe, blame my phone for not producing sound or vibrate since last night;p I know i am too lazy to be there before 6...am...hell yeahhhhh BEFORE 6 AM! for what again? FOR HILL JOG! plus my un-exercised fat and muscles, i don't know if it would be a good idea to hill jog at such hour (~.~)/ I know I gave her my 'Yes,i'm going' last night and without splashing any fresh tap water on my kinda-sober face, i screamed at my young sista to join us that morning. Some of our friends were already up there and took the long kilometers from the hill behind our yard. I've been thinking on how energetic they are doing the long run during this super lazy month! From our very first spot of "the waiting area", we can see their silhouettes on top of the hill and they were watching over the sunrise. Okay..so we missed the best moment of today's jog (=.=) Forget it! we continued our morning journey to the top and OMG i can really feel the super itchiness on my biceps and laps! is it what they call 'calorie burn'?? it was freezing cold out there..i can hardly catch my breath without sweating. Sally and my sista were leaving me behind as i know they don't carry extra weight on their legs(=.=) okayyyyyy...i knew on that time that i really need some service from the nature. A stick! yes a stick to support me against the gravity! i managed to find one and after a few challenging wet and soak red mud, we finally did it! Right after i look at those 'athletes' (plus a weirdo) up there, i knew it was finally over. Thank you Adidas for being my second foot! The three of us were laughing and i can imagine myself with Sally and my sista 'trip-trip' Destiny Child singing "Survivor" song and doing the dance..hahaaa mulau.

Saturday, 3 August 2013


Being involved with temporary a.k.a contract employment for the past two years..seems like i am quite compatible with teaching and instructing. I am fond of management kind of thing but seems like fate drags me to the opposite road of my childhood dreams. List it all..i have tons of teaching experience from pre-school to university level. Well..they say everything happens for a reason. Lets see how the reason gonna look like. As far as i can see it is not that bad being a teacher instructor or a lecturer. It feels like it is such a pure, honest position in whole world as a giver to the young generation. Whenever you look into their eyes, it is the right moment to realize that they might show their laziness and how super uninterested they are with your class-but deep inside those thin layer of cornea, they are hunger of new knowledge.
"the product produced shows our effort level into it"
-debrah rocx