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[caption id="attachment_12116" align="aligncenter" width="850"] At the Jus Tembikai Dara stall, Pasar Ramadan Melaka Baru (left : Shufy)[/caption] If you ever drop by Pasar Ramadan (Ramadan market) in Melaka Baru, look for this nice young man Shufy at the Jus Tembikai Dara (watermelon juice) stall which sells fresh watermelon juice. Shufy was my colleague when doing part time waiting his study result. He was smart and hardworking person with entrepreneurial personality. It has been few years since he started this watermelon juice business during the month of Ramadan with his friends. So please drop by and get juice from him before the Pasar Ramadan...

[caption id="attachment_12091" align="aligncenter" width="850"] One of the dance performances by the students at the school hall during Pay Fong High School 103th Anniversary Evening Performance[/caption] After a lovely prewedding portrait with a couple from KL, I managed to drop by Pay Fong High School Melaka for its 103th Anniversary Celebration in the evening. There were performances going on at its school hall, celebrating the school's 103th birthday. Although I was not a Pay Fong's student and I visited the school's functions and event especially the cultural ones. There were singing, choir, band, dancing, orchestra, poetry, diabolo (扯铃), Chinese cross talk (相声), martial...

[caption id="attachment_12078" align="aligncenter" width="850"] First visit to the latest cafe in Melaka, The Coffee JAR (呷珈琲)[/caption] There is a new cafe in town recommended by a friend, Yalu. Specializing in espresso drinks, it has a unique name, The Coffee JAR or '呷珈琲' in Chinese. They roast their own beans and make nice espresso-based coffee. When I was doing 360 panorama shots at Stadthuys, inspired after Mark Zuckerberg shared a 360 spherical panorama shot as a new feature for Facebook, I passed by this shop nearby, just at Lorong Hang Jebat next to the parking of Hard Rock Cafe. Yalu was there too. After...

[caption id="attachment_12066" align="aligncenter" width="850"] Homemade Sarawak Laksa in Melaka (top right : Fred's mom)[/caption] After celebrated the wedding of Fred & Renee back in May, they then invited to their house for a dinner as an appreciation dinner in helping of their wedding. Just a bit about Fred. He is from Kuching (which also known as the Cat City), the capital city of Sarawak state. He then came to Melaka and did his uni degree in MMU Melaka. That was when he fell in love with Renee, a sweet Malaccan girl. After graduated Fred remains in Melaka and works as engineer in Melaka....

[caption id="attachment_12058" align="aligncenter" width="850"] Sharing by Cristjen Lai at Plat Kitchen (top left : Cristjen)[/caption] After an event shoot at A'Famosa Resort Malacca early this month, we made a quick drive back to Plat Kitchen in town. There was a sharing session by Cristjen Lai, a travel-artist who born in England and travels around the globe. I first saw Cristjen's work was the exhibition of his works at The Baboon House 2-3 years back. His drawing of portraits which emphasize the eyes of subjects really captured my attention. Now we had a chance to attend his talk. There were also Max the travel-musician...