Sunday, December 27, 2009

where's the z?

I know that many people are curious to what happened to the z.. fret not, we didn't sell it..

Anyway, 2 (two) months ago we sent the z to a paint shop.. it was supposed to be ready after a week BUT the shop was on fire..

At first i thought it was a joke/prank until i saw the shop with my own eyes o.O

The z was lucky that it was in a another shop and it didn't get burnt BUT unlucky that the parts (eg: headlights, rear lights, door panel, rubbers, windows, rear bonnet, spare tyre, side skirts and etc) are all gone :(

The owner promised that he'd get me back all the parts for me.. brand new ones.. so we waited... and waited... and waited.. until now..

Seeing the almost 'naked' z in the shop makes me sad.. i can't wait to have her back again.. i wish the shop owner could get all the parts for me asap :'(

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

~ merry christmas ~

I know that christmas is approaching and i bet most of you already done your shopping.. if you haven't, good luck doing your last minute shopping :p

Anyway, as usual my bb won't be here to celebrate with me and his family.. so i'd be seeing him next year :( just hope he'd be back in time for valentine's day..

As for me, i don't decorate our house.. no christmas tree or lights or turkey or presents.. since i don't have any decorations for our house, i decided to decorate my cafe instead! ;) so now, it looks like this :-

I am so proud of my cafe world.. altho my ranking dropped, but i am still happy.. i still have doubts whether to change my tables and chairs or not.. yea yea, i'm quite stingy with my coins :p as i am earning it the hard way =.= not by purchasing it online

Three (3) more days to come.. i'd like to wish all of you..


Sunday, December 13, 2009


Honestly i've always dislike my chinese name.. heck, i don't even know how to write it in chinese! :p hence when i started college, i introduced myself as nicole.. and it stuck there for 10 years now! haha..

Anyway, since long long time ago i secretly wish that i'd married to a caucasian.. coz i want beautiful kids!

My grandma told me that she had caucasian men going after her when she was younger.. she was a tea lady in unilever.. first she was a factory worker.. wrapping up soaps.. then she was promoted to tea lady as she can speak a lil tiny bit of english.. ok ok.. at least she understands, hot, cold, sugar, milk, coffee and tea.. haha..

So since she was the tea lady, she met alot of caucasian men.. she was in her early 20s.. around 50 years ago.. she always get them waiting at her doorstep to send her to work in their car.. BUT she always turn them down! i asked her why.. she said most of them are married!

Now, i am married to a... (hmmmm... 30%?) caucasian guy.. haha.. which makes him eurasian.. i saw my bb's family tree.. dated back year 1700.. his ancestors are from dudley, UK.. no wonder he felt like home when we were in UK :p

Besides getting an 'unique' name after married, i am sure that our kids will be pretty and good looking :)) i hope they will get his long curl lashes, high bridge pointy nose and height and MY fair skin genes! lol... as for him, he wish they will get my small eyes, small nose and my fair skin =.="

Now, people knows that i'm married to a westwood (mrs westwood).. but how i wish i could officially change my name to Nicole Westwood.. sigh~

When the first time my bb applied a supplementary credit card for me (before we were married), i asked him 'can i put nicole westwood on the card?'.. he thought for awhile.. he said 'you can BUT what if when the cashier sees the name and then they will think it's a stolen card? as nicole westwood sounds caucasian while you're PURE chinese' i hate to say it but he's right.. DAMMIT!

So, now i can only put my name as nicole westwood on those social network sites.. sigh~~

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

MIA for 10 days?

Warning : long post ahead with lots of mouth-watering pics ^_^

Well i'm sure by now to all of you who reads my blog, when i do not have any updates it will only mean 2 things.. either i'm not in town (traveling) OR i'm too busy with my hubby! :p

It has been 10 days since russ came back home and today he went off again.. he was not supposed to come back home as the job in indonesia hasn't finish yet.. BUT coz of the engine failure on the vessel he was on, he was sent home early.. now he's on another vessel and he'd be sailing back to indonesia to finish the job.. he'd be back in a month or so.. hopefully in time for his b'day *fingers crossed*

Anyway, since we still haven't gotten our car back, he rented a waja from the airport to get us around :) we went out practically almost everyday.. coz he knows that i stayed at home for too long and i deserve to be out shopping, watching movies and having nice dinners.. WITH him! :)

We went to 1U, cathay cineleisure, ikano, pavilion and not to forget.. window shopping at sunway industrial area! to those car enthusiasts, you know where i'm talking about.. yeah, that's right.. N1 racing, links, podium, JFA, racing fit, ST wangan and etc..

On the 2nd day when my bb was back, we went to pavilion.. as usual i told him that i wanted to shop but at the end, didn't get to buy anything.. but we did had THE MOST fulfilling delicious mouth watering yummiest best-est (oh well, you get the idea) lunch.. it was our 2nd time eating at 'Italian On Sixth'..

It's on the upper most floor in pavilion.. to be honest, it's a fine dining restaurant and it's quite pricey..

Look at the pictures and you'd know why it's worth every cent!

The kitchen

Our soups (mushroom & seafood spicy tomato)

Prawn appetizer

Our main course

My seafood aglio olio

My bb's medium rare tenderloin + goose liver

I am NOT a steak person.. in fact, coz of my religion i can't eat beef.. but f*ck it.. this tenderloin is f*cking awesome!! it just melted in my mouth.. it's SO soft and tender.. you might ask, how much is it? well... it's about RM100.. yea i know, it's expensive BUT trust me.. this is THE steak that you would not regret paying for!

So, the total damage for lunch was... RM250+.. or was it lesser? hmmmm....

For those who is still skeptical of forking out that much money just for a steak, here are some reviews on this restaurant :) besides good tenderloin, good service, it'd be a good place for a romantic dinner for two.. bet they serve good quality wines too ;)

Next shopping mall which we went was 1Utama.. they already has the christmas decor up :-

My bb was too busy trying to get online with my phone

Okay, besides eating italian (which is my fav) we had jap (which is my bb's fav) too.. before watching new moon, we had our dinner at 'Sushi Zanmai'.. it was our 2nd time eating at sushi zanmai.. the 1st time was at sunway pyramid together with nezuka-san and remus (after nezuka did some tuning on the road with the beast)..

Anyways, japanese isn't my fav actually.. coz the first time i had sushi was years ago.. my aunt bought it from jusco.. i hate the vinegar in the rice.. BUT this time, it's super duper niceeeeee! i wouldn't mind going for jap again! :)

When i suggested jap, my bb was supeeeeeeeeeer happy.. as he hasn't eaten jap for a long time.. since.. since we came back from london (which is months ago).. we had jap in london and it was expensive.. due to the exchange rate =.="

We were lucky not to have to queue up for a table at sushi zanmai.. most of the time, the queue will be damn long.. maybe coz we were there early :p hehe..

When we opened the menu, we were like 'whoa! i want that.. and that.. and that and that'.. we ended up ordering at least 6 dishes from the menu.. NOT including the sushi that my bb had..

Baby octopus (my bb's fav)

Sushi with soft shell crab (ended up having 2 plates)

Look at the people queuing up at the background

Scallops in teriyaki sauce

Cod fish

Terriyaki skewed chicken

Lobster teppanyaki

Soft shell crab with egg

Besides having nice good expensive food, we had McD, KFC, wan tan mee, chicken rice, keoy teow soup, steam boat, old town and etc..

I asked my bb the other day when we were in pavilion.. if he took any of his ex-gfs/ girls he dated for fine dining.. he said no.. he told me that he didn't have much money last time and when he ate, it's just to fill his stomach.. he have never enjoy food before..

Due to his job and being on a vessel, there's not much choice when it comes to food.. he has to eat whatever it's cooked by the chef onboard.. and he doesn't have much time to sit down and eat his meal properly.. most of the time, he'd run to the galley and take away his food so that he can eat at his work station.. as he doesn't have anyone to relieve him when he eats.. even there is, he doesn't like to be away for too long.. as he's always worried about the divers..

So, when he's back we'd always go out to eat.. and we'd go grocery shopping so that i can cook and make half boil eggs for him everyday.. with coffee.. he's easy to please when it comes to food.. i don't have to be a very good chef.. he'd eat anything i cooked but as long as it's not vege.. i can fried a pot of rice and he'd eat it all day! :) he's not fussy at all.. don't have to cook 3 dishes and make soup.. i'm so lucky, huh? hahaha...

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

no car?

I guess some people knows that i've been stuck at home for awhile now.. thanks to some of my friends, they were kind enough to take me out shopping, watch movie and to have dinner..

But most of the time, i'm stuck at home playing Cafe world, watching Astro On Demand chinese series and sleeping..

Luckily tho, i got my dog to accompany me going through all these boring days.. i guess he's bored too.. haha

I can't wait to get the car back, drive around AND of course, to go shopping!!

Saturday, November 21, 2009


For the past 2 months, i've been busy with Cafe World on facebook.. at first, i am overly addicted to it.. waking up at the wee hours telling russ that i need to 'cook' or 'serve'.. hahaha..

But now, my cafe is doing good.. ample space, nice deco, plentiful of 'coins' and the best part is i don't have to wake up middle of the night to 'serve'! :p now i just have enough stoves to cook for 2 sessions.. 1 is for 12 hours and the other is 24 hours.. hence it's always rotating.. never out of food for a day or more.. hehe..

Wanna check out my cafe?

This was taken 2 days ago.. now i have 1.22mil.. not bad huh? in 2 days i can earn 200k.. how i wish it could happen in real life.. sigh~~

ps: whenever now i tell russ that i am cooking/cooked, he'd ask 'for real or ....?' =.="

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

enhancing your appearance?

Remember last time i used to say that i don't spend much on cosmetics and facial products? well, maybe coz age is catching up, so i need to take care/improve on my appearance.. sigh~

Anyway.. before spending my bb's hard earn cash on some useless products, usually i'd do research first on sephora.. it's quite a useful website.. not only you can do online purchases, you can read reviews and see the average rating of the products too..

If you read my blog long enough or a friend of mine, you'd realize that i don't wear make-up.. but now, i've been experimenting it.. first of all, i started with eye liner.. then i bought mascara.. and ever since i did the wedding photoshoot, i really like the fake lashes >.< Laura Mercier Loose Setting Powder

This translucent loose powder is good to create a "soft-focus" appearance that smoothen fine lines and imperfections as it sets my makeup to make it last longer..

Christian Dior Iconic (mascara) and Addict (lip plumper)

The lip plumper does work! it gives a good shine, moist the lips plus it has a tingling sensation as it's minty :)

As for the mascara, it lengthens the lashes, waterproof and it's not lumpy.. yay!

Shu Uemura Fake Eyelashes

Besides cosmetics, i bought the shu uemura facial cleanser.. coz my face is more to oily, i need something to control the oil on my t-zone.. hence i chose the pink-ish skin purifying high performance cleansing oil fresh.. it's a 2 in 1 cleanser and make up remover.. it removes the most stubborn waterproof make up.. especially the mascara..

I love the color and the bottle.. didn't know it's expensive =.=" luckily my bb didn't complain :p~ the 2 products i bought and charged to the card :-

So far, i think i've purchase most of the cosmetics.. i don't use foundation.. i got my NARS blusher, MAC eyeliner and some no brand eyeshadow.. that's about it i think..

Next, i'd get the Clinique's Redness Solutions Daily Relief Cream and Sun SPF 45 Targeted Protection Stick for my nose.. few years ago, i had sunburn which is quite bad.. my skin on my face peeled and it left me with a red nose.. i think i might have rosacea (chronic condition characterized by facial erythema).. so i hope with these 2 products, it will make my problem better :)

Saturday, November 14, 2009

bath salts?

I have always like to soak myself in water since young.. and now whenever i go for a swim, i'd not want to get out from the water.. maybe it's coz i'm a pisces.. haha

Anyway, since now we have a jacuzzi.. i can soak myself as long as i want in it.. with hot/warm water.. russ love to be in it with me too.. so, instead of just soaking myself in plain water, i've bought a bottle of bubble bath and bath salts..

I went to body shop and crabtree & evelyn searching for the bath salts but they said they don't sell it.. alas i found it at L'Occitane.. cost rm65 for 300g..

Yesterday as i was window shopping with leonard and jesz at 1U, i dropped by to Acca Kappa wanting to get some bath salts as i finished my previous bottle..

There are 2 types of bath salts but mainly the difference is just the scent.. the
calycanthus is abit too strong for my liking hence i chose white moss which smells smoother and relaxing..

I hope i won't finish it so fast as the Acca Kappa bath salts cost twice of the L'Occitane bath salts..

Besides bath salts, Acca Kappa also sells body + hair + face + dental care, fragrances, brushes and combs, and spa essentials.. check out their online shop here..

Ok, i gotta go now.. i can 'hear' my jacuzzi calling me.. hehe..