Thursday, December 31, 2009 0 comments

tsunami site, revisit

7 December 2009
An hour around Pulau Betong
@ Balik Pulau, Penang
with Khalid and Azman

With love,

The Peranakans

A: 29, Church Street, 10200 Penang, Malaysia.
T: 604-2642929

With love,
Wednesday, December 30, 2009 0 comments

Static Mobility

An old lady in a wheelchair captured
my attention in the middle of the
hustle and bustle of the night market
in Petaling Street, KL.

One face after another walked past her,
while she sat and observed the world past by.

(this is my shot taken for the
"Canon's Powershot S90 Street Photography Challenge")

With love,
Saturday, December 26, 2009 0 comments

facing west

(click pic to enlarge)

sunset at Balik Pulau, Penang

With love,

Making my way through the crowd

With love,
Friday, December 25, 2009 0 comments


so, do u think it's the most wonderful time of the year?

With love,
Wednesday, December 23, 2009 1 comments

Happy Christmas!

With love,
Monday, December 21, 2009 2 comments

to err is human,

to forgive divine?

wrote this on my notebook on:
4.28pm. cloudy.
North-South Highway. Malaysia.
on my way back to Penang.

A month ago- As i was washing the plates while my mom
wiped them after dinner, she told me a story about a friend
whom she'd known for around two decades... again.
(i'm like her i guess, i tend to repeat runs in the blood)

It's a story I've heard for many times.
I don't know if it's others who look at her in a way (okay, a bad one)
or she has her reasons and her own stories to begin with.

I don't know.
But all i could remember was these lines by my mom,
"Who are we to judge others?
Everyone has their own weakness."

It's like what Zinedine Zidane once said,
"I would like it to end differently. But I'm human. I reacted."

we, humans have our weakness.
we, humans reacted.
we, humans make mistakes.
do we, humans forgive?

With love,
Wednesday, December 16, 2009 0 comments

to find me gone

for a few days.

With love,
Tuesday, December 15, 2009 0 comments

X-ray me.

All's good but there's one box with this:
✔ Abnormal

as expected. something's wrong with this gal here.
but i'm ok, right?
i'll read about it and we'll see :)

With love,
Monday, December 14, 2009 0 comments


it's from a string of numbers from the 50 note which i've misplaced it.

i have no idea why i memorized that 4 numbers up yesterday.
as if i know i'm gonna lose it, maybe? (lol)

With love,

Oh! i just wanna be Happy!

So what if this world just throws me off the edge?

Everyone wants happiness,
no one wants pain.
But you can't make a rainbow,
without a little rain.
- anonymous

With love,

who stole the cookie from the cookie jar?

the LIM sisters baked some cookies
we just love them!

mmmm....lots of chocolate chips~

With love,
Sunday, December 13, 2009 0 comments

now. what?

my sis is now back to her uni
my nose is now block.

With love,

these friends of mine...

a little update here and there of people from here, there and everywhere.

21st Nov 2009
Jordan came for the Penang Bridge Run.
Took him from the airport, makan-makan, went to Qbay to get the 'run' stuff.

23rd Nov 2009
Andrew, Kar Yan and their gang was in Penang over the weekends for their work in Gurney.
Took them for breakfast and grab some Him Hiang biscuits before hiding back.

same day.
went for lunchie at Sega with the gals.
Pearl, Chiew Nyen, Florence, Shi-Minh (+Jeff), Ting En, Yoong and her bro

bowling after that!
btw, GREEN ball rocks!

then dinner at Mizi Bistro at New World Park with the gang.
Ee Wei, Kijade, Kitt Yeng, and Suh Chyn joined us. :)

24th Nov 2009
1st climb from moongate.
with Pearl, Amanda, Shea Ling, Ying, Nyen, Yoong, Florence.
oh, when we were half way down, shi-minh n jeff joined us too.

25th Nov 2009
swimming with the cousins! :)
had pizza after that and off to the playground!!! WUUHUU! :)

26th Nov 2009
dinner at Azuma and New Moon with the rest at Qbay.
we got the 14 tix on the 24th. fuhhh! luckily got tix for us! :)

27th Nov 2009
2nd climb.
with Chiew Nyen, Ying, Florence, Sze Ming, Pearl, Amanda, Justin.
this time we went up to no.84 :)

so fun! get to see these peeps after quite sometime.
really glad to have so many gatherings in a week. lol.
ahhh..i miss them!

uhhh..was climbing lots of hills in the island the past few weeks. lol.
feels healthier now~ XP

With love,
Wednesday, December 9, 2009 0 comments

what a coincidence!

we're on the same boat, my friend!

don't ask me why.
cuz i'm clueless.
i just appeared and the little voice whispered, why not?

so all i did was to live. to laugh. to learn. to love.

With love,

Heritage Heboh!

PRE-Heritage Heboh
by Anak-Anak Kota
1st Dec- 4th Dec 2009

here's an album of all the preparation
for the Heritage Heboh on the 5th!

Here's the album of the day-
Heritage Heboh!

With love,

inspired the inspirator!

am honoured.

remember these?

one morning, i received a text.
9.12am. 4th December 2009.
"hey jade, morning!
do check my blog or fb,
i've just posted new photos inspired by your 'blinded' album.
"she loves lights. but she was blinded."
yet she still saw the beauty in it :)
have a good day, jade."

really, do check out his works! they're SUPERB! :)

it made my day even before i fully opened my eyes! lol.
thanks, led!

With love,
Monday, November 30, 2009 2 comments

Jom, heboh!

This is a heritage festival for young people.
(okla, old people are welcome too..but if u 'terangsang', then ur problemla)
There'll be documentation and creative works by participants of
Anak Anak Kota heritage-inspired workshops in 2009.

(click to enlarge)

for more info, check out Anak-Anak Kota's blog

With love,
Sunday, November 29, 2009 3 comments

i can do this

When you feel like you can’t go on anymore, you need courage to even lift that right leg of yours up to the next step.

— Jade Lim

Saturday, November 28, 2009 2 comments

to love, to truth and to heartaches

"Jake, I love you.
But don't make me choose.
Because it will be him. It's always been him."
~Bella (New Moon)

Watched it with the gang of 14 yesterday ♥

With love,
Saturday, November 21, 2009 3 comments

cheese tarts!

Pearl did cheese tarts the other day.
gahhh! so delicious!
and i helped to put the blueberries! roflmao.
i did help too, ok?! XP

With love,

finally, i woke up

finally, i am contented.
finally, i think.

oh btw, sis got the piano scores for Jay Chou's 'Dandelion's Promise' :)

With love,
Thursday, November 19, 2009 2 comments

Today, it rained.

With love,
Sunday, November 15, 2009 0 comments

for once in my life

not that.

i saw a rainbow.
every time i see a rainbow, it's as if it's my first time looking at one.
i'm a very happy Jade when i see a rainbow.

i was finding for the other end of the rainbow, but could not find it.

i stood there smiling at the sky.
and my mom shouted back when i tell her there's a rainbow,
"Good Luck is coming!"
i continued smiling.

it's actually a double rainbow.
smile grew wider.
but i am still searching for the other end of the rainbow at the same time. found it!

i just stood there and continued smiling.
i didn't go to my room and grab my Buttercup
for i just wanted to enjoy that moment at that very moment.
for once in my life.

With love,

Can we pull through this avalanche?

With love,
Saturday, November 14, 2009 2 comments

dark clouds vs beautiful white clouds

i don't really like these photos of mine but anyway,
i realized that after the dark clouds are gone,
the beautiful white clouds will soon come back.

and yes, i'm always searching for the silver lining in every cloud.

With love,


smelling the rain and i just love it.

going out there to get some fresh air.
brb :)

With love,

this is reality

after done with their drawings,
while waiting for their parents and playing lego,
the little girl asked the boy repeatedly,

"Can you please build me a time machine, please?"

it was 7pm, art class is now over.
but the rain is still not.
cats and dogs are still not over too.

cd in the car is playing.
*rain continues*
inside out. it's just raining.
the jam is deadly.
took me around 45 minutes stuck, in pain all alone.
the jam is deadly.
inside out. it's just raining.
*rain continues*
cd in the car is playing.

my head, eyes, chest, heart...from top to toe- just hurts.
i was shivering but my body was damn warm.
and the damn traffic was moving so slowly.
it all hurts.

reached home.
grab the red hoodie and covered myself.
asked sis and dad to take me to the doctor.
usually i don't want to see the doctor..but not yesterday.
i really can't stand it anymore.

doctor: 39.2°C.
jade: *no wonder*

dinner, shower, medic and off to bed.
grab another jacket, under the blanket, without the fan on,
i tried to sleep.
i couldn't.
the whole body was still aching- my head, eyes, chest, heart...

soon the medic works wonders and i'm knocked out.
and i didn't make it for lunch with the bunch of girls today :(

why sick? why sick at this time? what's my problem?
mom said i'll fall sick whenever i've got a problem.
so what's my problem now?
do i have a problem?

it's the weather! lol.

and oh.. there was no answer to the little girl's question,
and the boy didn't build her a time machine.

With love,
Friday, November 13, 2009 0 comments

take out that mask, please.

it's not a stage play.
all you gotta do is be yourself.

“The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are.

You trade in your reality for a role.
You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange, put on a mask.”
-Jim Morrison

P/S: "curied" Morrison's quote from Khalid's blog. Thanks, Led!
P/P/S: his photos are SUPERB, btw! check them out~

With love,
Thursday, November 12, 2009 0 comments

see you again, perhaps.

Listen to the rest of the scores by Mychael Danna.
they're awesome! :)

What if he was here at this moment,
but he just disappeared in another.
He travels through time. To the past and never to the future.
Ok, maybe once. And he saw his daughter.

He cannot control when he will disappear.
And of cuz, you can't just sit here and wait for him.
He told her, "I never want you to spend your life waiting."
Because he just can't stay forever.

nothing in this life is permanent.

“The one permanent emotion of the inferior man is fear
- fear of the unknown, the complex, the inexplicable.
What he wants above everything else is safety.”
- Henry Louis Mencken

He's scared.
Yes, he is.
He wants safety. He thought the girl was it.
He thought she can secure him.
But again, nothing in this life is permanent.

so, i'll see you again, perhaps?

With love,

cousins day out

At Paddington House of Pancakes, Qbay.

this is the Napoli- grilled dory & cheesy diced zucchini,
Served with PHOP crepes & lemon pickle mayo

and this, the Dublin- chicken bacon, apple, diced zucchini,
mozzarella & onion dip on PHOP pannekoek

We went for The Time Traveler's Wife after that.

With love,