Well it turns out that the logic behind Teresa suddenly deciding to bite members of the family, sometimes quite ferociously is revealed by Teresa’s occasional habit of saying exactly what she is thinking.

There is a theory that the one really good way to get a child to do what you want is to . . . → Read More: Biting

Werribee Park Mansion

After my previous attempt to visit Werribee Park Mansion was cut short by the need to rescue my Nieces from their broken dads car by the side of the Tullamarine freeway, I had long harboured a desire to get back there to finish my visit.

So I hatched a plan to . . . → Read More: Werribee Park Mansion

Bunnies, Eggs, Family and Camping

It was a long and complicated day. I was very lethargic when I started. Kirsten got up at 5 AM to do the eggs and bunny prints. The kids were very excited by the whole arrangement. Krysta was just happy to believe it, though Milla saw through the deception as we had used . . . → Read More: Bunnies, Eggs, Family and Camping

Karate and Dinner

In the morning I headed down to Karate for Krysta, before going to the swimming pool. Then we headed back to Seymour for lunch with the family. We stayed the night in Seymour and headed to Sydney the next day.

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Dinner at the Restaurant Tuck Kee

Well we headed out into the night and I had the delight of having dinner with a smaller selection of my relatives as the others had headed back to their homes in other parts of Malaysia. This place was famous for its roast plate. It has Chinese sausage, two types of roast port . . . → Read More: Dinner at the Restaurant Tuck Kee

Lunch at the Ipoh Royal Golf Course

Well we headed into the golf course. I did not think we would be allowed in. But we were. I had to sign the registry book and they wanted me to sign as I was from overseas. After some photos with pictures of the Royal Family, we headed upstairs and had a small . . . → Read More: Lunch at the Ipoh Royal Golf Course

Breakfast in the old town

I headed with my cousin Victor and Tan Phaik Har,down to the old town for breakfast. I insisted on a small easy breakfast and that is what we had. It was very good.

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A day at Menglembu

Well this was what the trip was all about. Meeting he family and going to the places where my Father and Grandparents had lived. So many little snippets of information. With the Genealogy I had done on my mums tree, I knew to expect conflicting stories, often based on simple misinterpretations. I had . . . → Read More: A day at Menglembu

Family Ming Court Hong Kong Dim Sum

We were all a but tired from the family dinner the night before, but the hardy ones headed out to the Family Ming Court Hong Kong Dim Sum for a morning of Dim Sum. Now this is a much better time to be eating it and we had quite a spread of dishes. . . . → Read More: Family Ming Court Hong Kong Dim Sum

A dinner with the family

I had a dinner with the family. People had come from quite some distance around, from down past KL and up at Penang to be in Ipoh. Several generations of descendants of Swee Yap. They were interested to know about me and I was interested to know about them. Though language was still . . . → Read More: A dinner with the family