True love is a wonder that has no end or beginning



"To love someone is to understand each other, to laugh together, to smile with your heart and to trust one another. One important thing is to let each other go if you can't do this."

Yet, here we are - never leaving each other go because indeed, we laugh together, we smile with our hearts together, and most importantly we trust and understand each other truly.

On 21 September 2007 - We were standing at a railway station. Feeling a little lost, we were waiting for the next train to arrive to take us anywhere it wishes to. Then, the train came and stopped right in front of us. She hesitated to step into the train, and so were I.

But we both boarded the train nevertheless. There were only she and I - the both of us. It was a mysterious looking train, looking as though it will bring us aboard an exciting, yet dangerous journey. And it has a name. The train is called 'LOVE'. We realized we were on a journey of love, yet haven't a clue about our next destination.

Sitting in the train, holding hands together when fears mixed with excitement ran through our hearts, we endure each miles that the train carried us through. We went through sunshine and moonlight, mountains and caves, and across rivers and streams. The ride were sometimes bumpy, sometimes smooth. Yet, we had our shares of laughter and tears together.

Midway through the journey, a song began to play in the train...............................

"How do I live without you, I want to know... How do I breathe without you, If u ever know...How do I ever, ever survive...HOW DO I LIVE......."

We soon began humming to the song. As we went through the journey, we finally realized the meaning of the song. It actually sang what our hearts wanted to speak to each other.

Still not knowing where we were destined, we soon began to explore the world along the path of our journey.

In the midst of our adventure, suddenly the bell rang - signaling our 1st stop of the journey. We then looked up at the destination placard - PERTH!

We got down from the train and walked towards a beautiful garden where we sat down and reminisce about our journey so far.

Along this journey, we were always together side by side, never apart. We had the wonderful opportunity to meet our friends as well as our parents. We almost felt like merging two lives into one - living the same life in two bodies. We even committed ourselves to an agreement we both made. We decided to spend and savour the remaining years of our lives staying in Australia.

It is a nice place to stay and to live together. Although it is quite far from home, deep in our hearts we will always missed where we came from. A home never ceased to exist - it always have a special place in the heart.

As we snapped from our dreams, we made our way to the train once again. When we got into it, and the train started moving again, we realized that every stops in the journey represent a year or 365th day of our journey.

And yes, today is our 366th day being together. Happy 1st Anniversary, my dear~


Ryan : Happy 1st Anniversary, my dear. Here we are, still deeply in love after one year. Perth didn't change us, it actually keeps us closer. That was the most meaningful one year in my life, ever. Now, the train starts moving again. There will be many more stops ahead in this journey, but I can smile knowing well that whenever I reached at each and every stops, you will be there with me, for ever. I Love You~

Vian: "I do, cherish you, from the depths of my soul, it's beyond my control, I've waited so long, to say this to you, if you're asking do I love you this much, I do." Dear, we have been together for 366 days. I cherished the moments being with you. How do I live without you is a question that always appear in my mind whenever I feel the happiness being with you. The answer will always be the same. I cant! I really cant. You are already part of my life and I promise I will be with you whenever we reach a new stop! Happy 1st anniversary. I LOVE U~

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Our Australian's Favourite!


Welcome to our Australian journey! The picture above shows Coles, one of the several supermarkets that we both often visited to buy our groceries and fresh meats. Yes, in Perth, if you want to buy fresh meat, you would have to go to supermarket - because there isn't any wet market or pasar pagi here!

We also visited other major supermarkets such as Woolworths, Kmart and Supa IGA - which is the nearest supermarket to our house.

Other than buying groceries, we also indulge in 'pleasure purchase' - such as snacks! There are a wide variety of potato chips and tidbits that are very sinful, yet pleasurable.

Smith's Potato Chips - our favourite potato chips in Australia. Vian can eat them everyday as supper. And they have variety of flavors available too - Cheese & Onion, Salt & Vinegar, Original, BBQ Chicken, and our most crave-after flavor - Sweet Thai Chili Sauce!

The normal price is AUD 3.29 per pack. However, we usually will wait until they are on offer (AUD 1.99), then only we made a mad dash to buy them from K-Mart or Supa IGA.

Next on the list, Red Rock Deli Potato Chips. They are the King of Potato Chips, yet quite expensive and a bit tad luxurious for our budget. Each pack costs us around AUD 4.50 - thus making it a "once in a blue moon indulgence". =P

Doritos Cheese Nachos. Another must-buy when they're on offer. Taste cheesier than cheese!

The say "chocolates are food for the happy soul". We couldn't agree more. Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate bars just taste so chocolatey....and so happy!!

Now, this is my "sin food". I have a bad habit of eating Peanut Butter right from the jar - without bread or biscuit. Taste so heavenly, yet so fattening.

Ok. Let me make this clear. There is no other milk in the world which taste better than our Marigold HL Milk back home! But, since there is no HL Milk available here, we then settled for the second best - PURA Light Start Milk - for our daily calcium fix.

We are peach loving people. Back home, we would always order Iced Peach Tea or Iced Blended Peach with Lychee. At here, we can satisfy our craving for peach with this Goulburn Valley's Peach Slices.

Last but not least, Fresh Strawberries! Big, red and juicy, they are just as good as those planted in Cameron Highlands back home.

Thanks for viewing. Now, please excuse us because we would like to get back to our potato chips.......Haha!

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I Can Cook!


Finally, I have some time to sit down and update our blog again. It has been quite a while since I last contribute to this blog (the most recent updates were written by Vian), and so I would like to take this opportunity to "show-off" some of my culinary skills. Haha.

I even have photo as proof. Haha

Eating out is quite expensive here in Perth, so we tend to go to market and groceries at least once a week to buy vege, meats, sauces, noodles etc. to cook at home, in order to cut down on our weekly budget.

Please be reminded that I have no prior experience in cooking (except for late night Maggi Mee Curry with eggs). So please don't place your expectation too high on my dishes.

1. Hokkien Mee

This is the very first proper dish that I have meted out in my entire life. Looks ok, rite?

2. Sausage Fried Rice with Soy Sauce

The sausages here are softer in texture. I don't know why? But still, they taste good.

3. Tom Yum Mihun with Fish Balls (by Vian)

This one was cooked by Vian. Greaat! Love the tangy and spicy soup!

4. Yee Mee Soup with Ikan Bilis

Easy to cook. All time favourites.

5. American Breakfast Set (by Vian)

A hearty breakfast meal - with two large sausages.

6. Minced Pork Lou Shu Fun

We missed the Lou Shu Fun back home, so I tried to replicate it.

Here's my 'battlefield' where I spent most of the time cooking at home.

7. Soy Sauce Chicken w/Mushrooms & Stir Fry Cauliflower w/dried shrimps

Another satisfying meal cooked by Vian.

8. Luncheon Meat and Egg Omelettes

Oh, we love luncheon meat and omelettes! The fried noodle is courtesy from our kind landlord, Auntie Linda.

9. Rendang Ayam & Stir Fry Taugeh w/Ikan Bilis

One of the things we missed most back home - Rendang Ayam. Drools~

10. Stir Fry Beef Spaghetti ala Hong Kong

Juicy beef fillets with spaghetti cooked al dente. Mamma mia!

So, those were my Top 10 dishes so far. To find out how do they taste, I think we would have to ask my avid No.1 fan.....

Based on her expression, I think it should be fairly delicious. Hehe.
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Home Made Wanton Mee


We are so desperate for Malaysian's food...That is why we cooked our own wanton mee..

I m so surprise to know that the oriental shop here in Perth have actually sell fresh wanton noodle and the wanton skin. But too bad..our wanton noodles lack of the most important 'element' which is the char siu. (BBQ pork)

This is the filling prepared by Ryan

The filling are made of minced chicken, garlic, egg, corn flour, oyster sauce, soy sauce and pepper.
We got this recipe from the internet!

After all the ingredients are prepared, we can start with the job of wrapping the filling with the wantan skin. There are something very unbelievable. I have actually learn the method of wrapping the wantan from my dear. He is very good in wrapping wantan. Can anyone believe this???

the process

Wantons that contain lots of love and effort!

We preferred pan fry rather than boil it in the soup

After the wantons, we need to make some kind of sauce to mix with the wanton noodle. The sauce are the combination of dark soy sauce, soy sauce, sesame oil, oyster sauce and a little bit of salt.

Hot water

The preparation of the wanton noodle are the most difficult process.
Firstly, we need to soak the noodle into a pot of hot water......
then cold water and last the hot water again.

cold water

finally..ready to eat

Wanton Mee with fresh Wantons
but without 'char siu'

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