Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Nara Park, Nara. These deers prefer to eat the cookies that's usually fed to them by tourists compared to eating wild plants. Surprisingly, they are also pretty good in posing for photographs. So it's a win-win situation, we feed them, they pose for us. A perfect indicator that man and animals leaving in harmony

Sunday, January 27, 2008

The art of ceramics (i used to call it pottery) has fascinated me for a long time. This particular sculpture entitled 'laze', made by a friend of mine, is intended to leave behind the laziness within himself in the form of a heavy sculpture. Well, i think i need to make one of those sculptures myself

Saturday, January 26, 2008

Ini je-lah salji yg aku dpt tengok atas kereta org. Ada kawan mat saleh aku cakap time winter kalau ada snow sepatutnya rasa kurang sejuk banding dgn takde snow.. Mcm mana pun aku memang tak tahan sejuk, mungkin kena tambah lemak lagi

Friday, January 25, 2008

"Ladies in Kimono" mewarnai hari aku. Kebetulan hari aku berjln-jln bertindih dgn hari "coming of age".. budak perempuan dah sampai umur-lah katakan. Tambahan pulak, bebudak ni tahu je-lah, kalau pasal ambil gambar memang tak lokek

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

The Private Life of Plants. A particular biology class project and a look at this documentary made me very much interested in the science of plants. By the way, do I need to mention that David Attenborough makes any documentary look awesome?

Friday, January 18, 2008

Yachiru. One of the most adorable characters on TV. The other will be Lisa Simpson (i think all her pics are copyrighted).

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Convert. A handy application that I've been using for while now to convert back and forth between many types of units such as Metric unit, British unit etc. It will convert the most popular units such as distance, power, volume etc. Get it here

Sunday, January 13, 2008

Tō-ji, Kyoto

This 5 storied pagoda is simply the symbol of Kyoto. Unfortunately, we are not allowed to go inside it. As a consolation, we can enter the Kō-dō (lecture hall), which is part of Tō-ji. This is what I heard from an European women leaving Kō-dō.. fantastic!
Kōbō-san, Kyoto. It's a flea market held on the 21st of each month around Tōji temple. Many things can be obtained here; art, clothes, food etc. These days u could even get a massage.. I meant a foot massage.

Saturday, January 12, 2008

Sudoku. A decent puzzle game that can be very difficult sometimes. If u think u can solve it w/out pen or paper, then try playing it on your computer. Try not to use the 'Shift' or 'Ctrl+c' key that often. Get it here

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Photofiltre. A super light weight photo editing application that does the job quite effectively. Get it here

Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Tojinbo cliff, Fukui. This is not the place to commit suicide but rather a place that offers a perfect scenery to spend an evening with our friends or loved ones. For meditating maybe o.k and I was telling myself that it could be a perfect place for paragliding

Monday, January 7, 2008

Enhancer. If u are like me, frequently using Winamp, GOM player for playing media files & happen to own a horrible sound card, then this plugin is a must have. Click here or here

Sunday, January 6, 2008

Lawatan ke kilang pembuat kerajang/daun emas
Hakuichi Co. Ltd., Kanazawa. Visit to gold leaf industrial art works specialist. I didn't even know there were gold based cosmetics being produced. More details here

Saturday, January 5, 2008

David Letterman. He's back.. with a beard. I guess the writer's strike are over, or is it still ongoing? for those of us who live in a country that does not broadcast this show, then the late show website is a perfect place to hangout

Friday, January 4, 2008

The Corporation. This lengthy documentary is certainly an eye opener for everyone. Some of the things that caught my attention are..(i) the explanation of the term 'externality' (ii) higher wages ≈ people are less desperate (iii) genome of living creatures are being patented!! (iv) etc. More info here
Aku memang dah lama minat pelukis ni
M.C. Escher. The details of his art is ingenious and captivating. This particular virtual version of his art entitled Belvédère, there's something strange about it. View the answer at the download page here

Wednesday, January 2, 2008

Eyeshield 21. Ini yg dikatakan pengaruh kekawan..aku telah diheret utk menonton anime/kartun ini
Cave Story. A great freeware game with 80's graphics but an addictive gameplay certainly has created many fans worldwide. Get it here & the translation patch from here