Roll On: Why I Hate Disqus and Google+ Commenting System

I'm writing this on my phone - right now at 1230 am and I'll regret this. Damn that coffee.

A week back, I put Disqus commenting system on my blog as I always loved how interactive the commenting system is. I was holding back before since I thought I'd lose my old comments but apparently in the process of installing it, they have an option to sync back all those comments. 

What a splendid thing it is!!

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Roll On : My Unexpected Rendang Recipe

Lazada is holding this competition for bloggers and heck yeah I am joining it since I missed it the last time. I didn't put much hope to actually win anything but it felt good to be part of this. The requirement for this week (19 May 2017 – 1 June 2017) theme is to share my favourite recipe. For that folks, I have a little story for you.

Yesterday, there is some sambal left and Walid bought ikan gerut gerut (silver grunter). I always loved the succulent meat paired with savoury gravy. Coincidentally, there are also some lemongrasses left for that steamed fish recipe so I pureed that with some onions, simmers it and put the sambal. Long story short, I was utterly shocked that it tasted like rendang. After I re-checked it - it was actually rendang that I just cooked!

Apparently, even with almost 10 years cooking experience, I still didn't know the recipe for rendang! I never even thought about it since I only saw my aunt cooked it for aidilfitri and it looked so complicated (lots of ingredients) and took too long to cook (probably because we cooked a lot and my aunt loved it dry). The sambal itself has been mixed with some coconut milk to make it creamier and tone down the spicy-ness. I was not really a bright kid, aren't I?

Not helping Sam. Pfft.
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Roll On: Afraid of Ramadhan


So, I asked "How to be prepared for Ramadhan" on my Twitter hoping some insightful answer. I can't remember the answers given though. I think there are two peoples who suggest something but seriously, I can remember none.

Featured Blogger - Amira Syukrina

For the only segment I have done, I have promised that the winner will be featured in my slider thingy for a week. So here it is ladies and gentleman, I introduce you to Amira Syukrina.

I just knew her guys but I do love her style. Apparently, she just changed to a new theme and I have told you how I love a banner with a collage of images and the one she has is just awesome. Not to mention, she also tell us how she workaround to get the new look so if you guys feeling a little artsy today maybe you can check out her work, click HERE.



She just finishes her STPM and shares some about her STPM related experience. I have to say I just love that even with her laid back Bahasa, she still make effort to properly spell and use the right language construct. I do notice some peoples like to say just write how you like it but I totally would appreciate a good effort in maintaining Bahasa use. Apart from that, she is currently doing a 10 day writing challenge that actually features some good topics. You guys maybe can join that too and have some bonding session. The second topic was actually some facts about her which you can read it HERE.

So that is all from me folks, I am currently having panic attack because I helped a friend of me to book a ticket to Jakarta and I was so scared if I do anything wrong. I have rechecked it but I still have this nagging feeling that something wrong will happen. It's annoyingly stressful. Pray for me guys.

By the way, I was supposed to do this yesterday but I got busy and stuff so the one week would be count from today.

Roll On: Jalan Jalan Japan aka The Coolest Thrift Shop Ever



ATTENTION - this post gonna have lots of pictures and I tried to collage some but still, quite some pictures.

We went to One City Mall at Puchong for this thrift shop that my cousins told to have real cheap stuff. I was hooked because she got some cute backpack and well since we didn't have much to do, we just went there for some look and see. 

By the way, One City Mall is quite fancy so imagine how weird it felt when my cousins say they got some thrift shop. 

Apparently, once we got there, it was not just a thrift shop, it took several lots and was freaking two storey shop. It was huuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuge.

This place is just huuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuge.

Roll On: Announcing The Winner For My Segment.

I never thought I would do this thing but here I am.

OMG.

So, I made a short and easy segment when I notice I got 111k pageview and 444 followers. The segment was only to gain me some new followers. The prize was damn simple - to be featured in my slider thingy for a week.

Without further ado, here are the bloggers who have been darling enough to join. By the way, seriously, thank you for joining and nice to meet you guys!

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Roll On: The Blue Sky Tag by The Hundred Pages

I wasn't really busy but I just really really don't feel like updating my blog. PMS sort of depress-ish and after one week on Twitter for twt_buku , I just want some peaceee. I have lots of to do post though. Like a lot. So thank god I actually feel rajin because answering tags meaning to talk about me and I love to talk about me so much.

Ok, actually, it was so fun to randomly blog walk and saw more and more bloggers were doing The Sunshine Blogger Award and The Blue Sky Tag. It was previously on Wordpress platform and Ally has been darling enough to include me and now it is all over. Woot woot!

For The Sunshine Blogger Award, I award it to the new bloggers I come to made friend with. On the other hand, The Blue Sky tag was given to new bloggers that come to my blog, sort of making new friendship. Now, apparently, I have been tagged back by for The Blue Sky by a lovely bibliophile blogger named Eyqa. Eyqa is sho naishhhhhh *insert heart eyes here*

Btw, Anwar Hadi has been so cool to actually answer my Sunshine Blogger Award like whatttttttttttttttttttt.
Go read her book review HERE

Segment - Want a Dedicated Blog Post For You? (has ended!)

I just checked that I have reached 111k page views already! If anyone actually notices, I was only getting into the vibe of blogging community last November and even so, it was still somewhat on/off thing. Bear in mind I have been blogging for more almost 6 years now so a 100k page view is such a long long long goal overdue. 

I even targeted 80k page views by early December which I failed miserably.

But alas! 111k y'all!!

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Funnily, I got 444 followers and everyone knows that is such an unlucky numbers. Well, of course, I don't believe it but still - a funny notion.

So I'm throwing this short segment but it is only for new followers.

The Rules -

1. Follow my blog.
2. Comment it here.
3. This segment ends when I reach 455 followers 

Basically, one of the next ELEVEN followers will be randomly chosen for a special featured post reviewing their blog and stay on my slider thingy for a week.

Is that good enough reward? I am too broke to be giving out present okay.

Anyway, I'm behind schedule on revising books for my twt_buku curator task so goodbye for now!

Roll On: Reading - An Alien to Malaysian or is it just me?

To be frank, I wasn't big on reading. For the bigger part of my past, the idea of reading itself is somewhat weird. Most of the people I knew don't read and those who reads was not religiously. Maybe this public figures just published a book or some film was made from it or someone you look up to suggest the book - usually, the uplifting your heart kind of book. The ones who read was more spurs of the moment kind of action instead of the needs to read a book.

The needs!