Chinese New Year

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chinese new year

Clem and Uncle Mark questioning the comfort, and authenticity of vintage Chinese chairs.

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Chai. The dreaded vegetarian dish we're forced to eat every 1st day of new year.

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me, Daddy, Mummy, NickIsTaller

My top and shorts are from Gallo by Thian.

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Mama counting out ang pow for everyone.
Clem LOVES the ang pow tradition.

Whoops we left Monopoly Deal on the table.
We managed to gamble using Deal
(every person puts RM5 and winner takes all :p)

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Aunt G cooking chili con carne for dinner.
Totally nontraditional but i was glad to take a minibreak from all the Chinese food!

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The Wong women are all generally tiny.

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SmallsMinkyMin smacking her lips

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The chili con carne went super with pomelo bits + fish sauce

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2nd Day of CNY dinner was at Uncle Michael + Aunt Gillian's house

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My youngest cousin Christopher has no fear.
I wave at him and he flashes me a peace sign.

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Fatty char siew...
oh i completely lost control and stocked up on homemade crispy siew yoke, wild boar curry and a heap of other dishes.
Felt really sick later that night.
Served my royal greediness right!

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My brother and his gf Sonia look startlingly more like each other.
You know that urban legend they say about couples looking more and more alike?
I think it's true!
But i'm sure it'll never happen for the white man and me.   :xlaughing:

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Gambling in progress!
I won RM20 = yay parking money!

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After 4 days of intense pigging out,
I bought chili at the supermarket to cook with my food.
It's supposed to increase your metabolic rate and bowel movement,
so if you're feeling heavy and just want to detox the Asian way - eat chili!
Why do you think the Thais are so skinny...

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4 Responses to Chinese New Year

  1. k0k says:

    happy new year! and tiny women rule!

    p.s. love your hair.

  2. pundekman says:

    what you mean “dreaded vegetarian dish”? Don’t forget your roots…

  3. JoyceTheFairy says:

    kok: thanks! i do it at https://twitter.com/its_bombshell

    pundek: haha chill la! my generation and i only started liking it after two decades of eating it! most dishes that are great you like after first taste no?

  4. Sarah S says:

    this is my first time here and I just wanted to stop by and say Hello!.

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