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A New Post. A New Country



It's been a week since I left my beloved people around....
To a place that I've never been...
Glasgow has many to offer.
Cool weather (very cold for me actually although it's summer!)
Nice environment.
Amazing buildings.

Except the hectic class from 9 to 5 everyday... ;(
Learning to be independent is one very encouraging process, sometimes it's tough too.
Learning to save money is easy here. Can't afford to eat out always, besides, it's so muak to feed myself with only burgers and sandwiches all the time :P
Learning to cook, another aim to achieve besides graduating with honour :)

Felt tired everyday...
Good mood vanished suddenly as soon as the day starts.
Have to keep myself motivated.


Without elaborating much, here's what I had these few days at a place far from home...

Home-cooked meal: Actually I feel kinda proud. haha. Hope can cook for you guys nexttime when I'm back! :P
Still learning......

Spaghetti Bolognaise



Tesco's Tortelloni



Sesame Chicken with Potatoes


Stir Fry Cabbage with Crab Roe and Carrot


Went to the New Mercy Church and had Scottish lunch for the first time.
We were fed with Haggis, some Scottish Pie and other desserts




I am actually quite into the taste of Haggis! (00... lamb's innards)




Strawberry Pie that I'm eyeing on for so long




I miss my dad...
Didn't manage to celebrate Father's Day with him this year :(



On Sunday, we headed for the West End Festival at HillHead for the once in a year parade. Glad that I'm able to witness it. Lots to see and experience.



Juicy Beef Burger with Cheese for only 1.50 pounds


Chinese Restaurant: China Express
Located just opposite my hostel, the Chinese take-away serves really big portion. For 3.90 pounds, a big serving of rice with the options of meat of your choice will be served.

Chicken Curry Rice - tasted like Japanese curry



Spare Ribs Rice - too much colouring



OMG. Can't really find good Chinese food at UK. *sniff*


p/s: sorry for the short and brief elaboration. Still doesn't have the mood to pay full attention to blog.
In the mean time, I'll continue to write on the food back at Malaysia (still has loads), while trying to adapt to the place and weather here. Doing this, it makes me crave for M'sian food!

I miss many things back home.
Sorry, as I won't be updating as frequently, maybe once a week? :P Busy-Nya...
Hope u guys still read!

20 comments:

"Joe" who is constantly craving June 18, 2008 at 9:06 AM  

looks like u quickly adapted by eating haggis already..

it will take awhile to settle dwn..but trust me..once its done..u will be having fun!

Nic (KHKL) June 18, 2008 at 9:16 AM  

i like UK's tesco. the food's cheap and taste, well, hmm...not bad lar. ;)

yes, yes! learn how to make those kwai loh dishes and cook for us when you are back! ;)

Precious Pea June 18, 2008 at 10:35 AM  

Saw the photos in your facebook, make me so wanna fly over to Glasglow now. I shall see more cooking from you now?

Beachlover June 18, 2008 at 11:33 AM  

you take time to adjust,maybe some culture shock too!!lol!!.take care!

jason June 18, 2008 at 1:41 PM  

OMG

The buildings!
The food!

You'll get used to the weather and living environment soon ^^

J2Kfm June 18, 2008 at 7:36 PM  

haggis?! the horror of eating innards ... thought they should taste awful, no? then you're probably adapting well! :)

this is equivalent to fourth year in pharmacy is it?

-kent- f0 粉肠 June 18, 2008 at 9:39 PM  

Strawberry pie looks good..anywayz all the best to u there!!

ck

ling239 June 19, 2008 at 10:49 AM  

the strawberries pie is so very red... is it good ?

mimid3vils June 19, 2008 at 11:11 AM  

huge strawberry on the pie!!!

wmw June 19, 2008 at 5:59 PM  

First post since relocation and already has food! You're keeping up with the flogger spirit, good girl! Hahaha...

diecorp June 19, 2008 at 9:42 PM  

hi, have been a regular blog reader of yours. I believe you sure will have good moment there as i have been to glasgow as well. I miss Thomas Campbell Court, Sauchiehal street, argyle street, tesco metro, subway, fish n chips, etc etc and etc. Haha, although my stay there was quite short but i really fall in love with glasglow. Enjoy :D

New Kid on the Blog June 20, 2008 at 11:27 AM  

hey, you take care. we miss reading your posts. and am quite sure you'll be doing fine down there. glasgow is a nice place... enjoy while you can... you'll be fine remember that!! *hugz*

~Christine~Leng June 21, 2008 at 1:07 AM  

Joe~
haha. Just once. would love to try it again.
It's kinda hard to adapt at first, but now starting to get used to it. Busy days... pass by so quickly. ^^


Nic~
Yea.. not bad. But kinda small I think :P
Next year we have potluck again ya!! hehe...
I buy all Tesco stuff from M'sia and cook for u. ;P


Precious Pea~
Bet u'll fall in love with this place :) Though it's summer, it's freaking cold! OMG.. cant tahan the wind. Can blow me away dy.. I can't stand cold :(
Yes.. cooking everyday. ;P
Those easy ones la.. hehe


beachlover~
I miss home a lot. But just gotta stay strong. Have to learn to adapt :)


Jason~
thx.I hope so.
I'm starting to miss M'sian food dy. The food here ah... very "sien" haha...
I wanna a bowl of hot noodle!!:P


j2kfm~
not that horrible lar...
still acceptable. I'm not into innards also, but this is still ok for me. :P
Yea. Fourth year. Can't wait for it to end. So hectic!


Kent~
thanks ya!
it's so juicy!! :) and sweet-looking.


ling239~
haha. I've not tried. Gonna get them the next round :P


mimid3vils~
the strawberries here are huge, juicy and fresh :)
good deal as well ;P


wmw~
thanks thanks!
Will try to keep it up :)
Have to keep this spirit alive. ^^


diecorp~
hi there, and thx for visiting. How long have u been to Glasgow last time?
It's beautiful here really,but sometimes, I can't stand the cold. I kinda miss M'sia's hot weather now. So warm and comfy suddenly. haha..
Gonna search for more good food! :)


New kid on the blog~
thanks. Will remember your advise :)
Hope I can enjoy while dealing with this stressing semester! ;P

Big Boys Oven June 21, 2008 at 10:36 AM  

great to hear that you are having such a great fun in glasgow. First do go to the chinese supermarket and can check out where the good chinese restaurant is. I know there are a few good chinese dim sum around. Do explore fine dining in glasgow, the is a lot to explore! have fun babe!

Cynthia June 21, 2008 at 12:02 PM  

You are going to be very successful and will soon settle in to the groove of the place.

ai wei June 21, 2008 at 2:20 PM  

your home cook food looks good, dear. i miss you a lot!!!

ur new place seems really good with lots of amazing building. wish i could be there (not for study but travelling)! haha

diecorp June 21, 2008 at 11:01 PM  

haha, well i been there for 2 times actually, both time also for a month plus. Haha, now is fall already right, perhaps the wind will become more stronger and colder. do take care la. Guess your senior already bring you around and introduce all the Chinese grocery shops right. So you staying in thomas campbell court well?

Xiu Long Bao June 22, 2008 at 1:45 AM  

Enjoy the hamburgers, sausages, potatoes, rocket leaves n fetta cheese over there :p I abstained from these food for almost a yr when i finally stepped out of the guai low country. Still heart dimsum n' curry noodles over here :)

Take care sweetie!

Sugar Bean June 22, 2008 at 3:52 PM  

Wow, a very long post. Good Chinese food can be very hard to find. Aiks, perhaps visit the nearest China town and you can find good Chinese food. Miss ya! :)

ti3nD June 23, 2008 at 7:40 PM  

hmm for me, the spare ribs not bad woot. and many have said that the chicken mushrooms fried rice is good.

as for good chinese food, go Asian Style. (not Rumours in bath street) You will definitely say good.



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