Aug
20
2010

So very the last minute

Darling has deprived me of my PC lately. He has been hogging it day and night browsing for the best deals (flight and hotel) as he is planning a trip to Singapore for us. Side tracked a bit – I lived in Singapore from born until kindie when my Dad got transferred to TLDM in Lumut. My dad was with the Navy then. OK done. Back to topic – After Ethan’s first flight to Penang last year, we now know that he is able to tolerate flights well so this time we dare to venture a little bit further. The only difference this time is we will be needing passports and no need to mention the double up of the currency!
Passport aside, the silly us never thought too much of it. Ethan doesn’t have a passport yet. This morning  while I was cooking, Darling decided to book the flight and after filling up the information online, he found out that he needs to key in the passport details. That’s when he became ‘kan-cheong‘ as the flight offer is valid until Sunday only. He quickly told me to get ready and rushed us to Subang airport to get Ethan’s passport done. Thank goodness we live like only ten minutes away. 
We arrived at the immigration department five minutes before they close for lunch! Phew.. Got everything done and were told to come back in 2 hours time to collect the passport. So we went home for lunch and rest and a couple of hours later.. Tah dah! We got the passports: Ethan’s, and Darling and mine – renewed.
Ethan’s passport pic. Hehe.. My mom laughed when I showed her this pic today over webcam. She said Ethan has a BIG head! @_@ It is quite true also~lah actually.. ^_^
When I first got hold of Ethan’s passport in my hand, I feel kind of.. how do I describe it? Mothers out there, care to help me here? How do YOU feel when your kid got his/her first passport? I felt touched, happy and most of all, still can’t believe it that my boy is a BIG boy dy! Look at the pic~lah. It looks like some kind of Kindergarten Graduation pic! The first time I did my passport, it was with Darling. This time, we have a little one with us… :D
So Darling is done with the booking and reservation. I will be back in Singapore (after all these years) in October. Psst… Any Singapore bloggers out there wanna go yum cha with me while I’m there? I heard from Darling that we’ll be staying in Grand Copthorne Waterfront. We’ll be there for 4 days 3 nights.
How I wish I can fast forward the time now! But I know I can’t.. so I’ll just have to wait.. patiently.. :D

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    man! wish i could join in, could be sooooo fun! SG zoo will be on top of my list of places to go! ^o^

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    Haha! Ethan is a GBH!!

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    Ethan is a GBH!!! GBH stands for Giant Big Head! LOL!!!!

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    Wah! So nice flying to Singapore! Eh u fly on Firefly or AirAsia ah? Firefly nearer and cheaper for you right?

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    Lol.. was just about to ask you apa tu GBH!!!!!

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    Or you can just take Aeroline – 5 hours only can reach. Haha.

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    Foong – Not firefly lah.. tak berani leh.. nearer but have never dared to use them.

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    Foong – What is Aeroline? I only know Caroline! :D Fly takes less than ONE hour!

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    Aiyo!! Can forget Ethan's passport one! What kind of parents…..LOL!! OK juz kidding there : D

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    Aeroline got nothing to do with Caroline!! Mwahahahaha!!!! Aeroline is that bus that takes you from 1Utama to Singapore in 5 hours for RM80 one way. I think you fly cheaper and faster lah haha!!

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    Eh, actually good idea also what u go shopping first in your second home, then when the time comes, board the bus and go Singapore!Then when you come back from Singapore, you go shopping again at your second home before going home! Nice right? LOL!!!

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    Foong – Actually we tak forget, we know have to go apply the passport, but we donno have to apply before booking! bodoh kan?

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    Foong is siao! lol.. I wont take bus lah! Can u imagine ETHAN in it for FIVE whole hours?? Can go crazy man!!!

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    Huh? Not Firefly? U mean u travel ALL the way to KLIA or LCCT (not sure u taking which airline) when Subang Airport only like 10 mins away from your house? Hello!!!!

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    Anyway, enjoy your trip! Err..can I tag along? I want to visit Sentosa Island and the Singapore Zoo and Night Safari!!! LOL!!!

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    Singapore Zoo a MUSTUSS a MUSTVivo City a MUSTHope you have a good time. Fireflyz is ok. Philip and myself took Fireflz many times jor. Will catch up with u later cos Philip and myself is making a trip to Sg in Oct too.

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    Foong – I kidnap the panda and smuggle to you ok? deal? :D

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    Lil Lamb – When when?

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    Foong – Ethan loves taking cabs. So the longer the cab ride, the better :P

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    wow…so nice.. october ah.. yeah, better go before school holidays.. i wanted to go to sg too but most prob. in december..

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    Hahaha :D He looks so handsome.

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    Enjoy ur hlday….I hav not been to Spore for a yr n I miss my life there.I was there for 9 yrs before get married.Do visit VIVO,Sentosa,SG Flyer(nite view is GREAT),Nite safari,BirdPark & Universal Studio.

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    Gwen and I flew to SG once only. Most of the time we drove down to SG. My 3 bros and younger sis are staying there so I really miss going to SG.Yes, you should bring Ethan to singapore zoo. Taman Safari Indonesia in Bogor is much better..hehe.

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    Ethan looks very much like you le…. how long u will be in spore?

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    wow, very spontaneous leh, doing everything in a rush, but fortunate can get everything settled.. :)haha, yeah, Ethan's head looks big in that photo.. :p

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    Phew… luckily got everything settled in time for the flight booking. And can get such a handsome pic of Ethan samo. ;) Dun worry, Oct will come sooner than u think. :)

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    man! wish i could join in, could be sooooo fun! SG zoo will be on top of my list of places to go! ^o^

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    Oooooo…go Singapore! Expensive! Everything X 2.5 Come to Sibu better!!! Cheap and nice! And no need for passport – IC and birth cert enough.

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    WOI! syok syok say me pula! wat the !! hahaha

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    Lol @Ethan is a GBH! mwahahaaha!!!

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    heiyer i tot u say it end of year if not sure join u dy!! T.T

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    anyway, enjoy trip at there! :D

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    Wah.. big boy already! Ethan resembled you a lot Merryn! So nice lah flying to Singapore soon… Wish you a nice trip!!

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    So exciting ! Zoo is a nice place to go! =) October is nice, if you know the dates already, can email me?I see what i can do to join you yum cha! and to see Ethan! =)

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    Wow 4D3N… when you come back, you'll be blogging day and night about your trip haha! SG has lots of places of interest… sure fun. Enjoy your hols! Ethan's looks very hemsem in the photo. Big head means big brain (brainy) inside :)

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    SG is selling like a hot cake now after everyone done with HK disneyland…hahahey me going to SG too next month & am much excited like you coz im tagging the 7mths old along :Dbet ethan will enjoy d trip very much…he looks hansem in that photo !!

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