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A New Watch (After SO Many Years) – Seiko Premier Kinetic Perpetual SNP023P1

So watches and photography, an intersection of 2 things I love – and 2 things I haven’t paid attention to for a long time. In 2006 I started my watch journey with a pair of automatic glass backed Seiko 5 watches (his and hers, aww so sweet) and not long after that in 2007 I […]

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Oh Bangkok

How I miss you…the sites, the smells, the hustle bustle, the amazing shopping at Chatuchak, the endless massages, the cheap cold beer and the vast array of pork based morsels to fill my stomach. I must write about you soon. Love ST.

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The Sony SLT-A55 – 16.2 Megapixel Single Lens Translucent Camera Review

As you might know if you’ve ever been anywhere near this blog, I’m quite into Photography and I’ve used all kinds of cameras in my time. These include of course those I’ve bought (Nikon D70s, Nikon D200, Panasonic LX-3, Canon S90 and some older models) plus those I’ve used in passing like Canon DSLR models, […]

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Kundasang War Memorial & Market – Sabah

As we were staying in Kundasang we had some time to look around, our first stop was the famous Kundasang War Memorial, which to quote: Established in 1962, this was one of the first memorials to commemorate the brave Australian and British Prisoners of War who died in Sandakan and during the infamous death marches […]

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Jackie – The Semi Wild Orangutan From Kinabalu Park

So our guide let us know of a semi-wild Orangutan named Jackie that lived somewhere in Kinabalu park. Most of the time she stayed in the jungle, but she did enjoy human contact and came out now and then to see who was around. Our guide was friendly with the people who stayed around the […]

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Why I Sold The Panasonic Lumix LX-3 And Bought The Canon S90

In the middle of last year I was looking for a new compact camera as my beloved Fuji F31fd had gone missing in action and I really needed something portable to carry around. At the time the two contenders were the Canon PowerShot G10 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 (LX-3) which I compared in the linked […]

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Kota Kinabalu (KK) National Park & Poring Treetop Canopy Walkway

After our adventures at the Monsopiad Cultural Village we headed back to KK city to stay overnight at Hotel Shangri La. We had a free and easy night so we asked the guide and some others where we could get some good seafood, we should have Googled it first of course but we didn’t have […]

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KL Dragons vs Philippine Patriots Basketball at MABA KL

Finally there is a decent quality local basketball scene with the ASEAN Basketball League (ABL), it currently contains 6 teams from the ASEAN region with perhaps more being added next year. The current teams are: Philippine Patriots Satria Muda BritAma (Indonesia) Singapore Slingers KL Dragons Brunei Barracudas Thailand Tigers I used to play basketball quite […]

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Nuffnang Friso Family Day – Jan 2010

What a busy start to the new year, starting from January first I had to wake up at 8am 3 days straight..once for a wedding on Friday the 1st, for this event on Saturday 2nd and finally for a video shoot on Sunday 3rd. Then each day after that was a long and event packed […]

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Sekinchan With Shutter Asia – The Ricebowl of Malaysia

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while you may remember I went to Sekinchan a couple of years back in June – A Trip to Sekinchan Paddy Fields with Shutter Asia — June 2nd. I went again this past weekend, we planned to go towards the end of the year this time to […]

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