Tuesday, October 17, 2006


It's all happening on NOV 5, 2006!!!

I don't know why and how...but looks like Nov 5 is a busy day for us in Klang Valley. I suggest you get up early and get your shopping bags ready for these crazy sale...

1. SPCA Jumble Sale @ The SPCA Selangor

5th November 2006
10am - 1pm
SPCA Selangor, Jalan Kerja Air Lama, 68000 Ampang

This event is held twice a year, and its always an exciting and busy time at the SPCA! Expect a big crowd, be early and be prepare for some really bargains!

SPCA Selangor
Jalan Kerja Air Lama
68000 Ampang, Selangor.
Tel : 03-42565312, 42535179
Fax : 03-42528382
Email : spca@streamyx.com

2. Centre Point Flea Market, Centre Point, Bandara Utama

5th November 2006
9am - 3pm
Centre Point, BU

For further info speak to Shabana at 603-77266828
SM just called to confirm this. They said they are reactivating it after so many years. According to SM who has been there mant times then, the goods were pretty damn good.

3. British Women In Malaysia (ABWM) Annual Christmas Charity Bazaar

5th November 2006
10am – 3pm
Crown Princess Hotel, Jalan Ampang, KL

If you haven’t already heard about this, then where have you been? The moon? The annual ABWM Christmas Bazaar is not to be missed. The wide variety of stalls will include books, crafts, white elephant, and the ever popular cakes. Buy your homemade Christmas puddings and mince pies, stock up on presents and gifts and take part in the ever popular treasure tree. There will be games and entertainment for all the family, including the opportunity to visit Santa in his grotto.

Ticket purchase enters you into a raffle for a fantastic selection of door prizes, including a BA flight from Singapore to Sydney including 3-nights accommodation (you have to be at the bazaar to claim your prize).

So bring your friends and family to the ABWM Bazaar at the Crown Princess Hotel, Jalan Ampang, KL; it’s a great day out and helps support Malaysian charities at the same time.

Tickets available at the ABWM House; RM10 in advance; RM15 on the day.

12 Jalan Menerung 3
Bangsar, 59000, Kuala Lumpur.
Tel: 03 2095 4407
Fax: 03 2095 5210
Email: abwm@abwm.com.my


Wednesday, October 11, 2006


Sunny day on Jalan Sri Hartamas 2 on Oct 7, 2006 - Garage Sale by Jalin Realty

Checked out the Jalin Realty's garage sale for residents on Jalan Sri Hartamas 2 on Oct 7.

I turned up the same time when SM & Sim arrived. Shoppers picked up list of households taking part in the garage sale that day at the first house where Jalin officers set up a little table for enquiries. This was the first house...SM bought some knick-knacks already...

Sim took this pic of me half way down the long stretch of townhouses on SriHartamas 2, I was holding up a hard cover cult classic, bought for RM2 and a set of rather exquisite necklace & earrings for RM 20. My shopping bag was already filling up.

From Margaret's house, she painted some of these beautiful porcelain.

Other lovely things at Margaret's.

Then I went to buy this dress from Doreen who was selling her clothes at Janet's

It looked kinda good too with my white shirt underneath, don't you think?

This is actually the front of the dress with lace & embroidery but I decided there and then that I would wear it as the back. The `back' which is now my `front' is a v-neckline. I have been wearing it since Sunday, love the big skirt and the two pockets.

Guess how much for this fully-beaded flapper-potential look? Bought it from Janet at RM 28...from RM 30.

Got this Phantom Of Opera inspired mask at the last house, RM 5.

Jalin Realty will be running monthly garage sale in the same neighbourhood (different households), next one up on Nov 11th, Sat, so look out for notices here :)


Wednesday, October 04, 2006


Oct 7 - Jumble Sales weekeeeend!

Thank you to SM for forwarding these notices


MORE THAN 10 houses are having a garage sale fair at Jalan 2 Sri Hartamas from 10.00am - 3.00pm on 7th 'Oct 06, Saturday. A community project by Jalin Realty. Have fun & good bargain. Contact 019-3348306


Do find time to drop by to one of the Kechara Media Publications writers' house to support the growth of Dharma (Buddha's teaching).

Date: 7 Oct 2006 (Sat)

Time: 10 am - 8 pm

Venue: 369, Lorong Maarof, Bukit Bandaraya, Bangsar, 59000 Kuala Lumpur. (near to Bangsar Shopping Centre, a terrace house, about seven houses down from Bangsar Shopping Centre with a wooden sliding gate. ).

Contact person: Sharon (012 489 4891) or Susan (012 405 5564)

additional info:

KMP Garage Sale and Food Fiesta II…

STOP PRESS! Shop and eat for a good cause!

What is it?
Kechara Media and Publications (KMP) is a Publishing Company is a non-profit organization. In order to publish, it needs a lot of capital upfront, which it can then recoup from sales of its products. However, the initial burden is quite heavy. So, we the writers decided to hold a Writers’ Day at our home in Bangsar to help raise some funds. We will be holding a GARAGE SALE (great selection of books, toys, branded goods and other good stuff; both old and brand new) – including hand painted glass candle holders by Paulyne!

We will be serving all day BRUNCHEANNER (breakfast/ lunch/ tea/ dinner) with a spread of scrambled eggs (made by Sharon), toast and coffee/tea, pasta (made by Susan), cup cakes (donated by Shirley as well as hand made by Jamie) amongst others! And of course, Sean will be providing intermittent massage services again! It’s also just a good reason to hang out and catch up with friends J

There will also be a range of KMP Dharma CDs/DVDs/Books for sale.

Why are we doing it?
We are raising funds for KMP to produce its many publications, which will benefit lots of people. This event will be open to our friends and family and their friends and family. It’s not being publicly advertised because it will be held inside our house so we don’t want to invite trouble J

When are we doing it?
10am – 8pm on Saturday, 7 October 2006

Where are we doing it?
369, Lorong Maarof, Bukit Bandaraya, KL 59000 (near to Bangsar Shopping Centre). For those of you who don't know, it's a terrace house, about seven houses down from Bangsar Shopping Centre with a wooden sliding gate.

Please do come and visit – and bring your friends/family/anyone you know! Do call Sharon (012 489 4891) or Susan (012 405 5564) if you can’t find us!

Can’t wait to see you all!

Preview of our MENU
A selection of dishes personally made by KMP writers and friends J



Vietnamese Spring Rolls – 3 fresh rolls of rice paper, bean sprouts, bee hoon and basil (veg)
Served with garlic/chili soya sauce
Served with Vietnamese garlic/chili sauce

Coffee · Tea – Earl Grey, Chamomile, Fruit, Liptons

Glass of House White/Red wine

Soft drinks – coke, 100 plus, 7up

Jamie’s Tomato Soup

Virgin Mary – tomato juice with worcestershire sauce, a dash of Tabasco and a slice of lemon

Authentic Mexican Salsa – tomatoes, onions, cilantro and lashings of lime



All day breakfast – scrambled eggs on hot toast

Tuna and sweetcorn or Egg Sandwich

Hot Dogs

Traditional Spaghetti Bolognese – fresh beef mince with traditional tomato based sauce


Chicken Pie

Jamie and Shirley’s Cup Cakes
RM3 each

Paulyne’s muffins
RM3 each


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