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Dated 2017G Jun 16 Fri 21 Ramadan 1438H

The school reopened Jun 13 Tue 18 Ramadan. Asri is getting closer to his SPM. SB's exam period commenced. His second year degree in Osna, Germany, and it would be for three weeks through Shawal. NA's absence, Jun 3-15, was one of a long period, otherwise we rarely miss on the weekend. Nonetheless, Jun 16 we made it rather grand in PWTC.

Into the second ten days of Ramadan 1438H (2017G), and in Sg Merab 3-branak. The school has a week more of its mid-year break. Mon 17 Ramadan, the Nuzul Quran is the last day. It was a big lull in things done and to be done. Thus the img et seq are mostly from DRVTGG in early Ramadan.



Brewing for Ramadan 1438H

Dated 2017G May 31 Wed 5 Ramadan 1438H

The penultimate week of May was very quiet, except one visit to Mid Valley, May 19 Fri, the place I have not been for many ten years. It had been like any other place in KL, becoming irrelevant, just passing by. The last visit was perhaps during the Real Reward years of pre-2000's. The week was mostly the time to prepare for Ramadan 1438H which was expected to set-in May 27 Sat.

While in TGG, I visited the Pasar Payang once. The only one left from the three of the traditional market place of Kuala Terengganu. The two that had disappeared were Kedai Binjai (which initially transformed to public taxi stand, then to Hotel Sri Malaysia), and Kedai Tanjong (which transformed to Padang Shah Bandar which set the beginning of the beach high rise building for leisure). Pasar Payang is in turn in a very bad shape, and it does not appear to be under contemplation to make it better, in fact the background construction on the river estuary is hinting that the place is best not for the market place.

Ramadan 1438H set in on May 27 Sat, as in the calender, as of many-many years already. Astronomy is getting smarter day by day. Moon sighting had become just an historical ritual. On the same day of first Ramadan, the school commenced its mid-year 2-week break which was immediately after the mid-year exam. In Asri case, F5, it was the last exam before SPM Trial.

May 26 Fri 29 Shakban 1438H I made a DRVTGG with ASRI. And thus started Ramadan in Tok Jembal, with NA 3-beranak. CB was alone in SG MERAB. And for the first time ALYA started the Ramadan on her own, in JB. SB obviously was in Osna Germany, mid Ramadan would be his exam time.

Six initial days of Ramadan, ending May, we were in TGG, 3-branak with NA and ASRI, during which I made twice round trip to Jerteh to help NA with her office works. NA continued two days more in SG MERAB when we made a DRVKUL Jun 1 Thu.

Noted Ramadan in TGG, not as merry as before. Visited Pasar Payang, noticed its end stage with dwindling patronage, especially the fish section as well as the local produces section, which was similarly reflected by Pasar Batu-6, et seq.



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