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The Monsoon is Knocking the Door

Dated 2018G Nov 12 Mon 4 R-Awal 1440H

Nov 2 Fri 24 Safar 1440H, ALYA-ADAM were on the home-weekend in SG MERAB, extended to Nov 6 Tue on the DEEPAVALI Malaysia break. As always, being on Fri, Ruby et ank2, Malini et al, and Muzani et al joined, thus just sans Zidni et al. Malini was in conjunction with her #4s and #5s BD.

Nov 6 Tue 28 Safar 1440H, DRVTGG with NA, soon after ALYA-ADAM left for their place in JB. Terengganu was wet. Many places have already submerged.

The following day Nov 7 Wed, DRV-Jerteh. Noted that Jerteh was still blessed with duku-dokong, even some durian, but being in wet season it was a challenge to bring down the fruit, especially the DUKU which in wet time, it split to no commercial value. The orchard in Tok Bugis and P-Panjang were included. In the while, NA went to RYP, perhaps for the last 'frolic'. She has already transferred her licence to KL, currently parked in a friend's firm.

Discovering a new recipe for the barracuda Muzani brought home from his occasional sea-venture. NA did it. Haruan tasik and belitung, both were currently below 10rm/kg, had been tried successfully before.

Nov 8 Thu, unprecedentedly a sunny day. Made a quick trip to TOWN. NA wanted to see, and thank, a buddy for helping in the opinion in the INQUIRY of Oct 31 Wed. Made a drop in Air Lilih, the ex-plywood factory. Noted that, the town is all here already. Including the parking fee.

And whenever free, and dry, the work in W-Tengah perimeter, especially the rear, continued to create an emulation of a primary forest.

Nov 10 Sat 2 R-Awal 1440H, the returned DRVKUL. It was after a visit to MANIR BAZAAR, and after TAV was serviced by HONDA in Gong Badak. It was a sunny day. Manir bazaar was very merry with both petty sellers and buyers. Plenty of fish even monsoon is already at the door step. But the KARAS perfume was no longer available, she said, very hard to get the KAYU.

Weather-wise, the returning DRVKUL was very fine, with only a short skirmish rain in the vicinity of Temerloh, and the traffic was very light. It was a 6-h bench mark TGG-KUL drive started ca 230. It used to be that, arriving home by land in Sg Merab at night was traumatic, especially to ASRI. KL was still un-awake for the night out when we arrived even though constructions were all along the MRR2, especially in Melawati and BTS.



The October Bless

Dated 2018G Oct 31 Wed 22 Safar 1440H

Oct 24 Wed, DRVTGG. 3-beranak, with ASRI. It was a very clear drive, both weather-wise, and traffic-wise. Exited LPT2 at AJIL, and strolled Giant Hiliran before eventually settled in Tok Jembal home.

Oct 25 Thu, NA had a reminiscence in KT CT, a long time case, rather big. Moved to W-Tengah home. Followed up the pruning at the back of the house. The southern perimeter. It has assumed more or less the 'primary forest'.

Had a drive spree in town on Oct 27 Sat 18 Safar 1440H. It was drizzling. Firstly went to hi a NA's colleague, in his office in Jln Sutan Omar. It was an interesting 1-hr chat on land acquisition, about which he had a vast experience. Then a landing in THE KITCHEN, next to Grand Cont, Tanjung. And the Chef in Western Dept, was incidentally EMI ZULAIKHA, one of my student during the FPB time in Unisza. On the way home, stopped at MARDI Manir, where an agricultural expo was held. The ROAD TO MAHA. Today was the second day, the last day, and it still drew a lot of citizen. Well, a coconut plantlet of 25rm on the opening hr had reduced to 8rm on the closing hr. It's a state affair, in the confinement of MARDI compound.

Oct 28 Sun 19 Safar 1440H, the return DRVKUL, 3-beranak, after just four days in TGG, practically reversing the route, entering LPT2 at Ajil. In low season, the traffic was fine, as well as the weather, except the unchanging toll, the PRU-14 promise which as has been stone-carved will not be met. On leaving the east coast, the sea was in a preliminary state of receiving the monsoon. Breezy evening, skirmish rain at night to the morning, and sunny late morning. And as always taking notes along the way.

Oct 31 Wed 22 Safar 1440H, end of the month, was a memorable day. With NA, went to JABAT TANAH, defending our home in the Pecah Bahagian process. The issue was more or less addressed at the Jabat Tanah level. Yet to wait and see how the surveyor translate the solution. NA's contribution was detrimental. Her courtroom experience was noticeable by the attending officers, even without the docs she had prepared. We were blessed.



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