Chitty Chatty

Childhood Fun

When I was little I had my fair share of fun. I liked to imagine stuff and I still do sometimes. I read Famous Five a lot. So when it comes to playing with my sister, we imagined peculiar things to play with. The sofas became our mountains, badminton racquet as our machine gun, chair as our cave (ohh yeah we crawled underneath the chair), drain as our camp or dangerous path, tricycle as our car, cushion as island, blanket as our cape, teddy bear/pillow as our baby and et cetera. And you know what? playing this game got my adrenaline pumping. Shiok man!

As I grew up, my favorite plaything were mom’s dresses, makeup and shoes. We dressed our self and imagined acting in those HK TVB dramas. Mom rarely scolded us because most of the time she was at work. Kekekeke shhhhhhh! Then we took a liking on HK singers such as Leon Lai, Aaron Kwok, etc. Every afternoon sister and me had karaoke session or a Jade Solid Gold session. Hahahaha.. We dressed up in mom’s dress, playbacked our fav’s Cantonese song, sang using a microphone, cut out small rectangular papers as our special effect (like rain falling), use an old tape recorder to record our precious voices, etc. We even acted as if we were host and singer in Jade Solid Gold. Ohh yeah and I like to be a Char Kueh Teow cook as well. We had small wok, soy sauce bottle, water (as special effect), paper as bean sprout and Kueh Teow, chopping board, chopsticks… ok ok I’m gonna laugh myself off now. Aiyoooo I’m so creative!!! Those were the good ole times.

My most memorable childhood fun was climbing up the sharp edged of my house’s fence because I had forgotten to bring my front gate’s key to school. I was wearing skirts and once my skirts got stuck. Cayalah!!!

My favorite games at school during break time were playing lizards in the adventure series ‘V’ and ‘catching’!!! I miss watching ‘V’.


I’m creative no more. I don’t makeup except for a lipstick sometime, I don’t buy lots of dress, I don’t wear high heels, I don’t like Leon Lai or Aaron Kwok anymore, I don’t follow Cantonese songs or TVB dramas (coz no WLT) and I don’t play in the drain anymore (nowadays it’s so polluted) but I like Char Kueh Teow, teddy bear, my good ole pillow, singing and of course adventurous stuffs. I miss playing ting-ting and catching the most. Who would like to play catching with me?

p/s: planning to try wall climbing soon.

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  • Reply Bryan May 10, 2006 at 2:18 pm

    It’s good that you don’t like Leon Lai or Aaron Kwok anymore. :laughing:

    Invite me for the rock climbing, I like it.

    By the way, what’s the password for the previous post ah? :daydream:

  • Reply Laksa May 10, 2006 at 4:50 pm

    hahaha, i used to read famous 5 too (in fact, almost everything from enid blyton) and every weekend, i’d watch jade solid gold….haha :daydream:

  • Reply wuching May 10, 2006 at 5:50 pm

    sounds like u had a pretty healthy childhood, its good u don’t like all those things now coz then u’ll just b abnormal! now let’s go play masak-masak together! u can cook char kueh tiau & i’ll eat!

  • Reply Che-Cheh May 10, 2006 at 9:15 pm

    Bryan, ya thank god I don’t like them anymore. :whew:

    You pro at rock climbing ? I’m thinking of going to Summit USJ to try the wall climbing first.

    Hmm :talkingear:

    Laksa, yup Enid Blyton is my favourite childhood author. :kowtow:

    Wuching, healthy childhood ? why tq..:laughing:
    Sorry I don’t want to be abnormal now. :tongue:

  • Reply Saoirse May 10, 2006 at 11:26 pm


    Now you remind me of my childhood le. I like Jade Solid Gold too! And still, i remember the opening song of the show. Haha…

    Of you like char kuey tiau? I used to be a “Dai Chao” cook, with many customers visitng my place and we use fake money. LOL!

  • Reply swee May 11, 2006 at 2:04 am

    wall climbing! wah.. i wanna go.. hehehe been there twice. not bad quite fun! go on fridays, they have cheaper rates (if u’re not working lah)

    oh did u watch roy keane’s testimonial match ?

  • Reply Neo May 11, 2006 at 2:13 am

    Wah, wall climbing is tough. Tried that last time in Clubmed, didn’t reach the top ler :tongue:

  • Reply Che-Cheh May 11, 2006 at 7:36 am

    Saoirse, wah really ar ? celek here celek there :peace:

    Swee, ohh yeah I read it in your blog. Actually you kinda inspire me to go there. Hahahaha :laughing:

    Unfortunately I missed that match. :crying:

    Neo, you play badminton all the time and you said tough ? :silly:

  • Reply Bryan May 11, 2006 at 10:33 am

    Pro? :suprised: Not even close.

    I have tried the genting one, completed all 3 beginnner stages then no more energy to do the advanced one. 😀

  • Reply Yvy May 11, 2006 at 12:40 pm

    rock climbing??? aiyooorr….good luck woman, n be careful!

    btw, You’ve been TAGGED!!! 😀

  • Reply Che-Cheh May 11, 2006 at 12:56 pm

    Bryan, wow not bad. :applause: You completed the 3 beginner stages in few visits ?

    Yvy, thanks :battlingeyelashes:
    :grrr: why why why ?
    Ok I’ll do it tomorrow.

  • Reply dreamcatcher May 11, 2006 at 12:59 pm

    catching as in police, sentry, 1, 2 jaga (heh!heh! funny how the wasname give! 🙂 )or do u mean throw n catch balls?

    i guess it’ll look ok for grown ups to act like in the hindustani film as a revival of playing catch but get a bf first n find a park, heh!heh! … as for catch ball, interested in joining the softball team? 😉 😉

    if u can’t stand heights, go for bouldering instead. :peace:

  • Reply Che-Cheh May 12, 2006 at 5:11 pm

    Dreamcatcher, catching as in police and thief.

    Softball ? nolah not good at it. Handball ok.

  • Reply pelf May 12, 2006 at 6:24 pm

    This really brings back memories!! 🙂 I used to play a lot with my sister too 🙂

  • Reply Che-Cheh May 13, 2006 at 12:10 am

    Pelf, :hug: how many sister you have ?

  • Reply Bryan May 13, 2006 at 4:42 am

    Completed all 3 in one visit. No more energy for the 1st advance stage which resulted in falling down from the last rock, luckily I was hung in the mid air. :nailbiting:

  • Reply Che-Cheh May 15, 2006 at 7:32 am

    Bryan, fuiohhhh cayalah. :applause: Great man!

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