Art jamming at Damansara Uptown

Minut Init Art Social as part of their on going commitment to develop art awareness and appreciation the people at Minut init are collaborating with artist Linda Liao to run Art time at Minut !nit Art Social.

Art time is an art jamming program that encourages leisure and learning through artistic activities. The program is suitable for adults and children of all ages and background to come and nurture and discover that hidden creative spark and translate their emotions and thoughts through the medium of

Tue, Wed, Thu: 11am - 5pm & 7pm - 11pm
Fri, Sat, Sun: 11am - 5pm

Dr Wong Meng Kiang Allergy specialist of TangKak

Dr Wong Meng Kiang's clinic is not in Damansara Uptown, but far away in Tangkak, Johor, 165 km from the Balai Polis Damansara. But I was desperate and decided to pay him a visit for my eczema. I have been suffering for itchy eczema for months and heard about Dr Wong, first from my daughter who heard about this well known Dr Wong from her mother-in-law. It seems Dr. Wong can tell you the exact cause of your miseries (eczema). Then I heard it from 2 of my schoolmates. Checking online, I have found various references to Dr Wong. I "recruited" my 2 schoolmates to drive me to Tangkak to see him. I left Petaling Jaya for KL Sentral by LRT reaching KL Sentral at about 7.30am. Caught the KTM train for Tampin about 7.48am and reached Batang Benar where a classmate was waiting for me in his car. We drove to Seremban and changed to a bigger car driven by another schoolmate. The drive to Tangkak was uneventful, reaching the turn-off to Tangkak at about 11am. It was easy to find …

Damansara Uptown videos

Had a bit of spare time so decided to trawl Youtube for videos related to Damansara Uptown and found the following

Parking in Damansara UPtown

Damansara Uptown - Present and Future (Full Video)

Starling birds at Damansara Uptown

A flock of Starling birds has "arrived" at Damansara Uptown and is resident at the newly opened The Starling Mall. However, it seems the Starling birds of Damansara Uptown is a new sub-species. Uptown Starling plumage color is orange at the top, different to those species reported by Wipipedia which are mostly black
Common Starling
Starling sub-species

The common starling (Sturnus vulgaris), also known as the European starling, or in the British Isles just the starling, is a medium-sized passerine bird in the starling family, Sturnidae. It is about 20 cm (8 in) long and has glossy black plumage with a metallic sheen, which is speckled with white at some times of year. The legs are pink and the bill is black in winter and yellow in summer; young birds have browner plumage than the adults. It is a noisy bird, especially in communal roosts and other gregarious situations, with an unmusical but varied song. Its gift for mimicry has been noted in literature including the Ma…

Etiquette when travelling with KL Rapid buses, LRT, MRT

Can you eat when traveling with KL Rapid buses, LRT and MRT trains? Apparently yes. Why. Because eating is not excluded as listed in the
Etiquette when traveling with KL Rapid

Here are the no's
1. Priority seats are to be offered to the elderly, disabled, expectant mothers and commuters with infants
2. When passengers are boarding, keep doors clear to allow passengers to alight first and give room to those boarding
3. Put Bags Down
No one wants a bag shoved onto their face. Please be considerate and remove your backpack and place it on the floor to make more room for other passengers.
4. Make More Room
Make room for others to board the train or bus. Move towards the centre or back especially during peak hours.
5. Mobile Phones
Mobile phones have become a necessity, but not everyone is keen on your conversation. Keep your voice down and avoid sharing your discussions.
6. Personal Hygiene
Take care of your perso…

Christmas is the time to be jolly with family and friends @ The Starling Mall

Make this Christmas truly memorable with the greatest of gifts – your family and friends. Discover a space that invokes joy and brings hearts together. Every experience is delightful, and every moment is memorable, only at the Concourse area, Ground Floor, Starling.

Meet Santa Clause & Elves &
Time: 17, 18, 24, 25 December at 2 to 3 pm

Sing Along to Christmas Carols
Time: 17, 18, 24, 25 December at 7 pm to 8 pm

Groove with the Jazz Quartet
2,23, December @ 6.30pm to 8.30pm

Simple home remedy for hiccups

Suffered from a long lasting bout of hiccups that disturbed the sleep so started to search for solutions. Among simple solutions given were:

sipping ice-cold water
holding your breath for a short period
biting on a lemon
swallowing granulated sugar
tasting vinegar
breathing into a paper bag (never place a bag over your head)
pulling your knees up to your chest
leaning forward to compress your chest

Tried sipping vinegar and it did the trick. However, keeping fingers crossed that it don't return.