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I wish to write a wonderful book like Uncle Hulaimi and sign a copy of my book for him.
On Sunday, I went to the Borders at the Gardens for another ‘AMoT Book Signing’ event.
This is the last signing event as Uncle Hulaimi is going back to London in a few more days.
My mother says, this could be a start of a ‘ggocoh’ and even a ‘ggomo’ (AMoT page 250,251).
I met a lot of great writers and bloggers at the event.
It is very nice to meet Pak Samad, the great writer again.
My photo with other bloggers, Aunty Emy(L), Kafah, Kaman, Kashah(R).
I was sitting with Pok Ku Bustaman who taught me the meaning of a Trengganuspeak word, ‘rang’.
Blogger Kak Zura and I at the event.
My mother(L) talking to Pak Samad(R), uncle Datuk Azman Ujang (a friend of Uncle Hulaimi from Bernama) and Pak Samad’s wife who is also a writer.
A lot of Uncle Hulaimi’s good friends and family members were there.
And everybody had a good time 🙂
Uncle Hulaimi, the great writer and her sister Aunty Asma, the great chef.
Waiting for our turn…
Uncle Hulaimi’s friends and family members at the event.
And thank you Borders for the very delicious Terengganu food from the ‘Wau Penyu’.
There were tasty pulut lepa, akok, beleda(jelly), jjepuk pisang (banana balls) and keropok lekor.
The akok was especially ordered from the palace!
I enjoyed kerepok lekor the best 🙂
A group of bloggers at the bloggers’ table enjoying the yummy food while discussing about our blogs. Uncle Hulaimi is also a blogger.
Everybody is busy enjoying the tasty Trengganu food; we really had a good time.
Yummy food. At the front row are kerepok lekor(L) and a tasty coconut milk jelly or ‘beleda'(R); at the back row are banana balls or jjepuk pisang(L) and akok(R).
My big sisters, Kafah(L), Kashah(mid) and Kaman(R) are enjoying their food.
It was a wonderful event and I am very happy to meet all the nice people and so many wonderful writers and bloggers.
YM Uncle Raja Ahmad at the launch of Mnda Tertawan.
Yesterday I attended the book launch of ‘ Minda Tertawan‘ at the Rumah Universiti, Universiti Malaya in Kuala Lumpur.
The book was written by YM Raja Ahmad Aminullah.
YM Uncle Raja Ahmad is the owner of RA Fine Arts.
In the middle is YM Uncle Raja Ahmad and I .
‘ Minda Tertawan‘ is a political book, written in Bahasa Malaysia.
The book was launched by Dato’ Baharuddin Zainal (Baha Zain).
Uncle Raja Ahmad, Dato Baha Zain and the speakers holding Minda Tertawan.
There was also a discussion session about the book by:
Prof. Dr. Zakaria Ali (Prof. Sejarah Seni, UPSI)
Mr. Tan Sei Hon (writer and curator)
Prof. Dr. Syed Husin Ali (senator and a former president of Persatuan Sains Sosial)
Mr. U-Wei Hj. Shaari (film maker).
The moderator was Uncle Nizal Mohammad from . TV Al-Hijrah
I am so excited to meet Uncle Nizal.
A lot of people attended the program.
I met Uncle Jih (Uncle who wrote a comment in the book), Uncle Nizal Mohammad, National Laurette Uncle A. Samad Said, Aunty Dr. Siti Zainon Ismail (an artist, poet and writer who Nasir Zihni ), Tan Sri Ramli Ngah Talib (a politician), Uncle Prof. Dr. Wan Ariffin Wan Abdullah (our relative from Terengganu) and a lot of other people. wrote a special poem for my big sister Kaman
My photo with Uncle A. Samad Said.
On the right is Uncle Prof. Dr. Ariffin and I, on the left is Kaman and my mother is nnusuk (hiding) behind the wall.
Congratulations to Uncle Raja Ahmad for the launch of ‘ Minda Tertawan‘ and thank you inviting us and giving us the chance to sell ‘s books, ‘ Uncle Awang Goneng ‘ and ‘ A Map of Trengganu ‘. Growing Up in Trengganu
Kaman and I with Uncle Awang Gonengs books.
It is nice to attend Uncle Raja Ahmad’s events because I can meet a lot of great writers, poets, artists and wonderful people.
Today I went to A&W in KLCC to meet Uncle Awang Goneng.
His real name is Wan Ahmad Hulaimi.
Uncle Awang Goneng is a great writer.
He is also a famous blogger.
His blog is very popular.
The book ‘Growing Up In Trengganu’ is from the blog.
Uncle Awang Goneng lives in London.
I wonder why Uncle Awang Goneng lives in London?
Uncle Awang Goneng will go back to London at the end of January.
By the way I met Pak Cik Saidi Yahya too 🙂
My father, Pak Cik Saidi and Uncle Awang Goneng are from Terengganu.
I only understand some words in ‘Trengganuspeak’ 🙂
I am very happy to meet them today.