Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Memorial

~ Posted on Monday, March 13, 2017 at 12:07 AM ~

We recently went to the Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Memorial and had an enjoyable experience there. We were first greeted with the sight of 2 antique cars. Picture below was one of the cars. A black Cadillac if I'm correct.

Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Memorial

The entry was free of charge, however there were only a few staff working on the Saturday we were there. The building were cleanly kept and nicely maintained. Only our family of 6 were there throughout most of our time there, which was nice as we get to slowly read and enjoy the exhibits. Here are some of the pictures I snapped during our visit there...

Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Memorial

This is the ceremonial attire worn by Tunku for the Merdeka ceremony in 1957. This unique ‘Muscat Dress’ consists of a black taffeta silk open-jacket with epaulettes, a white shirt, pants and headgear. I personally felt that it is like a mixture of tuxedo with our local Malay costume.

Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Memorial

Imagine the exhilaration of reading the newspapers announcing your very own country has achieved her independence!

Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Memorial

There are pictures and exhibits where you can read out more about Tunku's personal life, his family members, his involvement in the political scene, his passions, his foray into the movie scenes and lots more.

Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Memorial

You can also check out his residence and office which was built in 1956 in Jalan Brockman (now known as Jalan Dato Onn). The office building was shifted here - very cool as we thought it was a replica of his office building. A staff was very helpful to explain to us as we walked down the aisle and peeped through to see how the administration would have been like in the past.

Below is the visiting hours for your easier reference. You can also find out more info at http://www.arkib.gov.my/en/web/guest/memorial-tunku-abdul-rahman-putra2.

Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Memorial

In summary, it was an enjoyable visit where we get to explain and expose our kiddos to the history of our beloved country, hopefully they will cherish and appreciate the hardwork and sacrifices made by our fellow countrymen towards achieving independence status for our country.

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I came across this article which I must definitely share with you guys. We all need more positive inspiring stories in our crazy world nowadays! For your convenience, I have copied the excerpts from the article here:

An anonymous woman is quickly becoming a viral hero after she paid for a plane ticket for a toddler in need. The photo of her and the tale of her generosity was posted on the LoveWhatMatters Facebook page on Wednesday.

According to the post, she was at an unspecified airport and overheard a man who was traveling with his daughter talking to the gate agent. There was a problem: he’d been under the impression the girl could fly for free, but because she had just recently turned two in fact she now needed her own ticket. An honest enough mistake, given how confusing airline regulations can be.

He didn't have one for her and was devastated. He told the agent he couldn’t afford to rebook his flight or pay the exorbitant last minute fare for his toddler. He made a few calls and a person who witnessed the scene said he was, “Hugging his daughter and grabbing his head, you could tell he was heartbroken.”

This valiant woman, who was next to him at the counter, heard this all go down, and after a short talk with him, she approached the counter again and said she wanted to buy the girl’s ticket. The gate agent asked her if she knew the ticket cost $749. She said “that’s fine,” and paid for it with her credit card.

According to the post, those around her were in awe, and the man hugged her and asked for her info so he could repay her. She replied with, "Don't worry about it." Not surprisingly, the response to the woman's amazing actions have been overwhelmingly positive.

Now if there's any justice in the world, whatever airline this is will offer this woman at least a partial refund.  Those last minute fares are unconscionably high and no one — especially not this angel — should have to pay them.


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Specially Designed Diapers For Premature Babies

~ Posted on Friday, February 10, 2017 at 8:55 AM ~

I came across this article yesterday about a specially designed diapers for premature babies.

"For parents of premature babies, finding a nappy that both fits and takes care of their delicate skin can be a big challenge. And, despite the fact that less than 1.4 per cent of babies born each year fall into this category, one baby brand recognised the need for a solution.

Accordingly, Huggies have announced the launch of a range of nappies specifically designed for premature babies that weigh less than two pounds.

Huggies Premature Babies Diapers

Designed as part of the ‘No Baby Unhugged’ project that aims to ensure babies get all the hugs they need to thrive, the new Huggies Little Snugglers Nano Preemie Diapers promote both healthy development and growth.

After intensive research, interviewing nurses and neonatal therapists, Huggies found out exactly what premature babies need.

As a result, the new nappies have a super-soft liner and gentle leg gatherings that prevent leaks without irritating the baby’s underdeveloped skin. They’re also fitted with specially-sized fasteners to fit the nappy and a narrow absorbent pad to make sure the baby is comfortably positioned with arms and legs close to the body.

Huggies Premature Babies Diapers

 The only downside is that, at the moment, the Nano Preemie Diapers are only available in the US. They are available on Amazon however, they’ll set you back a hefty £50 a pack. "

 

What do you think?

 

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