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An exhausted yet fulfilling Storyteller : 1SK-Bling Lustre Family Day


I am aching all over. Yesterday, call in sick & today back to routine of 9-6. Another mundane day.
It was great having the opportunity to put me back in action especially on the Mother’s Day itself. The Storyteller in me just awaken!! Pretty nervous okay, I got butterflies in my stomach before the performance, I did’nt even practiced, only the night before the actual event, I managed to prepare my props and voila! I gave my best shot, though I missed my lines, there’s one part where I supposed to tell the sailor boy supposed to take off his shirt and pant as the day was hot and then got to find his ‘origami’ shirt floating nearby but I slotted that to the end, yadda, yadda…

Thanks so much Lyna & the gang for giving me this opportunity to hold my storytelling session. And, best of all thanks to Kak Nur & Dian.. You ladies are rock! Such a great teamwork I had last Sunday. Without them, definitely will put me to tears of panic attack.

From my observation, the kids were enjoying the colouring session, but they were overwhelmed and tempted with the felt craft too….hahaha…and when the Storyteller, yours truly started to tell a story, alhamdulillah, they were in attentive mode though I suspected it’s quite difficult for them to understand. I told a story not in their mother’s tongue, hope the song, the action, the props able to assist the understanding part.




But, to wrap the whole session, I truly enjoyed the origami. Folding a square recycled paper to transform into a fish must have been a great experience for the kids. Hope they will be able to remember the steps as it is actually very easy!

I was unable to visit other session or visit other booths as I have to man the upper floor since indoor activity was under my care together with Kak Nur & Dian. Pretty sad as I look forward for the Bengkel Ikatan Tudung. Anyway, I’m truly glad to meet Coachsha again as I knew she will be there.Make it a point to clear few lingered questions that hubby & me had in mind about homeschooling. After her much assurance, we felt relieved and more motivated ever than before to continue Homeschool our eldest boy.


(L-r)Su, me, Nia, Lily, Anna, Dian, Fid, Sharina & Tifa


It was great to team-up again with MBP team-mates Ambassadors though we manned different tasks like Nia, Lily, and Fid, Tifa, even Juan who dropped by and of course not forgetting K.Ros. And meet again blogger friends like Azza, Shila, Sumi, Isabelle & Fathinz, who came all the way from Seremban. Also, make new friends.


Sue & Me


And, the best part I finally meet my old friends, way back in studies days in UiTM, Sue. Sue was also my ex-roommates. Hehehe..sorry Sue, unable to chit-chat with you.


Isabelle, Nad & me


And oh, finally met Nadnye. I can’t believe she is she. Petite and sweet, thought she was somebody else.

To anyone that I did’nt mentioned here, please forgive me. I was in chaostic of managing my stuff.And, I did’nt stay till the end.Rushed to MIL’s house about 5 something. Of all the day, SILS’s made some eating treat among us, so when we headed there, I was already in sleepy mode and throbbing pain in my head. The heat caught me again.

Hanz’s Note : All in all, thanks for all the parents and the kids for the Storytelling Session though I must admit a bit chaos on the registration part as some just leave their kids behind and did’nt approached us confirming on the attendance. We believe that due to the fact that it was raining and some took a shelter inside or went inside to get some rest and place to lepak-ing. :>

P/S : I’m such a bad blogger. Did’nt pass camera to hubby & unable to snap pictures on my own though I brought it. All pictures above courtesy of my dear blogger posse. Huhu..thanks friends!

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May 11, 2010 - Posted by | Hanz in Meet-Gather, Hanz on Random Matters, Lifestyle on Parenting, The Honeybunch Marketplace

15 Comments »

  1. bestnye … kan best kalau i leh join u all..uuhuhuhu

    Comment by yatie chomeyl | May 11, 2010 | Reply

  2. kat sini pun kelihatan wajah wajah kecintaanku akakakaaaaa

    Comment by Fid | May 11, 2010 | Reply

  3. cayalah hanz! nganga mulut budak2 tu dengar u bercerita.

    Comment by Farah | May 11, 2010 | Reply

  4. Shud have something like this in Penang.. jeless sangat.

    Comment by Rozy | May 11, 2010 | Reply

  5. Hanz punya story telling memang buat budak ternganga mendengar… Hanz sentiasa ceria dan ada mood relax all day… šŸ™‚

    Comment by SueRosly | May 11, 2010 | Reply

  6. hanz, finally dapat juga jumpa kan hehehe, opps :Drugi miss the story telling part, kene buat lagi nie.pss: ada gambar I snap u and nur and commitee kalau nak I pass to u

    Comment by nadnye | May 11, 2010 | Reply

  7. Yatie : nanti u balik cuti, mintak2 sama time wif any of this event ya, Yatie..Fid : Oh, Akig malu2 tapi mau..ekekeke..Farah : Me x perasan masa the day itself, biler dah tengok gambar..rasa lucu..hehe..Rozy : U hold one-lah…then invite me buat storytelling…hehehe…Sue : Ceria tapi nervous jugak..wah-ha-ha…Nad : Me terghezut bila u approach me, macam lapse kejap…next time hopefully me can chit-chat more..gambo tu, nak2..email me please! :>

    Comment by Hanz | May 11, 2010 | Reply

  8. kakak. glad to meet u again, sorry tak salam u masa balik as rayyan dah jerit2 restless.. me too, i tot my fon and camera tertinggal in the car, its actually dalam plastic beg doorgift. i seat beside ur hubby and hambali while tgk the felt craft and changing Jannah..wish can bergambar wif u. btw, the blue printed cd hambali pakai sgt cantek…! where did u get it. ps: i purposely come to meet u, but seems hubby sgt tired. we reached JB at 1am..

    Comment by fathinz md nor | May 11, 2010 | Reply

  9. sigh….missing a lot of excitement over there…bet you were so enchanting as a storyteller, hanz!

    Comment by Syigim | May 11, 2010 | Reply

  10. Hanz, I mend bengkel tudung tu. Kakak tu went on really2x fast. I dok usher kat situ pn tak sempat tgkp apa fesyen2 dia.

    Comment by zamnzara | May 11, 2010 | Reply

  11. Hanz, looks like everyone had soo much fun. Bestnya. If only boleh join sekali…..sayangnya duduk jauh….huhuhu

    Comment by ICA | May 11, 2010 | Reply

  12. Fathinz : I was surprised to c u! Sempatlah cuit2 Jannah yang sakan lena..takperlah harap2 boley ketemu lagi..Syigim : Hold one there & u lead! Share ngan orang mesia pulak..Zam : Ye ker? i heard from my friend, dier pun dah lupa jenis2 ikatan..Ica : Next time ada lagi..

    Comment by Hanz | May 11, 2010 | Reply

  13. Just glad to help u out Hanz. Lyna cakap akan ada something for us, so maybe boleh jumpa lg and ambik gambar banyak2. Knur pun tak sempat bergambar dgn yg lain2 sgt. huhu

    Comment by temp. housewife | May 12, 2010 | Reply

  14. Hi HanzSuch a pity I missed the whole thing, I think my kids would have loved the storytelling bit. Yer-lah, their mama also try to be stroteller at home, but not such a good one I think LOL.I read about you homeschooling your eldest? I'm interested to know more. My eldest turns 3 this month and we're considering all these pre-pre-schooler programs like Smart Reader etc. Am really interested to hear your opinion ^___^

    Comment by Shareen Mohd Saleh | May 13, 2010 | Reply

  15. K. Nur : Really? Boley kiter berganding bahu lagi K.Nur, next time K.Nur pulak lead..hehehe…Shareen : Ya..even those registered for Storytelling, either came in late atau does'nt turned-up. We have to start on the dot at 3pm..in fact, by 2:30, kids already do the colouring & they been asking when to start. By 4, dah abis dah..About homeschooling, perhaps u can soot an email to me => thehoneybunch@gmail.com. We can chit-chat more! :>

    Comment by Hanz | May 13, 2010 | Reply


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