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我回马已有几天。弟弟比我早几天回马。

我从澳洲回,他从中国回。

我是在将往加拿大开始新生活的当儿,回马和家人聚一聚。 弟则是刚从中国学中医毕业回来。在过去弟弟留学 的两年期间,我俩没在马碰到面。现在,难得一家团聚。

我还有一个妹妹, 正在家附近的学院念电子学。她最近有了个男朋友- 人乖巧,对她还蛮好的。弟弟也有个女朋友,也是人乖巧,对他蛮好。我和Ed 在一起也很开心。 家里多了几个成员,多了两个中医,我想爸妈最高兴。

今天想到这里,我突然有感而发, 幸福感油然而起。庆幸我的家是个快乐又平凡的小康之家。

我家经过艰苦的经济风暴,多谢爸妈努力经营,现在三餐温饱,我们有升学的机会。我家也曾经历过痛失我另一个弟弟的悲伤, 现在家人因此更珍惜彼此。虽然,家里仍有我们的烦恼,可难得一家人健康和和睦相处。

Ed 常说我怎么常常有数不完的梦想,而他只是想过平凡简单的生活。今天,我才发现, 原来我也是个爱平凡简单生活的人。

原来,快乐真的可以很简单。

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又回到马来西亚老家了。

昨天刚抵步。可已被炎热和潮湿的天气熏得头疼疼的。

离墨尔本前,太担心卖不出我的宝贝桥车和天天忙着见朋友说再见,没时间睡得好。

现在,车卖出了,没什么挂心的。墨的一切终算告一段落。现在决心要好好地休息 😉

I am home again in Malaysia.

Just arrived yesterday but already suffered from headache due to the hot weather.

I could not sleep well and did not have enough time to sleep in Melbourne before I left. This was because I was too worried about my car sale and was too busy catching up with friends to say goodbye.

Now, everything in Melbourne is more or less properly wrapped up. Without any worries, relaxing in Kuala Lumpur at this moment, I determined to sleep well and enjoy the rest 😉

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回来近一个星期了, 没怎么写有关马来西亚的生活。

有几个朋友关心,问我还好吗。

其实, 很好,谢谢。

回家,最温暖。

有妈妈体贴入微的照顾。衣食住行都无需担心。

只是,身体还很累,也还在适应这里炎热的天气。

除了见一些亲戚朋友, 大学教授刚批了我硕士论文的大纲,我也开始为写论文忙碌。

还有,我一向馋嘴,一到马就尽情享用街边小吃,却搞得肠胃不太舒服。

身为中医的爸爸要我戒口,不再让我吃刺激性强的食物。

天啊!回马不吃这些,就没了乐趣。

为此与爸口角,唉, 我这个不孝女, 虽知爸爸纯粹关心。

妹妹知道我要买一些电脑零件,也为我蹦跑采购便宜的。

家,有家人的嘘寒问暖, 很是温暖。

一切很好。 谢谢。

I have been back in Malaysia for nearly a week but have yet to write much about my home-home. A few friends had wondered how I have adjusted myself being back.

Returning home is always warm and pleasant feeling, and I am not talking about the 33 degree heat and 70% humidity. Mother is always around to look after me. I can totally relax and not worry about daily routines such as meals and laundry. But on the whole, I am still a little bit exhausted from the travels and time change, and is still adjusting to this hot and not-so-pleasant humidity from the cold and gray of the Canadian winter.

My lecturer has recently approved my proposal and content of my thesis for my TCM Masters. I’ve trying to balance between catching up with relatives and friends and writing the thesis.

Those in Malaysia knows that the street food is fantastic and full of variety, something Australia and Canada is missing. However, on this visit I found myself not too used to it and suffered from some mild gastrointestinal problems. My father, who is a Traditional Chinese Medicine doctor was quite worried and forbid me from eating anything that is too spicy, too sour or greasy. This frustrated me so much that I I had a small argument with him. I know it is very unwise of me to argue about such a trivial thing, knowing that my father was only looking out for my well being.

Everyone in my family is helping and looking after me so well and I am so appreciative of having such a wonderful family. So the answer is, “I guess I am adjusting rather well to being home after all.”

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昨晚抵马。

回到家了。

妈妈好开心,因为我胖了。因为,这代表我的日子过得好。

上次,从澳回马,为了搬去加拿大忙得瘦了好多。

这次回马,胖了。在加国好吃好住, 没压力了四个月,哪有不胖的 :)

没关系啦,妈开心就好了。

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这几天,飞得有点累,定不下心写好部落.....希望这些短短的贴字(post) 可代表我现在的心情....

Arrived Kuala Lumpur last night.

Feeling relieved – I am home.

Mum is very happy to see a fatter me.

For her, it is an old fashion sign of a better life.

When I was home last year Nov, I lost lots of weight due to the stress of moving to Canada.

This time I am home with more weight because of a life with no stress for four months.

I am fine with a rounder face and thicker waist and mum is happy 🙂

…………..

Feeling exhausted after all the flying and can’t settle down to write something more substantial……..hopefully short and sweet posts are enough to reflect my feelings now.

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很久没写这个系列了,今天 让我介绍介绍短片中的人物。(以下的介绍只是他们当时的情况,自此他们的生活已有了很多改变, 有一些已移居到其他城市或国家。)

I have not written a post for this series for a while, let me introduce the cast in this doco today. (The intro below was their lives then, there are many changes since then, some of them already moved to another city or country).

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提了那么多次,我和几个朋友搞的短片终于上网了!虽然只是片前的两分钟, 希望在此分享。下一篇文章会开始介绍片中人物。

在此,要特别谢谢我的老拍档Fred(短片的监制), 放假从香港回墨尔本短短几天,还要帮我找英文字幕版和解决技术上的问题。谢谢!

Finally, the short documentary that I have mentioned so many times is live online ! Below is the two minutes of the beginning of the doco my friends and I made. Although short, hope to share with you all here. I shall start to introduce the characters in this doco in my next post.

I want to specially thank Fred (producer of this doco), during his short holiday in Melbourne still had to help me to find the English titled version and solve some technical problems. Thanks !

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小时梦想出国上大学, 幻想体验外国的生活,期望结交不同国籍的朋友,享受那春夏秋冬的转变。所以,我去了澳洲。哪知,这一去,去了十二个年头。

在后来的几年,思念马来西亚祖国的老家,同时不舍澳洲的新家。一颗心挂着两个家。是留,是离,总是没有答案。

x x x x x x x x

有一位朋友因97问题移民来澳。那时,他才十岁左右。住了整二十年,他又举家回流香港。临走前,他老板问他:“Are you going home or leaving home ?” 他答不上来。 因为这个小故事,我才发现身边朋友都有相同的挣扎。于是,我和几个朋友凑在一起搞了一部短片。片名为“Going home or leaving home – 回家.离家”

短片是讲述五位朋友小时候,在没有得选择的情况下移民到澳洲。住了十多年,成年后,开始为哪才算是真正的家烦恼。

有些虽然决定回祖国,可又已习惯了澳洲的生活。留在澳洲的,却常挂念着祖国。有些可能也无所谓。他们都在寻找那一个家。这部短片是探讨其中的过程。

在2004年尾,我们以《Going home or leaving home 回家.离家》这部短片,报名参加第十届香港独立短片及录像比赛。 2005三月中,我们得知被列入评审团推荐,在香港艺术中心放映几天。

短片制成后,各自过各自的生活。

两三年后,一个机缘下,我遇到了Ed,跟着他跑去加拿大。突然发觉,我又多了一个家。这时,突然想起这部短片。 再看一看其他的一些朋友,发现很多片中片外的已分散世界各国。

世界变小了。家的定义不同了。为了各种因素,人们从一国搬至另一国。〈离家.回家〉这个课题似乎是许多人的心历路程。

心血来潮下,我想把这部短片中的故事重述, 也看看他们现在在哪。

如你也有相同的经历,欢迎你的留言和与我分享你的路程。

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