How You Can Make The World A Better Place Now? | Better World Project

The Better World Project

The Better World Project

We are living in a world with issues still left untold and it needs addressing.

You may find an issue more crucial to life as compared to others. We all have our own views when we see it, AND If we voice out and get ourselves heard, we can spread a vast awareness and share our views together.

In search of trying to understand how we can improve ourselves and our world, I started a small project called The Better World Project.

It’s my first time doing a project for my blog which involves going out of the internet life and asking people questions. I was nervous like hell because I didn’t expect it to be so scary. It’s also hard because people might think that I’m some salesman or promoter, getting the palm’s up and No’s before I even mentioned anything.

Still, it triggered me that if I want answers, I need to go for it. I want to understand what is it that concerns our people.

With the help of my friends Sodrudin and Rasif, we went to town, from Scape to Orchard Road with our whiteboards and sweets to ask people a simple question.

What do you think can help to make the world a better place?

I’ve got to say that some voiced out really good replies.

It’s amazing how people can have a diversity of answers to contribute. Some that I find really true and unconsciously didn’t even think about. Some gave concerns about our environment, while others tackles on our society and how we treat ourselves.

I would like to give thanks to the supporters for this project, and for spreading out your message for others to look and think about.

There are still issues out there that we are afraid to voice out how we feel. The world needs our help make her a better place.

You can make the world a better place through awareness. Share your views with your neighbours, friends, community .Facebook it, Twitter it out, blog about it. Even better, participate in the activity, and Insta-pic or Insta-vid it.

What is yours? Share it with me in the comments!

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How to save Electricity By Killing A Vampire?

It’s good that once in a while we remind each other on the importance of saving electricity.

My mum being the usual parent, is always nagging reminding me, of how I should learn to turn off the electricity every time I don’t use it. Being the stubborn one, I didn’t see the importance of it. It’s not that I don’t want to off the plug, but i find it so troublesome to have to turn it on again.

I tend to forget to switch off the lights in the toilet, my room lights , and my handphone charger when I leave the house.

Living with my parents before didn’t make me realise how crucial it is to them. After staying with grandma, and having to look at the bill once awhile (because its only me and her in the house) , I realise how much waste the money goes to the bill that we’re paying.

It isn’t as much difference as my parents place, and I didn’t realise that we’re using a lot of electricity. Well there could always only be one reason the bill was as higher. It’s me.

Yes, i felt that the habit of not turning off the switches when I’m not using them got the better of me. I felt that if I could have turn off the main appliance, i would have also save up money if I learn more about how it works.

Now there’s an even more crucial issue to handle.


I recently got an email from the Earth Day Network on this topic. In applies for mostly in the US for those wall sockets with no off button. If you’re not from there, this is also something you might want to know.

Did you know that even if you’re turning off the appliance, you’re also still sucking in energy? These are call energy vampires.

Even if you have your chargers off, it’s still important to unplug them from the sockets. Which means all those ovens, microwaves, toasters and TV that you’re using are still draining energy from your main sockets even if you have it off.

I cannot imagine how many vampires there are in my house. I also now understand how critical it is to also off your main power electricity  if you have one like they do in Singapore, Asia and Europe.

As recommended by the Earth Day Network page, to help yourself save money, it’s best to

  • unplug the appliance
  • turn off the main socket (the one from the wall) even better unplug your appliance from the main socket just in case you might have a faulty wall switch.
  • use a power strip to regulate the flow of electricity
  • Use energy-efficient appliances that consumes lesser power.

Here’s my commitment for helping to save my own bill

  1. Off my main power socket when not in use
  2. Unplug my handphone charger and coil them nicely
  3. Remind myself to see if there’s anything I can off before going out of the house

Do you have any methods to how you remind yourself to save electricity? If you do do share it with me in the comments.

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Stoner Wishing you Selamat Hari Raya AidilFitri!



There’s much to be learnt from the 1 month of fast I’ve experienced lately. I was not only fasting but at the same time learning how to curb my emotions and controlling the bad desires. I learnt how not to be angry and let it go when someone decides to pull my strings. I tend to give in to other people’s complains. I learn to not gossip and badmouth, prevent myself from saying all those vulgarities people keep on saying.

I learn to accept the hard truth and forgive myself for the mistakes I’ve done. I learn how to love myself and despite not having to have everything, I’m contented with having to have nothing and make something out of it.

The 1 month has allowed me to open up to approach others and ask them for forgiveness for the things I’ve done. I’ve learned to willingly accept that mistakes is a part of a human being’s life, and feel the better about it.

I was able to read books during spare time, to read up books on life,  ‘The Meta Secret’, its humble teachers and its knowledge.

I’ve learnt to appreciate the people around me for having to break fast with me during the occasion, and bond more.

After all that, it has finally come to the end of fast. Its time to celebrate Hari Raya. I take my life lessons with me and bring it with me in my pocket so that I can remind myself of the better man.

Selamat Hari Raya to my Muslim friends Happy National Day for you Singaporeans!

Thanks for the support and i hope you can also pick up some of the life lessons of this post and apply them in your daily life !


and yes that was a reindeer’s hoof I wore.

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The good chilled out Friends I’ve experienced in my life


Hanging out at Vivo City Rooftop

Hanging out at Vivo City Rooftop

A group of friends and I had a small hangout session after at Vivo after work.

Good chilled out friends are not easy to come by. I’ve met a lot of friends that come and go, countless of them at parties and events, but very few that stays and understands me. Im glad to have find a small group of friends that enjoys the simple things in life.

Its not just about that though. Making the best out of your time with people you care about matters. The best of part of having to be with good people is you learn to appreciate the good times in life.

Preparing for NS

How we are Preparing for NS

When you’re with good friends, you make the best of what you have and have fun no matter what the situation is in.

As the saying goes,

Make the best of what you got, when live gives you lemons, you make lemonades.

I can say we did unnatural things at some point of time, like going to ‘Toys R Us‘ and submerge ourselves into a pool of toys, camwhore with superhero masks and play around with rubber balls and longboards.

I’ve been learning to pick up the pieces that fits into my life of appreciating these moments, break free from trying to compose my ‘mature’ self for a while, let loose and be a kid again.

I don’t know if you feel the same as I, maybe the way you act with your siblings compared to a group of friends or someone you just met, the feeling is different.

You might be out with a group of friends doing what all adults should be doing, going shopping or having a dinner at some restaurant, having to look at the expensive clothes you’re going to plan to wear at the nightlife over in Clarke Quay,


You could just chill out with some good friends, have some takeaway food from your nearby hawker centre, chill out at a mall’s rooftop, and pretend you have superpowers.

I’m glad to have such friends. I don’t have to feel so bad about not behaving in a certain manner, and learnt to accept what he/she is doing for that matter, and purely okay with being our nerdiest selves, being okay with a true self, understand each other at our lowest and better self.

This is one of the few group of friends I’ve enjoyed my life with. Don’t be mistaken, there’s other groups of friends I do enjoy hanging out with too who is also chilled out and laid back.

What are your thoughts on this? Have you had a group of chilled out friends? What was your experience like?


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Why I went to Malaysia For a Good Hangout Session ?

Visiting Johor Malaysia For Movies and Food

Visiting Johor Malaysia For Movies and Food

Recently, I went for a short trip to the neighbour country, Johor, Malaysia, with my group of fun buddies to hang out.

We started our journey of crossing the border, and headed towards the City Square, well-known shopping centre, you can’t miss it if you’re coming in from Singapore.

We purchased tickets to watch Pacific Rim, by far the best robot movie I’ve ever watched truly , and we went to break fast at a nearby restaurant, Singgah Selalu.

Comparing the cost of the movie tickets prices here in Singapore and In Malaysia, I can say that it does make a difference.

The price of the ticket we went to watch over at City Square was about RM$8 which is about S$4, considering that a really good deal because I remember having to pay about S$7.50 here in my area.

We did stop by an arcade before the start of our movie, so like curious boys we went and release the inner kid in us.

After that whole scene, and the watching the movie, it was already past our break fast time. Didn’t expect the movie to end late, but that didn’t stop us from going our intended direction.

We decided to take a cab to Singgah Slalu Restaurant which took about 10 mins from where we were, and the cab charge was a decent RM$8-12(one way) , depending on how the driver chooses to go, it was still okay because we shared it amongst ourselves.

Singgah Selalu Restaurant

Singgah Selalu Restaurant

I had the chance to savour the Singgah Selalu Fried Rice, a Teh O’ Limau and Roti John that adds up to only about $RM 15, which if I convert to SGD currency roughly about S$7.That’s actually a pretty good food deal. We were all so full by the time we finish. It was my first time trying out the Black Pepper deer meat and it tasted really good.

We spent about RM$90 altogether which we divide together equally, because we’re happy with sharing our food.

More photos from the day.

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If there was something that I can say about the day it would be

  1. It was worth the money ( I had only $30 with me and spent $20 in altogether for movies, food and more food to bring back home with )
  2. It was good fun. (It feels great to just chill back, relax and enjoy a good dinner with friends)

In overall, I recommend you to try this doing this with your own group of friends.

What do you think of this? Have you done something similar?


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Nasi Lemak Kukus at Upper Thomson Road | Openrice Invitation

There’s time to play, time to work, there’s also a time to eat delicious food.

I got an invitation to attend a food tasting event by OpenRice which was a first for me.

Upon reaching Nasi Lemak Kukus located at 908 Upper Thomson Road , i was greeted by Mr Calvin and asked to join in with the rest on the front table specially reserved for the session. It was yet again another pleasure to meet up with new bloggers in the expand my connection in the blogosphere.

Openrice SG goodie bag pictures

The start of the event was followed with a introduction to the event and getting to know one another, and what is our favourite food.

 Hi, My name is Nasri, and I’m  an ‘anything under the sun’ blogger. My favourite food is Nasi Ayam (Chicken Rice)

yeah uhmmm okay…that’s what i said (very brief) 😛 ,partly because I was shy, and i didn’t know what to say, but hey i actually found other bloggers introduction even more interesting that mine. 😀

Mr Calvin himself, has a taste for pasta, and italian food,he talks about perfecting its exquisite taste during the session.  Another blogger likes Ban Mian, she could eat that for the rest of her life and WOW there’s so much more to the discussion of food when it comes to their favourite.

I also met Lina, a really amazing halal food blogger, who does a lot of reviews on halal food , and Rena who runs a lifestyle blog.

As the sun starts to set as the sound of the Mahgrib prayers starts to play on the radio, it was time to eat.

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The variety of dishes that was served was like ordering Nasi Padang, or something similar our Singapore’s coffeeshop stall. Then there’s also a burger stall, and the Nasi Lemak corner section. Indulge in your favorite food, or try something new altogether

Things to try

  • Nasi Lemak – The rice is cooked in a traditonal way of steaming the rice, so that the fragrant is seeped into the grains of rice. A longer method, but definitely nicer. It tastes chewy yet its not sticky.
  • Specialty Rendang – nice gravy
  • Nasi Lemak sweet sambal chilli
  • Power Burger (*yet to try)
  • Vietnamese Drip Coffee*

The Vietnamese Drip Coffee, is a specialty in Nasi Lemak Kukus, there’s a cup covered with a pot on top that filters the coffee, and the it basically drips into the cup filled with a milk.

Here’s a video i took.


The price of the food is reasonable. My best advice is to go for the food you want to taste, an average meal can be about $7-10. Rice is also free flow.

Nasi Lemak Kukus Ala Carte Menu picture


Coming there feels like you’re a part of the small but happening family. The staffs were so friendly, and they made me feel like home, with the way they interact. I managed to take photos with the staffs there, and they were all such fun people to talk and laugh with

Nasi Lemak Kukus Staff singapore Open Rice Nasi Lemak Kukus Food Tasting Session Nasi Lemak Kukus Staff Power Burger

If you like to go to have dinner at Nasi Lemak Kukus, the address is,

Nasi Lemak Kukus
908 Upper Thomson Road

Other bloggers and helpful related links

Nasi Lemak Kukus Openrice
Nasi Lemak Kukus Facebook
Lina Halal food blogger from WorldHalalQuest
Rena from Revamp Spunky Rena
Calvin Timo from

I’d like to thanks Open Rice for inviting me to the event and also Nasi Lemak Kukus for the delicious food.

Have you tried the food before? Any good recommendations to Singapore food? Share it with me on the comments! 🙂

Why is the 2013 Singapore Blog Awards Incredibly Awesome?

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I’ve never been to a bloggers award ceremony.

Despite years of blogging for the fun of it, I’ve never really tried to find out if there was even awards for such thing, but this time round, i managed to get invited for the ceremony as part of event coverage thanks to OMY.SG.

My ‘jaw dropped’, when i entered Shanghai Dolly, surprised to experience the glam entering the big sized doors. It felt even more weird when i realised the amount of media and coverage they had on the event.

Bloggers was in their 60’s theme, guys in their hippie costume, AGOGO, afro-style hair, and ladies in their striking and/or flowery 60’s dress, and out of all that, there i was, in the corner with a long grey sleeve and beige pants from Uniqlo 🙂

Despite all that ‘weirdness’ , I was relieved to have Tiffany ‘Orange’ , Carine, and Meryl from the previous Domino Pizza event meet-up to accompany me.

Pre-Award Ceremony
The ambience felt ‘atas’ (high end). There were bouncers ‘guarding’ the event, media with video cameras, lights, action. Large posters, banners showcasing finalists and the SBA award ceremony. Nice gentlemen’s and ladies with their suit serving the guests drinks, and also a even a nice photo booth with props for us to join in the 60’s movement.

Photo Booth SBA

Award Ceremony
The event was followed through with a series of awards given out to finalists of each of the blog depending on the type of categories they were in. There were a lot of awards given so I didn’t get a hold of who won what, thankfully enough, Alvinology’s post helped out on this, so behold the very good list of bloggers.

Main categories:

Celebrity Categories :
Special Categories :

#omysba2013 Group Photo

Food, Food, Food.
Food was delightful, either that or I was just hungry. Part of my presence being there was to swift over to the food corner to eat Fried rice, chicken , sushi’s of all kinds, and desserts

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Pictures with Other Bloggers/Celebrities
A good reason to go to the event was this. It felt really good to be a part of a blogger’s community, meet new friends, know people who’s been doing it for years, doing an awesome job at blogging. It feels even better being able to take photos with them. SBA award with bloggersWith Carine, ShuHui, Orange and Meryl998840 10201542464303242 189556482 n264408 10201542465903282 785188817 nIMG 5016With Forest.IMG 5038Finally happen to meet Mitsueki in person, after following her on her blog for sometime.

Dance Catwalks
It was entertaining watching finalists doing catwalks of the 60’s theme. There’s trademark in each of them, and we had a good laugh and winner was decided by giving the loudest cheer.IMG 5074Mr Smith with his ‘real’ hair.IMG 5083Mr Uncle Char Kway Teow.IMG 5106Policeman in the 60’s (WINNER)IMG 5096Ninja Sisters SG in shiny dresses

Goodie Bag
To top all that, there were still goodie bag with vouchers and small gifts from sponsors for the event at the end of the day.

To end this post,
The event was incredibly awesome because I feel it has allows bloggers to challenge themselves to be creative and find inspiration. Bloggers work hard to deliver time and effort to create good content for readers, they too deserve a good prize.

I’m already happy to be able to see Singapore Blog Awards 2013 without participating in any of the awards,  because  I was able to see and now get to know more of the one’s who won, and hopefully learn more of their blogging techniques.

I hope with this, you were able to also felt how i felt being there. Are you also a blogger from Singapore? Do you plan to participate in the awards or something similar this coming year or the next year?

For more, follow #omysba2013 on twitter or Instagram