Tunjukkan catatan dari Oktober, 2007


'There's a lady who's sure, all that glitters is gold, and she's buying a stairway to heaven..” If any of my Bacalah readers (Jose, you don't have any!! Try to live with it!) are familiar with the first verse of the above song, I congratulate you. If you're not, then it's ok but I would like to assure you what you have missed, if you are a self proclaimed “mat rocker” but don't have any idea what the lyric is all about or who sang that song! That is part of a sentence taken from the lyric, Stairway to Heaven; made famous by one of the most successful rock group in the century, Led Zeppelin (It may sounded exaggerating but the fact remains the same!).
Led Zeppelin first made its headline with the debut album Led Zeppelin I, where it contains one of the most memorable song in that era, Communication Breakdown, as well as other hit songs such as Dazed and Confused and my personal favorite, Black Mountain Side. Jimmy Page, the lead guitarist was reported as …


Oleh - Hesmel Faznee Faisal Salam Aidilfitri..for all Bacalah blog readers (Itupun jika ada!!)
I would like to take this opportunity to seek forgiveness from the readers. This is because, I am aware on what I am about to say (or write) might be a bit offended for some of the sensitive readers of Bacalah blog (Itupun, jika ada!!)
Sometimes, I wonder why when Ramadhan and Aidilfitri arrives, Muslims, Malays particularly becomes “kafir”? Yes, I do understand about the complications that may arise if one Muslim calls another Muslims as kafir. But let us make some reality check.
Kita sedia maklum tentang penggunaan alatan mercun itu, seperti lazimnya digunakan oleh masyarakat Cina bagi menyambut perayaan Tahun Baru Cina. Mengikut adat, ia digunakan bagi menyambut tahun baru dan melenyapkan tahun yang lama. Sedikit sebanyak ia melibatkan kepercayaan yang khusus kepada budaya mereka. Selain daripada itu, perayaan Chap Goh Meh turut menggunakan mercun sebagai sebahagian daripada adat kepercayaan…