Almost the whole of my mother's side of the family is here.
We are celebrating my grandfather's birthday.
My mother's family is very particular about these sorts of things.
They put a lot of importance in respecting their elders.
It's part of the Chinese culture and my mother's family is still a very traditional one at that.
Back then, when my great-grandmother was still alive, everyone, including those from Singapore would do their best to go back to Kluang to celebrate her birthday.
It was like a mini family reunion.
And when my great-grandmother passed away at the age of 108 seven years ago, we all mourned and at the same time celebrated her life.
As for my grandfather, he is still very healthy and active for his advanced age.
The guy is quite grumpy, but I love him anyway.
Old men tend to be like that lah.
We just tolerate them.
One day, we will be old like them too (that is if we don't die prematurely), and I believe we also want our young ones to treat us the same.
That's why we must take care of our elders and not hurt their feelings too much.
We wouldn't know how much longer they will be on this earth.
If we treat them badly, we may regret it when they are no longer around.
Just because they said or do things that hurt our feelings, we should not be harsh on them.
Try to remember the good things they had done for us when we were young.
Please be patient with them when they are grumpy or throw tantrums.
I'm quite sure you all will not regret it later on.
Keep that in mind, okay.
Anyway, this resort is not so bad.
Very nice and peaceful.
We are having quite a fun time here.
I wish I can post some pictures, but of course I can't.
Instead, I'm putting here a video of a place that I love so much.
It's a very nice half hour documentary by NHK,
I had posted another video of the place here,