My Lobster Project

Lobster Dish

Have you ever had any lobsters for a meal? I haven’t!

I’ve always wanted to try lobster. Just that, lobster dishes can get really really expensive. If I’m not mistaken, Baked Lobster costs about RM100 at Victoria Station?

When I was in college, I had an idea. Eating lobsters at a restaurant would be too expensive. So, I thought, why not rear lobsters instead!

My plan was, get baby lobsters, get an aquarium, grow them.

Immediately, I went to Petsworld and got one blue lobster and one red lobster. Thus begin my journey of “rearing lobsters to be cooked” project.

However, I forgot one little information. Taking care of lobsters require time… and money! I forgot that I was only going to spend a year at college and then fly away to Australia.

After a while, I realised that to transform baby lobsters into giant lobsters takes a few years. Well, there goes my dream!

To make matters worse, a few months later, the air pump for the aquarium died and I was not aware of this until it was too late. I tried to rescucitate Pinchy and Punchy (no, not their real names), but to no avail. They’ve gone to lobster heaven…

Proper burial rites were administered…. by flushing them down the loo… Just kidding! πŸ˜‰

That was the end of my lobster project.

This was a few years ago and up until now, I still haven’t tasted lobsters. *Hint hint*

Moral of the story:

Before committing yourself to a project, do a cost and benefit analysis and determine whether the project is viable or not πŸ˜›

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About nadlique

This blog is about the journey of a 28-year-old Malaysian towards financial freedom. This blog was started back when the blogger was 21 years old. However, his journey towards financial freedom had begun way before that. Materials such as investing, business, entrepreneurship, equities, and real estate are presented. The author also posts his thoughts and observations on life in general.

Comments

  1. lol..*poof..and there goes my dream of getting a bite from ur lobster πŸ˜›

    i myself havent tasted lobster..my moms fren had one yesterday..but he shared it with his frens..it was at..uhm..i cant remember whats that place in KLCC..dang..

  2. πŸ™‚ I want lobster… lol πŸ˜›

  3. Sir Ashcroft says:

    Ooohh…I bet you REALLY flushed them down the loo!!

  4. Haha. I’m going to leave that open for speculation πŸ˜‰

    You know what? A friend of mine suggested that I put them in the freezer. Let them freeze, and then take them out and eat them. I was like, dude, are you serious? He said yeah, he did that before and they taste goooooood.

    LOL

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