The Nikon D80 Twin Lens Kit: A decision two years in the making

After two years of deciding which digital camera to go for, I finally acquired my very own digital single-lens reflex (SLR) camera. Previously, it was all about hand me downs, but this one is pretty special. I paid for it with my own money. So, yeah, I’m pretty stoked!
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How does a profit of 3.9% sounds to you?

How does a profit of 3.9% on your high-risk investment sounds to you? Not so attractive? That’s what I earned today with my part-time Sunday Market hobby cum business. Only 3.9% profit margin. Haha 😀

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Sunday Market – Back in full swing

After a 6-month hiatus, I’m back again with my sunday activities. It’s time again to wake up at 3.30 in the morning every Sunday.

What’s so interesting about Sundays?

Well, wake up at 3.30, take a bath, perform Fajr prayers, rock off with a friend to the Sunday Market, and open up a stall.

The last time I was trading at the Sunday market was before the exams last year. After stopping for about 6 months (holidays in Malaysia and all, read about it here and here), it does take a while to get the momentum up again. At first, the prospect of waking up at 3.30am on a Sunday was unthinkable! But once you’re there, and goods started to sell, then it becomes interesting.

I first started trading in the sunday market about a year ago with a friend. Started off with no experience at all and without knowing what to expect. As time goes by, you start to get the hang of it. The money is nothing to be proud of, but hey, at least I’m doing something. Plus, the experience that you get by interacting with locals and observing how businesses are run is priceless.

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