Phew.. after for dunno how many weeks… me Internet connection is back on…. apparently there’s something wrong with the adapter… and me silly bro reformatted the comp for nothing… *sob**sob* my beloved mp3s *sob**sob* ANyway… I’m just sitting here trying to think how to start my assignment and since I haven’t blogged in a pretty long while… I’ll just start with something long then….
Ok let me begin… Last Friday I went on the HMC leadership camp….. It was pretty fun…. *I don’t like to put words like “really” unless I REALLY like it…. like Wang Lee Hom.. yeah know?* ANyway it was fun, I guess U could say it was awesome too…. came back with some war wounds…. *bruise here, bruise there, mosquito bite here, mosquito bite there*
The story begins on friday…. spent about 2 hours or so to reach the Trolak Country Resort… Checked in and headed to the seminar room… We were then split into groups… basically I knew everyone in my group…. *dang, I so wanted to meet new people… hahaha* ok so I was in the same group as Fang Tang, Foong Yue,Pamela, Eng Hui, Yeung Yoke and Chong… *all from March intake* We were asked to form a name, logo and war cry for the group…. We were “CLUELESS”…. *it was better than the first name we thought* hehehe and I came up with our war cry…. *Hmm.. should I put the war cry here….. later kena copy… aiyah… other people also start saying already.. no difference i guess* so our war cry was “We are lost, we are missing, we are CLUELESS” catchy eh?
The line I remember that day was from Pat, the facilitator. after making our logo and all we went for a break and had to go back to the room, so everone went back and me and me group members wanted to sit down.. so we sat at the chairs…. the others just stood.. and I think they wanted to join us at the chairs and then Pat said “Why are U following them? they are clueless.” wahahhaha mana tahu everyone sat on the chair in the end.. hahahaha
right so after that we headed to the obstacle course particularly the “shaking planks?” there is this plank which is like a bridge … U start from one end and ur friend starts from the other… ur aim is the other end…. not many people were able to accomplish it cause it was kinda hard… right, so after that we had dinner and after dinner.. the solo drop and night walk…
We walked to the jungle at night without any torch lights. Freaky… then about 10 mins of walk I was dropped in the middle of the jungle… I was there alone in the dark with the sound of the night insects, owls, the sounds of trains and cars passing by with the occasional branch breaking… so I just stood in the dark for 30 mins with my eyes closed and was praying for… actually I dunno wat I was praying for… I was just praying… anyway after some Wang Lee Hom songs I sang to myself *in my head*, I saw the sign of a flashlight while I was enjoying the fireflies…. the torchlight moved and moved and I saw them picking up Timmy right in front of me a couple of steps away…. I think he was only 10m in front of me…. so we moved along and landed at a pondok, we were still in the jungle…
That was when the nightwalk began…. slowly one by one, numbers were called for us to follow a rope to get out of the forest…. I was 17 I think… so waited around and Johnaton kept askin me questions…. the guide there was kinda hilarious… He was totally freaked out by Manpreet’s hair… *heheheh* Stupid fella thought ZiXian’s Name was Antioni cause she was wearing a Antioni jacket. “Oh rupa-rupanya namanya Antioni….” *hahahaha* Ok then after awhile the guides suddenly said something… “Eh apa kamu buat di sana?” They flashed their lights towards 2 people in the jungle who were already on the night walk… There they were, ZiXian n Fang Tang curi-curi meet up with each other… they looked like they did something wrong there, so “guai shu”… hahahah hilarious people…
Then it was me turn so I went pretty quick so I could get out of the jungle faster.. mana tahu… not even half way through I met the 2 curi-curi people and Johnaton… After that TImmy joined in the crowd and then towards the end Vivin met up with us…. right…. wat a nice night walk…. then we reached back to our rooms at 12 something and I couldn’t sleep that night… dunno why.. I think I only slept for 3 hours or so….
The next morning we had a jog… also known as the “Trolak Race” basically almost everyone went the wrong way. me and me mates… well… we were lost… probably because they were with the clueless me… whaahhaha.. right after breakfast we were brought to the obstacle course again…. today we had to draw a map for something like a treasure hunt… but we had to do it blindfolded… so there we were drawing and all… and then we started the hunt… I guess I could call it “blind man’s buff ” don’t know why… it was kinda fun…. the “clueless” team got first… wahhahahahha oh our blindfold’s weren’t cloth, it was white tape… I was crying halfway through the race….probably due to the chemicals
after that we were headed for the low ropes course… bascially it was kinda easy except for the commando crawl and the tyre swinging thing… after that it was the high ropes…. the main aim was the flying fox…. that.. was simply AMAZING….. ok went back had dinner and prepared for our drama skit that night… we were supposed to do some kung fu skit that involved co-operation. So we came up with some kongsi gelap people kidnapping a gay dude…. and some kung fu people came to save the gay dude after the gay dude’s partner asks for their help… Yeung Yoke was pretty gay in it…. the best drama was I would say… Timmy’s group…. probably because of I-Rene’s sampatness…. hahahaha I couldn’t quite make out what the “gambateh” team were doin though…p>
before our skit and all… KC the instuctor there wanted to show us a clip…. The clip was…. US during our “blind man’s buff” activity…. it was totally hilarious wat we all did blinfolded…. there was a group surronding the water table as if sacrificing it…. There was my group trying to crawl under a “tree” *the tree was fake…. Mr. Alex was holding the branch* so silly…. but we didn’t crawl under it in the end… Fang Tang couldn’t go under it…. I feel the funniest is still Ashraff though…. He almost led his team to the pond nearby… but alas he stopped and went on his knees to feel the ground…. so silly looking… oh then there was Timmy with his kung fu stance…. oh then another Ashraff moment… ok the rule of the activity is when ur group reaches a checkpoint, U have to shout “QC”. So Ashraff and Abdul Karim’s group met at the same place. Ashraff wanting to feel the checkpoint free himself from his team and felt the checkpoint…. after that he rejoined a group…. Karim’s group…. and the irony is.. they shouted “QC” together…. hahaha silly dude.. after shouting only did he realise it wasn’t his group…. hahahaha could hear him asking “who is this?” hehehehe oh then after he rejoined his group…. he lead them towards the middle of Karim’s group…. Karim’s group was standing in a circle…. a small one too…
Oh another odd thing happened too… when the race was about to end.. some dude was putting coconuts in my hand.. crazy dude…. oh a coconut whacked Pamela on the head too… yeap so that was it for day 2…. wow this is getting freaking long.. wonder if anyone will read it….
last day at Trolak, we start off with a group “Trolak Run”. I couldn’t run… I sucked at it… but well Chong kinda pushed me all the way…. felt like puking towards the end….. All I can say is victory is sweet… if U work hard to get it….. right.. so that was the end of day 3… we had talks and stuff after that.. then after lunch.. we went home…. reached HELP at 3.20pm… whole body aching….
Oh and Mr. Alex and Ms. Winnie came with us for the trip…. with thier 2 adorable kids….. I wonder if they will ever tire down… oh yeah another thing… when Yeung Yoke and Fang Tang was holding hands with Jason, the younger son of Mr. Alex & Ms. Winnie, they looked like a family…. hahaha ok till next time.. bye bye