May 14, 2011

"Jamuan" ala Australia

I went to the Town Hall to see the beautiful exhibition of Anzac History (photos and artifacts).

It was very impressive. But more impressive was the free tea and coffee (and cup cakes) made available out side the exhibition hall.....it was so simple...See for yourself....


I remember the fuss we usually  have over here in Malaysia...During my Civil Service days.....we had to be in various committees and write lots of reports before and after the event......the long lists of food items...the long meetings we held to discuss every single detail....and the types of people we should chose to serve the VIPs!!

Well this is it guys....free tea and coffee....simple and nice....

My son and I happily posed with the van and the coffee and tea machine....

an extra photo to show how peaceful it was...Good Sammy is a thrift (second hand shop). 
We did bring our own sandwiches...the two coffees and two cup cakes - compliments of  Fremantle City.....
It was lovely sitting on a bench under the cool maple trees and watch people go by....
Music please!

I think we should not go overboard with all sorts of terms and conditions for a tea and coffee service for our various Malaysian occasions...The occasion should be meaningul and the T and C should be served with the minimal of fuss.....a drink and a cup cake made with love anyone?

8 comments:

Uncle Lee said...

Hi Sarawakiana, It always some people who want to impress or play politics.
I fully agree with you.
Its the simple things in life that are best. Why make things more complicated? To what benefit......most proble get an under the breath whispers of, 'the cake were lousy'. Ha ha.

Nice pics.....one day I must visit Australia.....trouble is, its wayyyy down below from where I am.
Have a nice weekend.
Lee.

Ann said...

Free coffee, where is the long queue, esp in Singapore.

Sarawakiana@2 said...

Uncle Lee...than ks for writing!! Yes...I understand the political agenda only too well....I like those "under the breath whispers....."" hahaha you know your women's minds as usual.

Must visit Australia...May be you should go to Alice Springs and Tasmania...Australia actually needs several visits because it is so big!!

Sarawakiana@2 said...

Ann...I know I know....no long queue...life is slow and informal. And people are just strolling and walking hand in hand...lovey dovey for a nice day out!!

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