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Market Madness

just wanted to remind myself that i have hit the 25th edition of TBB’s. how CRAZY is that!!

incidentally, sign up is still happening! 🙂 🙂



Aspire to Achieve Greatness

In the final days of high school over 15 years ago (gasp!) and with the dreaded SPM results looming (yes I know it sounds like forever ago), I harbored a small (& wishful) thought of maybe, just maybe and a little bit of you-never-know attitude of going to Pratt Institute in New York to study something in design (but i couldn’t draw to save my life). Yeappp, I had some mighty big dreams.

Needless to say, once reality hit (in the form of the parental (s) saying no way no how) so I chose to explore options. I picked a local college; with the provision it would be an ‘arty’ school and proceeded to bury myself in the world of Mass Communication focusing on Film&TV. Many years later, after a stint overseas and back again I finally figured out what I want to do for the rest of my life; and it has almost nothing to do with Film or TV… wish someone could have pointed it out once I finished local college..

These days not only do you still have uni / college fairs or roadshow to attend; there are career and networking fairs to help you kick-start your future in the corporate world. The one and only #graduanaspire is a highly anticipated career and networking fair; first conducted in Kuala Lumpur in 2011. When the whole idea of career networking began to take flight, GRADUAN ASPIRE extended its reach to East Malaysia (specifically Sarawak) last year. Its debut in Kuching saw more than 5,000 young ‘uns learning of the opportunities available to them, and taking into account some of the country’s leading corporations like Nestle, Shell, Alliance Bank and PETRONAS were able to secure some of Sarawak’s finest to join their organisations.

Not only is there absolutely total access to some of Malaysia’s biggest corporations and institutions, the GRADUAN ASPIRE BORNEO 2015 will be one of the most integrated career fairs of all time in Sarawak. There will be over 20 corporations from all industries; including LAFARGE, NAIM, INTEL, PRESS METAL, BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO and so many more. Seriously, such greatness is NOT TO BE MISSED!

Event info:

Date      : March 14, 2015 (Saturday)

Time      : 10am to 5pm

Venue  : Pullman Hotel Kuching, Sarawak.



This event is organised by GRADUAN, the GRADUAN ASPIRE BORNEO 2015 will be opened to the public on 14th March 2015, from 10am to 5pm at the Pullman Hotel in Kuching, Sarawak. For more information or to register for Malaysia’s premier career and postgraduate fair, log on to

New venue for #tbb18 :)

It’s been some time coming, but we are having the next bloom bazaar at a BRANDDDD NEWWWWW VENUEEEE! And maybe it’s just me but it’s just mad crazy that we are now at bazaar #18!



If you would like to join or know of someone who is an online entrepreneur; point them in the direction of cos we still have some space for rent! Or just to come and shop 🙂


EXCITED-ness 🙂

Did you know..

It’s happening in under a month and yes, I’ve been doing this for almost 3 years because August 2014 will mark my 3 year bazaaversary 🙂 holey moley!!! What shall I dooooooooo 🙂


Lots happening at the moment, work is madness and am starting up some new ventures which also is crazy because it’s not like I don’t have stuff to do already! But such is life 🙂


See you soon!

Shall we peddle?

Yup, I’m at it again and it’s the 11th edition! How crazy is that.. Sometimes it feels like a never ending fun event but in all honesty I pinch myself some days in disbelief that this is actually what I do for a living! But I’m loving it :):)

So come one, come all and don’t forget to share, repost, like, comment, tag people you know who will loveeeeee the bazaar and come and hang 🙂 I love you long time for all the support..



On a random note, hello the land of the white cloud in less than 5 weeks!!!!!! Super excited to see all my babies 🙂

Super powers needed

Soooooooooooooooooo… I hope all is well and you are ready for the flurry of events we have lined up for the rest of the year. Am in the process of finalizing all the bazaars for the next 3 months and its going to be epic! Annnnnnnd although i have been trying new locations and different styles of bazaars (flea market, night market and etc) i thought mayybbbeeeee it was too good to pass up when Hills Shopping Mall wanted to collaborate again! Soo i have some big (actually its huge) news to share soon!

Since 16th September is a public holiday, what better way to spend the day! Bazaars and events and entertainment seems like the absolute fun thing to do! I’m literally back to back (well kinda almost) and will be having 2 bazaars in September! I kid you not.. Seriously need super powers!

The details:

Hills Junction Official Launch (with The Bloom Bazaar)
UG Floor (40 stalls)
Monday 16th September 2013 (aka Malaysia Day)
RM80 per stall

if you are in the fashion, accessories, shoes and bags, craft, DIY Supplies, art, home-made goodies, preloved items, handmade designs, preloved books, magazines and everything else under the sun.. TBB WANTS YOU!

So head on over to and sign up 🙂 don’t forget to share, invite and get everyone in on it!


TBB9: the Raya edition

I actually pinched myself the other day because it officially hit me, my next bazaar will be the tenth bazaar!! Can you imagine? How crazy is that 🙂

Seriously, this all started because I needed to sell my stuff and grow my fledgling headband business (which by the way has ended but I still love headbands) and thebloombazaar has grown so much, it’s beyond my leaps and bounds! The people I have met, the friends I have made and most of all being part of the niche market of buyers and sellers that has made all this, an awesome journey!

Sooooo TBB9 is coming up soon, and of course we needed to try a new location. We are working with Sentral Kuching this time around and it has been great. The main reason I like Sentral is because it is the hub for land transport in Kuching. Yes I understand that some people may not come up to the 2nd floor to shop or browse, but that doesn’t mean that the passengers of all the buses will bypass our bazaar. You will be surprise at what happens at a bus terminal slash shopping mall!

Also for the first time ever, we have 65 booths (the highest to date) and we are hoping it will be a memorable event! Regardless, we are super excited because it will also be a two day event. Vendors have been asking for longer bazaars and we have been listening and here we are! Amazing times ahead 🙂

If you are interested in joining the bazaar, head on over to to sign up or to see who is joining us 🙂 for more details you can also email us (


Like a Proud Parent

Imma so proud of my TNC family of actors and actresses; surviving the rehearsals, Pre-production, costuming, more rehearsals and finally d-day 🙂 big thanks to @borneopost and @georgettetan for the amazing review 🙂 Special thanks to everyone in the extended Chin familia, especially Kung -Kung (love you!) for all the love and support!


The book ‘the Nyonya’ (4th reprint) is currently available at RM20 (please email to purchase) or head on over to for details!


Family Production

WE FINALLY CROSSED THE FINISHING LINE!! yayness and happy star jumps for dad and of course of the superb cast and crew! Beyond any expectations and just simply amazing!

The 4th edition of the book by John M Chin is available (soft cover) at RM20 not including postage. Send us an email if you are keen (

Much love 🙂