Still Monkeying Around after 3 Years: Thank You!

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Picture credit: Monkey cake from – damn I want one for myself now!

I’ve been keeping a blog since 2005. But, it was exactly three years ago that I decided to give up on my little piece of angst-ridden ranting cyber real estate and started to write about food. It was after all the one thing that constantly made me happy. When I first started, I had no idea where it will take me or how long I’d keep doing it for. It was just a way to record my food journeys and discoveries more than anything else. Soon, with the support of some friends, the blog became an outlet for my creativity and the current comical look was created.

Since then, I’ve written about countless dishes and meals. Good, bad, outstanding or atrocious. But, the one reoccurring theme in all my post has always been about the people I’ve dine with. The center of my stories have always been about the company I keep. I count myself very lucky to have the privilege of dining with McCutie and my good friends (both from before the blog and those who I’ve gotten to know through blogging), and being able to feature them in the pages of my comics. I want to take this opportunity to thank them for inspiring my comics meal after meal. Believe it or not, most of the best liners were actually taken from our conversations on the dinner table.

And lastly, to all my readers, thank you for constantly reading my blog. I wouldn’t have lasted this long if it wasn’t for you.

Looking forward to sharing many more great meals and stories soon. Have a fun weekend ahead!

21 Responses to Still Monkeying Around after 3 Years: Thank You!
  1. Msiagirl
    April 10, 2010 | 12:52 am

    Hey HUGS and Congrats Munkey: Happy 3 Years! I agree with you that it's who you meet that is the Best!

  2. J
    April 10, 2010 | 1:43 am

    *big hugs* Haapy birthday a lil fat monkey! :)
    Hope you continue on with many many more happy years of makan-ing! :)

  3. CUMI & CIKI
    April 10, 2010 | 1:58 am

    congrats chimp!

    from one chimp to another..
    "here's looking at you kid!"

    sista banana

  4. Sean
    April 10, 2010 | 2:24 am

    here's to the next three, 10, 30 years! am looking forward to your first 3-D food blog comics someday (the technology will come eventually!)
    i've given up on my old livejournal account too, which i kept for several years :D

  5. eiling lim
    April 10, 2010 | 4:11 am

    happy 3rd anniversary! keep up the munkey business!

  6. Ah Pa
    April 10, 2010 | 4:46 am

    happy 3rd burday monkey. i am so glad you started blogging, or i might never have met ya.

  7. gfad
    April 10, 2010 | 5:20 am

    3 years already eh? I still remember reading about your food exploits and wondering what this guy does for a living that requires him to walk around malls all the through the week.. :)

    Here's to another 3 years and more. *clink*

    May your baby grow by leaps and bounds and be the first to introduce interactive blogging, ie. smell and taste options.. ^_^

  8. "Joe" who is constantly craving
    April 11, 2010 | 1:40 am

    well many more 3 years to go pls!

  9. HairyBerry
    April 11, 2010 | 4:19 am

    Congratulations, banana bro! May you continue to inspire us with your creativity and humour! So, had a good banana split to celebrate your 3rd blogoversary? Hehe.

  10. babe_kl
    April 12, 2010 | 3:38 am

    Happy 3rd Blogniversary!!! May there be more nanas days coming from you :D

  11. kampungboycitygal
    April 12, 2010 | 4:26 am

    congrats! alwiz love ur comical approach, cute!

  12. J2Kfm
    April 12, 2010 | 1:37 pm

    3 Is Family! Dana Dawson right? wow … time flies.

    Great idea to change to a food blog. Keep it up, your Monday posts in particular, cheered me up more than you know it.

  13. qwazymonkey
    April 12, 2010 | 1:55 pm

    Msiagirl: Yup, it has brought people like you into my life.

    J: Definitely I'd keep on makaning

    C&C: monkey see monkey do!

    Sean: Wow, u see me very up!

    Eiling: Thanks babe

    Ah Pa: Yup, finding you and the rest of the gang have been my greatest achievement so far.

    GFAD: Thanks for being with me since the beginning! Couldn't have done it without readers like you.

    Joe: FIngers crossed

    HairyBerry: Waiting for u to belanja me that bananasplit!

    BabeKL: Thanks so much

    KBCG: u guys are just as inspiring!

    J2KFM: Ur just as good as I am when it comes to songs. Actually, i think you're better! Will try to keep the monday comics as frequent as I can

  14. Su-Yin -D├ęcorateur
    April 12, 2010 | 6:19 pm

    HAppy anniversary alittle ..fat monkey hehehe next year i make u a little fat monkey in cake kk? hehe


  15. Lyrical Lemongrass
    April 13, 2010 | 1:59 am

    Happy blog anniversary, BFF! I still remember the early days when we were part of the mutual admiration society. :-D Atcherly, we still are, aren't we? :-) Hugs, thanks for making my days special with your (and your blog's) presence.

  16. seventh stranger
    April 13, 2010 | 5:34 am

    congrat!!!! shoot more pictures and write more pls.

  17. Bangsar-bAbE
    April 13, 2010 | 6:23 am

    Happy 3rd blog anniversary Monkey! *hugs*

  18. qwazymonkey
    April 13, 2010 | 2:56 pm

    Su: My birthday's coming up *wink*

    LL: Admiring you is such an understatement. I worship the grounds you walk on!

    Seventh: Heya stranger! Ur one of the oldest readers I have and thanks for your support!

    BBabe: Thanks girl!

  19. Wandernut
    April 13, 2010 | 7:53 pm

    Happy monkeyblog b'day!
    We haven't officially met, but I've been reading your blog even before I knew we had mutual buddies :) Looking fwd to meeting u for real soooon!

  20. UnkaLeong
    April 14, 2010 | 3:12 am

    Wow! 3 years di ar? Happy Birthday! May there be many more comics to keep me entertained for years to come.

    Echoes Ah Pa, we wouldn't have met if it weren't for our blogs ;) *hugs*

  21. Life for Beginners
    April 19, 2010 | 4:34 am

    Happy Tahun Ketiga, my friend. May the munkey tales keep on comin' in your farnielicious comic strips! :)