Dear Santa

Posted by : foongpc | Friday, December 19, 2008 | Published in

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Dear Santa,

It’s been some time since I last wrote to you. How are you? And how is your favourite Rudolph? Oh, send my warmest regards to Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen and not forgetting Comet, Cupid, Donder and Blitzen too!

I know now is the busiest time of the year for you, but I hope you will just drop whatever you are doing, get yourself a hot cup of coffee, take a seat and read my letter.

Oh, by the way, I’ve got a gift for you! You know how much I’ve been dreaming of a white Christmas which I can never experience here in Malaysia. I know! I know! It was really silly of me to ask you to make it snow over here last year, but I just wanted it so much! I know that's against the rules now, so well, I’m pretty fine with it.

Anyway, my gift to you is my rendition of White Christmas on my piano. Just click below and listen while you take your time to read the rest of my letter. Hope you like it! : )



As you know, I’ve been a pretty good boy this year. Except for the occasional lies and greed, I think I’m really proud of myself this year. So, if it’s not too much to ask, here’s my Wish List this Christmas…

1. A Steinway or Yamaha six-foot Grand Piano
My current upright piano is more than 15 years old! If you listen properly, you can hear that the tone is no longer as nice as it used to be. And since I love playing the piano for hours on end, a grand piano will suit me really well!

2. A Canon Digital SLR camera
I would love to own this! Presently, I am just using my Sony Ericsson C-902 camera handphone to take pictures. Although it’s not bad, I think I still prefer a real camera! Then I can take really nice pictures and send them over to you, yes?

3. Two front-seat tickets to Mariah Carey concert anywhere in the world except Malaysia!
It will be my dream come true to see my idol, Mariah in the flesh. I know, I’ve attended her concert when she performed in KL a few years back, but at that time, she wore the same T-shirt and jeans for the whole concert as a protest to my country’s ridiculous rule that all foreign acts must be decently dressed. Watching her concert in a foreign country will give me the chance to see her in different costumes, especially now with her newly toned and slim figure! Oh, it would be nice if you include 2 free flight tickets and hotel accomodation as well!

4. A Toyota Vios car
I love this car! Driving it would be cool! I’m not asking for a Merz or BMW, just a humble Toyota Vios to replace my old out-of-date Proton! See? I'm pretty reasonable.

5. An all-expense paid Alaskan cruise
I have never been to this part of the world, so it'll be a dream come true!

6. A 52” Sony Bravia LCD TV
Not that I watch much TV, but it will surely make my home looks much nicer!

7. A year’s supply of Leonidas Belgian chocolates
I promise not to eat all but share with friends who love chocolates like me! And I promise to work out too after eating these chocolates! Which leads me to....

8. Free Fitness First gym membership for the whole of next year
I really don't mind it if you throw in a free personal trainer as well!

9. A 3-day work/4-day rest job with twice the pay I’m getting now
I really don't know where I can find such a job, but I hope you will get me one!

10. An OSIM massage chair
Or even better, a free masseur for every day of the year!

Am I asking too much? OK, OK, if you can just grant me wish no. 1 and 9, I think I’ll be quite happy and satisfied!
Thanks so much, Santa!

Lots of Love,
Foong PC

PS: Oh, one more thing, Santa! Please drop a gift to everyone who takes the trouble to comment on this post! Thank you! Merry Christmas!!

NOTE: Dear readers, due to some unexplained Christmas magic at work, you may not be able to read this post. You may only see stars and symbols. If that's what you see, please copy this post and paste it onto Microsoft Word, change the font and you will get to read this post in English. Thanks & Merry Christmas!! : )

(53) Comments

  1. HEALTH NUT WANNABEE MOM said...

    ohhhhh I loved that piano rendition. Did you really play that! Wonderful. I'll take the chocolates and camera too!~

    December 19, 2008 at 4:44 AM
  2. QuaChee said...

    santa, ill just go with no. 9! haha :)

    December 19, 2008 at 7:48 AM
  3. Lisa said...

    hahaha so cute need to decipher your blog

    December 19, 2008 at 9:22 AM
  4. My Bug Life said...

    Foong, I can't see anything on Santa...I see stars, signs and symbols on this post.

    December 19, 2008 at 10:20 AM
  5. lina said...

    Alamak! Had to decipher the codes! :D

    December 19, 2008 at 10:44 AM
  6. lina said...

    I want to get #9 too. If cannot, #2 & 4 (together) would be nice too. :D

    December 19, 2008 at 10:48 AM
  7. TZ said...

    Dude, since you are so kind to ask Santa to give each of us a gift... thanks thanks ... May all your wishes come true eh!

    Santa, can i have #9, #4...

    December 19, 2008 at 10:57 AM
  8. molly said...

    Sorry, I dont understand a word of it. :):)

    December 19, 2008 at 11:17 AM
  9. khengsiong said...

    A free masseur? Well, I would prefer a young, pretty masseuse who give me massage everyday, and a lot more... Or maybe two :P

    December 19, 2008 at 11:35 AM
  10. sean said...

    lol.. arent you asking too much? :D make sure you have a very big sock then. :D

    December 19, 2008 at 12:39 PM
  11. Angie Tan said...

    Wow.. That's a big list!! Hope that Santa will grant you some of those. ;-)

    Its been a while since I've played the piano... Go for Canon 450d!!! Most of my pics are taken with that. :P

    December 19, 2008 at 4:28 PM
  12. xin said...

    love the rendition! u are really good :) *clap clap*

    p/s: i guess u need to fwd your wishlist to your dad or something. lol

    December 19, 2008 at 5:10 PM
  13. iWalk said...

    oh, you already ask Santa to give us a gift too? So that means I can have two gifts together....Thanks so much!

    So, Dear Santa, Could you give the piano which you want give me to this guy? I think he plays it much better than I.

    And, could I have no.2, no.5?

    December 19, 2008 at 7:05 PM
  14. foongpc said...

    health nut wannabee mom, thanks! Yes, I played that! Glad you like it! : )

    quachee, you're smart! 3 days work/4 days rest with twice the pay of current job is my kinda job. Haha!

    lisa, my bug life & lina, what do you all mean, decipher what codes and seeing what stars? Pls enlighten me!

    December 19, 2008 at 10:32 PM
  15. foongpc said...

    lina, haha! camera and car? Pretty good gifts from Santa! : )

    tz, hope Santa will fulfill your wishes! : )

    molly, what is it that you don't understand? Or are you seeing stars and symbols like my bug life? That's weird! Whatever happened?

    December 19, 2008 at 10:37 PM
  16. foongpc said...

    khengsiong, I didn't really think whether it's a male or female masseur. Now you mention it, a pretty female masseur will be great! Haha! But you so greedy, want two...! : )

    sean, I'll get ready a gigantic sock, no, two gigantic socks! : )

    angie tan, oh you play the piano too? Thanks for the recommendation - yes your photos look very good! : )

    December 19, 2008 at 10:49 PM
  17. lina said...

    I'm seeing webdings, if that answer your question, foong.

    December 19, 2008 at 10:50 PM
  18. foongpc said...

    xin, thanks for the compliments! : )
    Foreward my wish list to my dad? Haha! No lah, I'm a big boy already, don't depend on my dad anymore. LOL

    iwalk, you play piano too? Cool! Hope Santa fulfill your wishes! : )

    December 19, 2008 at 10:59 PM
  19. foongpc said...

    lina, how come I don't see them? Are you using Firefox browser?

    December 19, 2008 at 11:01 PM
  20. Monica said...

    santa, just grant me wish #2! :-D

    December 20, 2008 at 3:50 AM
  21. desmond-t said...

    wah...new style, deciphering !!! omg! cool way to extend your wishes to santa huh

    December 20, 2008 at 4:38 AM
  22. Mariuca said...

    Hi Foong! What colour vios u want? My hubby drives a black one he he! ;)

    December 20, 2008 at 5:10 AM
  23. Mariuca said...

    And I oredi have an Ogawa massage chair, so I really want that MC ticket he he! Free accommodation too, hear me Santa? ;)

    December 20, 2008 at 5:11 AM
  24. lina said...

    I'm using Firefox browser. :-)

    December 20, 2008 at 10:06 AM
  25. renaye said...

    what?! if i were the santa, i would be saying this "wah lau eh... mau hadiah pun mau guess ah? so u want xmas present or not?"

    ahaha.

    December 20, 2008 at 10:43 AM
  26. molly said...

    Right, I am seeing stars and symbols. Not even a word in it. I thought it is some sort of music language. Hehehe
    And suddenly I though I am or you all are alien, writing different languages.

    December 20, 2008 at 10:48 AM
  27. Babette said...

    Foong, I'll share with you my Leonidas Belgian chocolates. LOL
    That is a beautiful rendition of White Christmas! It is very appropriate for us right now. We're currently having a snow storm here. It's been snowing for only 4 hours but we already have more than 6in of snow. I hope we really will have a White Christmas! :o( I hope Santa will bring me that Canon SLR. Say CHEESE! :o)
    Happy Holidays my friend!

    December 20, 2008 at 11:08 AM
  28. levian said...

    you are one eager "kid"! :p but can't all of those be exchanged with money? i would suggest something nonexchangeable. ;)

    December 20, 2008 at 11:24 AM
  29. Medie007 said...

    darling hor. apa lu tulis hor? gua talak paham lar. :(

    :P

    December 20, 2008 at 1:57 PM
  30. Lisa said...

    I saw this post as WEBDINGS font lei
    so i went and copy and paste on my ms word and then change font type..

    so decipher lor

    December 20, 2008 at 5:15 PM
  31. 3POINT8 said...

    I've heard of people giving away milk and cookie to santa, but to compose a piano piece for santa? you are the 1st.

    I hope he doesn't go into a trance since we all need him for xmas day.

    December 20, 2008 at 5:37 PM
  32. Nick Phillips said...

    I could do with a Canon DSLR camera too. Do let Santa know, ok pal! LOL!

    December 20, 2008 at 6:54 PM
  33. foongpc said...

    monica, haha! Hope you get your camera! : )

    desmond-t, are you seeing stars and symbols on my post too? Sorry I don't know what's happening, but I didn't intend this post for you to decipher! Thanks for dropping by anyway! : )

    mariuca, any colour will do as long as it is a Vios! Haha! You also want Mariah Carey concert tickets? LOL

    December 20, 2008 at 10:25 PM
  34. foongpc said...

    lina, I don't know what's the problem as I use Firefox browser too!

    renaye, I suspect you are seeing stars and symbols like a few others. Don't know why this is happening!

    molly, sorry about that. I also don't know why it turned out like that!

    December 20, 2008 at 10:31 PM
  35. foongpc said...

    babette, thanks for the chocolates and compliments for my piano rendition : ) Wow! Snow storm at your place? Hope you get your camera and wishing you a very white christmas! : )

    levian, yes all these things can be exchanged for money...if I have the money! : )

    medie007, haha! Sorry about that! You are among those who also see stars and symbols, I guess : )

    December 20, 2008 at 10:51 PM
  36. foongpc said...

    lisa, so smart of you! I hope you know I didn't intentionally ask my readers to decipher my post : )

    3point8, haha! Don't worry, my piano rendition won't put Santa into a trance. LOL! Anyway, thanks for dropping by : )

    nick phillips, sure. Would let Santa know of your wish! : )

    December 20, 2008 at 11:07 PM
  37. Foong said...

    Dear Santa, please help me play the piano like foongpc...

    Really great rendition. I had tears in my eyes after listening to it...sniff sniff...(what did I tell you about Christmas songs and what it do to me!)

    Heheh...such a LONG list you have. You sure you've been good or not?

    Cincai la, if I got the chocolate, can share with you lor.

    *from the NOT GOOD NOR NICE female sarky, snarky Foong*

    December 20, 2008 at 11:21 PM
  38. Lisa said...

    maybe they dephicer it first before commenting thinking that you are probably playing a joke on them?

    December 21, 2008 at 1:14 AM
  39. foongpc said...

    foong, thanks for your compliments! Glad you like my piano rendition of White Christmas! I'm not sure I've been really really good boy, so that's why I asked Santa to just grant me two wishes out of the ten! LOL!

    lisa, that's a possibility. But I could read my own post even from a different computer. Hmmm, maybe should just ask those who did not say they could not read whether they actually could read my post or did they decipher it themselves! : )

    December 21, 2008 at 1:33 AM
  40. Faisal Admar said...

    santa surely has jaw dropped, high blood pressure and heart attack before 25th! i don't think you want that foong :P

    December 21, 2008 at 2:58 AM
  41. molly said...

    I got it now by copy and paste and change the font.
    Nice piano rendition, I enjoyed it.
    Merry Christmas!!

    December 21, 2008 at 7:01 AM
  42. renaye said...

    ooh i see. i thought u really want ur readers to decipher the xmas gift! haha.. i was also just joking in my previous comment.

    December 21, 2008 at 2:40 PM
  43. Jim said...

    Guess I should start listing down my Christmas wishes like you! =D

    December 21, 2008 at 3:58 PM
  44. foongpc said...

    faisal admar, I don't think Santa will be stressed out by my requests. I have confidence in him to deliver. LOL!

    molly, glad you enjoyed my piano rendition. Merry Christmas to you too! : )

    renaye, I knew that and thanks : )

    jim, yes you should. Sometimes listing down what we want is a powerful way to attract what we want. Thanks for dropping by! : )

    December 21, 2008 at 4:35 PM
  45. Faisal Admar said...

    santa suppose to be a millionaire eh? lol.

    December 21, 2008 at 8:21 PM
  46. EastCoastLife said...

    Dear foongpc,
    The economy is very bad this year. You have a long list of gifts. Every one who writes me has a long lists of gifts. sigh.

    I'm broke. Can you spare 20 dollars for a tired old man?

    Thanks,
    Santa Claus

    ;P

    December 21, 2008 at 9:34 PM
  47. Carnation said...

    ha ha ha i'll go for #9!

    December 21, 2008 at 11:55 PM
  48. Tekkaus said...

    Hey, the poor santa! so many demands from you. Haha =) Ok lar, No. 9 seems quite ok to me. =)

    Hey your rendition of white x'mas is so sweet. =)

    December 22, 2008 at 5:15 AM
  49. foongpc said...

    faisal admar, is Santa a millionaire? Gosh! I really don't know. Hey, did you get mixed up with Batman? : )

    eastcoastlife, haha! I don't think Santa can ever go broke, cos he has a money printing machine in North Pole. LOL!

    carnation, that's a really smart choice! Hehe. Thanks for dropping by! : )

    tekkaus, thanks for the compliments! Glad you like it : ) Seems like most people like wish no.9 - and I don't see why not! : )

    December 22, 2008 at 5:03 PM
  50. Anonymous

    Dear foonpc,

    I want to give you all that you want but they can't fit into my sleigh. So guess I won't be stopping by ur house this year! Hohohohoho! Merry Xmas.

    Santa aka Suituapui

    December 24, 2008 at 7:52 AM
  51. foongpc said...

    suituapui, if I knew you are Santa Claus, I wouldn't have written to you! Haha! : )

    December 24, 2008 at 10:57 AM
  52. Caroline Ng May Ling said...

    sai lei! luckily am intelligent enough! haha btw ur wishes are very "wohoo!" haha.. hey i love belgian choc! my singaporean fren post to me almost every month summore! n yea my hometown labuan got lots choc aye! free from tax summore! :P

    March 28, 2010 at 3:49 PM
  53. Reynard

    I suppose every person must read it.
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    November 24, 2011 at 6:20 AM