Saturday, December 29, 2007

hello public

i love sheryl.

how much?

this much.

hello public

usually towards the end of the year, i'm plague with the amount of birthday celebrations. i have no idea why but most of my friends seemed to have been born during the second half of the year.

a possible reason why could be that parents prefer to have sex during the festive season. if you subtract 9 months from most of my friends birthdays, this meant that they were most probably consummated during the months of november till february. especially with these months being sprinkled with main festivities like hari raya, deepavali, christmas, new year, chinese new year and the romantic valentines day, couples are in a happier mood and this translates into getting some nookie.

ok, this is like so random.

anyways, with most of my friends being 21 this year, a bigger scale celebration was a more popular choice. but to me you dont need a huge ass party at club with free flow of moet and chandon for a fantastic celebration. all you need is a small group of your best friends just chatting the night away over dinner while sipping cosmopolitans and lychee martinis.

one of my favouritest girls on the planet, cecilia is also one of the many people who celebrates her birthday in the later part of the year. it was however especially hard to get everyone to settle on a date and time cause we're either busy with work, having exams or finding an immense difficulty to take an off from camp.

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so i met jiafang right after her work to get the presents for cecilia. we finally found one of the only 2 florist in the entire huge ass town to create a bouquet of roses. we finally decided on getting her a 21 roses bouquet. and we got it in 3 different colors. red to signify love, pink cause its her favourite color(although she might strongly deny this) and one full bloom cream rose to signify her being special and blooming into adulthood. and of course 21 roses because its her 21 birthday.

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we celebrated it at a place called Giraffe, a restaurant located at the Istana Park.

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with our cosmopolitans while waiting for sheryl.

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finally all set with the ultra yummy cake from bakerzin.

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jiafang insisted we celebrate mid autumn festival as well, so we got a mooncake from Conrad.

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group pics for the night.

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sheryl, jiafang and me with the star of the night.

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you dont need a big celebration to have the best birthday. all you need is to be surrounded by your the best company and everything will be fantastic.

till my next entry.

ps: sorry, the pics are rather small in this entry. i cant seem to upload fotos thru blogger and so i use photobucket instead which provides me with this retardedly minute fotos.


Thursday, December 27, 2007

hello public

i know i know, its felt like ages since my last proper entry. especially with my thailand trip and all, its taken up a lot of time with all the preparation nonsense. and now that i'm back, there's was hari raya haji, a couple of birthday events to attend, christmas picnic with my entire paternal family side and random meetups with friends, to keep me mostly occupied.

wadever time i have left, i try to spend it at home with my family and doing what i love most when i'm home. no, its not wanking to porn. its actually cooking. very few ppl actually know bout this little known secret of mine and only a very very few people(apart from my parents and family) ever had the chance to sample my creations.

in fact i just finished whipping up a fusili carbonara for dinner tonight. and to watch the figure, instead of using double cream, i used 99%fat free milk. also low fat cheese, organic capsicum and peas. the original carbonara calls for bacon but i substitute it with slices of cheese what came out in the end was more of a healthier but still as yummy version of carbonara.

of course i do know how to cook other stuff as well. like prawn olio aglio, beef bolagnaise and mostly pastas cause i love pastas. my current love is also baking. i made some nutella banana cupcakes for my christmas picnic with the relatives and everyone loved them. YAY!!

simple things like seeing how people enjoy my cooking really makes my day.

what makes me happy is also hanging out with my frens.

danny & me

and before i went to thailand, i found out that my passport had expired and i had to get a new one done. so i met up with danny for a trip to 'the passport building' (i donno what its called) at lavender.

i initially went there to get my passport photo changed cause i've had a few incidents where immigration staff had doubts that the picture on the passport was actually me.

the pic on the left one was the original passport foto.
the middle foto was the one i intended to use but then i thought the blue collar would clash with the passport being red.
and the foto on the right was the final one i chose for my new biometric passport.

well, it took quite a while for me to figure out where to queue, which foto to use and the whole process of filling up the form. the whole place was just chaotic.

thankfully, there was a sanctuary nearby that i've been wanting to go to.


i read in magazines about this area being the new upcoming location for local designers to show off their talents.

and after walking through wad seemed to be vintage decorated shops selling mostly hand made jewellery, i feel Haji Lane was just overhyped. to sum it in a few words, the place felt like a clash between far east plaza meets lime flea market.

after that, we made our way to town instead where actual shopping was a more possible venue.

but not before a little trip to starbucks to make me happier.

green tea frappucino anybody?

in the end, most of the day was spent in town instead. i'd take town over haji lane ANYDAY.

oh what would i do without orchard road. i'd probably just die of boredom. or pick up some retarded sport like soccer or smthing.

till next entry, very soon-ish.


Tuesday, December 25, 2007

hello public

Merry Christmas!!!

here's 2 of my most favourite xmas songs by my favourite artist, mariah carey.

the traditional Oh Holy Night

and an up tempo, All I Want For Christmas Is You


Thursday, December 20, 2007

hello public

dear god
give me guidance
i wanna start a facebook account
and it looks complicated

(confessions of a technophobe 3:44)

anyway, i'm free till 2nd jan. so be nice and ask me out. i still have those 3 packets of condom that they gave me in thailand still unused.

if you ask me out, you might get lucky.


till then enjoy this video of britney's new single Piece of Me.


Sunday, December 16, 2007

hello public

yet another entry from the land of smiles. though internet access is readily available in this camp, its lethargic speed refrains me from regular blogging. not even a video of britney's new single could tempt me to wait more than 30 minutes. but beggars can tbe choosers. i'm thankful enough for internet access in what seems to be a relatively rural region.

hows life been you might ask?

well, its isnt that bad considering that i'm not the main body of the training troops. so what i do is just A LOT of preparation materials, around 10days of experiencing how the terrain of the jungle in thailand is. and the rest of the time i either spend it in the canteen slurping tom yam and gulping down ice blends, or playing with my ds in bunk.

seriously, if it wasnt for my creative zen and nintendo ds, i would have just died of boredom. i love technology!!


well, three more days and i'll be back in singapore. the entire journey here has been an extremely memorable one. not like i wanna do it again but its just something you have to do once to know how it feels like.

its not like everyday u get to climb a 70degrees steep mountain made of mostly loose rocks and thorny plants. nor issit everyday where at 4am you shiver from the 12degree celcius climate while concealing yourself in scorpion infested bushes littered with cow dung praying to god that you dont die from a poisonous snake bite.

stuff like these makes me appreciate singapore.

just a little bit more only.

i'm ready to come home.

great singapore sale, christmas sale, end of season sale, pre new year sale, HERE I COME!!!!!!!!!

till then, take care.