Thursday, December 31, 2009


For buying 18 single serving tubs of yoghurt, I got a little nagging from the lady at the cashier. And this was how the conversation went (after translation from Mandarin to English):

Cashier: Wah, you buy so many! You eat this everyday?
Me: Yup!
Cashier: Only yoghurt everyday huh?
Me: (Stunned) No, I have them for breakfast only, and I add cereals to the yoghurt.
Cashier: Not healthy you know? You should have a variety of food for breakfast, like rice. Don't like also have to eat a bit of rice.
Me: (Double stunned) Er... I do have a variety of things that I eat, don't worry!
Cashier: Aunty was once young too, and very beauty conscious, but you're still young, so do nourish yourself well.
Me: (Speechless)... Okay, will do. (Smile)

What totally surprised me was how someone can show such concern to a total stranger. The conversation with the cashier left me thinking about a lot of things. Totally mind-boggling.
The last few days have been emotionally and physically taxing on the whole family. 2 departures in 2009, but the closures were nice, for we all know there are 2 extra Angels looking over us.

May 2010 be a happier and healthier one for all. KL, here I come.

Sunday, December 27, 2009

In June 2009, my Grandmother sent her husband, my beloved Dada off. Today, my Grandmother sent her eldest son off, that is, my Father's eldest brother, my eldest uncle, my Aunt's husband, and my cousin's Father.

My condolences goes out to the Chan Yiptong family, especially so to my Grandmother, cousin and Aunt. Rest in peace Uncle Peter.

Christmas Parties.

So, Christmas came and went. Lots of food were involved, and I really enjoyed them, though I wasn't as ravenous as last year.

On Christmas day itself, dinner party was with my family, as well as Kor Kor and Dao Sao's friends. Appetizers, turkey, ham, cheese, salad, pineapple, pasta, desserts, drinks and booze. You name it, we got it.

Super bad pictures taken that night because my camera lens had this annoying oil spot on it which I didn't realise until the pictures were uploaded. Got it cleaned up, so all is fine and dandy now.

And then on boxing day, it was a gathering with the girls and their boyfriends.

After crazily over stuffing ourselves, it was time for gift exchange!

NJ4 got chocolates for the girls when he got back from Sydney, so here's Sugar Daddy Jay and the Angels:

And then it was time for the girls to pose with our presents from one another and eagerly rip the wrapping paper apart!

Fastest hands first!

"Be patient. There's more!"

Gifts revealed!

And even though we were stuffed beyond words, what is Christmas without having a slice a log cake right?

Merry Christmas, Merry Christmas.

Saturday, December 26, 2009

Christmas Eve Insanity.

On the eve of Christmas, 2 very bored people made their way to a certain reservoir on the small island of Singapore. Everything started out very sane...

And then it got crazy, slowly, but surely...

The photographer almost had a heart attack when I started running on the ledge. I scared myself when I tripped over my sandals slightly too. But, I'm a risk-taker like that.

A pity the photographer himself had to handle the monster equipment, and taking self shots with it is not an impossible task, but just not an easy one. My Ixus will need to come out to play once again. =)

Tuesday, December 22, 2009


If 3 days in a row is achievable with almost no obstacles, I believe I can stretch it longer. Somehow, it feels very strange because this is not the norm for me for the past 5 years. I want this, I know I want this. So just a little push is what I need. I will play by ear, as always.

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Budak Pantai's concert at Esplanade last night was a blast! Second time I'm seeing them perform and I have fallen in love with this group all over again. Awesomely talented bunch of 5.

On a totally irrelevant note, we have hurt each other and it really isn't pretty. We have to stop this, it's getting way too unhealthy.

Friday, December 18, 2009


16 December 2009 marked the 6th year since we passed out from NPCC CIBTC D03. Every year, we would try to organise a gathering to celebrate our Anniversary. Of late, we have had squadmates whom we have not seen since graduation joining us for the gatherings and it is really awesome.

Let's take a walk down memory lane...

We are teeth-showing people!

We missed 2006 and 2008 Christmas gathering but there were a couple of gatherings during both years. So there you have it, the changes in each and every one of us over the last 6 years!

Delta, you people are one of the best groups I've met! =)

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Collected my biometric passport at ICA earlier. I almost received a "picture reject" again. Good thing they accepted it on reason being "picture insisted".

I can't help it that my fringe tends to fall over my left eyebrow and cover it partially. And it is not feasible to take a picture with my fringe pinned up, because then I would always have to hold my fringe up at custom checks, no?

So now I can book my trip to Bangkok for next year!

Sunday, December 13, 2009

MacRitchie Trails.

Either my laptop is seriously giving up on me really soon, or that the pictures are freaking huge, which made uploading and getting them ready for posting a chore. It is very likely that it's the combination of both conditions.

So anyway, the weather yesterday was scorching hot, which caused me to transform my hairstyle as NJ4 and I walked the different trails.

The more we walked, the lesser the amount of hair can be found around the nape of my neck.

We walked till we came to this awesome leaning tree. There were a couple of supports built to support the tree, allowing it to lean across the path, over the waters.

During the 2 hours walk, we entertained ourselves with monkeys and with NJ4 snapping away.

Mom & child. Awww...

And the last 2 friends we saw before emerging from the "forest" were:

I do not like lizards of any sorts, so no, this creature didn't make me want to go hug it whatsoever. If not for my blistered ankles and for the fear of soaking my shoes with more blood, I would have scurried off from those 2.

NJ4, Hort Park next week? I promise to wear my track shoes! =)

Oh and happy news for me! If I'm not mistaken, Popeye's will be opening at AMK Jubilee!!!!!

Saturday, December 12, 2009

After 2 hours of walking the different trails in MacRitchie, both my ankles are blistered and it bloodied my shoes. Some pictures will be up soon, when NJ4 becomes less lazy and uploads the pictures from his DSLR and pass them to me.

Sunday, December 06, 2009

NJ4's New Toy.

My boyfriend has a one week old new toy.

At SITEX last week, he bought the Canon EOS 7D to replace his current Canon EOS 30D. Being the excited boy he is, I know he couldn't wait to play with his new toy, but he refrained himself because he wanted me to be the first image captured on his brand new baby. And over the weekend, he finally got to fiddle with his new toy.

Because he couldn't wait anymore, he made me drive to Padang, so he could snap away crazily. 100+ pictures captured over a span of under 2 hours. Boy, you're overly hyped.

Friday, December 04, 2009

Hey Kiddo.

Michael, the Caucasian who helps us with any problems regarding the Accounting system just made me feel like a kid. He greeted me by ruffling my bangs. In the office. -_-

call me tiger