Thursday, November 30, 2006

Bye bye holiday plans. Im so sorry to see you leave so soon, i had pinned great hopes on you. Now that the BAT internship is underway and will commence on 4th of December, I guess I will not have much time for you now. Cheer up though, at least there will be dough sitting in the bank.

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Wednesday, November 29, 2006

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Thursday, November 23, 2006

My new favourite hangout: the kitchen!

Yes, the one place in the house where i can seek solace away from all that books, notes, mugging and even my own laptop. I look forward to the time of the day where i can growl about being hungry and march towards the kitchen to whip up something nice n satisfying to eat. Its my way of destressing n taking a break from all that studying, hehe :P

Mon: korean claypot ramyeon - yumyum!
Tues: japanese curry rice
Wed: plain rice + xiao bai cai + mincemeat with sliced potatos!

oh how i love cooking! :) today it will be fried rice + curry chicken to top it off. yayness!

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Wednesday, November 22, 2006

This is absolutely genius!!

Apparently many people have watched it before and im kinda slow to do so but what the heck, its really good! hhaha :) only for real simpson fans!

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Monday, November 20, 2006

My favourite way to start the day:

Trust me, it's really REALLY good. It's as good as it looks, and even the factual description on the box sounds good:

"Light & crunchy oat clusters with real dark & white chocolate rools & flavoured truffle pieces

like zomg how delish can that get? Only at Marks & Spencer. Apparently, according to makan sutra's forum, only 50 boxes are shipped in every month! and they're always snapped up wayy before hand. People even preorder this stuff, can u believe it?

Many thanks to mummy dearest, she knows i like this one. and she buys it for me whenever she sees it on the shelves, even though its exhorbitant (nobody pays $7.90 for breakfast cereals) its a rare, occasional treat. yum yum.

Are you drooling now?

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i forgot what i wanted to say.

but it runs along the lines of - whatever, i dont really bother about the 5 exams this sem. anyway im not gonna get deans list this sem cos im going on exchange, so yeah like seriously whatever! hah. tired and like, really cant be bothered. studying is such a chore.

2 december 5pm come quick quick

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Sunday, November 19, 2006

quiz time! (from bao)

1) Put your music player on shuffle
2) Press forward for each question.
3) Use the song title as the answer to the question.

The questions and my answers:

1) How am I feeling today?
Crazy In Love - Beyonce(actually quite apt :) the darling has been really sweet today! thanks dearie :)

2) Where will I get married?
Track 02 - Misia (oops sorry this is a jap song but i found the name on the internet and it's called "over bit". ok wth)

3) What is my best friend's theme song?
Freak like me - sugababes (ahahahahahaha! so true!)

4) What is/was high school like?
The way you make me feel - City centre (er this is a Best of MOS song. hmm.ok lah a bit lah)

5) What is the best thing about me?
Ting wo yi qi feng - zhang hui mei (erm i guess i am crazy? haha)

6) How is today going to be?
Angels - robbie williams (maybe i will see one. hmm. actually i think i already have, and that angel is YOU!)

7) What is in store for this weekend?
Sugar, we're going down - Fall out boy (ooh.. i like that. Weekend over liao. And in fact i DID go down - under the sea. diving lah. hahahaha)

8) What song describes my parents?
Xin zhong de ri yue - wang li hom (ooh so sweet! i am the sun and moon to my parents!! :D)

9) How is my life going?
Catherine - David Tao (i dont know any catherines.)

10) What song will they play at my funeral?
I'd do anything - Simple plan (yes i'd do anything to be alive right)

11) How does the world see me?
Changes - Butterfly Boucher of Shrek2 soundtrack (yes.. someone commented that my brother has a mood that changes like the weather. im kinda like that too)

12) What do my friends really think of me?
That's life - Frank Sinatra (hahaha! people envy my life??? :P where's my fanclub ryan koh)

13) Do people secretly lust after me?
Hou Lai - Liu Ruo Ying (yeah they only lust after me "after".. haha)

14) How can I make myself happy?
One flight down - Norah Jones (omg YES TOTALLY.. fly me to any place, anytime. im not bitten by the travel bug, i AM the travel bug dude)

15) What should I do with my life?
Hou Niao - SHE (ok first, dont even ask me why this song is in my playlist.)

16) Will I ever have children?
Pepinot - Les Choristes (ooh! i like this. that means my kid will sing like an angel cos its from les choristes, and he will be as cute as pepinot who looks like an angel in the movie)

17) What is some good advice?
Promiscuous - Nelly Furtado (hmm.. yeah good advice to some gd friends out there :)

18) What do I think my current theme song is:
Ai wo de zi ge - SHE (yeah only you have the ai wo de zi ge :)

19) What does everyone else think my current theme song is:
What now my love - Frank Sinatra (haha! more like what their own theme song is)

20) What type of men/women do you like?
Xiang xing - Mayday (yeah totally. i want men that i can trust.)

21) Will you get married?
Rocker - Alter Ego (another techno song. hmm. will i marry a rocker??)

22) What should I do with my love life?
Feng kuang shi jie - Mayday (ahahaha yes love's a crazy world i know)

24) Where will you live?
Holding out for a hero - Frou Frou from Shrek2 soundtrack (maybe i'll live in a castle. haha)

25) What will your dying words be?
Blue - Utada Hikaru (hmm.. maybe im blue cos they played Simple Plan's "I'd do anything" at my funeral.)

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Saturday, November 18, 2006

My new shoes!!! Weet weet really really happy :) Haha.. i have to thank jasmine for this purchase. Even though i think she doesnt know it :P nvm, i'll explain more when i see u! haha.. pretty!

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Thank you ginny!!!!! :)

And thanks for the lovely sweater too :)

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i quote mabel:

perhaps remove the stuff before the first comma, but the rest holds true.

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Friday, November 17, 2006

Just wanted to share this with everyone. This is really so sweet :(

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Q: What's better than Louisiana prawns, garlic butter mussels (otherwise known as "that's what the tummy is for"), mango juice, peanut butter shakes, butter rice dribbled with more garlic butter sauce, fried prawns, calamari, salmon and tiramisu for dinner???

A: FREE Louisiana prawns, garlic butter mussels (otherwise known as "that's what the tummy is for"), mango juice, peanut butter shakes, fried mushrooms, butter rice dribbled with more garlic butter sauce, fried prawns, calamari, salmon and tiramisu!!!

haha yes, you heard me right. we went out and had an extremely lavish and sinful dinner at Manhatten Fish Market. The FREE was from a $200 MFM voucher that we won from nite bike ages ago, but kept procrastinating until today was the very last dayy we could use the voucher. Out of the 13 members of the nite bike OG, a grand total of five turned up. Hmm, so you wonder, how can 5 people eat $200 worth? Hahah :P We really went mad ordering, and I'm so full i could almost puke.

About a minute ago i felt the gastric juices rise up to my mouth, a sign of indigestion/puking. Oh, the wonder! i love fried mushrooms. Oh and we ate $150 worth in the end, so the remaining $50 voucher we sold it to some other diners in the queue for a whopping $40! hahah wheeet life is so sweet :P So it was split and we each got $8. yeah man. give me money to eat aNNNYYY TIME.

haha ok a bit delirious now. I dont have nice pics but i suppose the hp camera (zero megapixels) will suffice in showing some of the absolutely delish stuff i had.

Lhs: garlic butter mussels. Rhs: Louisiana prawns dribbled in some delish sauce (probably Louisiana sauce) which sq absolutely devoured. hhahaha

Our fried fish platter - $36.90

Yeah a bit out of point, but Ginny's neatly hand-printed cheat sheet. her handwriting is small.

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Thursday, November 16, 2006

I'm pretty lousy at HTML and i dont really know how to insert some fancy audio player here, but this is for all the vjchoir and VC people out there :)

brings a smile on my face!

Click here!

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Let there be you,
Let there be me.
Let there be oysters
Under the sea.

Let there be wind,
An occassional rain.
Chile con carne,
Sparkling champagne --

Let there be birds
To sing in the trees,
Someone to bless me
Whenever I sneeze.

Let there be cuckoos,
A lark and a dove,
But first of all, please --
Let there be love.

My fave jazz song of the moment! Let there be love, by Nat King Cole. I like the oysters part. :P

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Wednesday, November 15, 2006

this is absolutely adorable! and funny too :)

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Monday, November 13, 2006

I have skype! add me if you do :)

Username: moleland

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clockwise: babes + york, yummy birthday, cake@seoul graden, present!!, trying to make my eyes look bigger than his, bday song for me :), coffee bean cheesecake, family and another yummy chocolate birthday. hehe.

Camera - Fuji F10

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it was a contented birthday after all :) thanks to all those who wished, who made it happen. i really appreciate it, i do! :)


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Sunday, November 12, 2006

zm bought me a lovely pink scarf!! :D to keep my thin little neck warm in germz heh. and i got myself a green little dear planner for 2007! yay can keep track of all my travel inside, woot!

ok update more later, im going skating at east coast!

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Saturday, November 11, 2006

spread the word.. this is uber cute!

Courtesy of

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i got my first present! haha ok lah not really present. DB sent me my railway tickets from Dresden Germany to Prague Czech Rep! :)

Early surprise worth 120 sgd haha

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Thursday, November 09, 2006

a-hah! i got a flickr account. check it out on the lhs. sorry lah, too bored when studying income tax. sigh.. im still stuck at personal reliefs

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i realised that the photos link on my blog were pretty old and unglam, so i've removed it. ha. no more photos from now on, lest i get something like a flickr account.. hmm maybe i should ah. since it makes storing pics so convenient.

anyway, home alone today. with 1 x mushroom bun and 1 x blueberry bun for company. Oh wells. time to study income tax

oh! should i do the British American Tobacco internship? Its so tempting! and only for a month! fits into my schedule so so well. gahhh

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Wednesday, November 08, 2006

bored while studying finance, hence the post.

anyway nothing much to say. two red spots have strangely appeared precariously near my left eye. please dont let it be eye infection or something like that - i wash my contacts every day and change my contacts lens casing every so often. *begs*

so i guess no contacts for me tomorrow. I practise self discipline. not until those red spots go away.
anyway, happy birthday jasmine! haha i know a bit late lah but well what matters is i wished u on the day itself, so this is like kinda a repeat wish. and im lazy to put up photos so i'll jus link them here. Just ctrl-f "sushi tei" if you really are very bored and u really really wanna see pics of us. haha.

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Saturday, November 04, 2006

its that time of the year again. turning twenty soon! looking forward to it actually, unlike lily. and no, its not cos of being one step nearer to being able to watch RA movies. or anything remotely near that. i dont know, i always fancied growing up :) so people would start taking me seriously instead of treating me like a kid jus cos i looked that way.

oh well nothing much on the wish list this time, perhaps just get me something i could use to combat the cold weather in germany? No gloves or heat pacs please.. i have those. hehe. and erm no ski caps/mufflers/mittens yah i'm TWENTY liao so yeah i cant wear those kids stuff. and no michelin baby please. if you have no idea what michelin baby is, check this out:

Yup, a little obscene i admit. but please dont get any like ruffled or folded winter coats that, well, make you look like michelin junior up there. Or worse, furry jackets. a big no-no.

anything small and sweet will be appreciated too :) dont spend too much on me yah.

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sigh. my mind's on everything except the books. its filled with germany, germany and germany. and prague. and then some.

roar. i hate the stupid prague hostel. they go from available to full in 1 freaking day. unbelievable i tell u.

and now, i end up paying about SGD1,000 for 4 nights accomodation in prague. is that fucking ridiculous or what. im really pissed that i am paying so much just to stay there. It is peak period and all, but im angry that the hostel filled up so quick. it is really quite pissing.

and the DB too. roar dont get me started. german rail pass is really weird. i hope they quickly send me the bloody pass.

and i am damn damn restless. i cant start studying until i get all these planned out, i mean i dont wanna be stranded in the middle of the night somewhere in between frankfurt, prague or bratislava (so says lynnette). so all these things have to be settled now and i cant put my heart to rest if it isnt settled.

just between me and my mum, we've so far spent about 5k for our 8 day trip germany/czech. including airfare, accomm, rail tickets and insurance. thats bloody hell a lot of money, roar. pissed. curse the hotels that jack up prices during the new year.


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Thursday, November 02, 2006

its bidding time again, and the inevitable question surfaces:

"What modules are you bidding next sem?"

My answer will be:
1. German
2. Negotiation
3. Logistics
4. Foundations of Entrepreneurship

All the courses dont need e$! Anybody interested in taking with me? Haha :P

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To read list

Don Quijote by Miguel De Cervantes
East and West by Christ Patten
Hong Kong by Jan Morris
Le Peau de chagrin by Honoré de Balzac
1984 by George Orwell


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