Thursday, December 06, 2007

As requested by Phuong, I present my to-read list:

1) Purple Cow by Seth Godin
2) All Marketers are Liars by Seth Godin
3) The Blind Watchmaker by Richard Dawkins
4) The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud
5) 1984 and Animal Farm by George Orwell
6) Discover Your Inner Economist by Tyler Cohen ***
7) Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
8) Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
9) Balzac and the Chinese Seamstress by Dai Shijie
10) The Real Enemy by Pierre D'Harcourt
11) Singapore Songlines: Thirty Years of Tabula Rasa by Rem Koolhas
12) How to talk about books you haven't read by Pierre Bayard ***
13) What I am doing here by Bruce Chatwin
14) Rogue Trader by Nick Leeson
15) Lord Chesterfield's Letters by Lord Chesterfield

***Highly recommended for informative reading!

Mrs Brightside at 11:51 pm (0) comments


I won't deny it - I am nervous. I'm really excited yet nervous at the same time; I dont know what to expect when I'm over there. It might just be something beyond my wildest dreams - the poorest of the poor, the dirtiest of the dirty, the most beautiful of scenery, the coldest of cold.

All the extremes, basically. Yet it's so hard to imagine what to expect. But then again, it's not me vs the wild, or me vs India. Its me vs myself. All the fears of being alone; of being cold; of submitting to whats ahead.

But it will be a great experience. Am looking forward, definitely. India, here I come!!!

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Monday, December 03, 2007

This is SO cool!

I have found my heaven. It's actually a cafe featured in 财金追击 tonight; I happened to watch it cos it was on tv.

Basically, it has wireless broadband internet throughout the cafe. Then theres this metal strip that runs throughout the cafe on the floor and all you have to do is plug your charger into the metal strip and voila! your laptop is being charged!! damn cooooool!!

and if you never bring charger, can get from the cafe! they hold stocks for various models and they serve great coffee!!

Its my heaven really. :) Must bring haughty pooh there one day, grab a designer cappucino and sit and surf the WHOLE day :P

The cafe? Geek Terminal @ Raffles Place!

Mrs Brightside at 12:02 am (0) comments


Saturday, December 01, 2007

Thanks babes, I had a wonderful time tonight, where the drinks and conversation flowed easily :) love yall! what a wonderful way to destress after the exams! :)

Mrs Brightside at 1:39 am (0) comments


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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