Sunday, September 28, 2008

Ok lah, the big race is tonight and I'm so jealous of chua wei ling, lily and whoever else got tickets to watch :/ But anyway, that's not the point of this post.

The point is to congratulate Singapore on a job well done. As usual, it's nothing short of perfection, painting an exciting, vibrant picture of our little city. It's just really cool to see the cars zip around the flyer, CBD, Fullerton hotel and esplanade, among other things. And imagining that all around the world people are seeing these same images. Pretty cool giant scale marketing event, and well worth it too. Maybe next time they can consider letting the cars race through fort canning tunnel! Or KPE! Haha.. then it'll look exactly like need for speed, HOW COOL :P

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Monday, September 22, 2008

I love accounting kittens! Haha..

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Sunday, September 21, 2008

What is the world coming to!?!?

First, every other major bank in the USA is going to collapse.

Then, we cannot eat ice cream anymore because of tainted milk! :( No more Walls ice cream or Solero...

I'm very sad.. it's like the end of the world to me.. no money or ice cream :(

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Thursday, September 18, 2008

I am proud to announce!

After a 17 day trip to Indochina, some doses of lactose and Zentel later, I am proud to announce that I am 45kg!!!

To spare everyone the disgusting details, basically function has been restored to my general digestive system, and that has helped me keep my diet and appetite in check, as well as to improve absorption when I eat.

So, I'm happy! :)

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Wednesday, September 10, 2008

A phrase i've heard a lot about lately during my job search is the idea of a "dream job". Some of my friends already have their dream jobs, some came close to getting it but chose an alternative path instead, some don't know what their dream job is, and some know it but have yet to arrive at it.

So, today I shall share what my dream job description is. Basically, at the current moment, it would sound something like this:

The purpose of this position is to help build an airline's future network. You will cover the following aspects of the network planning process, long term planning, scheduling, slot management and disruption management.

Key responsibilities include:
•Preparing business plans for potential new bases in liaison with finance.
•Evaluating and forecasting potential routes.
•Preparing airline's schedule and managing its slot portfolio.
•Support the revenue management department providing revenue analysis through short term flight control, longer-term event planning and strategic inventory amendments.

What's yours?

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Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Not much of a foodie, but I shall try this, since it's boring in class.

1. Venison [x - Lu Rou at zi char stalls]
2. Nettle tea [No.. but I've tried nettle soup before? Quite nice :)]
3. Huevos rancheros
4. Steak tartare
5. Crocodile
6. Black pudding
7. Cheese fondue
8. Carp
9. Borscht
10. Baba ghanoush
11. Calamari [x - all the time]
12. Pho [x - in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh and.. the rest of Indochina]
13. PB&J sandwich
14. Aloo gobi
15. Hot dog from a street cart
16. Epoisses
17. Black truffle
18. Fruit wine made from something other than grapes
19. Steamed pork buns [x - xiao long bao?]
20. Pistachio ice cream [x - probably in Swensons or something. dont like.]
21. Heirloom tomatoes
22. Fresh wild berries
23. Foie gras [x - at Miss Clarity Cafe]
24. Rice and beans [x - all the time]
25. Brawn, or head cheese
26. Raw Scotch Bonnet pepper
27. Dulce de leche [x - Haagen Dazs ice cream?]
28. Oysters [x]
29. Baklava [x - in Greece]
30. Bagna cauda
31. Wasabi peas [x - i think i was forced to]
32. Clam chowder in a sourdough bowl [x]
33. Salted lassi [x - in India]
34. Sauerkraut [x - in the school canteen, WHU]
35. Root beer float [x - A&W!!!]
36. Cognac with a fat cigar
37. Clotted cream tea [x - yummyyyyy.. London :)]
38. Vodka jelly/Jell-O [x - made by some exchange students for a party]
39. Gumbo
40. Oxtail
41. Curried goat
42. Whole insects
43. Phaal
44. Goat’s milk [x - Vishnu dairy farm]
45. Malt whisky from a bottle worth £60/$120 or more
46. Fugu
47. Chicken tikka masala [x - in India]
48. Eel [x - Unagi]
49. Krispy Kreme original glazed doughnut [x - in UK]
50. Sea urchin
51. Prickly pear
52. Umeboshi
53. Abalone [x - every CNY!]
54. Paneer
55. McDonald’s Big Mac Meal [you know surprisingly I haven't had this yet...]
56. Spaetzle
57. Dirty gin martini
58. Beer above 8% ABV
59. Poutine
60. Carob chips
61. S’mores
62. Sweetbreads
63. Kaolin
64. Currywurst [x - in Munich]
65. Durian [x - in Geylang]
66. Frogs’ legs [x - in Geylang]
67. Beignets, churros, elephant ears or funnel cake [x - in Korea]
68. Haggis
69. Fried plantain
70. Chitterlings, or andouillette
71. Gazpacho
72. Caviar and blini
73. Louche absinthe [I bought the drink..but never tried it]
74. Gjetost, or brunost
75. Roadkill
76. Baijiu
77. Hostess Fruit Pie
78. Snail (La la counted anot?)
79. Lapsang souchong
80. Bellini
81. Tom yum [x]
82. Eggs Benedict [x]
83. Pocky [x - yes all the time.. haha.]
84. Tasting menu at a three-Michelin-star restaurant.
85. Kobe beef
86. Hare
87. Goulash [x]
88. Flowers [does floral tea count?]
89. Horse
90. Criollo chocolate
91. Spam [x]
92. Soft shell crab [x]
93. Rose harissa
94. Catfish [x]
95. Mole poblano
96. Bagel and lox
97. Lobster Thermidor
98. Polenta [x - in Shanghai]
99. Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee
100. Snake

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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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