Thursday, August 31, 2006

Taking a moment off

My teaching outline for next week's classes is coming along but not on time. With the workshop approaching OH so near; this Saturday, i still have no idea how to use the Windows Movie Maker software yet!

I can be really suicidal i know.

'I need a break now. What can i do to humour myself...'
HmmMmmmmm... POOF!!! *idea*

Went through some studio pics Kenny took for some of us last week and i thought Ando's pic has so much 'potential' to it!



Launches Photoshop...
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Dum dum dee dee dum...
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Hhmmm...hmmm..hmm...
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WALLA!!! The next pop idol!




Ok, back to work...

Sunday, August 27, 2006

Untitled

Though it's only been less than a week since i got back from my holidays, it felt as though i've been working for about 2 weeks already.

That's the price to pay for going on holidays; work like a mad woman to make up for the so called 'lost times'. The rushing for practically everything is taking it's toll on me.

1. Slight Depression
2. Mild Hallucination
3. Sparks of Annoyance
4. Intense Sore-throat + 'Fatt Yit Hei'

Lately, the slightest annoyance sets me off. My tolerance level has plummet and i couldn't be too bothered to suck up to anyone right now. Am at an extremely critical mood at this time and mind frame, will not hesitate to put someone who pisses me off down to the core.

*Take deep breath* And meditates... Ommm... Ommm... OmmMmMMmMmm....

Anyway, a slight update about the Gary Yap MV. Did the photoshoot yesterday and am very happy to see the whole team so dedicated to it. Kenny and Dabian did an excellent job helping me direct the talents yesterday while Loong Zhai was helping us running around and assisting everyone efficiently. At the same time, Meng Zhai and Ando were sweating their pants off with the motion graphics work while we are doing the photoshoot.

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Everything went as planned, well almost. We had to do some last minute scene alteration because the female talent's 'self-centred, low-self-esteem' boyfriend couldn't handle his girlfriend doing any intimate scenes with Gary. That includes sweeping her off her feet and pecking her on the cheeks.

But professionals being professionals, i held back my urge to kick them off the studio along with their attitude to stop us from doing our job. I directed the couple cuddling scenes as usual until the female talent had to signal to us that her bf is gonna kill her any moment.

*patience*patience*

We had to resort to holding hands and distant hugs as the couple's loving embrace. But, i will take this experience as a lesson learnt. Always set rules if you intend to work without interruptions and sore eye.

Rule #1. No food and pets including jealous boyfriend allowed on set.
Rule #2. No outsiders IF they are no where close to contributing anything.
Rule #3. Contributions does not include sitting around behaving like a male chauvanist pig.


Okay, i got to biatch about this one.



What's with the sunglasses and colour banging scarfs anyway?!

Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Sawadeeka! I'm home~



Time flies, especially when it comes to holiday and fun.

I had a really amazing time at Bangkok last few days. Of course, it started off with great traveling companion. Su, Vince, Patrina, Tuckloong, Manmeng and i. A rather uncanny combination, but we conquered Bangkok like no other!

So, i would like to make a special shoutout to each and everyone of them here:

SU(SU NIAM NIAM)aka 020680
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Su was my roomie for the whole 3 nights (including our conjoined-room roomies Vince n Pat). Thanks for all the great times and jokes, really made me laugh my lungs out! Will NEVER forget our amazing 'MI-4/James Bond' Tut-Tut experience, i felt like Michelle Yeoh for a moment there escaping from the guns and fire! Except of course, it was nothing close to that when i saw the video of us screaming like ah guas!Remember the time when we just arrived and was on our way to the hotel in the cab and i said, "Hmm... let me see what's there to buy around here..." Heads turn, then *silence*, then BURST INTO LAUGHTER when we saw a *ahem* shop! Talk about bad timing hur!!! *choi,choi,choi* Anyway, i can't remember when i had so much fun and laughter before this. You are truly one cool chick and friend! Am so looking fwd to our next round woman!!!!! 365 and counting!!!!


VINCE, vince, vince... aka 030680
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Vince played the biggest role in making this dream trip come true. She booked our tickets, hotels and also planned the traveling programme. Basically, she was our 'mother' during the trip, asking us to get our passport out, get in the taxi, meet up at what time and where and made sure everyone came back in one piece. She almost beat up a taxi driver when he made a U-Turn through the jam to drop us off at the entrance cause she felt he's wasting our precious shopping time. Haha... anyway, Vince, thanks for everything, without your great planning, we wouldn't have got together for this trip and gotten so many great stuff! :D


Loong Zhai
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A little brother i never had. That would be him. Can't imagine him to be such a 'terror' shopping kaki as well. He basically tagged along from day til night with all of us and even had his hair turned into corn rows at BKK! *thumbs-up!* The little scare you gave us when you fell in the drain really 'enhanced' our overall trip. Don't see it as a traumatic experience k, but remember the moments when everyone took care of you and Meng Zhai running off to get medicine for you. Truly shows that we are all ONE heart!


Meng Zhai virgin no more

Don't get me wrong. He was only a virgin flyer. Hahaha... But not anymore! Am really honoured to share his 'first time' flying experience. Seeing his intense reaction when the plane took off and literally dropped down when we came back really made me chuckle. He spoke the most Thai over there and took the most photos without any of us inside, hmmm. But don't look down at his ability to shop either. He played bodyguard to Su and i throughout while Loong zhai is to Pat and Vince. It's definitely not the same without him!


Patrina~ Ohh...
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Easiest going new girl friend ever met. We all struck off like buddies during our entire trip. Basically, Patrina is one of us. Loud and shameless! She can seriously shop and bargain. Once a deal is striked, you won't see her hanging around anymore! Our most memorable moment was celebrating her 25th birthday with her (although slightly late)! Truly a great friend found and shopping kaki too if i must add! :)


As much as i would like to go on with every single bit of my holiday details, i can't do it right now. Gtg, organise my sharing slides and also a report for tomorrow's meeting. *sweat*

Took me a whole day to recover from the shopping frenzy and non-stop walking and buying! Felt like i just came back from a battle!

Gotta recover fast! Gotta recover fast! Gotta recover fast!

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Thursday, August 17, 2006

I leave and heave...

In less than 10 hours, i will be off to my long awaited break and trip - BANGKOK!

I've been waiting for my big break since... i can't remember when! And as much as i wanna go on a holiday totally stress and workload free, it's impossible!

The MV that i'm directing is reaching the hike of the workload.
With the deadline closing in, it's not doing anyone any help either. On top of that, there are the meetings, paperwork, more meetings and tons of teaching preparation which i have yet found any time putting my finger on.


Yes, as much as i hate admitting it, i'm 'quite' stressed. With 60 over student's learning responsibilities on my shoulders, and a project team to lead i can't help but to loose my footing here and there.


Then....

Mind over matter. If you don't mind, it won't matter.

Some inspirational words, just in the nick of time.

It's so true those words. Just how did i forget those traumatic stressful times when i was Art directing KL Lights. *chills*

I hope everyone's keeping their cool on this one. Only less than 3 weeks to go and after that i think i should have some time to breath a little. *finger's crossed*

In the time being, i'm gonna run and jump with joy at Bangkok!!!! Woohooo!!!! Holiday!!!!

meanwhile...

Sunday, August 13, 2006

Flower Power!

I've always enjoyed gardening and potting. It's undeniable that i was influenced by my popo eversince a kid. She use to grow all sorts of flowers, fruits and even our own vegs. I remember going to her garden to check for red juicy tomatoes from time to time. When i see one, i will point out and exclaimed "Oh! Ripe already! Can i eat? *grinned*"

Since i don't have a garden, i resort to potting. Much easier and fun i would say!



But sometimes, i just can't figure out the remedy to colorful blossoms!
My African Violets just won't 'Bud'!

SO... I just stuffed them with some 'Flowering Sticks' which is recommended for African Violets, so we'll see if it really works!

Meanwhile...
Lot's of sweat and hard labour, trial and error. My little green roof is coming together quite slowly but beautifully :)


From my pateo...


... lies a ceramic bowl of water lilies that is slowly coming back to life when it obviously cannot survive without any direct sunlight!



These are called Petunias! Got them from Sg.Buloh for only RM10 for 3! First time dealing with such colorful plants and am not taking any chances, so i feed them goat poopoos and flowering fertilizers weekly! Look at their striking hues!






I can't wait to see my Hydrangeas blossom!


I can sit here all day just looking at my babies! Will update soon enough IF my African Violet show signs of flowering!

*boing*boing*
Opps! Excuse me, i've got guests!

Saturday, August 12, 2006

Sleepless Nights?




Drink Chamomile. It really works for me!

Can be found at Giant or any supermarket under the aisle for tea; check out BOH or any imported (more costly) brands. It's an ancient remedy used to promote relaxation and reduce anxiety.

Virgin Chamomile drinkers may find it's taste rather "eccentric", but overtime you should learn to enjoy it as a winding-down draft.

BTW, don't throw out those tea bags after used, instead, chill it in the fridge over night and use it as eye cooler first thing next morning! 0_o

What else? Got a bath-tub?

Throw in around 4-5 tea bags in the tub of warm water before adjusting your bath water temperature which you desire. THEN...Indulge yourself in the relaxing scented bath~ ahhh.... ALSO, you'll find that dead skins are easier to scrub off after a good warm-water soak which then of course~ gives you a good reason to follow up with a mani&padi!

Friday, August 11, 2006

Mr.P.Lick



Meet Mr.P.Lick
Lilian got me this new coffee mug. But i don't drink coffee. I guess i can call this a milo mug also lah... thanks again babes!

Thursday, August 10, 2006

A series of Unexpected Event!

My day started off with...

my stomache churning since last Friday's nasi lemak. When my stomache gets upset, it usually doesn't seem to get better for good. With my Bangkok trip closing in, i decided to take today off to see a doc to get some medication just to keep it in control.

Went to Uptown Medijaya this at 10.30am this morning and doc confirmed my bloatedness and gave me medications for my diarrhea and wind. Went home straight after and had instant noodles for lunch.

Called Ah Ni up and asked her if she wants to go check out the gown she mentioned at White and Lacy since i won't be able to make it on Saturday due to my monthly dept meeting. She came and scoop me up at 1.30pm and off we went to White and Lacy!

Met up with Pauline, owner of White and Lacy - again! She made my wedding gown and she still remembers me and my gown after 2 years! Amazing memory that lady. She looks the same, still as stylish and stunning.

She then picked out Ah Ni's gown and the moment i saw it, i was like. "OMG, it's so you Ni!!!" Without much hesitation, Ah Ni scurried off to put it on for me to see. And i went to get my camera ready!



When i imagined Ah Ni in a wedding gown, i started visualising her in an almost exact boat neck lacy gown i came upon a bridal i mag. But i never thought i will actually see Ah Ni wearing something i visualised!

"It's almost perfect IF, we add a satin ribbon around the waist line!" i suggested.

Pauline quickly went through her cabinet of ribbons and found some remaining satin ribbon and added on the dress. The ribbon instantly added an extra glow to the gown and suddenly, it's so Monique Lhuillier!!

It is no doubt the perfect gown on Ah Ni! The best part? It's freaking affordable for a gown that has never been worn by anyone before!

So, yeah! Atleast it's something Ah Ni's really happy with, the design, the price and everything!




We then head on for tea at Uptown - again! Spent about 3 hours talking and talking catching up with each other! Man, i haven't had such time to chat with my friends for soooo long! At 5.30pm, we decided to head home.

Walked to the car park bay and greeted with a BIG surprise! Ah Ni's car got clamped with a RM50 fine! Thanks to my assertive instruction to ask her park at "MY SPOT". There were no signs indicating that it's illegal parking and clamping zone, so forget it!

I AM PAYING NO RM50 to NO MAN!!!

We stared at each other dumbfounded. Then i grabbed the fine and turned to Ni, 'I'll handle this!' We walked up to the counter and the parking attendant called his assistant and then from a distance, we saw Mr.X approaching. Ni and i looked at each other and i quipped;

'ME student, YOU sister, ME sick, EMERGENCY CLINIC'

Mr.X seems like a nice guy, we tried to talk our way out begging him to let us off without the fine as i am seriously CASHLESS. I even flashed my packet of medicine and MC which i THANKFULLY carried along with!!!! But Mr.X says he's in no position to let us off as it's the policy and yada yada yada...

Okay, he's made a point that he's no control man.

*stops begging, almost loosing cool*

'You talk to my boss k? Just upstairs only. Since you got MC, maybe he can cincai lah'

So we went upstairs to the office, met Mr Thomas and RESET innocent, pleading mode once again. Mr Thomas WAS determined to make us pay the fine until i told him that 'i am only a student *blink*blink*'

'You're a student? Which college?'

TICK TOCK TICK TOCK...

'KDU, Hotel Management. I am sick and had to see the doc, and this is my MC' (flashes my medications and MC)

'Yeah, we had to park there cos my sister was too sick to walk! She almost fainted!'


WAHLAU... so serious meh? (Pretends to be as sick as Ah Ni described)

Mr Thomas bought my story although slightly suspicious when i couldn't produce my so called 'student card'. 'Left it in my school bag- duh~' i lied again.

In the end the kind Mr Thomas graciously let us 'sisters' off cause he obviously felt bad making a jobless student pay a hefty RM50 fine *ahem* May God bless that good soul.

As for causing Ah Ni all the embarrasing inconvenience, i paid the freaking expensive parking, RM6.00. Atleast we got away with the RM50 fine *phew*

We had a real good laugh in the car after and the parking attendant at the counter was so curious to find out if we manage to get off the hooked! When we told him we did, he went "I KNEW IT! GIRLS mahhhh... lucky you!"

Yeah, i agree! Lucky us! Can't believe i can get away pretending to be a student and thank god for the MC to dramatised the situation even more! Though am not exactly proud of my little white lies, we did gain a funny story to share now!

Wednesday, August 09, 2006

Life is short

Each morning, disturbing headlines flashes before my eyes in the papers.

Rape. Murder. Robbery. Snatch Thiefs. Just to name a few.

These days, it's easier to loose your life to another human being than to some illnesses. It's hard to anticipate how people can die almost so suddenly these days.

Sometimes, i wonder how i am fated to die. As much as i like to think about it, i am afraid to list out the possibilities. If i do die in a sudden i know for sure there are a few things i would like to do or, in that case.. be done!

*ahem*

1. DONATE MY ORGANS
Yes, i am vain. Please don't let me rot away when i am dead. Unless of course, someone killed and left me to rot at some lorong... *shudder* Hopefully, my ending can be someone's new beginning.


2. BURN BABY, BURN!
I DON"T WANT to have an open casket funeral, PUHLEASE. I swear i will pounce back to life having people remember the last of me as "DEAD". Please cremate my body and spread my ashes at this lake near the Fuji Mountain - Japan (i forgot the name! will get back on this one!)


3. NO WAKE, PLEASE!
I believe only in one God, and his son is Jesus Christ. I don't want an elaborate funeral when i die, and please don't mourn the crap out as nobody is 100% "dead". Please think of my ended time on earth is a new beginning in heaven.


4. WHERE THE STUFF GOES
Well, as much as i like my good pals to keep my nice stuff. I hate freaking people out thinking that i will come back to haunt them sometimes, Hehehe... So please donate all my things to charity especially the orphanage. As for my "wealth" (though not much), please let my family handle them lah~ I think my EPF is good enough to buy them a trip to Europe.


AT the time being, i am trying to live each day as if it's my last. No more taking anything and anyone for granted. No procrastination and 'What If's'... Because life is indeed too short.

Tuesday, August 08, 2006

To cry or not to cry

Crying.

Some people say it's shameful to cry. Some people said it's only human. I am caught in the middle.

To me, crying reveals ones mental weakness. When i cry as a child, my parents would call me a crybaby. When i cry in my teens, people say i'm mentally unstable. So i would cry alone so i won't be judged.

What makes me cry:

1. Sad movies
The ultimate movie which made me bawl like a baby in the public was Forrest Gump. I was 13 i think. The most recent times that i've actually cried over some movies was Desperate Housewives 2.And oh... i cried watching Titanic. I was only 17, so please forgive me...


2. Lonely old people
I was having breakfast with my parents one morning when this old lady (her body is almost 90 degrees bended) edge herself slowly to try sell some cakes. She was dirty and obviously hungry. People started shooing her away before she could sell any cakes. I felt bad until now.


3. Beautiful sunset and Sunray through the clouds
For some reason, God's presence seems to be stronger at moments like these. And scenes like this seems to only appear when i am alone and peaceful.


4. Oprah Winfrey Show
Come on, who doesn't cry when it comes to Oprah!


Along the way, i discovered that crying is not all that shameful. Infact, i realised that holding back tears supresses one's ability to express their emotions openly. Such as mourning a lost. Sharing one another's sadness and happiness. Releasing the emotional turbulance inside self.

Isn't that more shameful if i can't express all that? I guess why people say that crying is shameful is because they couldn't deal with an emotional being. One classic example, my dad. Being a typical cina man that he is, it is considered shameful to expose your "weakness". And crying happens to be one of them for him.

I still cry alone. Unless "stuck" at situations i cannot escape. The closest brush of "public shame" i had was "welling up" in my class recently. It was a combi of broken hearted-ness and dissapointment, something i can't say i've felt before at work. It is like, after all that careful thoughts and planning, i was slapped with: "Why so much shit when we dun give a shit?".

Ah well, atleast i didn't cry, i was WELLING UP mind you~ My control over my tear ducts is better than i thought. But then again, not every hairy situation is worth my tears. Until then, i will continue to cry alone... if not, dive onto the nearest friend's chest/shoulders and sob the crap out!

Monday, August 07, 2006

Proof that the World is Nuts!

In Lebanon, men are legally allowed to have sex with animals, but the animals must be female. Having sexual relations with a male animal is punishable by death.
(Like THAT makes sense.)


In Bahrain, a male doctor may legally examine a woman's genitals, but is prohibited from looking directly at them during the examination. He may only see their reflection in a mirror.
(Do they look different reversed?)


Muslims are banned from looking at the genitals of a corpse. This also applies to undertakers. The sex organs of the deceased must be covered with a brick or piece of wood at all times.(A brick??)


The penalty for masturbation in Indonesia is decapitation
(Much worse than "going blind!")


There are men in Guam whose full-time job is to travel the Countryside and deflower young virgins, who pay them for the privilege of having sex for the first time.
Reason: under Guam law, it is expressly forbidden for virgins to marry.
(Let's just think about this one for a minute; is there any job anywhere else in the world that even comes close to this?)


In Hong Kong, a betrayed wife is legally allowed to kill her adulterous husband, but may only do so with her bare hands. The husband's illicit lover, on the other hand, may be killed in any manner desired.
(Ah! Justice!)


Topless saleswomen are legal in Liverpool, England - but only in tropical fish stores.(But of course!)


In Cali, Colombia, a woman may only have sex with her husband, and the first time this happens, her mother must be in the room to witness the act. (Makes one shudder at the thought.)



In Santa Cruz, Bolivia, it is illegal for a man to have sex with a woman and her daughter at the same time.
(I presume this was a big enough problem that they had to pass this law?)



In Maryland, it is illegal to sell condoms from vending machines with one exception: Prophylactics may be dispensed from a vending machine only "in places where alcoholic beverages are sold for consumption on the premises."
(Is this a great country or what? Well . . . not as great as Guam!)



Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an hour.
(Who volunteers for this stuff?)



Humans and dolphins are the only species that have sex for pleasure.
(Is that why Flipper was always smiling?)



The ant can lift 50 times its own weight, can pull 30 times its own weight and always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.(From drinking little bottles of ... ?) (Did the government pay for this research?)



Butterflies taste with their feet.
(Ah, geez.)



An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
(I know some people like that.)



Starfish don't have brains.
(I know some people like that, too.)



And, the best for last... Turtles can breathe through their butts.
(And I thought I had bad breath in the morning!)

Friday, August 04, 2006

The Anchor of my life

Just now during dinner at my parent's...

Mom: I'm gonna buy Popo a wheelchair tomorrow. I found this place which sells them for RM520 after discount. Last time, your Penang Popo's wheelchair costs almost RM1k!

Me: Popo can't walk on her own anymore meh?

Mom: Can lah, but she gets tired easily and she'll trip and fall. This month alone, already fell down twice. So she lost her confidence walking and chosed to stay home all the time.

Mike: But we thought Popo don't want a wheelchair...

Mom: *smile* Yeah, she refused it at first but i finally talked her into it this morning, she gave in because she loves going out wat... I told her that with the wheelchair, we can take her anywhere easily also.

Me: *frown*



I feel so bad that i took my Popo for granted all these while. She was the one who hand-raised my brother and i while my parents were my age now and busy making a living to save up for our future.

My Popo was different back then, more than 20 years ago, she was this iron lady with a voice so loud and fiery that neighbours from the next 3 houses can hear her. She has no soft spot when it comes to disciplining us. She beats the broad day light out of my brother and i if we ever misbehave.

She taught me everything in life, from writing to speaking up. "Bolder and neater! Don't make people struggle to read your handwriting! If i can't accept it, your teacher won't as well!"

She was extremely strict with me. "Unlike boys, you have much more to loose out if u don't work twice as hard and speak twice as loud". Popo would say to me.

She built the person i am today. I owe my assertiveness and risk taking nature to her. I was taught everything from slaughtering, de-feathering and cleaning chickens, hanging a pigeon, killing and cleaning live crabs to cleaning the pig intestines with shallots. I can still do it today if i have to without fear or any icky feeling.

Often times when i am making a decision in life, Popo's voice will come out from my head. "Nothing is free in the world, you have to earn every single pleasure you desire."

"Love your mommy and daddy because no one will love you like they will. When you grow up and get married, you will have your own babies and you will love them the same way no one will."

I was only 7. But Popo feels it's never too early to teach me about love and anticipate for a family. I laughed cheekily like any kids would but as i grew older, i started understanding more. And now i see that when Popo said that to me, she saw a future in my which i have yet realised.

Suddenly, i missed my once fiery and strict Popo. She's lost that ability to teach my younger counsins like how she did for my brother and i. That also explains the big contrast of characteristics between all of us. When i was younger, i would tell my mom how i envied my cousins as Popo are not as strict with them as she was with us. But now, i actually feel glad that she did what she did.

Seeing Popo so frail and shrunken now forces me to accept the fact that she won't be with us forever. As much as it breaks my heart to see her draw back to herself and just grow old while everybody else around her are busy with their own lives, i know she is praying that God would slow time down so she can have a little more of her family each day.

I pray to God the same too.

Thursday, August 03, 2006

In a Nutshell

Finally, i'm back to my blogging regime.

Kinda lost myself back there for about a month scampering myself over work and everything else that's left to call life.


So to make it all up, here's a quicky recapof my happenings for the past 2 months!


1. Multimedia Starlites 2006 Exhibition:
Mission accomplished with success! This year's theme was "Celebrating Creativity". Everything went well and as planned, infact, better than i imagined it to be!Wouldn't have been possible without the great MM team support and also our amazingly talented students~


2. MM Dept's NEW hot chick secretary
No joke about this one. Not only did we get a fresh young secretary, we got one HOT babe secretary- Ka Yan! Our super sweet darling of MM dept. Makes the rest of us
remaining women say: We can tah-pau liow, share market plummet!


3. Watched The Da Vinci Code on the BIG screen
Fifth role far right from the screen; wasn't too bad judging that everybody else surrounding me happened to be TOA staff as well! Lily and Ban took the inner two seats while Mike and i got the outer one. Followed by Andrin, May Yin and May Yern infront of us!


4. Watched The Cars for FREE on the "SUPER BIG" screen
Didn't enjoy it! Not sure if it was the movie or the fact that we were presented with the 2 front roles of seats... Some people surely have their way of showing appreaciation! *hmph*



5. Bought a trip to BANGKOK!
YeSSSSsss!!! AM damn excited about this coming trip! I've been so looking forward to get away from Msia for so loOOOoonggg!!! And this time, i'm getting away with some best pals, Su and Vince along with few other jokers! I'm so gonna spoil myself over there!!



6. Bought new shoes
Duh... i buy shoes all the time! I even bought the exact same pair in two different colours! But am drooling over the espadrilles i fell in love with at KLCC, TopShop *sob* but i am just not obsessive enough to pay RM180 for a pair of shoes which obviously DO NOT spell comfort and style at the same time. Su tried convincing me to wait for Vincci to come up with a cheaper version since Vincci is known for design immitation! *shoots* she got a point that woman! On 2nd thought,i probably would have splurged already if it wasn't for Bangkok! hmmm...



7. Attended a super awesome Wedding brunch
The place was at Ceylon Hill - Nerovivo. The food was amazing... The best italian buffet i've ever had (although i was too shy for 2nd servings). Oh, the lovely couple was Chang and Rachel... absolutely charming pair!



8. Nini asked me to be her maid of honour!
I've always wanted to be a bridesmaid but never thought that chance to come only after i'm married! So there goes the maid of honour title for me! Started my job by spending a whole day visiting bridal houses helping the bride find a fitting gown and surveyed the prices and ding dongs! Did not settle for anything but atleast we know what cutting suits her best now! On standby for the next trip!



9. Celebrated fathers day at an awesome seafood rest
Pantai Seafood Restaurant, hidden in the kampung shacks at Sg.Kayu Ara! The big-ass restaurant stood out like some beach front seafood place! With all sorts of fresh seafood ranging from Alaskan Winter Crabs to fresh abalone! The life fishes and erm... animals are exhibited in a cascading tank! what's more, the prices are extremely reasonable too!



10. Started cooking again
It's been a while since i actually cooked anything other than instant noodles and porridge. So i made an effort by making grilled lamb shanks with mushroom gravy and
mashed potatoes. After dinner, only did i realised that i forgot the mint sauce! damnit!



11. My hamsters finally stopped trying to kill each other
Like the saying goes, 2 is a company, 3 is a crowd. Roborovski hamsters weren't suppose to be vicious, unless of cos the pet shop guy conned me to believing so! One of my hamsters was so determined to beat up the smaller guy for no apparent reason while leaving the "fat one" unperturbed. I had no choice but to isolate the mad one into a smaller container for a couple of weeks and occationally "punish" that little prick by annoying him. I think we did this for atleast 3 times before they finally started living in peace! All 3 of them r almost equally chubby now with a healthy coat. *finger and toes crossed* that the peace will last!



12. Mind you own business lah!
When one is left with nothing to do or say, they end up poking their noses at another's business! What's more, they do it so knowingly, as if they know me? So free meh? Go fly kite lah! l o s e r...*pui*



13. Spent one beautiful Sunday doing ABSOLUTELY NOTHING
Mike had to work that Sunday, leaving me alone at home. I would have called up my gal pal to hang out at times like such, but i ended up bumming at home infront of the
teli with a box of my favourite Domino chicken wings! Life couldn't be better~ :) And



14. Got my 1st Directing opportunity!!!
Okay, it's no box office movie or any super star featured music video, it's the 8TV chinese host Gary Yap's music video and TOA is sponsoring one video for him. And we have been appointed to produce the video and i was given the role to DIRECT!!! *doing a cheesy dance* and screams Yay!!! I got my first Directing Stint!!!!