In Episode 1, Miss Chocoholic faces dilemma in deciding what gift to buy for a friend's birthday and it made her plunged into desperation of finding a solution to this matter that had been troubling her for so long. She found the solution! Can she apply it to buying, well...not gifts this time, clothes... for herself?
Now, in Episode 2, Miss Chocoholic is again faced with a dilemma in deciding what clothes to buy for new year, and again, the history repeats itself...she's plunged into desperation of finding a right balance between her scarce financial resources and her love for several pieces of fashion breakthrough.
As she went window shopping with two of her pals in Gurney Plaza, concluding to herself that she will not get any new year clothes for 2006 because her pocket's sinking at the rate of 6,000 mph and she has many relatively new clothes which she can wear for new year, she came across creations so wonderful and beautiful that she found hard to resist.
So, she has changed her mind now and ditched her 'not-buying-any-clothes' idea and replaced it with 'maybe-I'll-just-get-a few'. (talk about failure of self-control!)
In her list now there are Baleno 3 quarter pants at RM89.90, PDI 3 quarter pants at RM79.00, this beautiful red floral multifunction dress at RM 189.00 (ahh..Miss Chocoholic faints *thud*), FOS 3 quarter pants at RM 53.90, FOS tee written "Two bfs are better than one" at the front / "Too cool for school" at RM 30.00 (rounded up figure) and a spagheti top at FOS at RM 19.90.
Oh, how desperate Miss Chocoholic is now!
After much pondering and head-cracking mental gymnastics exercises, Miss Chocoholic.... is left without a solution. Instead, as she always did, she has now concluded that since it is so difficult to come to a decision on what to buy with her meagre funds, simply don't buy any! Problem solved! Yeah!!
This could be a new economic formula ;)
Oh yeah, by the way, purple is the "in" colour now. So dig up all your purple stuff and wear them...or use them!!
When I was reading the TIME magazine in th library, trying very hard to find at least one example of current events which I can use as an example in my Jurisprudence assignment (but found none), Alex Wong a.k.a. Chung Heng ( I think that is how his named is spelled, Alex sorry if I'm wrong!), approached me and asked how I was doing. He then wished me Merry Christmas and said sorry for not sending me a Christmas e-card, but only managed to give me a testimonial on friendster which I regrettably deleted. I could only say thank you to him for the testimonial. Oh, I felt sooooooooooooo darn BAD!!
He actually took the courage to approach me and apologized for something which does not require apology?!
It was so thoughtful of him. Many students find him weird and bullied him in college, he still tried his best to make friends and share his thoughts and happennings in life with me, and other people in IPG.
Although it was 2 days after Christmas, I considered this a Christmas gift that I truly appreciate :)
As I was enjoying my breakfast this morning, cherishing every bite of the nasi goreng and savoruing every bit of the telur mata kerbau, I was attacked by a full-blown offensive launched by these blood-suckers. It was as though they were on Operation Desert Storm!
Only ten minutes...these blood-suckers made me dance, scratch and cry like a baby whose mother refused to give her the candy she wants. Unfortunately, nobody came to rescue me from this attack.
I was defeated. I was eaten alive by these blood-suckers.
Their victory is evident on my limbs. And my defeat will remind forever more that I hate.... mosquitoes!!
Blood-suckers!! 24 bites and the lumps are even in a pattern...hmmm, looks like a big J on my calve. Gtg...time to scratch!
But something funny and rather unusual happened two days ago.
When I was sitting comfortably on the bus heading back to my hometown waiting for the bus to start the journey, a beggar came on the bus and held out a crumpled paper cup to each of the passenger on the bus, speaking softly with the pitiful tone in his voice, asking us to give him some money and have pity on him.
Seriously, why should we pity them if they do not have pity on themselves?
But this was not what I thought of lar of course!
When he held out the cup to me and looked at me, I just stared back. I know it's rude but... I can't help wondering what's really going on in his mind!
So, I was thinking, I have a 5 dollar note and a few 1 dollar notes in my pocket, but I was wearing a really tight jeans (yeah, I put on weight, arrghh!!) and it would be so difficult to get the 1 dollar note out of my pocket with all the bags on my lap.
I just kept staring into his eyes...
I stretched my hand into one of the bags on my lap and searched hard for a packet... while I was doing this the beggar thought I won't give him anything and turned to the passenger behind me to beg for money.
Just as he turned.. I held out my hand to him, saying :"Nah, hor lu (give you in hokkien)."
He turned back and looked stunned!
I was holding out a Tiger biscuit to him :P
I thought he needed food maore than money at that time. Haha. Well, what happened next? He hesitated at first, but I continued holding out the biscuit to him and he took it eventually. When he left the bus, I saw him holding that piece of Tiger biscuit :)
The passenger next to me laughed at me. Oh well...who cares? I became a biscuit volunteer...biscuiteer lim sin yee hahaha.
And I still like it :)
To me it was better than the last 3 Harry Potters. The action part was good (especially the dragon part), romance..hmm, very little but I don't mind, comedy...yes, way funnier than the old Harry Potters.
So I am giving 5 thumbs up to this Harry Potter movie. I am sooooo looking forward to the next episode (but I doubt that there is going to be one).
Oh...10 thumbs up to hot bods of Harry n Ron too!! *drool*
They are so annoying. They will ask every single person they see at the station "Pergi mana? KL? Ipoh? KL?"... "Ah Moi, mau pergi mane?"... "Lai, KL, Ipoh?Alor Setar?"... Once a guy even asked me " Ki to lok (where to in hokkien), An Soon ah?" Hello?? Do I have a line written on my forehead saying that I'm from An Soon??
Worse still, some of them think that people around them are deft! They don't ask us where do we want to go... they scream at us! If you shook your head after they bombarded you with one or two questions on your destination, they will bombard you with extra free questions.. and they are still regarding your destination. Get a grip!! I shook my head and said No already! Now leave me alone!
So I observed how all these ticket sellers approach each an every single person whether they are standing, sitting on the bench or brisk walking to catch their bus. They are so annoying that people just ignore them. I bet if they just sat at their ticket counters and attend to customers who came to the counter, they would have gotten more business... and scared less people.
Maybe having to stay at the filthy bus station does things to you... it makes you go nuts perhaps.
But these scary bus ticket sellers have no right to turn us ordinary people into nuts like them too.
Five motions of love I gave to others:
1. Smile - a smile can save a life, and it makes you feel your presence is appreciated.
2. Hug - it keeps one warm and very very secured :)
3. Offer chocolates - sorry it has to be chocolates, blame me for being a chocoholic.
4. A phone call - talking on the phone with my loved ones keeps me close to them.
5. Pray - yes, I do pray for them. I'm not Jesus who can perform miracles like building a chocolate factory in a second, so this is the best I can give.
When you love somebody, what do you do to show that you love him or her? Think about it. And I hope you will realise that there have been people showing their love for you too but you might have been too ignorant or blinded to see that. Be more sensitive to your surroundings and observant, you will be asking yourself :"How could I be so blind all this while?"..ok, you don't need to bash your head for this, cos I still love your head :P
The love that I am talking about is not the BGR love or sexual love that many have turned to today... but a type of love more certain and special... that you can show to your friends, family, bf/gf, spouse, your classmate, roommate, or even a stranger on the streets. This love from above kept me going, cos life is all about love. I've seen it... have you?
p/s: Please forgive me for being all lovey-dovey today... it must be all the chocolates I consumed non-stop for the past two weeks.
So, I applied one Biorè Pore Pack strip on my seemingly-flat-as-iron-board nose in the morning. I thought I will have 10 minutes of private time at home where I don't have to go out so nobody can see my funny looking face with a white piece of nonsense plastered to my nose....and then...
"Yee (what my 3 years-old cousin calls me at home) ...duayi (first aunt in hokkien, who is my mom) is calling you to come out to the mobile pasar!"
Oh crap!! The mobile pasar is parked opposite my house, and I could see all the neighbour aunties standing around it picking and choosing vegetables and fishes. Do I really have to go out now??
The thought of making my mother wait for me makes me sick, and it was going to rain soon. So, I gathered all the courage I needed, inhaled deeply, and step out of my house and made my way to the mini lorry parked just opposite my house.
For the first time in my hometown, I felt like a star... every pair of eyes were staring at me! But only they were not looking at me like I'm a star...but some fool with some funny white piece of crap on her nose, looking really really silly.
My 3 year-old cousin asked with her innoent face :"Yee, what happened to your nose?"
Even the mobile pasar owner looked at me strangely... and my mother giggled.
Oh, I swear I wanted to die on the spot!! I wished I could bury my head in the groud like an ostrich or turn invisle like the Hollow Man.
I just smiled and said:"Oh, I stick somthing on my nose, that's all."
After my mother asked me whether I wanted to get some tau-sa-piah for my friends who are going to Langkawi...correction, eloping to Langkawi to night, to which I replied "No need la.", I walked steadily back into my house and laughed at myself.
So much embarassment could occur in just 5 short minutes.
Case title : Ferero Roche v. Kinder Bueno (2005) HoL AER 5 448
Facts: On 15th July, 2005, the appellant and respondent were having a double chocolate milk shake at Chocolate Lover's, Cocoa Street, Confectionary District, when the disputed issue arose. The respondent allegedly claimed that there's nothing that can replace the ever sinful SEX in this world today. The applicant, being a chocolate addict, disagreed with the respondent. Both parties ended up in an unsweetened fudge fight, and the dispute was brought to court.
Their Lordships held unanimously that:
Chocolate is better than sex.
Their ratio decidendi were:
- You can GET chocolate.
- "If you love me, you'll swallow" has real meaning with chocolate.
- Chocolate satisfies, even when it's gone soft.
- You can safely have chocolate while driving.
- You can make chocolate last as long as you want it to.
- You can have chocolate in front of your mother.
- If you bite the nuts too hard chocolate doesn't mind.
- Two people of the same sex can have chocolate without being called nasty names.
- The word "commitment" doesn't scare chocolate.
- You can have chocolate on top of your workbench/desk during working hours without upsetting your work mates.
- You can ask a stranger for chocolate without getting your face slapped.
- You don't get hairs in your mouth with chocolate.
- With chocolate there's never any need to fake it.
- Chocolate doesn't make you pregnant.
- You can have chocolate at any time of the month.
- Good chocolate is easy to find.
- You can have as many kinds of chocolate as you can handle.
- You are never too young or too old for chocolate.
- When you have chocolate late at night it doesn't keep your neighbors awake.
- With chocolate, size doesn't matter and it's always great.
Chocolate rules!!! hehe
I was devastated to come across this website and found out that chocolates are not as simple as it seems. In fact, if chocolates were made a living thing, its rights would have been violated and justified a suit against people who disregarded its welfare :P
Sounds silly, I know :) I can't believe it myself either. There is such a thing as the EU's Chocolate Dispute. I find it ridiculous even as a law student...and a chocoholic.
Check it out : http://www.american.edu/projects/mandala/TED/chocolat.htm
If you care about chocolates like me.
You might be wondering what's the connection between this and breakfast, which we normally regard as the first meal (food) that goes into our stomach. But this morning, the first e-mail I read served as the best breakfast to my soul, spirit, heart and mind for me today. You should check it out ;)
This is a conversation between God and a man on the telephone. (my favourites are in italic)
God : Hello. Did you call me?
Me: Called you? No.. who is this?
God : This is GOD. I heard your prayers. So I thought I will chat.
Me: I do pray. Just makes me feel good. I am actually busy now. I am in the midst of something.
God : What are you busy at? Ants are busy too.
Me: Don't know. But I cant find free time. Life has become hectic. It's rush hour all the time.
God : Sure. Activity gets you busy. But productivity gets you results. Activity consumes time. Productivity frees it.
Me: I understand. But I still can't figure out. By the way, I was not expecting YOU to buzz me on instant messaging chat.
God : Well I wanted to resolve your fight for time, by giving you some clarity. In this net era, I wanted to reach you through the medium you are comfortable with.
Me: Tell me, why has life become complicated now?
God : Stop analyzing life. Just live it. Analysis is what makes it complicated.
Me: Why are we then constantly unhappy?
God : Your today is the tomorrow that you worried about yesterday. You are worrying because you are analyzing. Worrying has become your habit. That's why you are not happy.
Me: But how can we not worry when there is so much uncertainty?
God : Uncertainty is inevitable, but worrying is optional.
Me: But then, there is so much pain due to uncertainty..
God : Pain is inevitable, but suffering is optional.
Me: If suffering is optional, why do good people always suffer?
God : Diamond cannot be polished without friction. Gold cannot be purified without fire. Good people go through trials, but don't suffer. With that experience their life become better not bitter.
Me: You mean to say such experience is useful?
God : Yes. In every terms, Experience is a hard teacher. She gives the test first and the lessons afterwards.
Me: But still, why should we go through such tests? Why cant we be free from problems?
God : Problems are Purposeful Roadblocks Offering Beneficial Lessons (to)Enhance Mental Strength. Inner strength comes from struggle and endurance, not when you are free from problems.
Me: Frankly in the midst of so many problems, we don't know where we are heading..
God : If you look outside you will not know where you are heading. Look inside. Looking outside, you dream. Looking inside,you awaken. Eyes provide sight. Heart provides insight.
Me: Sometimes not succeeding fast seems to hurt, more than moving in the right direction. What should I do?
God : Success is a measure as decided by others. Satisfaction is a measure as decided by you. Knowing the road ahead is more satisfying than knowing you rode ahead. You work with the compass. Let others work with the clock.
Me: In tough times, how do you stay motivated?
God : Always look at how far you have come, rather than how far you have to go. Always count your blessing, not what you are missing.
Me: What surprises you about people?
God : When they suffer they ask, "why me?" When they prosper, they never ask "Why me" Everyone wishes to have truth on their side, but few want to be on the side of the truth.
Me: Sometimes I ask, who am I, why am I here. I cant get the answer.
God : Seek not to find who you are, but to determine who you want to be. Stop looking for a purpose as to why you are here. Create it. Life is not a process of discovery but a process of creation.
Me: How can I get the best out of life?
God : Face your past without regret. Handle your present with confidence. Prepare for the future without fear.
Me: One last question. Sometimes I feel my prayers are not answered.
God : There are no unanswered prayers. At times the answer is NO.
Me: Thank you for this wonderful chat. I am so happy to start with a new sense of inspiration.
God : Well. Keep the faith and drop the fear. Don't believe your doubts and doubt your beliefs. Life is a mystery to solve not a problem to resolve.
Trust me. Life is wonderful if you know how to live.
I'm an expert when in comes to procrastination.
One morning a few days ago, I came to the college library with the supposedly settled intention to revise Chapters 2 to 5 of Law of Succession. After 4 hours, I was still stuck at the Introduction :P
When I read a few lines, I lifted my head and saw a free available PC in the library!! Yeah, online time.... tap tap tap....cursing the slow connection...tap tap tap...click click click.... ok, done! Ow...tummy ache, must go toilet...dash out of library, went to ladies.
Then I returned to the library to continue on Law of Succession. I sat down, skimmed the notes, read 3 lines...mouth feeling itchy!! Got up, went to the canteen and munched on a packet of guava and a packet or watermelon. When I finished, it was time to attend class. There goes my plan to finish up revision for Chapters 2 to 5 of Law of succesion.
Still not enough? Hehe, my handphone credit was RM 0.00 a week ago. On:
Day 1-Ok, I will reload my phone tomorrow before going to college.
Day 2-Spent too much yesterday, want to save money. Nvm, I'll reload tomorrow.
Day 3-Arrghh!! I can't sms friends and this sucks!! Ok, later I will ask Sri Raam whether he can transfer credit to me...Damn! Sri Raam's credit expired!! That means I'm not meant to reload today. Fine, I'll do it tomorrow.
Day 4-Woke up and thought of going to 7 Eleven later to reload phone... 11pm as I was lying on my bed "Oh s***! Too busy til I forgot to reload!!" Ok, I'll do it tomorrow. Until now, my credit is till at RM 0.00.
Day 5- Can't call mom!! Ok, I have to reload tomorrow.
Day 6-Still RM 0.00! Can't reply TY's sms! Oh...but I'm so so so lazy to walk....
Day 7-Reloaded RM 30.00!!! Yeah!
See what I mean? Yes, I am the Queen of Procrasti-Nation.
And last night, I was reading Law of Succession (yeah, it's my second attempt!)...one page....Hey, what can I write about in my blog tomorrow??....maybe about mosquitoes (cos I was bitten 15 times in 30 minutes while having breakfast in the canteen in IPG), hmmm...maybe procratination (Me n Aiching just talked about it). OK!
Then, I remembered that my friends will have exams soon. So I made cards for them, but the attempt failed miserably. So no Good Luck cards for them. Aiks?? The poster on my wall fell...ok, stick it back to the wall. Sat down again...look at notes.... time to sleep zzzzz.
Anyway, what I'm sharing today happened last night before I go to bed. My phone ran out of credit. Yes, it was RM 0.00 the last time I checked, and it still is RM 0.00 now. My lazy-fat-heavy bum just wouldn't move to get a reload card at the nearest mobile phone shop or 7 Eleven which is only 3 to 5 minutes walk from my place.
I prayed to God that TY will call me now... Amen. Ring ring. My phone rang few seconds later. God is so great. But it was not the phone call that made me love God more, it was something else...
After chatting with TY, I gave thanks for the phone call and smiled while I closed my eyes, preparing to enter my dreamland where I could probably walk on the sea or marry Travis Fimmel.
Then, it happened suddenly. I realised this most amazing thing..
I accepted Christ just 2 weeks ago. It happened for a reason. The reason was because God loves me. God anwered my prayer last night for a reason. The reason was because God wants me to realise that my loved ones i.e. TY, my family and my friends, will be saved.
That was why I am a believer. That was why I was placed around them. That was why.... So that God can put His plans into work.
Praise the Lord.
1. I made it to college without getting wet in the rain and managed to crossed the roads safely (ya know how difficult it is to cross a road in Penang!)
2. God answered my prayer! It's another day of feeling God's presence in me and that inexplicable feeling of being loved and joy infinitely above that which I felt with TY (sorry, but I still love u *muacks*).
3. I woke up thinking about Travis Fimmel...drool....awwwwww....what a great way to start a day!
4. Still have the wonderful song by 3 Doors Down in my head ..... everything i have in this world, all that i'll ever be, it could all fall down around me, just as long as i have u right here by me. sob sob :')
5. More yummy food ...yum yum :P
Try reading just one 2-page judgment (yes, only a 2-page one will do!) from any English law reports OR check out my friend's post here (www.sleepypurpleworld.blogspot.com/2005/09/english-judges.html).
And in addition to her theories, I would like to add another theory:
5) They can't even come up with proper names. We came across judges with names like "Cockburn", "Cross" and "Upjohn". I will not be surprise if in the future there's a judge called "Assburn","Tick" or "Downjack".
Half-way during Law of Succession lesson yesterday, the college security guard knocked on our class room door and asked whether KBK XXXX(altered for the interest of the real victim) belongs to anyone of us. Yes, it was one of my classmates'.
So she took her car keys and went out to move her car which was blocking another student's car. The guard was saying that they were really angry and were shouting.
The next time my classmate opened the class room door and enter the class room again, she looked shocked. Eleven pairs of eyes were on her (including Mr. Khoo's)... Then she spoke with a shaky voice :"They punctured my tyres."
Gasps!!!!! I thought :"What the f***??!"
OK, we all admit that my classmate was wrong in not leaving a note on her car stating her number, name and class. But these b******s have no right to do that to her car!! These Ah Beng's are really out of control! They could have been a lil bit more civilised...be a lil bit more patient and act gentlemanly like asking the guard to go around the college asking who's the owner of the car. And come on, that's not so difficult. IPG main campus has only 3 levels and 17 classrooms!
Wanna know something worse?
Another classmate of mine went down to check out the situation and returned with equally shockness in his face, saying :"They scratched her car also." And it's not a tiny one-inch scratch. It's the whole car!! Plus, they even left a very rude and vulgar note on her car, with all the chinese bad words you can find in the Bad Words Dictionary.
If it weren't for two students who witnessed the puncturing of her tyres, my classmate wouldn't even know it happened. And it is so dangerous!! What if she lost control while driving later??
Thank God, the lovely Mr Khoo immediately escorted her to make the complaint. And she left to a workshop to refill her tyres...3 of them punctured!!
The saddest part was...she didn't see the car plate number of that idiot's car. And therefore, she couldn't lodge a police report for this criminal damage.
So ppl, next time, please leave a note on your car(better inside because people can simply remove a note on the car) if you are blocking somebody. And watch out for their car plate numbers!!
All of us in the class felt outraged! But is there anything we can do?
I prayed to God. And He assuringly replied :"Don't have to do anything now. Events will go as God planned. Things happen for a reason, and don't worry about these bullies not getting what they deserved."
10 things I hate about myself:
1. My flat-as-airport nose
2. My green bean sized eyes
3. My never-seemed-to-tone-up abs
4. I get jealous easily
5. Always blame myself
6. My shoulders are too broad
7. I'm good at nothing
8. Too emotional
9. I look facially-retarded when I talk
10 things I like about myself:
1. to 10. My ability to eat like there's no tomorrow :)
Almost every morning I drink a cup of the Iced Mocha in the canteen while waiting for the clock to strike 8.30am when my classes for the day begin. It was so think, and the balance between the coffee and chocolate was perfect.....
But as you can see, it's all 'WAS'.....
The quality of the Iced Mocha in IPG is declining not slowly, but quickly! It's no longer think.... and it will always be too sweet (too much chocolate) or too thin (too much water).
This morning I bought a cup of Iced Mocha, and I didn't even drink half of it... it's so terrible I can bring myself to drink it.
I have one thing ticked off my favourite things list now.
I can. Not because I have watched Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Not because I have read the book by Roald Dahl.
My class has a mumbler now. And yeah, he's damn irritating!!
Whenever the lecturer says something or is explaining an issue to the class, this LLB Mumbler will just pop a question without asking the lecturer's permission beforehand, or raises his POI's randomly. He does it loudly, but he swallows his words and we can't really hear or understand that he's saying all the time!
The LLB Mumbler is pissing me, AiChing and some other classmates of mine off!
Today's orientation day. I never understand why do we still need to attend orientation although we are continuing students, not freshies! But anyway, it doesn't really matter cos I am not gonna pay attention to what Saini will say, I am just going to get the schedule, catch up with my lovely classmates whom I miss, and then head off for my second time of watching Charlie and The Chocolate Factory :P
I am a chocoholic! Cant miss that movie hehe
Classes had finally resume. Tomorrow's first day of my Finals Part 2, and it is back to era of sleepiness. I can picture myself yawning thousands of times in class...yawn yawn yawn yawn yawn yawn........zzzzzzzzzzzzzz
...to face the good, or the worst...
...to lend a shoulder to a friend who didn't make it...
...to put a stop to the mental and physical torture from waiting...
...to bade farewell to the maximum-utilised holidays...
It is time... for us to march into the office of our colleges to aswer to the shit we created 3 months ago in the stuffy, ill-equipped exam hall...
Oh, not all of us will have to face shit... Well, at least I think I'm one of the candidates who screwed up in the exam in Dewan Cheeseman in June. Hmm, maybe the thoughts of cheese was the main cause of my inability to concentrate during the exam. So now I have to prepare myself mentally and physically (hey, it's not easy to climb a flight of stairs when your legs are the size of KLCC twin tower!) to face my lovely lecturers, minus Saini, to take the results slip!!
I can picture it happenning... As I enter the IPG staff room, all eyes will be fixed on me as I dragged my feet into Saini's office. But my feet will feel as though someone had spread elephant glue on the soles of my shoes and they just won't move an inch... Somehow I managed to walk... Left...Right...Left...Right... until I stopped in front of Saini's desk when he hands me an A4 size paper with an irritating smirk on his Mr. Bean face. I grabbed the paper with my shaky hands, blink twice, takes in a gallon of air, and lower my eyes onto the paper. There, printed in black Times New Roman font, are the results of my Finals Part 1 exam... and...
I'd prefer no to think about it because I know if I did, I will panic! But I can't help it! Last night I even dreamt of my results... which was impossible! In the dream I got 70, 70, 72 and 75! 75??!! Impossible... especially impossible after what I wrote for my last Evidence question... and my Land problem question...and.... Oh, I really don't want to think about it.
I know I have to be prepared for better, and also the worst.
My worries aside... TY got his results just yesterday. To me, he did pretty well!! He got 3 A's and 2 C's. Although he didn't seem to be happy about the C's, I was very very proud of him. In fact, if I got a C, I will be jumping until there's a hole in the ground.
We celebrated his good results at KFC. You must be thinking why KFC? Well, we're both kinda broke and I miss the potato wedges sooooooo much! But I didn't pay attention to the large wedges I ordered or even the spicy chicken lying on my plate calling out to me to eat them quick before they run away. From the moment we sat down until the moment I sipped the last drop of my Pepsi, I was adoring TY all the time.
Honestly, I never expect he would do so well for his studies now :P I admit he is smart, but very lazy too. During Form 5, he missed 80% of classes. While we were cursing Einstein's formulas in physics and the ammonia substance which smelt like fart during chemistry lessons, he was happily sleeping in his hostel dorm, or having his private physics lessons at the snooker centre or Add Maths lessons in his dorm while chor-dee-ing. When he sms-es me, I will know, it's time to lend my exercise books for him to copy so he can pass it up to the teachers. Hmm, maybe that's how we fell in love with each other. He barely knew how to answer 2 simple chemistry questions, but he's getting A's now.
Anyway, my point is, look at how much he has changed over four years!!.....err, hmm, maybe he didn't change at all :P (just look at his cheeky smile and his cunning face in the pic).
Once a womaniser, always a womaniser! Hey, now I see how did he get his A's!!
Wish I can get A's too.
Me n my team mates, all five of us prepared hard for this audition, which was suppose to be happening tomorrow at Times Square. Now our hopes are gone ...sob sob....
But nvm...still can perform anytime we want ;) Changing your perspective can really change lots of things! Wow...it's amazing.
Celebration at home with family. My cousin (most left one) was also celebrating her 10th birthday, while it's my 21st... but my cake is 10 times smaller than hers sob sob... Got the KEY to freedom and independence - from my parents.
I am officially an adult and can enter the casino without fear of being asked for my IC for inspection by the officers there FINALLY! Haha.
What's my best gift for this birthday? Wonderful friends, family and warm wishes...
We have to cancel our full dress rehearsal last minute and had to go on stage unprepared! To make matters worse, my team had never had a practice as a 4-member team together before! It was only yesterday that we, for the first time, danced together and got our positions on the dance floor right. Luckily, thanks to Lily, the choreography of our dance was good and we managed to do OK. THANKS LILY!! WE OWE YOU ONE BIG ONE!
Many turned up for the finals... my old school friends, some celebrity and Hitomi all the way from Penang! Too bad the schedule was hectic and we weren't allowed to take pictures during the event. But I managed to snap some :P
Me in my 'Rexona for men' T-shirt and my bf's jeans (hehe, had to wear baggy jeans) for the performance (too bad no 'for women' :( )
Me and Davina, one of my team mate, taking a nap after the tiring first rehearsal on the couch in the holding room (which was more like a panic room)
Orange Dance Club, KL. Took this photo upon reaching there at 11am. But we only went in at 11.45am!! hai...Malaysian time...
Me, Davina and Bernard (another dance team mate) in his pink cap (eugh! :P ) in full dress waiting for the full dress rehearsal which was unfortunately canceled.
Oops, this is a lil bit dark.. Davina, me, Bernard and Sharol ( I think that's how his name is speeled) after our performance in the 'panic room'.
The show was good. Dance Mania, the winners of the dance challenge were awesome! You guys can catch it on TV3 every Tuesday at 7pm beginning from 9th August! You must watch them dance! :)
But why my bf never understands?
It hurts me every time he asks me to make-up. I thought he hasn't accpeted me for who I am and that he thinks I'm not pretty or beautiful enough compared to other girls. I did make-up once. And I told him I won't do it again unless there's a performance or a really formal occasion. Now, he's requesting it again...repeatedly!
When I told him how his requests made me feel, he said I think irrelevantly. Omigod!
My situation now is like the TLC song 'Unpretty'. I cried before I slept yesteday right by his side.... and he didn't realise. Insensitive crip!!
Accident 1 :
This wasn't really my case... 12.ooam 21 July - When I was brushing my teeth preparing to go to bed, TY suddenly called out to me and asked me to finish my task. When I came out from the bath room...
Me: 'What happened?'
TY: 'My housemate's on his way back to pick us up. We're going to see an accident nearby.'
I was like 'huh?'
So we went in TY's housemate's car to the accident scene. On the way there, TY's housemate couldn't stop talking about how he saw it happened and how the Satria and the Evo spinned on the road and missed each other by inches and eventually hit the divider...bla bla bla....
The only thing on my mind on the journey was 'What's the thrill all about?'. I could see how TY andd his housemate was thrilled and excited about the accident but I really didn't the any sense in it.
After all the driving and exciting talk in the rain... when we reached the accident scene... both the Satria and the Evo had already left. Haha.
6.00pm, 21 July - Had to attend a hiphop class in Sri Hartamas. Today TY didn't want to fetch me there. So I had to drive there myself. While reversing his car... I hit the side pillar. The left-rear signal light was smashed. Doomed!!
6.30pm, 21 July - Upon reaching Sri Hartamas (after a painfully long journey...well, not literally long but because I was thinking about Accident 2 all the way the journey seemed longer than usual), I searched for a parking space right outside Plaza Damas. I saw a car about 20 meters behind came out. I immediately thought :"Free parking space!". I reversed... fast.... and BAM! (for the second time) ... the left-rear part of my car backed into another car....it was a......
.....Mercedes Benz S-Class!
I'm officially broke now :(
- Harry Potter 4
- X-Men 3
- Spiderman 3
- Tim Burton's Corpse Bride
- Bill and Ted's Most Excellent Collection
- Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
- The Chronicles of Narnia : The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
- Shrek 3
- Pirates of the Carribean : Dead Man's Chest
- Underworld : Evolution
- A Scanner Darkly
- Il Mare (hehe, Keanu Reeves' so irresistable)
Well, that's all I can think of for now. Oh ya! Fantastic Four...am watching it in 6 hours' time. Cant' wait!
I watched badminton tournaments on TV since I was little. Yesterday I got the opportunity to watch it live in the Cheras KLBA hall with TY and several of his shuttler friends. It was crowded! The tickets were sold out. Luckily I had friends who have the players pass and we managed to sneaked in using those passes.
Watching the men's doubles lose isn't a big shock to me. I have expected them to lose somehow :P But watching them play against Indonesia and China only showed one thing... the standard of the national shuttlers had either been static or deteriorated. That is very disppointing.
Although the Indonesians didn't really improved, the Chinese shuttlers showed amazing improvements. What happen to Malaysia then? Sad to say, if they proceed with such standard, Malaysia will never bag the Thomas Cup again, not unless all the other Chinese and Danish shuttlers suddenly contract an incurable skin disease and pull out from the game :P
KKK, Bin Shen, Soon Hock... please train smarter! ( I know you guys are training hard)
I'm still waiting for the day where the Malaysian shuttlers can truly be world No. 1.
Nothing to do at home..so I picked up the digital cam lying on the table, went outside my house and snapped a photo of the flowers that blosommed in the small garden. Aren't they one of the most beautiful things in the world?
There are so many types of flowers today...edible, designer, etc... some are also deadly!
I remembered the first time I received a bouquet of flowers was in August 3 years ago. It was blue roses...on me and Teng Yung's anniversary. I would like to think of it as something really sweet of him... but then again, he got my roommate's instruction to give me blue roses :(
I still have a dried leaf from this bouquet glued to my diary. Since then, I still receive flowers once in a blue moon. But none of the times I have received the flowers will be as memorable as the first time (although it's not so sweet after all). The feeling is inexplicable. Now, I'd rather get chocolates :P yeah...what a chocoholic I am!
I did what I would do during every long holiday...I visited my old secondary school and the hall where the national gymnasts have their daily practice.
It's been 4 damn years since I last perform those stunts in that very same hall. When I watched the seniors (they were my juniors) perform their ribbon and clubs routines, I was amazed and captivated! I'm so proud of them. From splits to back bends, pivots to cart-wheels, they did it gracefully and neatly. In fact, they are better than the seniors 4 years ago (including me hehe).
Watching their beautiful movements brought me back to 4 years ago when I love this sport so much....and I wondered why did I choose to bid farewell with gymnastics. A few minutes later, i saw the team manager and a few other state judges walked into the Malaysian Sports Council and I finally remembered why...it was due to politics.
It is sad that politics have to exist anywhere...from the hostel to the training hall, the coaches, and the management of the national gymnastic squad. After the 2001 Sea Games in Kuala Lumpur, I had to decide whether to pursue my career in gymnastics or elsewhere.
Although I dislike the training a little (imagine having to run on the track 10 rounds under the hot 4pm sun just because you gained 100g!), the main factor that made me quit gymnastics was politics. It was really too much for me to handle and I grew so sick and tired of it. I could not face it anymore. In the end, I said goodbye to the sport that I have devoted 7 years of my life to, and the sport that I still love until today - gymnastics.
Well... there is still a gymnast in me... but practically speaking, I cannot start stretching and bending like how I used to do right now. For the love of gymnastics, I can still try something else related to it now... perhaps coaching and dancing? :)
Oh, by the way, did you know that there is actually men rhythmic gymnastics? I love watching them perform ;p
I have a birthday party to attend in 2 hours' time and I still haven't got a gift for my friend! Arrghhh!! I did try to find a gift for her. I window shopped from 1.30pm until 4.00pm and practically looked into every shop and corner in Atria, PJ (which is small, thank God!) but in the end, I only end up with a second hand book for my own reading during this holidays and a birthday card. Still no gift!! And I have only 1 hour and 45 minutes left to get one!
It's not that I don't want to get a gift for my friend. I do! But the problem is I just don;t know what to get her. I considered aromatherapy set, necklace, braceleet-watch, a blue top, handbag, scarf and even chocolates. It seems I have too many choices and in the end was unable to make one!
And then I realised it's so much easier to get a gift for a guy friend because the range of gifts are drastically narrower. So it'll be easier to make a decision on what to get for them compared to getting somethign for a girl friend. I'm a girl, and I find it difficult to get a gift for my own kind. Now I truly understand how guys felt when they have no idea what to get for a girl friend.
Then comes the next big headache...budget!
And lastly, people always worry about whether their friend will like the gift... What if I got the wrong gift? What if she didn'tlike the colour? What if she already has an identical handbag or scarf? ....Hmm....ok, I admit I'm a worry-wreck!
Omigod...exactly 90 minutes to get prepared n shop for the gift!
I have decided to go with the handbag...lets hope I don't have second thoughts!