Saturday, 28 February 2009

uncle calls us bioengears???

A little something before school starts again..... We are all food junkies =)
Poster by artist Chiew

fried buns, seafood tofu, crab beehoon, butter crab,
chilli kang kong, thai chicken, salted fish fried rice

And Tryph made this super delicious chocolate fudge banana walnut cake. It's really really good and huge! Imagine a mudpie.....

Friday, 27 February 2009

my furry leeching neighbor

My furry neighbor has been frequenting my monkey my kitchen, helping itself with food. I went into the room for 5 mins and it attacked my MacDonalds coke on the dining table and took a bite of an apple. I have no idea how the monkey came in. The washing area's door and windows were closed, plus we have window grills. Thankfully I wasn't in the hall when the monkey visited otherwise I'll freak out.....

Thursday, 26 February 2009

food testing

I went for my first food tasting session for my cousin's wedding at Pan Pacific Hotel next month. It's juz a nice feeling to be treated like VIPs, fill up food critic forms, have the chef talk you through each dish, and walk off without paying (of coz it's no way close to the amount they are paying for the banquet). It's really expensive to hold a wedding. It's gonna cost them easily 60k for juz the reception and the banquet.

Wednesday, 25 February 2009

sugar addicts

Since it's our mid-sem break, I guess it's only fair that we attempt to get away from all the school work and FYP duties, at least for 1 afternoon. So a group of us went to Hilton Hotel for their Cheese Cake and Chocolate buffet. Honestly speaking, I won't even think of returning as the selection and quality of it isn't fantastic. I kinda miss Equinox Hightea now =)

Here are some (actually I think is ALL) the cakes available. The chocolate ones were pretty yummy but the cheesecakes, errrr, can be better.

The afternoon juz breezed pass when everyone is enjoying themselves. I can't really remembered what our conversations were about, but I do remember us making quite a bit of noise. oops...

Along the way, desert buffet became a tea session. Look at how many pots of tea we ordered! Our tables were filled with tea pots and cups.

We all had fun! I'm so looking forward to our Crabby dinner at Chiew's and to our next outtng of BOWLING!!!!!!

Saturday, 21 February 2009

doing my part to boost the economy

If you have nothing to do this Sunday and don't mind squeezing with the crowd, you might like to visit Suntec Convention Centre. There are 3 sales events there currently.
  1. Miss Sixty Bazaar. Up to 80% off. Most denim selling for $60. Didn't add anything to my Miss Sixty collection.
  2. Fashionista Sale. Selling weird American brands. They have some Armani Exchange Tees selling for $10! I grabbed 1.
  3. Branded shoes sale for guys, mainly Renoma and Hush Puppies. Man's leather shoes were going for $29-$49. A lot of huge sizes (43, 44) left. I bought 3 pairs of Renoma leather working shoes for Nithe for $29 each (UP. ~ $150). What a steal.

Also, there's a flea market at St James Power Station tmr. Still thinking whether I should go. Anyone interested?

Sunday, 15 February 2009

love is ........

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.
1Cor 13:4-7

Saturday, 14 February 2009

timbre @ SubStation

Friday night out with YACG peepz and friends from SMU CF. We should definitely do this more often =)

Friday, 13 February 2009

Pre-Valentine's Day

It has been forever since I last baked and Vday seems to be a good time to try out some new recipes. Also partly because I'm against spending unnecessarily for Vday. Isn't it juz like any other day? We were like a production line with assigned task, running up and down checking on the oven, making sure that the chocolate in the freezer doesn't freeze completely, and of coz meeting dt's mum's high expectations. hahaha......

It might not taste perfect but it's the thought of it that counts isn't it. And we had great fun! It felt like those good old JC days again =) Vday is all about spending time with people we care and love. This way, I get to spend time with 2 of my closest pals and also make something for our love ones.

Thursday, 12 February 2009

contributing to the unemployed statistics

For those who didn't bother to turn up for NUS Career Fair 2009, don't bother. Talking to company representatives will only make you feel sad, unwanted and useless. I used to be proud of being in Bioengineering but when employers hear BIO-engineering, they will give the face and you know it's over. So much so that when asked which course of study I'm in, I'll simply say Engineering but I'll still get the face because apparently, the sterotype of 'Engineering being an all guys field' is still so strong. Another thing, I don't like it when they say that 'presentable girls have an advantage over guys because sex appeals.....' Please, if we're trying to sell looks, we would be aiming at the media industry. Depressing isn't it.

Monday, 9 February 2009

DIY Project - Bleached Jeans

I'm totally a denim girl and I had to try this bleached jeans look. I've been sitting on it for too long. The thought of destroying a perfectly fine pair of jeans makes it harder to get started.

If Balmain said so, who are we to deny it? My eyes are immediately drawn to it.

First of, I managed to dig up a pair of Topshop skinnies which haven't been worn for the past 1.5 years or so. Instead of it going to waste rotting in my wardrobe, why not give it a shot right...

The bleach I used isn't as strong as I wanted it to be and thus I had to bleach and re-bleach and re-bleach and re-bleach until the contrast was obvious enough. I think I've used enough bleach to last me a life time. Now the reek of bleach is embedded into my olfactory system.

random random random

The most random thing happened. I was slacking at Olive Cove, waiting for my lecture to start and these 2 overseas graduate guys, seated from adjacent table approached me for a favor. They wanted to film me in some virtual video.

My task: Girl A is browsing through some magazines when her phone suddenly rings. She picks up and speaks to her lover. Girl A then holds up this 'virtual face' and kisses it.

I couldn't stop laughing coz the idea of the whole thing felt ridiculous to me. If they were not discussing so engrossly beforehand, I would suspect it's some stupid prank.

Saturday, 7 February 2009

DIY Project - Fringe Scarf

I'm so into fringe such that I'm trying to incorporate it into all aspects of my outfits. Top, vest, scarf, bag and more?
Top: AA
Shorts: Armani Exchange
Scarf: DIY

Friday, 6 February 2009

no reason is required for a gathering

Chiew and Uncle arranged for dinner at UPPER SERANGOON! Freaking far but I tagged along Uncle's car so no complains. Since we were early and happened to pass by WingTai's Factory Outlet, Chiew and I dragged Uncle to go shopping with us. 2 really happy girls came out and it totally set the tone for the evening. Nothing special about the place, but I'm juz thankful to be able to meet up with BIE pals whom I hardly bump into in school these days. All the talk about sending out resumes and job searching is really depressing. Be nice and stop asking.

Durian durian durian!

Totally reminded me of this

Thursday, 5 February 2009

enough is enough

I promise this is the last time I'm gonna get upset/pissed over this recurring issue. I have enough of this BS. Why even bother taking it to heart when me being upset won't change the situation?

Wednesday, 4 February 2009

stucked once again

I went to lab today to be told by someone that my PhD dude is on a 15 day MC. I don't know whether I should be happy or stressed...

Sunday, 1 February 2009

this is depressing

It's like Wimbledon all over again juz that I don't remember him tearing in front of international TV then. Watching him play is so stressful.........