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Month: March 2009

Baking cookies

Baking cookies

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ah! Ghost! OK, just kidding. This is me looking at the oven, waiting for the cookies to be baked nicely. Taken with shaky hands of Hui Shan. The poisoned cookies were offered to some participants of the Social Media Breakfast 6. We met at Ang Mo Kio Hub at about 1PM. It was an hour off from our scheduled timing and I decided to eat ban mian while waiting for her to fetch me to her home. She introduced me…

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Rant: Time, I lack of it.

Rant: Time, I lack of it.

Reading Time: 1 minute I am seriously lack of time. My priorities were and still are never right. I take time out to blog, Facebook, read manga, and watch youtube while I still have stacks of work that need to be done. I head out with my social circle while I am supposed to be at home or in the library finishing that stack of work. Oh well. I just had a chat with my officer and realised that there may not be only…

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Life: Distractions

Life: Distractions

Reading Time: 2 minutes I was sitting down at Suntec Convention Centre Starbucks mapping out his goals for the years. It was supposedly New Year’s resolutions. But I don’t believe in such thing, cuz resolutions are easier to break than goals and targets… In life, there are always distractions, so I listed them down: MP3? GAMES (I am referring to computer and online games)? INTERNET? VIDEOS (Note: Youtube)? Previously, my distractions would be manga and anime (still do, but they take up less than…

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Classical onslaught!: Blue Danube Waltz. 5 parts piano

Classical onslaught!: Blue Danube Waltz. 5 parts piano

Reading Time: 1 minute 5 piano version – Blue Danube Waltz Who say classical music cannot be fun? As demonstrated in this video, the arranger took apart this piece and turned it into a song for 50 fingers. More information on having such teams, click here. The following video is the orchestra version of the same song. Got cute ballet dancers too! Orchestra version – Blue Danube Waltz

Youtube: Fracanapa by Astor Piazzolla, performed by Caeli Smith (violin) and Tim Ribchester (piano)

Youtube: Fracanapa by Astor Piazzolla, performed by Caeli Smith (violin) and Tim Ribchester (piano)

Reading Time: 1 minute What a long title! It is taken off from the video with the same title. She performed Fracanapa, composed by Ástor Piazzolla. This piece is re-arranged by the pianist, Tim Ribchester, specially for volin and piano duet. The additional sound effects are part of the performance. Watch. Her site is located here. No, it is not a blog.

Movie: Subaru

Movie: Subaru

Reading Time: 1 minute This is a worthy movie that should be played in local cinemas. It is slated to be released on 20th March 2009, which is yesterday. However, it is only in Japan and thus far, Hong Kong and maybe in selected countries. Singapore has no release date for this movie. I am waiting for the DVD release, or a torrent of the DVDRip. Watch the trailer. Subaru Thanks to Linny for highlighting this movie in a plurk. It is similar to…

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Youtube: Compare these 2 videos

Youtube: Compare these 2 videos

Reading Time: 1 minute Salut d’Amor and 杨丞琳 – 庆祝 What is the similarity between them? For those with keen ears, it is the tune. In 杨丞琳’s 庆祝, the tune of Salut d’Amour is being used. I did not realise the fact until I chanced upon the video of this violinist playing the song. I had a time in finding the modern pop song. I requested for help in Plurk. Linny at first thought it was Cyndi Wang’s song. However, Jasmine, who surrounds herself…

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Tryout – ColorGenics

Tryout – ColorGenics

Reading Time: 2 minutes I was blog-hopping and landed on saffyz’s blog. Reading through her posts, My eyes caught on 8 different coloured cubes. It is a colour test of people’s current physical state and psychological needs. I became interested and start to try it too. Colorgenics Number: 15407632 You have always longed for tenderness, love and a sensitivity of feeling into which you would like to blend. You are a very gentle warm person and responsive to ‘All things bright and beautiful’. This…

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Special Orgy Session with Blue8118: IT Show 2009

Special Orgy Session with Blue8118: IT Show 2009

Reading Time: 3 minutes Once again, after a month of not meeting out, me and Nathalia of Blue8118.com hang out again. This time, it is at the IT Show 2009. We arranged to meet at the last minute. She wanted to look for a camera at the IT Show, but had no kaki (friends) to accompany with. It so happened that I wanted to go there for a jalan jalan session. After an exchange over the phone, we decided to meet at City Hall…

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News: 25 Random Things About Singapore Youth

News: 25 Random Things About Singapore Youth

Reading Time: 3 minutes I just came back into the guardhouse from doing an exhausting guard duty, when my spec and fellow friend showed me this article in the Straits Times. This is the view of a foreign student on Singapore youth. And what he observed certainly rings true. By Daniel Reimold WORLDWIDE, randomness has reached a tipping point – and you can blame Facebook. The social networking site has got millions generating a list of their innermost quirks called, somewhat unimaginatively, ’25 Random…

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