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Month: February 2010

Helping Chile & Haiti

Helping Chile & Haiti

Reading Time: 2 minutes Before the dust can settle on Haiti’s earthquake disaster , Mother Nature unleashed her fury yet again.This time, it is an 8.8 magnitude on the Richter Scale. With death toll in the hundreds from the Chile quake, we are fortunate enough not to have major tsunamis striking the countries that are in the Pacific Ocean region. Do your part in the humanitarian efforts. One way is to donate money to the American Red Cross society’s International Response Fund: You can help the victims of…

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Quick update: Busy week

Quick update: Busy week

Reading Time: 1 minute For the entire week, I am rather tired. Release of results, which are not good. Shifting of office to a holding area due to office renovation. Joining of SMU choir. (A post may be done on this.)

Results

Results

Reading Time: 1 minute Results will be available from 0500 GMT, Monday 22nd February. I am not looking forward to it… And I foresee a 404 error for the first hour.

Protest

Protest

Reading Time: 1 minute My muscles are protesting over this Chinese New Year period. On 初夕, my brother got me to do weights in the gym. And the bench press killed my triceps. Due to a lack of time, my brother decided to assisted me in lifting 15kg weights. Till on I still can feel the strain. Then on 初二, I decided to run the fats off. I decided to ran more on my balls of the feet rather than the heels. Now, my…

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Site woes

Site woes

Reading Time: 1 minute For the past few days and for the coming weeks, there will be outages on my blog. It is not the server problem, but more of my own doing. This domain has shift house from being a main domain to an addon domain. It resides in a sub-domain, http://blog.robertsky.com/. It has been set up in a way that this blog can be accessed by both http://brokenshardz.net and http://blog.robertsky.com/. As the Chinese New Year approaches, I hope to draw more inspiration…

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Paper Furniture

Paper Furniture

Reading Time: 2 minutes I just watched an episode of All About Paper, an infotainment show which re-ran on Channel News Asia. Surprisingly, even a 2008 show can be refreshing! It showcased on how paper can be a material used for functional home furnishing. The episode featured three products made from paper. They are Honey Comb Lamp (pictured), FlexibleLove and Recycled Paper Table. The Honey Comb Lamp is made from denguri paper. It is a type of paper used in Japan. Out of the…

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USA Envoy to Singapore

USA Envoy to Singapore

Reading Time: 1 minute This what Senator David Adelman said in his Senate hearing, I intend, if confirmed, to use public diplomacy to work towards greater press freedoms, greater freedom of assembly and ultimately more political space for opposition parties in Singapore. (via) Make no mistake, I am not a fan of politics, but I would love to see him try. Credit: Speakers’ Corner picture from Wikipedia.org. Read about Speakers’ Corner at Wikipedia.