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Annual Dinner at Seoul Garden & Christmas Walkabout 2017

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Last week, my brother and I went for our annual dinner at Seoul Garden. We started this tradition some 5 years ago, or even more..can't remember, where we both enjoyed sumptuous buffet spread of marinated meat, seafood, cooked finger foods, desserts and of course, ice cream. Each table had a grill and soup warmer so I was tasked, what was new, to grill the meat. I'm no cook but this made me feel like I was one, hehe. My brother went a little cray cray with the fried chicken drumlets because it was delish. Plus he didn't have to wait for long since he was already hungry.

We didn't take the seafood, though previous years, I did take prawns and we certainly didn't take the fish, lol. We were not fans but we went multiple rounds to take the meat, mostly chicken meat, marinated in different sauces. My brother had a little disaster with scrambled eggs when he tried to pour it over the grill and then the liquid seeped through the holes of the grill to under its metal plate…

Mystery of Love

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I've been a little obsessed watching clips after clips on youtube on the movie Call Me By Your Name. I don't think I would get a chance to watch it in whole in the movie theatres here in conservative Singapore because well, there is gay and sexual content.

The movie premise was set in the early 1980s taking place one Italian summer. A tall and handsome American graduate named Oliver, and in his early twenties, had come to the Italian villa of his professor as an intern for his research projects for 6 weeks. It was also during this vacation that he had also developed a short but memorable summer love between him and the teenage son of the professor, a book lover & music prodigy.

He was the object of desire of many young women in the Italian village, including Elio, who had to vacate his bedroom as he always did every summer, whenever his father had an intern coming over. While Elio did not show his desire for Oliver immediately, having a French girlfriend himself, he slowly d…

Sentosa Pop Up Night 2017

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A few weeks ago, just mere days after I got so bogged down with high fever (the agony..) I got slightly better. Believe me, when the fever goes away, life takes on a different refreshed meaning, although initially it was hard taking those few steps into the public. And then life goes on as usual, like going to Sentosa. 

Currently they have an event going on called Pop Up Night at Imbiah Lookout and Merlion Plaza. Basically, it's a series of exhibits that are neon coloured which of course made some cool looking instagram worthy photos. I rode on one stationery bicycle which would light up when you cycle fast enough...to a point you get a little tired, especially when you just recovered from fever. But honestly it was fun. 

When we arrived, it was actually drizzling but we continued on since we had already come so far, with my brother complaining that we could have arrived earlier, if the bus wasn't late and we had to detour to take the train. Anyway, for awhile, he stopped compla…

It's B-B-Bonus Time!!!

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I am always excited when it comes to the December payday because it's when I would get the bonus. And it's also exciting because this year's bonus is one of the highest for the government sector over the years. Usually their excuse is that the economy isn't doing so well or is just picking up..but this time, the economy is doing well! Yay! 

I don't exactly know what it means and how they analyse the economy because I is no economist. But whoever you are, thank you :)

I tried to make a list of things to buy but I didn't manage to get all on the list. Not because I can' get it, okay maybe one of them..it's just that I felt that the things I bought, were a replacement of things that had finished or needed to be replaced, like a new foundation, new make up brushes and a new wallet. Yes, wallet. My wallet has seen better days, lol. I didn't buy that wallet anyway. In fact, I have not bought a wallet for some time because they were usually gifts. I used to …

Getting Over Fever, Fitness Update & Happy December!!

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Can you believe it, that we are now in the very last month of 2017?!!! What have you achieved so far? This year, I got a new posting and into fitness now ever since I found out from my friend about these free fitness classes by HPB in collaboration with various organisations. While time is an issue for me since I end work at 6pm, I'm glad that at the very least, there are at least 2 places that I can go nearby my workplace and be there on time. The furthest I go to is the Plaza Singapura at Dhoby Ghaut and even though I enjoy the work out there because I sweat like there's no tomorrow, the popularity of it is getting overwhelming. So much so, since I can only reach there almost to the starting time, the space is getting more squeezy and then there are those annoying people who just need so much space to do *rolls eyes* So that is a bummer for me, at least recently. 

Anyway, while I feel that I still need to do something about my choice of food at times, lol..I enjoy these fitne…

Getting Over November Blues

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I've been feeling this blues up to last Thursday. I didn't have a good start to November, and I even put on 1kg. I know it's just 1 but for someone who is already on the heavy side, that 1 is a big deal, haha. But sometimes a little prep talk to myself does keep things going though it's not so effective. I could have earned $50 this week through my online orders but I was just too lazy to make them. I was this close to finishing it but I just couldn't finish.

I had a little me time going to the library, as I sat on a bench thinking about what am I doing with my life right now. I was upset with myself because I didn't put in effort in actually living my life. There were some moments which could steer me towards the right direction in life but somehow it didn't resonated well with me, like I still feel as though I just couldn't do something. I just don't have the mood.

But now, I'm slowly easing into routine as I tell myself that I should not fee…

Downtown Line 3 Open House 2017

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So we've been to all the open houses for the MRT lines. It will join the rest of the train networks such as the current Downtown Line 1 & 2, Circle Line, North South Line and East West Line. So last Sunday on the 15th October 2017 was the Downtown Line 3 Open House. We went after 1pm because we were late like that, nothing new...lol..but it was a good thing too because we got a notification that there was a track fault. It wasn't part of the stations in the open house, but still they had to stop the free train service for awhile as a precautionary measure.

However, it was quite quickly rectified and then the train services resumed as usual. We started at MacPherson as it was the nearest for us. It was also a pretty hot day so we had to walk quickly to the station, lol. So we took the train from MacPherson Station to Mattar Station and along the way, we stopped at several stations where we wanted to see the celebrities. They were doing some hosting of games for the commuters…