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Wednesday, 30 November 2011

The One That Got Away by Katy Perry

This song is beautiful, The One That Got Away by Katy Perry. Guess everyone has "the one that got away"...

"In another life I would be your girl
We keep all our promises, be us against the world.
In another life I would make you stay
so I don't have to say you are the one that got away..."

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Tuesday, 29 November 2011

Consider Me Gone by Reba McEntire

The girls are currently listening to this song, Consider Me Gone by Reba McEntire. I am surprised that they are listening to country music lol.

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Monday, 28 November 2011

Night Safari

On Saturday 26 November, my girls and I went with my good friend and his wife to the Night Safari. It is our first time visiting the Night Safari. Thank goodness, the rain stopped by the time we arrived at the Night Safari around 7.30pm.
It was really fun and exciting seeing the animals in the dark. Somehow the darkness, the night, the stars twinkling in the sky just seem to bring about mystery and excitement. It was like going for an adventure lol. We went on a few of the walking trails, took the tram as well as watched the animal show. It was almost 11.15pm when we left. The girls fell asleep in the car ride home lol.
The girls enjoyed themselves tremendously at the Night Safari. They said that they like Night Safari better than the Zoo and would like to come back again lol.

Sunday, 27 November 2011

Happy Birthday, Dinh

Here's wishing my lovely sister-in-law, Dinh a most WONDERFUL and LOVELY birthday today! Hope the boys will pamper you with lots of surprises and presents! Mostly importantly, may you have a good rest today. NO housework! Haha :P

Lots of LOVE
from all of us in Singapore.

Farewell, Seunghee

Another colleague is leaving. She will be returning to New Zealand with her husband and her young daughter, Molly. Although I haven't had the chance to work with her, I have had the opportunity to interact with her especially about things Korea and Korean. :) Seunghee is Korean. :) She helped to get my girls their lovely hanbok from Korea.

There was a farewell gathering at her place today for our workplace colleagues. My family came along with me. The girls played with Molly who is under 2 years old. They were having a great time! Lol.

Molly posing prettily for Marieann who took this photo

Seunghee, Molly and Francis, take care of yourselves in NZ. Sad to see you leave but who knows, we will meet in the near future, either in NZ or in Korea lol. :P Take care!!

Saturday, 26 November 2011

Italian Lunch

It was by chance that we went to Covelli for lunch when we were at Orchard Central because the girls suddenly craved for Italian food.
Juliane and I shared a lobster bisque while Marieann and her father both ordered onion soup. Juliane ordered a Hawaiian pizza, Marieann a Seafood spaghetti, their father Prawn risotto and I had Duck confit. The girls really enjoyed their lunch.

Friday, 25 November 2011

Good News

My counselling school has 100% passes for their PSLE results! That is good news indeed. :) I am really happy to know that all my counsellees will be moving on to secondary schools. I hope they can get into the secondary school of their choice. :)

Thursday, 24 November 2011

PSLE 2011 Results

The results of PSLE 2011 are out today. I wondered how my counsellees fared. I sincerely hope that they can get into their choice of secondary schools.

Tuesday, 22 November 2011

Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure

The girls' father bought them a new toy. Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure. It was a promise by their father to the girls. He promised that he would buy it if the girls passed their exams but he didn't specify the range of marks they had to get! Sigh. He also bought a PS3 station so that they can play Skylanders. Well I am sure he has bought for himself some PS3 games too.

Monday, 21 November 2011

New Korean Addiction

My girls and I are now hooked on another Korean historical drama that is currently showing on Channel U lol. It is really a torture just waiting to know what happens one episode at a time. We managed to rent all 5 volumes of the Korean drama, The Great Queen Seondeok. :) That's a total of 25 dvds (3 episodes in each dvd) to watch lol. :P

Sunday, 20 November 2011

20:11, 20.11.2011

Another unique time and date. :)

Saturday, 19 November 2011

Sarang Korean Restaurant

We had lunch at Sarang, Orchard Central because the girls wanted to buy the Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure Starter Pack from a games shop at OC. However the stock was not in yet.

It was fairly late, close to 2.30pm when we had lunch. Not a lot of people having lunch then so the food was served pretty fast. We ordered Drunken Pork, Ginseng Chicken Soup, and Dolsot Bibimbap and for dessert, cinnamon pancakes. The food were delicious and the pancakes were yummy. We would be coming back here again for meals. :)

Friday, 18 November 2011

My Chinese Name

This results of this Blogthings quiz is so eerily accurate! My Chinese name does have the Hui character in it!! :)

Your Chinese Name is Hui

This name, meaning intelligent and wise, fits you completely. You are very bright.
Enthusiastic and optimistic, you get a kick out of stimulating, intellectual discussions.

You could spend a whole weekend studying philosophy or interesting religions. You crave enlightenment. (NB: Actually, I prefer studying Wicca than philosophy! Haha :P)
You love that there is always more to see or do. The world is big, and life is long.

Thursday, 17 November 2011

MIA Cooks

My father left for Xiamen yesterday and my mother would be flying over from Taiwan to join him. My girls are already missing him because after my mother left for Taiwan, he would always cook what they wanted to eat, such as chicken rice, pineapple fried rice, laksa, and cuttlefish.
They hope both their grandparents will come back before the new year to enjoy yummy home-cooked food again.

Wednesday, 16 November 2011

Last Session of 2011

This is the last week of school. Since last week, I have started wrapping up my cases. Most of the counsellees were sweet and told me that they will miss me. I will miss the counsellees too, especially the P6 counsellees as they will move on to secondary schools in 2012. I wish them all the best for their PSLE results.

Tuesday, 15 November 2011


I am done with my revision. It is now over to my supervisors. My colleagues/ friends are really sweet and gave me a cupcake as a reward for my hard work. :)

Monday, 14 November 2011

The End is Near

The end is near, very near...

Sunday, 13 November 2011

Saturday, 12 November 2011


The holiday has started for my girls. Their school closed one week earlier than the other primary schools because it is a full school (both primary and secondary schools are on the same premise) and the Secondary 4 students are having their O level examinations. They are happy that they don't have wake up early in the morning. Me too as I don't have get up at 6am to wake them up! Lol. :)

Friday, 11 November 2011

11.11, 11.11.11

You only see this once in a hundred years. I was updating the weather on my phone when it was the above time. It is pretty amazing to see it as it happened. :)

Thursday, 10 November 2011

My Kind of Toast

I usually have Ah Kun's toast without the kaya, just with butter. Always love the the taste of butter melting in my mouth. :) This what having butter with my toast says about me lol.

You Are Content

You aren't afraid to take responsibility for your actions - or place the blame on whoever deserves it.

People see you as both genuine and spontaneous. You are the real deal.

You want to experience the world without judgment. You are totally open to experiences.

You have a deep desire to play by your own rules and do things on your own terms. You can't be fenced in.

Wednesday, 9 November 2011

Blocked Time

The long weekend has really been great for me in terms of my revision! I could really concentrate on my revision. I could work late into the nights like 3-4am without having to worry about waking up early the next day for work. :)

Tuesday, 8 November 2011

Belated Wishes

Have been so engrossed with my writing that I ignored everything else.

Happy Belated Hari Raya Haji!

Monday, 7 November 2011

Oh Snap

After sitting for close to ten hours each day while working on my revision for the past two days, my right knee finally "snapped". :(
As I was packing up my notebook for bed, my knee gave way. The kneecap seemed to be in a awkward angle and I could hardly straightened my knee. It really hurt! :(

Sunday, 6 November 2011

Writing, writing, writing

On a roll now... can't stop... or I will lose the momentum...

Saturday, 5 November 2011


Have been writing intensely today... Need to finish my revision soon...

Friday, 4 November 2011

Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.) by Katy Perry

Quite a funny music video from Katy Perry lol. :)
(uploaded by KatyPerryVEVO)

Thursday, 3 November 2011

Results are Out

Marieann got her exam results. Thank goodness, she passed her exams! :) :)

Wednesday, 2 November 2011

Fast Talk

Today's counselling session was really short because the students had their examinations in the early morning. So I could only see them after 11am and I had to stop at 12.3opm when they break for the lunch. I was also rounding off the sessions for the year with the five students I was seeing today. I had to talk really fast and them too lol. :P

Tuesday, 1 November 2011

A Great Fall

I had a great fall at workplace today. :(
As I was going to my office, I used the Basement 4 to get to the lift that services the floor where my office is. There is some works being done at the Basement 4 and one of the machinery that was being maintained was leaking oil or some kind of liquid. I failed to see the oil stain on the floor as the floor was a of a slight reflective material and the whole area was dimly lit. A colleague was walking with me when I fell. He cried out a warning to me but it was too late. Everything was in slow-mo. I could hear the last echo of his warning as I was suspended in mid-air before dropping heavily onto the floor with my notebook bag in one hand and my books, iPad and Kindle in another bag in the other hand. If my hands were free, I could have break my fall. Sigh. I pulled something in my lower back when I fell. :(

Once I got back to office, I fired an email to the Estate Department to tell them about the workplace hazard. By noon, they have cordoned off part of the corridor that was affected by the leak, put up warning signs around the area, mopped up the leak, and put up mats for walking. All these were only done after my complaint. Apparently, the leak had been going on for some time before it covered a big area of the corridor. If only the estate department was more vigilant...