Monday, November 30, 2009

Holiday Shennanigans.

Im currently in KL (as per usual, haha..)
or KOALA LUMPERR as Rhys pronounces it,
haha gotta love it.

Gawd, I've missed this place.
Missed the bustling sounds of the city past 7 bloody o'clock
cause the shops are actually still open.
Missed the pungent Hukkah pipe smoke smells that fill the air
as you stroll down the streets.
Missed the hot, clammy weather that makes your clothes stick to
you like your second skin.
Missed the bright lights that makes this city what it is.
I know its only been like 4 months, but Im knee-deep in nostalgia.
Its soooo good to be back.

And yes, as you all know, old habits die hard.
So for all this time i've been in KL,
which is pretty much 2 and a half days,
(Yes, i have a tendency to ramble on.. YOU GOT A PROBLEM WITH THAT? haha)
I'm probably singlehandedly improving Malaysia's economy too...
having spent a whopping RM5,500++ within 50 hours. haha. terrible, i know.
(Topshop will be the death of me, I swear. haha)
But on the plus side, I got the DSLR camera I've always wanted, and then some.
Meet Debbie's Canon EOS 500D.
Its the sex.
Seriously, I mean it this time. haha.

Yes, I'm absolutely in LOVE with the monochrome. I'll probs be shooting like this for quite some time.... hahaha!
And some pics I took of Preston, a talented photography enthusiast, my extremely patient mentor, who just happens to be my cousin. hahahah. And yes, we both have the same camera. He encouraged me to get the same model so he can teach me how to use it properly. What a darling :D (and so I treated him to New Moon. lol. Just sat there cracking up at Eddi-Poo :P) And you'll also realise that photos of him are not monochromatic, he would kill me if I did. teehee!
The beautiful Sim Syn Yi, and Krispy Kremes on our little outing. It was GREAT to see you again, my dear :)

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Home is where the heart food is.

Yes. This is exactly how the saying goes
for us Malaysians out there. heh.
Take any Malaysian out anywhere, and the
first thing they'll say is
"Eh.. when we go eat arrr?"
Teehee. Guilty as charged.

So well, today me and my mummy
were at Sylvia Park doing some last minute shopping..
(I know right.. my exam's tomorrow. haha)
And then we got hungry.
So we went to the foodcourt... cause I was extremely low on cash.
And this person on the table next to us was chomping on a
massive plate of CHAR KWAY TEOW from Chilli Padi.
And it looked sooooooooooo good.


When I ordered it, they asked me how spicy I wanted it.
LOOOOL isn't that so coooool?
Normally Malaysian restaurant either pile on the chilli oil,
making it overly spicy and gross.
And others dont even put any chilli oil in it,
making it plain bland and salty. =___=
So they scored points there.
And the person who served me had an awesome as Malaysian slang.
"Tree minit arr!" hehehehehehehehehe.
True to her word, my Kuay Teow arrived in 3 minutes.
And it was So. Bloody. Delicious.
Salty, and spicy enough.
And just the right amount of burnt bits in it too. LOL.
(and prawns. and beansprouts. and chinese sausages. and spring onion.)
Yum. It was sooooooo authentic.
And there was soooo much of it, so worth $10.

As a conclusion, the best Kway Teow,
(in my entire lifespan actually.)
hands down,
goes to Chilli Padi, Sylvia Park.
All Kiwi-Malaysians who miss home food,
rush there.. NOW.
And to think I used to discriminate against foodcourt-foods.
haha. Never againnnn.

Ahh. I'm homesick.

I'm weird cause I hate goodbyes.

Amazing song this one,
Fireflies by Owl City.
I have to admit though, it took me a few listens
to get used to it.
But i'm liking it a looooooot :)

you would not believe your eyes
if ten million fireflies lit up the world as i fell asleep
'Cause they'd fill the open air
and leave teardrops everywhere
you'd think me rude but I would just stand and stare
I'd like to make myself believe
that planet Earth turns slowly
Its hard to say that I'd rather stay awake when I'm asleep
'Cause everything is never as it seems
'Cause I'd get a thousand hugs from ten thousand lightning bugs
as they tried to teach me how to dance
A foxtrot above my head
a sock hop beneath my bed
a disco ball is just hanging by a thread
When I fall asleep leave my door open just a crack
(please take me away from here)
'Cause I feel like such an insomniac
(please take me away from here)
why do I tire of counting sheep
(please take me away from here)
when I'm far too tired to fall asleep
To ten million fireflies
I'm weird 'cause I hate goodbyes
I got misty eyes as they said farewell
but I'll know where several are
if my dreams get real bizarre
'cause I saved a few and I keep them in a jar
Chorus (x2)
(I fall asleep)
I'd like to make myself believe that planet earth turns slowly
It's hard to say that I'd rather stay awake when I'm asleep
Because my dreams are bursting at the seams

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Eiffel For This Colour.

So, as you all know, I'm a nail polish addict.
Haha. wear it everywhere, even when its illegal
such as at work, and at school. hahaha :D
Well, recently I've been introduced to O.P.I.
nail polishes... and well lets say it was love at first sight.
haha. They've got such a massive range of colours,
and YES, every colour shows up as it does in the bottle.
(So concentrated!! None of that cheap diluted shit.)

Yeah well, I've been looking for the perfect dark plum/maroon
shade for agggggesss, but they never seem to have the exact shade I want... Weird, I know right? its OPI.
But all that changed... TODAY. at exactly 5.02 in Farmers.
Its called Black Cherry Chutney.
And here's what it looks like.


I KNOW RIGHTTTTT? Isnt it beautiful?
Deep plum with purple shimmer.
:) drooool.
(those arent my nails/hand btw. haha)
Sighhhh. My life shall never be the same again.
And I'll probs wear this colour till I'm 45 or something. xD
Its actually from the India collection which was
released either end 2008 or beginning 09...
Thank GOD New Zealand is very good at being a
year late on all new trends/ranges. HAHA.
Otherwise I wouldve never meet this beauty.

And now, to stop by every single Farmers and lap
up all their Black Cherry Chutney :D
Two exams down, three to go.
This next next week I'll be a free man!
No pun intended.
can't wait for Europe.
and I'd better get my hands on a Canon EOS 450D soon.
Hate my $200 Fujifilm -____-

Off to chat with Kirsty a little bit more,
then study.

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Winter Wonderland... meh. Who Am I Kidding?

Kay well.
As you guys may or may not know, I'll be leaving
to Malaysia/Europe in late November till early January 2010.
We'll be stopping over at KL first for about a week,
then HAMSTERdam (sorry couldn't resist.), then Paris,
then Switzerland (I'm not even going to try name the place we're going.), then POSSIBLY England or Prague.
(I'll be going with my lovely mommeh and daddeh. and my little cousin Ryan.
teehee. he's cool.)
Then after Europe is AroundTheWorldIn80Days-ed,
we shall be back in Miri for about a week before leaving for Auckland.
Sigh. All I know is that this is going to be one loooooooooong holiday.

First of all,
i HATE planes with a passion.
(the diesel-ish smell is nauseating. plane food is disgusting.
need me to elaborate further?)

Second of all,
its SUMMER in NZ and MALAYSIA then bloody 0 degrees in Europe.
I have Hayfever/Sinus issues..
and extreme climate change isnt good for my skin either.
I get maaaaaaaaaaajor rashes.

Arts and Cultural Committee training camp is being held during this time.
There goes my chance of being a prefect. :(

So I had a little attemp at packing for Europe..
found myself getting incredibly frustrated. lol


Winter Inventory
1x Gangsta as A&F fur hoodie (faux fur of course. dont kill animals just so you can be warm and cuddly :/)
1x Big Fat Puffer Jacket that makes me look like the Michelin Man.
2x Pairs of Jeans.
1x JimJams. Actually just cotton top and black leggings. lol im lazzzzy.
1x Paramore Decode Beanie. (YAAAAAAY! haha yes. I've had it since March. Never known what to do with it though... until today that is.)
and thats about it. lol.
(oh and i think there's a trench coat in there somewhere.)
i cant actually fit ANYTHING else in there. -___-
lol eww. I'll have to wear the same things over and over again.

And on the OTHER hand... (or other side of the zipper, rather.)


Summer Inventory
2x Pair Of Tights. (intended to wear in Winter.
just didnt fit on the other side of the suitcase -___-)
2x Shorts. (YUSSSS! havent worn shorts since ages. still nippy here in NZ)
1x Sequinned Leopard Print Skirt. (oh shush. i love sequins way too much for my own good. lol AND leopard print! haha)
1x Extremely thin cardi. (so i wont sweat while walking out and about, but wont freeze in shopping malls.)
2x Dresses. Just in case we go for a nice breakfast/dinner/lunch/brunch/ you get the idea. (hint.SYNYI.ATHIRA.SCOTT. hint.xD)
15,000x T shirts. LOL. Well actually only like 6. (see how the top one's leopard print??? hehehehehe.)

Yeah. see the contrast there?
I'll probs just have to wear the same thing every day in Europe.
and smell like a homeless bum.
Just blame my minuscule suitcase. haha.
But yeah. that sucks. Cause my suitcase already weighs a lot.
:( and thats not good cause it means I wont be able to buy
as much stuffffffff... (which is what a holiday is REALLY about.

Sigh. I guess I'll just have to put all my new stuff in Ryan's luggage bag.
Hem. yes.
But yeah.
Here's me wishing everyone a lovely Xmas and A Happy New Year.
lol. early. I know right. haha
but still, since we were talking about it, i thought i might as well... ...

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

NZ Music, PRIDE!

Had this song in my head.
and I'm not even exaggerating.
But hey, it is an awesome song.
We walk in Circles - Computers Want Me Dead.

I would post up lyrics, but most of
this song is electronically synthesized/distorted,
so you pretty much can't make ANYTHING out.
but thats why its sooooooo awesome!
To the love of ambiguity!

Sunday, November 1, 2009

my avatar-thing has just been cancelled.
Damn you photobucket!!
I guess its about time I coded a new layout.....