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Thursday, October 5th, 2006

Naughty and Nice


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I don’t know if Santa Claus is going to pay me a visit this Christmas ‘cuz I’ve been a bit naughty. I could redeem myself by driving to school to hit my 4:40 p.m. class but since that would require lots of polluting and even more willpower, I’m staying put on my new Aeromat balance […]

Wednesday, January 25th, 2006

Meet My New Babies


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Happy Birthday to me from Andrew, the bestest big brother a girl could have.

Tuesday, January 24th, 2006

Patience


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So I’ve been bragging about being more patient as time goes on. I’ve still got bragging rights, but boy oh boy, it hasn’t been easy. In the past few days I have witnessed and been victim to so many acts of stupidity that I am truly amazed that I even have the patience to […]

Thursday, December 8th, 2005

Shopaholism


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Hong Kong purchases so far:
4 bags
4 necklaces
Beads
1 ring
1 picture frame
1 acrylic divided box
1 Stella perfume Christmas set (Yeah, baby. New scent! Ms. McCartney, I’ve got issues with you, but your perfume is divine.)
2 sweaters
1 down vest
1 iPod mini case
…and more from independent jewellers, street stalls, Giordano, LeSportsac, MUJI, Lane Crawford and Shanghai Tang.
Ogling more […]

Friday, November 18th, 2005

The Wrong Kind of Cosmo Girl


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I got a really awful hair cut yesterday because the stylist just wouldn’t listen to me. He had a creative vision that I was supposed to trust. I kept protesting, “Um…the layers are getting too short. Can we keep them long?”
At that point, I should have just left; but I stayed. I’m weak like […]

Tuesday, November 15th, 2005

Learning to Let Go


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I lost my beloved purple Nalgene yesterday. She was the newest of my collection; but she was my definite favourite. And the only one here with me! The only one I trusted to make the journey across the world. She even carried Canadian water that I sipped during the long plane ride.
Oh my poor […]

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2005

Ding! Ding! Ding! You Win a Prize!


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Singaporean English is commonly known as Singlish because it is practically a distinct dialect. I won’t get into the sociolinguistics of it all even though I rocked the course of that name in the McGill linguistics department back in my undergrad years because I’m not prepared to make an arse out of myself. I can’t […]