Idlelatory Worship

January 17, 2008 / Internet Memes, Reviews / 14 Comments

No, that wasn’t a typo. I recently came across a popular site called maintained by someone called Rachel. It is a quaint site with little content, simple design, but the style of writing is simply breathtaking. She combines succinct language, strategic use of grammar and powerful adjectives to paint a rhetorical picture of her…

Singing Away

January 16, 2008 / Daily Life / 6 Comments

I used to sing in a choir in elementary school. I used to sing in talent shows in middle school. I used to sing on stage in high school. Now, in university, I sing in the shower. Singing has always been an integral part of my life. I consider my voice and style to be…

A Moment of Psychosis

January 12, 2008 / Daily Life / 9 Comments

I was at Tim Horton’s yesterday with my boyfriend. As I sat down with my lovely ice cappuccino, the lady from the table behind stared into my eyes with such ferocious intensity. Such viciousness. Such coldness. Such a mental disturbance (hers, not mine). When I turned away, she resumed her sweet talking with her boyfriend….

Chinese Condoms and Favorite Animal

January 10, 2008 / Daily Life / 13 Comments

No, they have nothing to do with each other. So, about the Chinese condoms, I learned how to say condom in Chinese in class yesterday. For those who want to know, it’s “保险套” correctly romanized as “bao xian tao”. Pronounced like “bow shien tau” for those who can’t read Chinese-style romanization. Our textbook chapter was…

Cooking Korean Food – Attempt 1

January 8, 2008 / Daily Life / 15 Comments

I made it my resolution (not New Year’s) to learn how to cook Korean food (my fave cuisine) before I leave Toronto in 6 months. Mainly, because I couldn’t find any good Korean food in Singapore (Actually, I found a great Korean supermarket in Singapore called Solmart.) So anyways I went to the supermarket P.A.T….

Thank You To My Housemates

January 6, 2008 / Daily Life / 5 Comments

I celebrated my 22nd birthday for the third time yesterday. This time it was with my housemates and 20 of their friends. We had a potluck party which celebrated the new year and my birthday. One of my housemates made butter chicken and chocolate fondue. (Sooooo goood!). They also had a surprise birthday cake for…

Host Review: WebHostingBuzz

January 3, 2008 / Reviews / 0 Comments

Visit WebHostingBuzz [rating:4] WebHostingBuzz is currently hosting my portfolio at IvyTan.Net. Price – Very cheap! I pay 2.25$ per month for the now-defunct Bronze Plan. I get 5GB Space, 100GB Transfer & Unlimited Databases, Sub-Domains, FTP Accounts, Email Addresses. Speed – Very fast. Start-Up – Wasn’t immediate; it took a few hours. I had to…