Sunday, February 22, 2009


some time ago, my self esteem had taken a considerable amount of beating, but i'm glad i came out of the episode stronger. heard this song whilst driving today, and it struck a chord within my heart. ladies must find someone who can sing this song and mean it ok! =) pardon the funny music video.. it was 1994 after all.

You're my peace of mind, in this crazy world
You're everything I've tried to find, your love is a pearl
You're my Mona Lisa, you're my rainbow skies
and my only prayer is that you realize
you'll always be beautiful in my eyes.

The world will turn, and the seasons will change
and all the lessons we will learn
will be beautiful and strange.
We'll have our fill of tears, our share of sighs
My only prayer is that you realize
you'll always be beautiful in my eyes

You will always be beautiful in my eyes
And the passing years will show
that you will always grow
ever more beautiful in my eyes

When there are lines upon my face
from a lifetime of smiles
when the time comes to embrace
for one long last while
we can laugh about how time really flies

We won't say goodbye
'cause true love never dies
You'll always be beautiful in my eyes

You will always be beautiful in my eyes

And the passing years will show
that you will always grow
ever more beautiful in my eyes

Saturday, February 21, 2009


jolene and rama - lunch with these two fellows is never a simple affair. you'll not only get fed in your tummy but your brains will also get poked poked poked and then you come out at the end of lunch feeling like you're 100x enriched with issues on life's greatest philosophical issues. i think so far we've touched on religion, chinese values, morality etc etc etc etc etc... ...

haha but i've always enjoyed their company and this time was no exception! we ventured into rama's country (somewhere called little india) for some indian food. his mouth dropped when i told him that i don't know what's a dosai so his quest to have some indian-chinese food became an indiancuisine101 lesson.

have you have stepped into a indian restaurant, not knowing what to order and always end up with either roti prata or fish head curry? i take the easy way out, i just don't step into one haha.. the closest i got to indian was prata, which i'm sure someone out there will vehemently object because prata is so not indian.

fear not my young padawans! after today's post you will be able to step into an indian restaurant with your chest inflated and heads up... just remember me when you're eating and mouth a silent "i love you chian". thanks.

rama: it's illegal to use the pedestrian crossing in little india, let me show you the indian way!

jolene blinks and rama has dashed across to the other side of the road.

rama recommended a few places worth visiting in little india, namely gokul vegetarian restaurant (indian-chinese cuisine), chellas and komala vilas. we decided on gokul's!

trying to do the m1 one advertisement thingy

clean and welcoming interior of the restaurant... i like.


this is called paper dosai. very large thin piece of dosai with potatoes at the side. the 3 gravy looking thing on the plate are from left to right: coconuty paste, curry and onion paste. delicious! the bowl of green mash on the top left corner of the photo is called paalak paneer, which is actually mashed spinach with cottage cheese and it's really good! when chian says it's good, just take her word for it.

being an indian-chinese restaurant, gokul also sells the indian interpretation of chinese food like mee siam etc. this one above is called chicken kurma, which is like chicken curry, except that they use mock meat instead of real chicken because it's a vegetarian restaurant. the thick spicy gravy is an absolute winner.

breads - one of them is chappathi, the others.. i forgot.

that's all for the first lesson folks, i'm quite a lousy teacher because i think i've forgotten half of what rama said. aiyahhh you guys just take down the names, order and eat can already lah. i hope you'll have a bolly good meal when you decide to go indian next time!

gokul vegetarian restaurant
19 upper dickson road, 207478
phone: 63967769

Thursday, February 19, 2009

that is why You are the central figure of my life, and that is why i will have it all together. =)

it's been a crazy crazy 2 whole weeks of tests, presentations and reports, but the strength and free flowing favour that's been on me is so amazing, i think that's crazier. heck, i even had enough length of days that i managed to squeeze in my first ever biathlon time trial (which i obviously survived heh) and a networking event! all i did was to to do the natural and He made everything supernaturally perfect.
this was the daily devotional for two days ago and i found it unread in my inbox. reading it at the end of my busy week just makes me feel so blessed and full of joy that i have to share it. whether you're a believer or not, i hope that you too will be blessed and your heart be lifted! =)

Life Above The Sun

John 10:1010… I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.

When you are not enjoying abundant life, you will feel as if life is full of toil. In your heart, life is meaningless and empty. You feel like someone “grasping for the wind”. (Ecclesiastes 2:11)

It seems as if nothing you do adds up to much. The Bible calls this life “under the sun”. (Ecclesiastes 2:11) Someone who lives life under the sun may or may not know God, but God is either forgotten or not the center of things in his life. His thoughts are earthly and he does things to gratify his flesh. In the end, he finds life depressing and unfulfilled. Life under the sun is full of despair.

But this is not so with someone who lives life above the sun with God. For life with Him is filled with joy and pleasures at His right hand. (Psalm 16:11) Life is abundantly full and good just as Jesus promised — “I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly”.

When you live life above the sun, your thoughts are heavenward and you become Christ-occupied. You live for Him because you know that all things were created through Him and for Him. (Colossians 1:16) When you live for His glory, your life takes on a new meaning and purpose.

God’s Word says, “And He is before all things, and in Him all things consist.” (Colossians 1:17) The Greek word for “consist” means “held together”. In Christ, all things are held together. And that is why when Christ is the central figure in your life, you will have it all together. Your mind will be held together. Your hopes and dreams will be held together. Your family will be held together by the cords of His love.

Your life will not be empty, but full of God’s goodness because “Christ in you, [is] the hope of glory”. (Colossians 1:27) It is a wonderful life — this life lived above the sun. And you will have an even more wonderful life to come in heaven!

© Copyright Joseph Prince, 2006. All rights reserved.All scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from the New King James Version ®.Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. Used by permission. All rights reserved.Copyright © 2006–2009 New Creation Church

for the gazillionith time, thank You for never failing, thank You for loving me so much. =)

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

i <3 threadless.

i like threadless t-shirts because they're full of character and mostly i just love them for their sense of humour. what's great too is that these shirts weren't designed by some famous designer but by everyday people like us. they've got a new (ok not so new, i'm just extremely backdated) category of shirts called type tees featuring contributions of the wittiest and funniest quotes which made me giggle out loud in class. *embarrassed* hope you'll enjoy some of my favourites here, but please don't read this in class!

and check this one out:

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Monday, February 9, 2009

fcuking tired. good night world.

a man grinding his crotch against a woman's ass and a woman actually letting him do that, then calling it a social activity, just doesn't cut it for me. everyone's entitled to his own opinion, so here's mine.

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

now until forever.

you know, i was never much of a person who'd run away. rather, i tend to have this impatient need to get a problem solved or find an answer and my approach was always to sit down and talk things out. however, i'm currently at this stage where issues just seem so huge and confusing that i've found myself doing the one thing that i hate most - running away. it's like not knowing whether to turn right or left, i decided to just stand still at the fork of the road, hoping that one day it'd all become clear which is the way to go. it's scary, what i'm doing.

how now brown cow, i also don't know.

i know who to follow though, and then i'll know what to do. oosh!