Tuesday, February 24, 2009
However, It was a real interesting experience playing dodgeball!! Was a really fun game and although i was really blur in it, I hope i made my team proud. We were knocked out after 3 games but was good for noobs! I might blog about it some other time when i feel like it.
Newcastle - I give it an 8 out of 10!!
Thursday, February 19, 2009
guo wan zheng ge xia tian
After the whole summer,
you shang bing mei you hao yi dian
my sadness still did not improve.
kai che xing chi zai gong lu wu ji wu bian
Driving my car on the vast, boundless roads,
you li kai zi ji de gan jue
I feel that I'm getting out of touch with myself.
chang bu wan yi shou ge
The song that I could not finish singing,
pi juan hai sheng xia hei yan quan
Left me so tired that there are rings around my eyes.
gan qing de shi jie shang hai zai suo nan mian
It is inevitable to get hurt in the realm of love,
huang hun zai mei zhong yao hei ye
No matter how beautiful the dusk is, the dark night must follow.
yi ran ji de cong ni kou zhong shuo chu zai jian jian jue ru tie
I recall that you said, "Goodbye" with a tone of steel,
hun an zhong you zhong lie ri zhuo shen de cuo gan
I had a delusion of being burnt by the sun in the darkening dusk.
huang hun de di ping xian
The horizon at dusk,
hua chu yi ju gao bie
Drew out your line of, "Farewell."
ai qing jing ru yong ye
Love plunges into eternal night.
yi ran ji de cong ni yan zhong hua luo de lei shang xin yu jue
I still remember the tears falling from your desolated eyes.
hun luan zhong you zhong re lei shao shang de cuo gan
In the confusion, there is an illusion of being burnt by the hot tears.
huang hun de di ping xian
The horizon at dusk,
ge duan xing fu xi yue
Severed happiness and joy.
xiang ai yi jing hui mie
Love has already been destroyed.
Sunday, February 15, 2009
1 on 1, 10 on 1 sticks, swords, feather dusters... all well choreographed based on a true story.
Look out for the scene where his wife gives the stare of the century!
Saturday, February 14, 2009
2004: Buy her roses at her school gathering. Did not have the guts to hand it to her personally. Must try harder next time. Smiled at her when we met. She was in her green uniform that time. We were barely together for 3 weeks. That time it was ICQ if I’m not mistaken.
2005: Gave her chocolates. Had a good time out at some shopping mall in Penang. You were driving cause I did not have my driver's license yet. Must do something more next year. I still remember how you always wanted me to hold your hands. I'm sorry it took so long.
2006: First valentines without you. Found myself driving along an endless road into Mara Banting, taking a friend to see her boyfriend... All I could do was send a text message and give her a short call. Looking into the mirror of my car, I see a place so unfamiliar. I still have a picture of my lonely reflection. So far away, 500km of road to get to you.
2007: Celebrated valentines with Fidaus’s Birthday. There was a huge board at Sunway College where lovers posted up dedications on a big heart. I guess interstate distance is not such a problem anymore. I remember sending a card or a wish or something to you. Must be in my diary or in the pile of letters I keep behind my bed.
2008: First valentines in England… Where the hell am I? Continents and Oceans between us… very few familiar faces. What to do? Drown in solace and send a card along with an e mail. The page with February 14th is left with no signs of love.. no signs of you. Wonder how I got so caught up in my other things…
2009: 2nd Valentines in England… On my bed, typing this post. You are in Genting Highlands enjoying yourself. No flowers… no chocolates… no hugs… no kisses…not even a little respite for that thing beating in my chest. Ah well, I hope she does receive my letter in due time.
See? So, to all you single people out there, rejoice, life is not so bad… Peace be with you..
Excerpts from our creative MSN conversation:
#stands up and holds out the flowers and the chocolates, staring into your pretty eyes laced with the mascara you just bought#
Chia Li says:
ok. *lifts u up and gives u a peck on the cheek, pulls ur ear and says "u dare not to make me ur valentine and SEE"*
Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Sangria means "bloody" in Spanish and Portuguese and it is a drink commonly served in countries with Spanish and Portuguese influence. It’s actually a concoction of meant to tingle the senses, a fruit cocktail mixed with red wine and soda. Alternatively, “sangria Blanca” is its name when white wine is used. I find white wine tastier than red wine, but I’ll let you be the judge of that.
Here’s some simple steps to make a glorious jug of sangria:
Mixed Fruits (your choice and your budget!)
>A serving jug
>Soda (for the fizzy refreshment)
>White/ Red wine (for the slow kick after the fizz)
>Fruit juice (Orange, Apple etc)
>Ice cubes (or chill your white wine and fruits, red wine usually goes better at room temp)
1. Chop up some of your favourite fruits into small pieces or get cocktail mixes in cans from the shop. Oranges, apples, grapes, peaches, apricots, berries, pineapples mangoes, kiwi are some of the fruits I’ve tried and they all go well.
2. Get a serving jug and fill it halfway with the mixed fruits.
3. Pour in 2 parts wine, 1 part soda and 1 part fruit juice
4. Stir well with a lil ice and enjoy!
2. Yusheng , yee sang or yuu sahng (simplified Chinese: 鱼生; pinyin: yúshēng) is a Chaozhou-style raw fish salad. It usually consists of strips of raw fish (most commonly salmon), mixed with shredded vegetables and a variety of sauces and condiments, among other ingredients. Yusheng literally means "raw fish" but since "fish (鱼)" is commonly conflated with its homophone "abundance (余)", Yúshēng (鱼生) is interpreted as a homophone for Yúshēng (余升) meaning an increase in abundance. Therefore, yusheng is considered a symbol of abundance, prosperity and vigor.
You will need:
For the main dish:
Raw fish (smoked salmon trimmings)
Capsicums (3 different colours of pepper)
Peanuts (crushed and browned on a dry pan)
For the plum sauce:
Plum sauce (available in stores)
Sesame seeds(browned on a dry pan)
1. Grate all the vegetables in to separate piles.
2. Place the salmon trimmings and arrange as creatively as possible on a large platter and sprinkle generously the peanuts.
3. For the sauce, in a bowl, mix well half a cup of plum sauce with 1 table spoon of honey. Squeeze in some lemon juice to taste and add a table spoon of sesame seeds.
4. Usually we have five spice powder in red packets.
To serve, pour the sauce on the yee sang and stir!
Sunday, February 8, 2009
All the while, there were various performances ongoing to entertain like the traditional dances, sword fighting, thai kick boxing, modern dances and musical plays. Interwoven into the night was a virtual tour of modern day Siam, from north to south, east to west, the beaches on Phuket to the vibrance of Bangkok, the land of the free, (thai means free) was promoted by the thai tourism ministry. It was amozing how much the thai government and organisations supported the event through various donations to make the night a success.
However, the most impressive part of the night was about the King of thailand, his highness, Bhumibol Adulyadej. At the beginning of the event, guests stood up to pay respect to his highness and for a good reason. It turns out the king was indeed the poeple's hero. He was a composer, a photographer, took part in sports, writer, samaritan, rainmaker etc.. He was the kind of King who did many things in his past times and many things for the people. For example, project royal rain was a cloud seeding proejct overlooked by his majesty.
I was seated with my Chem Eng Friends that night, most of them from China, including Derek, Cherri, Hung, Elaine, Ruien, Ren Zhe, Felicia, Pong(sathorn, Toey- the guy who sold me the ticket, i hope i spell your name right!) and Narisa. Had a good night and after that, we made our way home! so Siam Ar...
Thursday, February 5, 2009
2. For each question, press the next button to get your answer.
3. Write the name of the song, regardless of however weird :D
4. Tag some friends who might enjoy doing this.
IF SOMEONE SAYS "IS THIS OKAY" YOU SAY?
黄昏 Huang hun ( Zhou chuan xiong)周传雄
WHAT DO YOU LIKE IN A GIRL?
Sway - Pussy Cat Dolls
..Only you have that magic technique, When you sway I go weak..
HOW DO YOU FEEL TODAY?
Get Low - Flo-rida featuring t-pain
..She hit the floor, next thing your know, shorty get low low low low..
WHAT IS YOUR LIFE'S PURPOSE?
Papa Roach - Getting Away With Murder ( I swear this was on shuffle! )
WHAT IS YOUR MOTTO?
Girlfriend - Avril Lavigne (Oh my, you must be laughing your heart out)
..Hell yeah, I'm the mother f*****G princess..
.. Hey hey you you..
WHAT DO YOUR FRIENDS THINK OF YOU?
Forever in love - Kenny G (hmmm ain't I sweet)
WHAT DO YOU THINK OF YOUR PARENTS?
The Story - Brandi Charlie
WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT VERY OFTEN?
Foo Fighters - Best of you
.. The best, the best of you..
WHAT IS 2+2?
Tell me - Christina Auguilera
WHAT DO YOU THINK OF YOUR BEST FRIEND?
All I want for chirstmas is you - Britney Spears
WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THE PERSON YOU LIKE?
Sweet Escape - Gwen Stefani
.. Tell me boy now wouldnt it we sweet? (sounds so gay!!)
WHAT IS YOUR LIFE STORY?
In the middle - Sugarbabes
Kinda true... always in the middle..
WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GROW UP?
Spongebob square pants theme song!
Spongebob square pants, Spongebob square pants, Spongebob ....square pants!
WHAT DO YOU THINK WHEN YOU SEE THE PERSON YOU LIKE?
Stop and Stare - One Rebuplic
(Emo song...I do it when I miss my babe)
WHAT DO YOUR PARENTS THINK OF YOU?
Green Day - Time of your life
..So make the best of this life and dont ask why, Its something unpredictable, but I hope you had the time of your life..
(I love my parents!)
WHAT WILL YOU DANCE TO AT YOUR WEDDING?
Breaking it down - Flying Steps!
..Rocker nation breaking it down..yeah!..
(I can imagine myself break dancing at my wedding!! )
WHAT WILL THEY PLAY AT YOUR FUNERAL?
Bond - I'll fly away
WHAT IS YOUR HOBBY/INTEREST?
Umbrella - Rihanna feat Jay Z
(Nay, what kinda silly hoppy is it?)
WHAT DO YOU THINK OF YOUR FRIENDS?
Goo goo Dolls - Let Love in
WHAT'S THE WORST THING THAT COULD HAPPEN?
Ain't no other man - Christina Auguilera
..Ain't no other man but you.. OMG.. that IS the worst thing that could happen, as crooked as Elton John..Ewwwwee...
HOW WILL YOU DIE?
Marriage d amour - Richard Clayderman..
WHAT IS THE ONE THING YOU REGRET?
Irreplacable - Beyonce
hahah.. nay, how can I regret that?
WHAT MAKES YOU LAUGH?
When I grow up - Pussycat Dolls
..When I grow up, I want to be famous, I wanna be a star..
WHAT MAKES YOU CRY?
Silent Night - Kenny G
WILL YOU EVER GET MARRIED?
Thank God I Found You - Mariah Carey
WHAT SCARES YOU THE MOST?
Sugarbabes - Change
DOES ANYONE LIKE YOU?
Innocence - Avril Lavigne
DESCRIBE YOUR WORST EXPERIENCE
Numb - Linkin Park
..Every Step that I take is another mistake to you!..
IF YOU COULD GO BACK IN TIME, WHAT WOULD YOU CHANGE?
I will always love you - Whitney Huston
.. Bittersweet memories..I will always love you..
Hope its not to late to always love you =)
WHAT HURTS RIGHT NOW?
Candyman - Christina Auguilera
WHAT WILL YOU POST THIS AS?
How to save a life - The fray
Can't believe I just did that.. anyways, I'll tag:
Tuesday, February 3, 2009
L: Literal Translation
Groups of underlined Pinyin indicates 1 word. The numbers represent the tones ( _ / \/ \ ), which are unimportant when you sing, but quite important when you speak.
Lyrics for Like The Mouse Loves Rice or Lau Shu Ai Da Mi ( 老鼠爱大米 ).
Artist: Yang Chengang
wo3 ting1 jian4 ni3 de sheng1 yin1
L: I hear your sound
I: When I hear your voice
you4 zhong3 te4 bie4 de gan3 jue2
L: get special feeling
I: I get a special kind of feeling
rang4 wo3 bu4 duan4 xiang3 bu4 gan3 zai4 wang2 ji4 ni3
L: let me unceasingly think not dare again forget you
I: it constantly makes me want to not forget you
wo3 ji4 de2 you3 yi1 ge4 ren2
L: I remember have one person
I: I’ll always remember there’s somebody
yong3 yuan3 liu2 zai4 wo3 xin1 zhong4
L: forever remain my heart centre
I: Who will stay in my heart forever
na3 pa4 zhi1 neng2 you4 zhe4 yang4 de xiang3 ni3
L: even if only can this way think you
I: even if I can only long for you this way
ru2 guo3 zhen1 de you3 yi1 tian1
L: if really have a day
I: But if there really comes a day
ai4 qing2 li3 xiang3 hui4 shi2 xian4
L: love sentimental ideal can realise
I: When this love becomes a reality
wo3 hui4 jia1 bei4 nu3 li4 hao4 hao4 dui4 ni3 yong3 yuan3 bu4 gai3 bian4
L: I can redouble efforts better to you forever not change
I: I will double my efforts to be true to you
不管路有多么远bu4 guan3 lu4 you3 duo1 mo yuan3
L: no matter road have how far
I: No matter how far the road
一定会让它实现yi1 ding4 hui4 rang4 ta1 shi2 xian4
L: certainly can let it realiseI: I will surely make this love come true
我会轻轻在你耳边对你说( 对你说 )
wo3 hui4 qing1 qing1 zai4 ni3 er3 bian1 dui4 ni3 shuo1 (dui4 ni3 shuo1)
L: I can gently in your ear to you say (to you say)
I: I’ll lean close to your ear, and gently say
wo3 ai4 ni3 ai4 zhe ni3
L: I love you, loving you
I: I love you, I’m loving you
jiu4 xiang4 lao3 shu3 ai4 da4 mi3
L: like mouse loves the rice
I: like the mouse loves rice
bu4 guan3 you3 duo1 shao3 feng1 yu3 wo3 dou1 hui4 yi1 ran2 pei2 zhe ni3
L: no matter have big small wind rain I will still accopany you
I: No matter how difficult, I will stay with you
我想你想着你wo3 xiang3 ni3 xiang3 zhe ni3
L: I miss you, missing you
I: I miss you, I’m missing you
bu4 guan3 you3 duo1 mo de ku3
L: No matter have big pain;
I: No matter how painful;
zhi3 yao1 neng2 rang4 ni3 kai1 xin1 wo3 shen2 me dou1 yuan4 yi4
L: so long as can let you happy I anything to want
I: I will do anything to make you happy
zhe4 yang4 ai4 ni3
L: like this love you
I: This is how I love you.
Excerpt from http://www.1earthadventures.com/.
PS: Babe, I'm trying to learn some mandrin so bear with me okay =).
After a cost of more than RM200, this is the result! To me it looks fresh. All you need is a really hot cheongsam and you would be dressed to kill.=).
I wonder if everyone else agrees.. leave your comments!
Well, I guess this is the best i can do for you birthday this year dear. Hope to celebrate your birthday next year just like the way we did in 2005! Look at you being so cute last time:
Luckily for me, Pong was also on the way to college too in the morning and managed to snap me a shot in from of Huxley.
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