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Vanity Fair October 2011: Angelina Jolie with Zahara & Vivienne (and about her writing a script in 2 days)

This was the only photo released but it looks magical. The balloons, Vivienne sucking her thumb and Zahara’s glorious locks. You can read more about the new Angelina Jolie interview at Vanity Fair, where she refutes rumours of a wedding, … Continue reading

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Tiong Bahru: Nostalgia Hotel’s Rooftop Pool and My Thoughts about the Singapore Flag

Passed by a couple of times and was intrigued by this new boutique hotel that doesn’t really look very new. Well I only started noticing the rooftop pool quite recently, so perhaps it’s an old refurbished building? I decided to … Continue reading

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iMac Time Machine Back-up & My Melt-Downs

This is one of those rambling, disjointed posts that’s gonna make me sound stupid and neurotic, but since I need to vent I will risk it. I am really lousy with hardware stuff. Ok. The thing is, I just don’t … Continue reading

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My Aunty’s 75th Birthday

Was thinking about my aunty’s 75th birthday approaching, and I also came across this wonderful blog by 77 year old Aunty Uta where she shares her memories of living in a different world. I’ve always admired my aunt’s command of … Continue reading

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Procrastination and those Nagging Tasks

I have tons of nagging tasks, you know those things you know you need to do, but end up being distracted by something else.  You are either afraid of them (going to the dentist) or they just seem so tedious … Continue reading

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Acquired Taste

When I was a little kid I hated to eat proper meals or at all. I was more interested in playing (if only I was that way now). I used to eat what seems positively gross to me now – … Continue reading

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Feeling Germy

I went to see the doctor for a totally unrelated thing and went home and soon after was down with a fever and flu. I think my immunity must be pretty weak, but that’s why I try to avoid visiting … Continue reading

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Getting Excited Over My WordPress Stats

Even though I try not to be obsessive about it, I just can’t help it.  I love checking my stats.  It gives me a sense of satisfaction, especially on days when I wonder “What the heck am I doing with … Continue reading

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What do Taylor Swift and Bob Dylan have in Common?

The sad fact about life is that when you get to a certain age, you would have had the misfortune to encounter at least one really mean people.  If not, then you’re really lucky.   As I was trawling the … Continue reading

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Pretty Tiles and Thoughts of an Old Fogie

As we were walking around Club Street and Ann Siang Hill, towards our lunch destination, the pretty tile designs on the walls called out to me. The prettiest ones I saw looked like they have been here since the seventies. … Continue reading

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