Thursday, March 30, 2006

My mum asked me, you don't have a lot of friends hor?

I think, I have enough. How many do I really need?

I will have more hi bye wham bam slam friends after I go around the world, but true friends here don't need a lot one lah.

I just wish that I will not start to lose the ability to communicate with them anymore. You know it when the moment arrives and things you said before that the other party understood right away (and trust me, it doesn't have to be some very chim thing that requires a lot of telepathic skills) but no longer can and gives you ???'s and ....'s

You know it's over. Or to me it is. When you have nothing to say to each other or find yourself rolling your eye in your heart or giving the ??? look when they reply.

Pray let that not happen to people who I not want it to happen.

Come live with me, and be my love, And we will some new pleasures prove, Of golden sands, and crystal brooks, With silken lines, and silver hooks.
John Donne

Tuesday, March 28, 2006

carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero

" seize the day"

I should live my life by the day and stop thinking about tommorrow.

But life doesn't really work like that, I think.

Sunday, March 19, 2006

It's a very nice feeling....

to know that you will be missed in the times of your absence. I mean it's cool when people say go for it man! But it's also nice for people to say don't go leh, because they miss you.

I feel sweetly, tenderly, warmly loved.

Thank you. ;)

P.S. Yes it is 5.30am. I am still somehow jetlagged and every little caffeine triggers too much whatevers and cause me to not sleep.

Me. The S&S (Sleep and Snore) queen.


Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Mark Twain revisited

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”

P.S. I will probably be updating a record number of times since I have absolutely nothing to do and refused to look for a job.

And yes, I'm kinda set on leaving. I don't know where, don't know when and don't know how yet. I only know if I don't, I will resent myself and regret it.

No I don't think it's an after-effect of the trip. Well it is, but it is not a short term infatuation as you put it.

I really think if not now, it's never already. I wouldn't be able to put everything down and leave by then when I have committments. Now my only committment is my handphone bill and my maxonline bills. Which can be resolved rather simply. But not when I have a boyfriend who wants to marry me in a years time, or a great career with a great pay that is in line with the Singaporean dream of condos and cars and ballet and hanyupingying classes.

So, I think I'd leave. If only I have more money and more guts.

Inability to, or refusal of?

I have to move on. I honestly don't even know if it is my refusal of, or is it really the inability to un-jetlag myself.

I cannot continue to live in 17 hours before yah? And it doesn't help that no one is free to bum with me. Everyone's so busy. I'm just cluelessly alone.

My mind
so far away

Monday, March 13, 2006

No I'm still not sleeping

JZ just sent me a very tempting invitation. Stay with him in Milan till I figure out what I want to do. And of course, the world cup in Germany is really nearby. And that is in June. And of course, Rome is even nearer.

You know, I can see myself in the Gucci boutique of glorious Milan already. So what if being a salesperson isn't glamorous? I'm in Milan leh.

I donch know I donch know I donch know. What do you think?


It's 7am. And it's 2pm yesterday at SF. I'm still living in GMT -8. Not really though, if so I should have slept in the early afternoons.

But I cannot sleep.

I did everything. I even play game until I sian. You don't get that very frequent though. So here I am with the pictures.

I left my heart in San Francisco

What hotel? Inter-continental? So what?
(I saw a girl in UC Berkeley wearing the same jacket as me. How freakish)

I want candy. Yum yum

My bed. Nope. No Inter-continental bed. :(

The gay place! Hurrah to the rainbow flag (and for being ignored, served bad coffee and slow service. So much for being an exotic Asian female)

What is SF without the cable cars yah?

Someone from every continent! Almost lah. Singapore (Asia), Canada (North America), Australia (Australia), Austria (Europe). We just need someone from South America and erm Africa. hehehe

Orpheum Theatre. Puts Esplanade and our Kallang pui Theatre to shame. I watched Cats there. :D

Bear and me at Muir Woods. Can you tell I don't like him?

Even the Forever21 store is so pretty

Italiano cafe for breakie

So the Simpsons right? Their school buses are so cute!

Anyone recognise this? It's Mrs D-something's house. Think people think.

Pretty sky

Victoria's Secret dressing room. How much prettier can it get?

Say it. Click comment and say,

wah Hui.. your pictures are damn nice.


Thursday, March 09, 2006

I'm coming back

as planned.I tried to extend my stay for just 3 more days but nope, not possible even if I want to top up. Why did I decide to stay for 10 days when I could have done 14 days right from the start?

So to all who are happier about the fact that I'm gonna be coming home on an 11 hours 30 minutes to Narita and then another 7 hours 55 minutes from NRT to Singapore before I actually want to, here are the details:

Arrives: Singapore-Changi, Singapore (SIN) at 12:40AM on March 12 Flight: NW 5

(It's like Sat actually, but passed the midnight)

I'd be sleeping through the Sunday most likely. Please try not to call me till Monday cos I'd be jet lagged. But tell me I can call you anytime if I can't sleep at night.

I really don't want to come home. yet. Really.

mood: thoroughly disappointed

P.S. I busted my knees ice skating. But I'd live.

Monday, March 06, 2006

As un-touristy as it can get

Today I

had mocha and muffin for breakfast, watched a movie, played arcade games, visited a playstation store, ran around nike town, watched lil girls have their figure skating lessons , played bowling, had real italian food, had tiramisu, learned how to pronounce foccacia, ate artichoke and anchorvies for the first time in my life and the anchorives are not the ones in our ban mian. they are big and too salty. i also saw sunny side ups on pizzas for the first time in my life.

impressed someone with my knowledge of football, my bowling standard, and the fact that i actually play arcade games and truly loved the playstation store (which had like tons of huge screen tvs that allowed u to try out the games cos u know here the games are not 5ringgit. it's quite a major decision)

I will

go ice skating one of these days and rollerblade at the golden gate park.

have carbonara cooked by a real italian before i leave.

Friday, March 03, 2006

I'm weak

I'm enjoying my trip. Truly, despite my ramblings about the cold. I quite like it. It's just perpetual air con at about 5 degrees.


When my pace slows down and the rooms turn quiet; when I'm high from my drinks (mixes are for sissys, I'm all for on the rocks), when I'm on my bed shivering, I wear your shirt and the socks you gave me and wished, just wished,

that you are here, rubbing my hands to keep me warm. And I'd be lying on your chest telling you about my day and whine about the miles I've walked, the funny people I've seen today, the stupid things I did. While you rub the left and right of my hands alternatively cos your other arm is around my shoulders.

Even though it doesn't help much. No, it helps a lot, actually.

I wish I don't believe in wishes.

It is sooooooo colddddddddddddd

It's really not funny. I see smoke when I talk in the mornings and the chills are to my bones when the wind blows at night. And I shiver like CRAZY when I shower. No, after I shower. Cos hostel has NO heater.

But I love the whole Burberry's scarf and thick sweater look. Like different, but not really, cos I look like I wear the same thing everything. Actually I wear the same thing everyday.

Tommorrow till Monday will be so much worst. I'm going to Yosemite, you can google it if you want. It's freeezzzzinnnnggg cold there. I'm borrowing winter coat. I hope it comes with fur.

And yes Ping, I just SAW the Abercrombie & Fitch store. And the American Eagles Outfitters store. And yes bro, I just saw Nike town. It's so big, I can run around it. Let's call it HUGE.

And I saw Victoria's Secrets too! And the Old Navy store is HUGE ASS. It's like the whole damn building. And its more than 1 floor.

Talk about the $1000 budget. No one to hold my hand to stop me. And being cold outside gives me reason to head into the store to thaw ay?

Damn jialat la.

(I'm too lazy to tell you my day to day stuff. Wait till I'm back and when I join the ranks of the unemployed. But oh I'm going to rent a car and drive out to the Marin County to check out Muir Woods. Yes you boring people, go google it too.)

Wednesday, March 01, 2006

Who knows...

You may be right Ping. I might just make it big as the mama-san.

Don't freak out if I don't come back on the scheduled flight. I may be on my way to hollywood.