Archive for November, 2008

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I’m not a James Bond fan, especially not into Daniel Craig. But I felt the sudden urge to collect the full set of these:-

 

AaaaaHhhh! So much satisfaction!

Creativity for Annual Dinner

It’s a pleasurable experience to witness the creativity or courage of people to be outstanding during annual dinner.

 

There is this one guy who is always eye-catching during my company’s annual dinner every year. He had been crowned as the best dressed for the past 2 years and his creativity or should I say “courage” always surprises me.

 

For the 1st annual dinner I attended in year 2006, the theme was “Pearl Paradise”. The said creative guy wore the full diving suit! Oxygen tank included!

 

Dun play play! Full set of diving set!

 

Pearl Paradise: I purposely bought a hair band with counterfeit pearls for the dinner to suit the theme

 

Then it came the 2007 annual dinner with the theme of “A Walk down the Memory Lane”. The guy again surprised me by wearing the uniform of primary school, coupled with the nostalgic canvas schoolbag and even brought the bicycle along!

 

Paiseh.. I only snapped the projected image. He brought the bicycle all the way up to the grand ball room of Hilton, KL!

 

 

A Walk down the Memory Lane: I dressed like 陈宝珠!

 

Next, “Mystery of D’ Oriental” was chosen as the theme for the annual dinner this year. I was in anticipation to witness the creativity of that guy. My guesses were that he would dress up as a Ninja, sumo player or Chinese zombie. Guess what? Those were exactly what we had on stage as finalists for the best dressed award!

 

I think the sumo guy’s the most creative of all. He made his own costume!

 

What did I wear for this year’s annual dinner? Well, it’s gonna be my next blog entry…

Sushi! Sashimi! Wasabi!

If price is the first dictating factor (which means I can afford to visit more than once per month ) and followed by deliciousness/freshness, then my favourite Japanese restaurants around Kepong would be:-

 

1) Sushi Zanmai @ 1 Utama (salmon sashimi @ RM2 per slice only!)

2) Sakae Sushi

 

What say you?

Caviar???? @ Sushi Zanmai, 1U

Hehe…

A brand new nickname for my hippo:-

 

MOTO MOTO~~~~~!

Remember the huge male hippo in Madagascar 2?

I wish to have….

Taken using my lousy hp camera….

 

A bridal shot like this!

 

Hopefully by the time I finally have the chance to get married, I won’t be too bloated and too heavy to be carried and to be spun around like this…

Something I forgot to do at the peak of Mount Kinabalu…

Sue wrote this in her Kota Kinabalu travel log:-

 

“sam bought a bottle of bubbles.  kononnya wanna blow it at the peak.  i can tell u she totally forgot about it haha..”

 

See! Even blowing the bubbles outside of my house also so nice mah!!

 

Seriously, don’t you think it would be a terrific scene if my blowing-bubbles-plan were to be materialized at the peak of Mount Kinabalu????

 

It’s too bad that I have a memory like a sieve! I totally forgot about the bottle of bubbles until I came across it while I was trying to tidy up my room just now…

Bonus in jeopardy 2008

I think my bosses sure suffer headache whenever they think of me…

People always advise: don’t fight with the boss. I guess I never learn….

 

Boss 1: You said you are very busy nowadays, but I heard you already went jogging at 6pm the other day.

Me: I wanna emphasize, I’m not free at all. I’ve done the calculation, instead of falling sick & suffering for migraine and go for MC so often, might as well I go off from work earlier for exercise.

Boss 1: I’m just kidding, don’t worry!

Me: It’s not funny, boss.

 

Me: Boss, do you understand what I’m trying to highlight in my email?

Boss 2: Yea, I know! You are trying to be sarcarstic!

Me: ……

Boss 2: Boss 1 and I think that you must be very free.

Me: Trust me, I’m not free at all. Instead of keeping silent about this issue, I choose to voice out.

Boss 2: Yea, I know! We are just kidding!

Me: It’s not funny, boss.


I spot you, creativity!

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“I want to walk tall, believe in myself, have the courage to ask for what I want and need, and live a life that mattered. I want to wake up in the morning with a smile on my face and know that I am loved and that I belonged. I am desperate to feel worthy and I am hungry for the opportunity to live my fullest potential.” - modified from "The Dark Side of the Light Chasers" - Debbie Ford

Under the apple tree…

"If you are not spending all of your waking life in discontent, worry, anxiety, depression, despair, or consumed by other negative states; if you are able to enjoy simple things like listening to the sound of the rain or the wind; if you can see the beauty of clouds moving across the sky or be alone at times without feeling lonely or needing the mental stimulus of entertainment; if you find yourself treating a complete stranger with heartfelt kindness without wanting anything from him or her... it means that a space has opened up, no matter how briefly, in the otherwise incessant stream of thinking that is the human mind." - A New Earth, by Eckhart Tolle

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