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Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Our 1st trip (23-25 Aug 07): Thailand

The Surprise: KARON BEACH AT PHUKET

Baby was crever to choose Karon beach instead of the craziest and typical Tourist spot, Patong. We made full use of our 3D2N. Brought Georgi boy to Alloy’s place the night before. As usual could not bear to leave him but I knew he will be in good hands.


Thur, 23 Aug 07
Reached Phuket airport at 7plus (their local time). We skipped the day tour (supposedly to while time before checking in at 2pm) and decided to take a cab to Andaman Seaview Hotel. Reach hotel at about 8plus and it was a really wise decision to skip the tour coz we were able to check in immediately. While they processed our check-in, we had breakfast at their café and settled into our room at about 10am.

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The Bed

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The Bedroom View

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Front View

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The Balcony

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Dressing Table

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Bathroom


After settling our stuff, we headed to the beach for some tanning and Baby accompanied me but stayed under the beach umbrella and read his book, while I grilled myself under the hot sun… haha.. Karon beach was so peaceful. After that we walked around Karon Beach and had our Seafood dinner there. Dinner sucks big time! Pepper crab like shiet, squid with chilli paste is watery (like curry), pork curry not worth mentioning too, pineapple rice sucks… SERIOUSLY there’s nothing good I could highlight. After the lousy dinner, we strolled back to hotel (about 30mins walk).


Fri, 24 Aug 07
Had our 2nd breakfast in the café and then tanned again. We had to pay 200baht for rental of a set of beach umbrella with 2 deck chairs and supposed to allow you unlimited use on that day. Yeah it might sound reasonable but when u think about it, how often would you go to the beach in a day? I only stayed there like at most 1.5hrs each day. It was not really worth the money unless u really made full use of it, which means staying in the beach for very long or kept returning on the same day, just to make the 200baht worth. We had fun in the water thou I was a little worried coz the waves were really strong but overall was fun as Baby was there to protect me.. hehe..

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Beach View (Part of it only)

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The Strong Waves


After tanning, I had an hr of aromatic massage at their spa centre and Baby went back to the room coz he did not like strangers to touch him… so he said… haha... After that, we chilled out in the room till late afternoon before we headed to this supposedly famous Scandinavian Restaurant called “Two Chefs” at Kata Beach. AGAIN, dinner sucks! Appetizer normal, beef tough and chewy, the only good thing to mention was the potato gratin that came with the main course – the ONLY thing we really enjoyed eating.


We had been patronising this internet cafe called "Andaman Coffee Co." They serve really nice coffee (better than some SIN cafes) and it's easily available. As long as we needed a break or a drink, we would head there.. You get to use free internet for 15 mins with any purchase of beverage. However, we did not touch the internet station at all throughout our visits.. hehe...

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Internet Station

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Cafe Counter


Sat, 25 Aug 07
Our departure back to SIN was at 10pm and we still had a full day to enjoy ourselves. Check-out was extended till 1pm. As usual, had our breakfast in the café and tanned at the beach. We spent total of 600baht jus for rental of the beach umbrella and deck chairs for a total of approx. 4hrs.. haha… after that we showered and prepared to checkout, left our luggage at the concierge and headed to the craziest spot – Patong. As expected as or worse than expected, Patong was really crazy and flooded with human traffic.


If not for the new shopping mall called “Jungceylon”, which we wanna check out, we would not even appear there. We had lunch and dinner at the foodcourt and I tell you, a meal that cost 2400baht (total from the two terrible dinners) could never compare to a simple meal that cost only 50baht. I was enjoying the 50baht noodles soup so much that I was calculating how many bowls I could eat with the amount we spent on the yucky dinners… haha… we even tried the KFC there. Meat was so much more tender (even the breast meat) than those in SIN but was not as crispy and golden brown so the skin looked a little pale... And I loved the Swensens there coz they were super flexible in replacing ice-cream flavours... you could order a Coit Tower and changed to different ice-cream flavours completely. This is what we call good service… not like SIN, rigid like what and even when changed, it’s with a super unwillingly attitude... damn INFLEXIBLE! To side track a little... there was once in one of the Swensen’s outlet in SIN, Baby had to lie to say he is allergic to that particular flavour to get the flavour changed. WTF! and he did it for me of course... haha…


Hockay back to Patong, there was Carrefour in Jungceylon so we shopped a little… we kept reminding ourselves that we have to get the Thai chilli powder no matter what… hahah… so yeah we got them in Carrefour. After another round of nice 50baht dinner, we headed back to hotel and waited for the pickup transfer to airport. We reached SIN at 1am on Sun, 26 Aug 07. Baby got a bottle of gin for himself and a bottle of Baileys to put at my place. The new flavour, Crème Caramel was wooooot! Nice! Baby said this taste is very near to the Africa's Amarula Cream.. haha.. but I still would like to try the latter coz he kept saying it's damn nice...


Reached home, unpacked a little, showered, slept and woke up in the morning to pick my Georgi boy up from Alloy’s place. Then back home, was so fucking tired, I went to bed straightaway and of course Georgi slept with me… hehe...


Btw unfortunate news to share… Georgi is back to his gay boy status… COZ he attempted to hump Lele! OMG!


Oh Yeah! I’m so loving my skin colour now… haha...


Baby has gone for reservist for 2 weeks and I’m missing him… Arrggghhhh!

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

6th Month

TODAY IS OUR HALF YEAR ANNIVERSARY and I'm really glad we have come this far. Dunno how it happened but it jus happened and I'm definitely not complaining... :)


We'll be celebrating it tomorrow and I still dunno where we are going.. haha... but I love this anticipation and am so looking forward to our first hol.


It's so refreshing to have you in my life. Muaks!

Monday, August 20, 2007

Rush Hour 3

This weekend was rather relax. Did not do much except watching RUSH HOUR 3 with Baby on Sat at GV Grand. Have not been there for sometime and that is my favourite cinema coz it's not as crowded as town, thou Great World can be quite crowded at times now but still not as bad as town and Vivo. Movie still as funny when u have Chris Tucker and still full of action when u have Jackie Chan.

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I think GV's standard has gone downhill coz I already experienced 2 hiccups in a short span of time. First incident was during the commericals before one of the movies we have watched recently, the trailer they were showing came with sounds but NO image.. It only came out after quite sometime. The next was the day we watched Rush Hour 3, movie was already showing and the screen image was chopped off by almost 1/3 from the bottom, therefore the lower part, where the subtitles were, was blocked off. We were kinda anxious and really pissed off. Luckily someone went to highlight and it was rectified AFTER a while.


I think GV's management need to be more concerned about such issues coz tickets really dun come cheap.. getting more and more ex so they should not be so slapdash... in fact quality and standard should be progessing and not deteriorating.. Sigh... why services are getting more and more substandard nowadays...


After movie, we went to Zion food centre to grab a bite. Char Kway Teow was our final choice. Supposedly famous and received alot of awards but we dun find it that extraordinary. I have tasted better ones and one of them is at Amoy Street food centre. It was nice and cheap.


I'm preparing and looking forward to my hols this Thur! Alloy see you on Wed with Georgi! Thanks in advance for helping to babysit him.. Appreciated!


Seriously counting down...

Thursday, August 16, 2007

Private Numbers will NOT be entertained

I think I have to highlight to everyone that I do not entertain calls from private numbers, coz I had many bad experiences and I totally ignore and ban these calls now.. I knew a couple of my frens' numbers are private, so if yours is and you need to call me, please sms me first... Thanks in advance!


p/s: My reason for the above is private so please do not ask me why.. Thanks.. Cheers...

Monday, August 13, 2007

Busy weekend - UPDATED!

My weekend was so packed that I think I'm falling sick again... Shucks!


Sat
Tanned in the morning with Penny at our usual spot.


Then met my bro for some catching up and at the same time celebrated my belated bday.. hehe... he brought me to Top of the M at Meritus Mandarin for high-tea. Place and ambience was nice plus there were not many ppl... As most of you should know by now that Top of the M is a revolving restaurant, so I was kinda curious to know how it feels like to dine and witness changes in scenery. Well.. it was an experience for sure but the restaurant is moving a wee bit too fast than it should, so I did feel rather giddy at some point in time, and day view was really bad.. all the worn-off parts of buildings and rooftop were not very pleasing to the eyes.. it would definitely be more appealing at night... Food honestly was ordinary... except for the fishes (salmon and cod).. they were really fresh and tasty and I had 3 servings jus on those.. hehe... the desserts were not very impressive, however they served premium ice-cream (nice raspberry sherbet, chocolate and vanilla ice-cream with real vanilla beans)... if not for the 50% discount, which my bro was entitled, I would think this meal is a sucker for the moneyed ppl like Lynn Poh coz she was there with her bf and two accompanying persons. She has no makeup and looked really haggard.


Anyway he was updating me on some Mediacorp grapevines and wooooo... I got to know the reason behind Qi Yu Wu's sudden fame and the rationale behind his two recent movies. Never wonder y he was suddenly so sought after for movies??? I knew y now... ask me lar.. hahahha... I'm not going to blog it here coz it's definitely not a very glamorous thing to announce and I obviously dun wan to be prosecuted.. lol.. I have other juicy news abt Stephanie Sun, Michelle Chong, Xiang Yun and Edmund Chen, Fann Wong and Christopher Lee and mooooore... hehe... My bro got all these insider news coz he knew this ex Mediacorp artiste...


After a nice catching up with my bro, I met Baby in town, went back to my place and rested a while before heading to GV TM for THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM. I'm surprised I have nothing to comment about this movie.. haha...

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Sun
Picked Kirsten up from her place and went to GV Vivo for HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX. At the same time brought Georgi for grooming at Vivo's Pet Safari. My groomer is Kingsley. I have not uploaded Georgi's before and after pic so hang in there.. hehe... but overall Kingsley did a very neat and nice job. When I saw Georgi after his grooming, I really felt like laughing coz he is sooo cute and his pig's tail is ohhhh sooo funny... his fur's so compact now that he somehow or rather looks more and more like Lele.. a bigger and fatter Lele... lol... He was crazy when he saw me and came out of the cage. He was running like a mad dog, skidded a couple of times.. haha.. Grooming for him cost S$55. Overall I was satisfied with the outcome, and since Georgi did not appear tramautised, I guessed they are really professional and gentle with dogs.


Harry Potter and order of Phoenix was quite sucky - Bo Tao Bo Bue... Dunno whether I should still catch the next two stories, Half-blood Prince & Deathly Hallows?? After this one, I'm quite unmotivated to follow..

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After the movies and picking Georgi up, we decided to head straight home coz with pets around, sure kenna banned... before that Baby wanted to get Tutu Kueh so we walked to Food Republic. Kirsten, Georgi and I were standing outside waiting for Baby. A Korean young lady suddenly stopped infront of us, reached out for her hp in her handbag and wanted to take a picture of Georgi.. haha... I guessed even thou after losing much fur, Georgi is still as attractive and cute as ever.. lol...


Surprisingly, it was rather easy to get a cab for this trip out with Georgi, coz I always dread calling cab and it could take ages (sometimes waited and waited for at least half an hour) to get one. Yesterday's was very smooth sailing...


Kirsten and Baby stayed at my place till dinner so that Kirsten could have some fun with Georgi. After dinner near my place, we parted our ways and that's when I started to get sick. Nose so blocked up that I have difficulty breathing...


Now I feel like sleeping... really need a good long sleep... Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

*Updated

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Before *Chow* face

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After *Happy* face

Friday, August 10, 2007

Wedding on National Day

Attended Baby's camp mate's wedding lunch on National Day at Marina Mandarin... It was not only celebrating their wedding, but at the same time also like celebrating National Day coz the reception was giving away the National flag (those type with candies inside the flag stick) and comes with other party kits.. wondered it's the couple's or hotel's idea... Hmmmm...


We already had very bad feeling abt attending the wedding at Marina Mandarin, not coz of the wedding but the predictable human traffic, who were attending the National Day parade, as the event venue was evidently near the hotel vicinity and we could anticipate alot of "red" humans around.


Anyway after the approx. 3hrs lunch, we shopped at Suntec and Raffles City. As what we had expected, red humans everywhere... particularly the City Hall MRT station, swamped with humans, and some NOT so human coz they thought they were some bloody statues, standing in the midst of crowds as if they were models! Why do we still have brainless people around fighting for oxygen... Fiak! It's jus so frustrating, if you understand wat I mean, when ppl are NOT using their brains to do what they supposed to do.. In dialect simple means "Bue Zi Dong"! What the hell is wrong with Singaporeans?! I really felt ashamed sometimes to recognize myself as one... Shiet! Plus behaving like this on a National Day, these morons really freaking showing the ugly Singapore spirits!


I was toooo overwhelmed by the whole panaroma and that made me rather dizzy and kinda drained out even thou we did not shop much. In the end we only got Royce chocolates.. Oooooo... (to compensate the chaos) and some Marks & Spencer's goodies before we headed home to catch the parade on TV in peace....


Oh yeah, I finally found a nice, clean and decent Indian restaurant at Bedok Reserviour neighbourhood, right inside Eunos CC. Another choice for our dinner venue. And I shall declare that Velu's prata is definitely better than Jalan Kayu, Thomson Road and the other so called good prata outlets. Velu serves hot, crispy made-to-order pratas and the fish curry is fresh and Woot! Jus the way I like it... Mmmmmm...


Now I'm at work and I'm sooooo looking forward to my weekend...

Tuesday, August 07, 2007

Fair Fair GO AWAY!

Ewwwwwww! People are telling me that I look fairer now... FIAK! That's not what I wan to hear and it's definitely not a compliment!!!! Freaking weather recently was really screwy.. sunny and rainy at the wrong time, wrong day, which explained my "fairness"..... Arrgghh!


This sat's weather better be damn good and HHHHHOT!

Monday, August 06, 2007

My best bday ever... UPDATED!

I had the most tremendous bday celebration and it's with my Baby of course... He sacrificed and spent consecutively around 48 hours with me and me only. Those ppl who knew about me and him will understand why it's a sacrifice from him... We had fun shopping, eating and of course our usual movie. Fri evening, we went to Simei East Point for dinner and some window shopping. East Point is still quite the same. I realised there were alot of hair salons.. at least one at every level... weird! We had dinner at Sakae Sushi and of course I would not miss going to Pet Lovers... Saw a cute Samoyed and a pair of Keeshonds.. The pair of Keeshonds was sooo adorable I really feel like having them... I kept telling Baby if we ever stay in a landed property, I must own a Samoyed and he said he must own a Malamute, so we agreed to own BOTH.. lol... I do hope by that time Georgi would still be around... how nice will that be... Mmmmmmm....


We played badminton on Sat and caught PERFECT STRANGER at GV PS. It was not too bad... Just that certain parts were not explained clearly, therefore appeared rather vague... Nice twist at the end but I was not veeeeery surprised by it coz I remembered one of the scenes that made it less startling. Bruce Willis laughed so funnily that I always laughed when he laughed.. It happened for both Die Hard and this show (only one scene)... and I was already so giggled by it... hahaha...

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Did a little window shopping and I requested to have dinner at Newton Circus coz I missed the Prawn Mee. But this time I had the Bak Kut Mee instead and as usual the "Gun Powder" was still as POWER..


Baby bought me bday lunch at Golden Peony in Conrad on Sun. Some ppl would know that I used to work in Conrad. I was rather concerned that I would meet some familiar faces and true enough I met some of them... Some saw me and I acted blur, some saw me and THEY acted blur... lol.. anyways I was glad I did not have to make superficial talk with anyone of them. We had some dim sum, noodles and dessert. I would say overall the dim sums were really fresh and nice... and service is damn good! Baby had 4 "longs" of Har Kow... and it's NOT surprising coz if the Har Kows are nice, he will always do that in most dim sum restaurants... Once we had dim sum in Crystal Jade and he ordered 4 at one shot, the server was shocked and actually asked us again whether we were sure we wanted 4 "longs"... hahahaha... Back to GP, the crabmeat Ee-Fu Noodles was nice, not too salty and lightly fried. I wanted to order the Avocado with Ice Cream dessert but as I was rather full, I ended up ordering the Mango Sago and Pomela with Mango Pudding (which was not tat fantastic) coz the Avocado was too rich a dessert after a filling meal. Baby had the home-made Soya Beancurd. The highly recommended dessert is still the Cream of Avocado with Ice Cream. The home-made Soya Beancurd was also good. I hoped the whole bowl of Soya Beancurd did slide smooooooothly down Baby's throat, which I claimed (according to last time's standards lar, which was like 4 yrs ago)... LOL!


After tat fulfilling lunch, we had a nice shopping spree... I wanted to collect my altered bottoms, get myself a bikini for my coming hols and pair of pumps.. Baby wanted to get a belt, ipod accessory and a pair of smart casual shoes... The search for bikini took fucking long and the most tedious one. Went to all the active outlets like Rip Curl, Quicksilver, Roxy but did not managed to find one I really like and they are seriously not cheap bikinis. I was so tired trying and trying and trying... and my legs were aching shit from all the walkings.. In the end I got it at Far East Plaza and it's only freaking S$30 a set.. hahahha... We shopped from Marina Sq to Far East to Pacific Plaza to Wisma and back to Far East coz we wanted to have dinner there as Baby said there's this Hainanese stall that sells really good Hainanese Chicken Rice and yeah... indeed was fantastic.. The salted veg duck soup was nice too! YUMMY!


Well... after all the walking and trying and walking and trying, the harvest was not too bad... got myself the bikini, a beach shorts and two pairs of pumps... Baby got his shoes and ipod case but belt still to no avail... Was a fun and enjoyable bday weekend...


I'm soooo glad and happy to see that shocking reaction from Baby when he saw the U2 edition Video Ipod in his bag.. hahahha.. No doubt I love surprises, but I love to GIVE surprises too! MUAKS my baby.... Looking forward to our hols... and thense for the continuous anticipation on the venue.. hehe...


UPDATED
SHIET! How could I forget to share about my bday pressie.. hehe.. thou my Baby already bought me my bday pressie earlier but he got me another one (Blossom Dew by Loccitane) and gave me during tat bday weekend. I surprised him, he surprised me on the same day.. And he was so fucking worried and wondering whether I saw the pressie coz it was in the bag when I slide the Ipod in... hahaha.. heng I did not open up the bag.. I jus opened the zipper a lil to pop the stuff in... hehe...


The coming hols supposed to be a bday pressie from him as well... lol.. so many bday pressies from Baby, literally Pre, Actual and Post... hahah... He was asking me how come I gave him pressie for nothing, somemore on my own bday.. hehe.. so anyway I told him to let his U2 Ipod from me and our hol trip from him be our 6-month Anniversary pressie lar.. hehe... really looking forward to my hols...


*Counting down*