Monthly Archives: June 2008

Book Meme

From Yi-ling 1) Look at the list and bold those you have read. 2) Italicise those you intend to read. 3) Underline the books you LOVE. kellykelly’s add: I’m sorry, but there are books I LOVE and there are books … Continue reading

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Bon Voyage

Pat’s off to Singapore in a few hours. Well, getting on a plane in a few hours…it’d take more than a few hours to get there. Singapopos be forewarned….crazy ang moh is baaack! I miss him alreadeee.

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Coldplay Wins?

Wow. Just had to squeeze past a massive crowd downstairs on the way to work because Coldplay is playing at the Today show. It was the most number of people I’ve seen show up…more than Chris Brown or New Kids … Continue reading

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Pearl Jam

Went to Pearl Jam last night at the Madison Square Garden. I never saw so many white men pumping up their fists in the air and singing in unison for 3 hours before. It was honestly a sing-along show for … Continue reading

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River

Not exactly new news; Herbie Hancock’s album River: The Joni Letters won the Grammy back in Feb 08. But I only just listened to it good and it’s soooo gooood. I’m not normally a fan of jazz, but there’s something … Continue reading

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Mee Thai!

Chansidines had been on a search for great Pad Thai and Tom Yum in NYC. We order Thai food at least once a week. There was none in our neighborhood that was truly authentic. Not to say that they aren’t … Continue reading

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Work is Fun!

I did the unthinkable and brought work home over the weekend (I know! I know!). It’s because I’m going back to Singapore on vacation for 3 weeks in July and want to be the smarty-pants and get all my July … Continue reading

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Imagination and Empathy

You’ve probably read this already but this is JK Rowling’s speech at Harvard’s class of 2008 commencement. The entire speech is awesome, but the 2nd part of her speech, about the importance of imagination, really struck me to the core. … Continue reading

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Diamonds Are For Fools

Watched Blood Diamond last night. It was a solid movie despite Leo’s overacting. But more importantly, it made me interested in the topic of diamonds, conflict and otherwise, and I did a little more research about it after. My position … Continue reading

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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

This movie is about a man who was paralyzed from head-to-toe and could only move one eyeball. It’s amazing that a movie with such a difficult premise as a movie could be made so beautifully. And made so beautifully at … Continue reading

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