Monday, January 31, 2011


To dream of a cat, interpret ill luck, if you do not succeed in killing it or driving it from your sight. If the cat attacks you, you will have enemies who will go to any extreme to blacken your reputation and to cause you loss of property. But if you succeed in banishing it, you will overcome great obstacles and rise in fortune and fame.

To hear the scream or the mewing of a cat, some false friend is using all the words and work at his command to do you harm.

If a young woman dreams that she is holding a cat, or kitten, she will be influenced into some impropriety through the treachery of others.

To dream of a clean white cat, interpret entanglements which, while seemingly harmless, will prove a source of sorrow and loss of wealth.

To dream of kittens, could denote abominable small troubles and worries will pursue and work you loss, unless you kill the kitten, and then you will overcome these worries.

I had a dream of a white kitten. Normally I dislike cats, and wouldn't even think about touching them, much less keep them as pets. But in my dream I liked the kitten alot and was thinking of ways to persuade my mum to let me keep it. Well, the kitten was cute enough, with bright blue eyes and all. Who wouldn't go "awwwww~" when you see such a cute animal. I was still feeling pretty happy after waking up, and I seldom can remember my dreams so vividly. Now I don't feel so glad huh... Hope this doesn't refer to my job application.... and who would dream of killing cute kittens...I think I'd suspect myself to be a psycho if I did kill it. And then my mum told me this year we 'rabbits' 犯太岁. What a great way to welcome Chinese New Year.

On a side note, I saw an otter! Up close, like right at my feet, but it was lying there cold and not moving. I never knew there were wild otters in sg! It was near the bus stop outside St Patrick's. Strangest place for an otter to be at. Wonder what it had been doing and ended up dying there. And then I have a question, who do you call to inform of animal carcass lying on the road?

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Pika Pika

The Legendary Mandarin Chicken Rice

Is what I had for lunch.
My dad always told me stories of the most expensive chicken rice he ate over 10 years ago. Today he brought me to Mandarin Orchard to try it. He said it's something to experience once in a lifetime, of course, for him this is the second time.

And so enters the legendary chicken rice *insert golden beams*
It comes in a set which includes a bowl of chicken rice, dish of chicken with some veges and a bowl of clear soup. I must say, it is a very delicious chicken rice. The chicken meat is very tender and doesn't have any nasty smell/taste that sometimes meat dishes have. Best of bones!!! Just clean, lean meat with skin attached but easily removed. But still, there are chicken rice restaurants out there comparable to this. I think the only thing that is legendary about it is the price. $24 for a set. Very beautiful numbers.
My dad tried out Mandarin Lobster Laksa, which is also a signature favourite. The only thing I liked about it was the lobster meat in it, which is probably why it's priced at $32. I'd rather have katong laksa at $3.50 a bowl, which I find more flavorful.
My favourite dish there, is the dessert. Sticky toffee pudding!! (yes i'm a pudding freak) $11 for something that's about the size of a fist, but worth every bit! It's the softest, most moist, pleasantly sweet pudding that I've ever tasted. And it's quite rare to find sticky toffee pudding in singapore, hence whenever I spot it in the menu I'll definitely order it. The pudding totally made my day!
Verdict: I definitely won't mind going back again for the pudding, but not anything else.

Friday, January 21, 2011


Pretty stuff to look at.
Seems like this kind of paper folding pop-up is the trend nowadays.
But I just can never get tired of it.

Monday, January 17, 2011

In a mood for shopping

Every time my mum sees the postman delivering my loots she would first complain what rubbish I bought again, and then grumble why i never jio her. So I introduced her to online shopping at Gmarket, and now she's extremely happy. She was looking for a brand of korean cosmetics which she bought in HK for sgd$150, and I found it on Gmarket at the price of sgd$33+ exclusive of shipping. So she mass ordered. Now there's 9 boxes, each larger than a mooncake box, sitting on the living room table cause she haven't found a place to store it yet.
I'm shocked at the amount that the stores jack up in price. It's about triple!! I totally refuse to shop in sg anymore, especially if the salesgirl tells me that it's korea-imported. I can bloody import it myself at a third of their price tag.
Even my bro joined in to order t-shirts, lol. But gmarket stuff is seriously worth it, and their quality is good, even better than some retail shops in sg. Though it's a trouble to browse through the site, cause everything is in korean. Looking at all those squares, circles and lines just makes me go blurry.

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

What I would give to turn back time

I was digging up some old stuff to watch in youtube, and discovered this...
Hakuna Matata. What a wonderful phrase~ Sounds great too in french =D
I can still remember every word of this song even till now. Power of Disney eh, their songs just stick in my head for a long long time. Disney's old stuff are such classics (note: old stuff! their new things are crap in my opinion). When i watched them during an ignorant age, Disney=cartoons. But after going through adm, Disney=神. Being able to make a song stay fresh in a child's head for 10 years, they're really something. And their animation, needless to say, is of course wonderful. The amount of work required in a single feature film is taken granted by most people because they don't understand how it works. I still laugh when i recall yt mentioning that her brother thought the blue people in Avatar were real humans in makeup. It's funny how i end up being where i am now, cause being an animator never existed in my 'what do i want to be when i grow up' dream. In fact, i didn't even knew the existence of animators, not to mention what animators do. Well, i guess this definitely suits me much better than dissecting animals in a lab.
Back to Disney topic, i found a scene of Beauty & the Beast that was removed from the film. And it was already all animated and colored nicely! What a waste...

Sunday, January 2, 2011

Glow like you should

Student work. Need i say more? Sigh.
Though i do see some parts which they smoked their way's still a good short.
Reminds me a little of Kungfu panda, and why is the boy so eager to be a monk? lol.