bittersweet solitude of a fireflower


通宵麻将
January 24, 2009, 11:22 pm
Filed under: Child's Play, Daily Escapades

(from her.)

10:50PM to 5:30AM.

2 very slow but extremely enjoyable 圈, with me winning the very last game 😀

And being the sole survivor of the 诈胡 epidemic.

And winning $43 in all.

Woo hoo! Huat ah! Can’t wait for more ang pao money to roll in. 🙂

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1.8
October 28, 2008, 11:24 pm
Filed under: Child's Play, Daily Escapades

This is the amount of distance out of 5 km that I’ve run on Sunday. Quite pathetic, I know, but I’ve not run in an extremely long time. 😦 Oh well. The first 1 km I ran was quite cathartic, though. It felt really good to be running again, and I could feel the rush of adrenaline and endorphins pumping into my system.

There were a lot of women, and I mean a lot. I’ve never seen so many women in the City Hall area all dressed in red tank tops ready to break a sweat. If only I had my iPod plugged in; I got bored listening to my own panting and the pounding of shoes onto tarred roads. I must admit, though, that this whole new experience of running on the roads in the City Hall area is indeed exhilarating and refreshing.

Met a few old friends after the run and we all felt 16 again, having donned on running attires that made us look younger than we really were. Come to think of it, I am a bit motivated to start running again. I really dun mind the endorphin rush 🙂

Let’s see how long this can keep up. I’m trying to be optimistic. 😛



The Pact
March 21, 2008, 12:59 am
Filed under: Child's Play, Emo Binge

Gosh, I’m finally done with another heartbreaking novel.

Vanishing Acts

The Pact, Jodi Picoult‘s 1998 novel, is another one of those books that will make you feel pain while reading. It’s not just about love that has been developed throughout two teenagers’ entire lives; it’s about expectations, and how dangerous assumptions can be, thinking that everything is fine on the calm surface when there are actually so many whirlpools eager to suck you in just like that.

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It’s March Already
March 2, 2008, 1:22 pm
Filed under: Child's Play, Oozing Overload

March came in a rain, and I’m not sure if that’s a good thing.

He always says, “Look at what you have and not what you dun have.” I tried searching for what I had at 4am, and I found my mind being overwhelmed by the dark clouds looming overhead.

And then, it rained, again, this morning.

I found a few specks of gold in that pile of sand, and I kept all of them in a box to preserve their existence. These specks of gold are so tiny, and if I were to lose them it would take a long time to find any again.

Looking at what I have, overlooking what I dun have.

Thank you, to those, who choose to love me.

On a very sidenote, I’m finally done with Cecelia Ahern’s “PS, I Love You”, and I would seriously recommend it to any true romantic and believer of true love. I found my heart wrenching the moment I was done with Chapter 1, and those moments never stopped coming throughout my entire reading. I was done with Aldous Huxley’s “Brave New World” previously, a book that is seriously pretty disturbing and provocative. Makes you wonder about what’s in store for mankind and how terrifying the hidden truth can be.

Reading has become my therapy, a form of escapism, a sense of accomplishment.

One of the things that keeps me sane.

That time of the year is coming, and it’s time to think about what I want again.



The Weekend Before “Hell” Breaks Loose
September 10, 2007, 12:29 am
Filed under: Child's Play, Daily Escapades, Sensory Indulgence

I spent my e-learning week doing all the rubbish assignments and it was damn shiok feeling when it’s all over.

But my weekend is already over, and it’s no shiok feeling at all 😦

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Piggy Weekend
August 13, 2007, 11:08 pm
Filed under: Child's Play, Daily Escapades

I’ve been eating and eating AND eating so much during the weekend, so much so that I feel like I’m seriously becoming a pig. But I believe that 能吃是福, and besides I am still very much huggable and lovable! So… *lala*

Hahaha sorry for that narcissistic outburst.

The long awaited weekend started on Wednesday for me because the Far Far Away Land had its own National Day celebrations and I only had one class that day. Although some unpleasant things had happened (as you can sort of tell from the previous emo posts), things are kinda alright (for now) and… I guess it will be more appropriate to take one step at a time.

Really gotta thank some people for tiding me through those critical few hours on Wednesday. Thanks babes and a hunk. Hahaha.

Anyways.

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Field Of Dreams
July 1, 2007, 2:33 pm
Filed under: Child's Play, Daily Escapades

Yesterday was one happy day 🙂

Finally went shopping! Haven’t been in town on a Saturday for the longest of time, and it was reasonably crowded. I dun normally like crowds but a nice size would be good to bring out the weekend feel. We had brunch at The Coffee Club, and my honey mustard chicken sandwich was so yummy! Great way to start the day…

Yummy

(I wonder what they use for the salad dressing. It was really tasteful!)

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