Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Kalkitos, 11/11

A friend just posted a picture of Kalkitos in one of our Facebook Group. OMG.. how many of you remember this Fun Stuff??? I have nearly forgotten about it...

You young cikus dunno what's Kalkitos ah? Nehmind.. Hip Hip Hurray to YouTube!!

Last but not least...

Oh oh.. and I must thank EastCoastLife 'cos I won something from her PhoneBAK Contest!!! It's an anti-theft software for Windows OS, Phoenix! Also thanks to Bak2u.com!

Saturday, October 11, 2008

Satu Bulan Lagi...

Tonight, I learnt once again that my family will be there for me and with me, through the good times and the bad times... I also must remember that whatever things that I have 'conjured' up in my mind might not necessary be how it'd turn out. I need to read The Secret. I need to have Positive & Good Thoughts. Like how Noddy would say, "I can! I can! I can!"

ps: Things always happen for a reason... If not for all these changes, I'd have stepped on the soil of the land Down Under today... One day baby... one day...

Sunday, September 28, 2008

So Mamma Mia over MAMMA MIA!

Good things must share share ;-)
This is quite a clear upload, but the ending songs were cut off..
Oops... Megavideo has deleted the video.. dew... lemme try to find another one...

Note @ 2.08am : Yes! Yes! I found another upload! Fast fast watch!!!

1. I should have watched this musical in London instead of the Phantom one...

2. Meryl Streep is keng! Pierce Brosnan is... errr... yeng! But his voice not quite yeng though...

3. Kalokairi, the island in the movie is actually Skopelos, in the Aegean Sea off the coast of mainland Greece. It's B.E.A.U.T.I.F.U.L!!! But it's an expensive island by Greek standards, I read... *I Have A Dream...*

4. This movie is downright funny! 3 of us had so much fun watching it.

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Notes for 230908

  • I pitied my blog. I neglected my blog. On some days, I don't even come and peep at my chatbox. Sorry "Paradise"... Sorry to those who subscribe to my blog updates... *pull ears*
  • Yesterday (230908) I had a Happy Moment™ at work. That someone actually believed everything that I said. Didn't even question me. She bought my words. Just that. You see, my "profit centre" overcharged her "cost centre" for the past 1.5 year, totalling to about more than 100K. All I did was just explained to her how the "error" came about, and she accepted it. No questions, no nothing. It felt good. Honesty IS the best policy. Well, okay, not ALL the time I guess...
  • From now on, I must learn not to think of the things that have not happen. Focus on the Positive Qi + + + + + + + + + + + +
  • Do you like Cantonese dramas? Those TVB HK ones? This girl has a very good and very updated "supplies" *wink* For the past 2 months, a few of us have been busy catching this series, Moonlight Resonance. So chi keik! Each episode with very interesting ending! But the best ending is of course the last episode lah.. She also have "supplies" for English series like Gossip Girl, Prison Break, and Heroes Season 3 coming soon too!
  • The Musical coming to KL in December. W00h00!!!
  • Would anyone like to share any tips on making $$$$$ online? O_o Other than doing paid posts, pixprofit dotcom, twittad dotcom?
  • Sometimes (SOMETIMES only, ok!) I *dream* of becoming a datin (siu lai lai)... do you have any idea / tips how to realise this 'dream'??

Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Moo... Moo...

2nd September 
~ H a P p Y b I r T h D a Y , c H e N ! ! ! ~

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Saturday, August 02, 2008

The Last Lecture

The other day, Zewt wrote Live Your Best Life.

Today, I share with you an inspirational 'lecture' by Randy Pausch. Who is he? From wikipedia:

Randolph Frederick Pausch[1] (October 23, 1960July 25, 2008) was an American professor of computer science, human-computer interaction and design at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and a best-selling author who achieved worldwide fame for his "The Last Lecture" speech on September 18, 2007 at Carnegie Mellon.

In August 2006, Pausch was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. He pursued a very aggressive cancer treatment that included Whipple procedure[2] surgery and experimental chemotherapy; however, in August 2007 he was told the cancer had metastasized to his liver and spleen, which meant it was terminal. He then started palliative chemotherapy, intended to extend his life as long as possible. At that time, doctors estimated he would remain healthy for another three to six months. On May 2, 2008, a PET scan showed that his cancer had spread to his lungs and some lymph nodes in his chest, and that he had some metastases in his peritoneum and retroperitoneum.

~The Short Version~

Quoted from The Last Lecture website:

On September 18, 2007, computer science professor Randy Pausch stepped in front of an audience of 400 people at Carnegie Mellon University to deliver a last lecture called “Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams.” With slides of his CT scans beaming out to the audience, Randy told his audience about the cancer that is devouring his pancreas and that will claim his life in a matter of months. On the stage that day, Randy was youthful, energetic, handsome, often cheerfully, darkly funny. He seemed invincible. But this was a brief moment, as he himself acknowledged.

Randy’s lecture has become a phenomenon, as has the book he wrote based on the same principles, celebrating the dreams we all strive to make realities. Sadly, Randy lost his battle to pancreatic cancer on July 25th, 2008, but his legacy will continue to inspire us all, for generations to come.

*my morbid thoughts*

When I was younger, we always liked to do our own palm reading. We read those weekly column in the papers about palm reading, about Heart Line, Head Line, Life Line. And there's this part about my Life Line. My Life Line seems surprisingly, short.

During that time, of course I got a lil' worried. Who wouldn't be? Moreover, I was afraid of Death then. Now? Now I probably feel indifferent. Sort of. But of course, when I see my Valentine Niece, sadness would cloud my mind. A bit. *snaps out*

OK, so where was I? Oh yeah, short Life Line...

As I looked at my Life Line a while ago, the one on my left palm has sort of grown a lil' longer, but the one on the right is still trying to "connect" to another line. And I thought, hmmm... OK.

But what is it actually that I want to put it in writing here is that every now and then, I can't help but to think "When will my time be up?" Sometimes when I'm driving, I'll have these crazy tragic thoughts of crashing... accidents... scary stuff they are... but I can't help having those thoughts. More so when lately, there were a few tragic accidents happening here and there...

Morbid, huh?

Right away after those thoughts surface, I'll check on my speedometer. I'm now a lesser demon than I was before :-)

Sorry ah, no conclusion for this entry. I just wanted to write whatever. I'm going to try to get that Last Lecture book later. I feel inspired. Somewhat.

~The *real* Last Lecture in September 2007~

For more videos on Randy's interviews and lectures, you can check out Randy Pausch's legacy here.

Sunday, July 06, 2008

Teppanyaki Ice Cream

Couple months ago, we had buffet dinner at Le Meridien's Latest Recipe... teppanyaki ice cream, one of the dessert we tried.. check out how it was made.. my video got annotations wan ok.. :P

Wednesday, July 02, 2008

Puppy Olympic 290608 @ Bandar Utama

Sniff sniff... *looks for Liucas' liu...*
*pheeweet... nice tattoo... sexay...*

*Could this be Domdom's long lost relative?*

*Why no Hush Puppy shoes for us geh?? How can?!*

(This man veli garang... poor doggie..)


Friday, June 20, 2008

Friday's Speech

Hello! I just spent the last 15 minutes on a youtube link (a speech by Steve Jobs in 2005) which was Facebook forwarded by Dr. Bernard, and wow... it certainly blew me away. So, I'm taking this down as a reminder to self... and also, to share it with you. Thanks, doc!

Transcript found in this blog by Satjayeet Singh from India.

I am honored to be with you today at your commencement from one of the finest universities in the world. I never graduated from college. Truth be told, this is the closest I've ever gotten to a college graduation. Today I want to tell you three stories from my life. That's it. No big deal. Just three stories.

The first story is about connecting the dots.

I dropped out of Reed College after the first 6 months, but then stayed around as a drop-in for another 18 months or so before I really quit. So why did I drop out?

It started before I was born. My biological mother was a young, unwed college graduate student, and she decided to put me up for adoption. She felt very strongly that I should be adopted by college graduates, so everything was all set for me to be adopted at birth by a lawyer and his wife. Except that when I popped out they decided at the last minute that they really wanted a girl. So my parents, who were on a waiting list, got a call in the middle of the night asking: "We have an unexpected baby boy; do you want him?" They said: "Of course." My biological mother later found out that my mother had never graduated from college and that my father had never graduated from high school. She refused to sign the final adoption papers. She only relented a few months later when my parents promised that I would someday go to college.

And 17 years later I did go to college. But I naively chose a college that was almost as expensive as Stanford, and all of my working-class parents' savings were being spent on my college tuition. After six months, I couldn't see the value in it. I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life and no idea how college was going to help me figure it out. And here I was spending all of the money my parents had saved their entire life. So I decided to drop out and trust that it would all work out OK. It was pretty scary at the time, but looking back it was one of the best decisions I ever made. The minute I dropped out I could stop taking the required classes that didn't interest me, and begin dropping in on the ones that looked interesting.

It wasn't all romantic. I didn't have a dorm room, so I slept on the floor in friends' rooms, I returned coke bottles for the 5¢ deposits to buy food with, and I would walk the 7 miles across town every Sunday night to get one good meal a week at the Hare Krishna temple. I loved it. And much of what I stumbled into by following my curiosity and intuition turned out to be priceless later on. Let me give you one example:

Reed College at that time offered perhaps the best calligraphy instruction in the country. Throughout the campus every poster, every label on every drawer, was beautifully hand calligraphed. Because I had dropped out and didn't have to take the normal classes, I decided to take a calligraphy class to learn how to do this. I learned about serif and san serif typefaces, about varying the amount of space between different letter combinations, about what makes great typography great. It was beautiful, historical, artistically subtle in a way that science can't capture, and I found it fascinating.

None of this had even a hope of any practical application in my life. But ten years later, when we were designing the first Macintosh computer, it all came back to me. And we designed it all into the Mac. It was the first computer with beautiful typography. If I had never dropped in on that single course in college, the Mac would have never had multiple typefaces or proportionally spaced fonts. And since Windows just copied the Mac, its likely that no personal computer would have them. If I had never dropped out, I would have never dropped in on this calligraphy class, and personal computers might not have the wonderful typography that they do. Of course it was impossible to connect the dots looking forward when I was in college. But it was very, very clear looking backwards ten years later.

Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something — your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.

My second story is about love and loss.

I was lucky — I found what I loved to do early in life. Woz and I started Apple in my parents garage when I was 20. We worked hard, and in 10 years Apple had grown from just the two of us in a garage into a $2 billion company with over 4000 employees. We had just released our finest creation — the Macintosh — a year earlier, and I had just turned 30. And then I got fired. How can you get fired from a company you started? Well, as Apple grew we hired someone who I thought was very talented to run the company with me, and for the first year or so things went well. But then our visions of the future began to diverge and eventually we had a falling out. When we did, our Board of Directors sided with him. So at 30 I was out. And very publicly out. What had been the focus of my entire adult life was gone, and it was devastating.

I really didn't know what to do for a few months. I felt that I had let the previous generation of entrepreneurs down - that I had dropped the baton as it was being passed to me. I met with David Packard and Bob Noyce and tried to apologize for screwing up so badly. I was a very public failure, and I even thought about running away from the valley. But something slowly began to dawn on me — I still loved what I did. The turn of events at Apple had not changed that one bit. I had been rejected, but I was still in love. And so I decided to start over.

I didn't see it then, but it turned out that getting fired from Apple was the best thing that could have ever happened to me. The heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again, less sure about everything. It freed me to enter one of the most creative periods of my life.

During the next five years, I started a company named NeXT, another company named Pixar, and fell in love with an amazing woman who would become my wife. Pixar went on to create the worlds first computer animated feature film, Toy Story, and is now the most successful animation studio in the world. In a remarkable turn of events, Apple bought NeXT, I returned to Apple, and the technology we developed at NeXT is at the heart of Apple's current renaissance. And Laurene and I have a wonderful family together.

I'm pretty sure none of this would have happened if I hadn't been fired from Apple. It was awful tasting medicine, but I guess the patient needed it. Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don't lose faith. I'm convinced that the only thing that kept me going was that I loved what I did. You've got to find what you love. And that is as true for your work as it is for your lovers. Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on. So keep looking until you find it. Don't settle.

My third story is about death.

When I was 17, I read a quote that went something like: "If you live each day as if it was your last, someday you'll most certainly be right." It made an impression on me, and since then, for the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: "If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?" And whenever the answer has been "No" for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something.

Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything — all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.

About a year ago I was diagnosed with cancer. I had a scan at 7:30 in the morning, and it clearly showed a tumor on my pancreas. I didn't even know what a pancreas was. The doctors told me this was almost certainly a type of cancer that is incurable, and that I should expect to live no longer than three to six months. My doctor advised me to go home and get my affairs in order, which is doctor's code for prepare to die. It means to try to tell your kids everything you thought you'd have the next 10 years to tell them in just a few months. It means to make sure everything is buttoned up so that it will be as easy as possible for your family. It means to say your goodbyes.

I lived with that diagnosis all day. Later that evening I had a biopsy, where they stuck an endoscope down my throat, through my stomach and into my intestines, put a needle into my pancreas and got a few cells from the tumor. I was sedated, but my wife, who was there, told me that when they viewed the cells under a microscope the doctors started crying because it turned out to be a very rare form of pancreatic cancer that is curable with surgery. I had the surgery and I'm fine now.

This was the closest I've been to facing death, and I hope its the closest I get for a few more decades. Having lived through it, I can now say this to you with a bit more certainty than when death was a useful but purely intellectual concept:

No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don't want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because Death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It is Life's change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new. Right now the new is you, but someday not too long from now, you will gradually become the old and be cleared away. Sorry to be so dramatic, but it is quite true.

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.

When I was young, there was an amazing publication called The Whole Earth Catalog, which was one of the bibles of my generation. It was created by a fellow named Stewart Brand not far from here in Menlo Park, and he brought it to life with his poetic touch. This was in the late 1960's, before personal computers and desktop publishing, so it was all made with typewriters, scissors, and polaroid cameras. It was sort of like Google in paperback form, 35 years before Google came along: it was idealistic, and overflowing with neat tools and great notions.

Stewart and his team put out several issues of The Whole Earth Catalog, and then when it had run its course, they put out a final issue. It was the mid-1970s, and I was your age. On the back cover of their final issue was a photograph of an early morning country road, the kind you might find yourself hitchhiking on if you were so adventurous. Beneath it were the words: "Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish." It was their farewell message as they signed off. Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish. And I have always wished that for myself. And now, as you graduate to begin anew, I wish that for you.

Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish.

Thank you all very much.

Friday, June 06, 2008


Thank you so much for the Lovely Birthday Wishes and SMS-es and calls... it's been an overwhelming day...

Thank you, Chev, for the kuku flawer...

Thank you, L B, for the walk down iMemory Lane with the Los(t) Angeles (Found!!)... [no more 6 Fingers liao, yay!!]

Thank you, Mistipurple, for the so very kind wishes...

Thank you, Trinity, for the Sampat Rainbow Party... and for the Special Edition of the iWallpaper... AND for the Special Serenade... *u rock lah...*

Thank you, Someone Sampat, for the Bob Dylan rendition...

Let me say thank you for the wishes
And more thanks for the thought
The greatest thing I can thank you for
Is the joy you all have brought.

Tuesday, June 03, 2008

Titleless Tuesday

Have You Ever...
  • wondered, why sometimes there so many things that you feel you must tell some people but you just can't do it? (all in the name of 'peace') *actually most of the time, we complicate our own lives, don't we*
  • asked, why doesn't he sign that blardy form that has been sitting for a week on his table?
  • thought, why does it always rain when you don't bring an umbrella?
  • asked, why do people treat you so badly after you've treated them so well?
  • thought that if you were to give, you'll receive more? *i dunno la, ok*
  • wondered, why are some of your friends so secretive?
  • thought of your own Bucket List?
  • wished that you don't have any periods?
Someone just updated this status on Facebook :
Minnie Mouse tries to look on the bright side. BRIGHT SAI!!!

Hahaha... sometimes, we just need people like these to perk up our days / nights and I'm thankful to have them as Friends :-) I hope you have some of these people as your friends too ;-)

Sunday, May 18, 2008

LiuLiu LiuLiu Liu LiuLiuLiu! (Happy Birthday To Winnliuliu)

The one behind the scenes of TheLiuLiuConspiracy...

The one who first liu-ed me in this blog on 1st of June, 2006 on a Flyday... and I quote:

"angel without halo: HAHA, cool song blog! liuliuliuliuliu..opps i mean sha la la la la, sha la la in the morning. Shalalalala. Shalala in the sunshine:) you are the angel in the dark eh. penang mari too? i penang mari but i very jakun of penang since i hardly go home... ok la ok i'm jus naturally road blind! :) hehe"

She is none other than the Winn who's not the Pooh... who stopped blogging 5 months ago and now too lazy to restart...

A special thank you to Jackson for the 10% Blogger Discount @ Pick & Brew Cafe, One Utama! Also to our CrappyTaiLou for the dinner!! *fatt tatt* Also, thanks to Laundryamah for the cutie cuppy cakeys!!

Memblog ada faedahnya... ;-)

Lee Hom - Only One

Chev wrote about some Sotong Balls aka Takoyaki. I also want to show off the ones I had before :P

Monday, May 12, 2008

JL & May's May Burfday - 12th May 2008

For a Birthday Girl & A Birthday Boy...

Happy Birthday to Lil'MissMay & JL!
Hope you guys will have a great celebration today!

Tom Cruise's interview with Oprah - celebrating 25 Years
(Part 1 - at his house in Telluride, Colorado)

The rest of the video, go look 'em up yourself...

Tom Cruise's interview with Oprah - celebrating 25 Years
(Part 2 - in the studio)

The rest of the video, go look 'em up yourself...

I dunno about you but I felt very angry when I saw this video...

Really, WTF is wrong with the authorities? The people staying in that area, Bandar Mahkota Cheras, have the right to use the road ma... but... really, this is just too much.

What else...
Since Rinnah & Chev show off their TweetCloud, I also want ler... but do note that if your Twitter updates are protected (check the Settings in your Twitter account), TweetStats can't 'form' your TweetCloud ;-) Come follow me on my TwitterAccount! Nowadays, I do mini-blogging there *wink*

DYK that Perodua came out with a 4WD model, Nautica? OTR price - RM89,900.

Last but not least, some dimsum Forn to conclude my blogging diarrhea. Till the next birthday edition, have a good week ahead! Try spot the same pictures... liu?

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Birthday Boy - 30th April.. Birthday Girl - 1st May

*scheduled entry using http://draft.blogger.com - to be posted on 29th April, 2008, 10.10 pm*

Hi hi! Long time no see! No blog! No sound! No nothing! Howsit going for you, you and you? *grins* Me is enjoying the "Blog Break". Kinda nice... no need to think of what to blog... no need to think of whose tail I'd step on... no need to to do alot of stuff... but then again, the mind is always blogging... 24/7/365! How liddat??

Anyway, this is a birthday entry! Time to celebrate the birth of Adam & Eve... Well, okay, not exactly Adam & Eve...

30th April - Happy Birthday to Mr. Monkey LovahLovah! Who is Mr. Monkey LovahLovah, you asked? He's a nice chap. Very liuliu sampat-ly funny... like some of us here. No, no, he's not my Lovah. Why, you asked? This reminds me of something he told me not too long ago.

He : ...that's why we cannot be lovers, only can be good friends.
Me : Ah?? Why ah?? *shows disappointment but inside the heart, cheering & thanking god*
He : Because we'll be laughing like crazy when ahem...
Me : What?? What so bad about laughing when ahem?? Very bad meh?? *shows disappointment again*

Anyway, I was thinking, 2 sampat people won't make Great Lovers? If really like this, then I have to be less sampat? But if I'm less sampat, it won't be me... if I'm less sampat, I'd "attract" sampat people? Or, if I'm sampat, I'd "attract" non-sampat people, and end up with a boring partner??

OK, I feel like I'm having a blogging diarrhea, with all these thoughts spilled out after so many non-blogging days.. :P Anyway, don't take me seriously... seriously, okay? ;-)

1st May - Happy Birthday to Eastcoastlife from the Red Lil' Dot down south! Woohoo! This hawt mama rocks!

A special present for my dearest ECL... something to keep all your fingers busy... haha! Oi, u asked for it sometime in February, okay! Haha... *wink wink*

So there you go... TWO Birthdays' Update!
*missed you*

Sunday, April 20, 2008

Sampat & Serious Sunday

Last Sunday, L B introduced Blood Orange to us. A few days later, Blood Orange was explained in more detail. Everybody ooh-ed and aah-ed.. He said, it's called Tarocco. After reading up wikipedia on Blood Orange, ohhh, actually Tarocco is native to Italy...

And then yesterday, this Sampat Doctor managed to get a couple of these bloody oranges at a local Penang supermart. So, I also kiasu lah!! I fast fast drive to the nearest Giant Bandar Kinrara to hunt for this blardy bloody orange, claimed to be supersweet with lotsa Vitamin C and of course, the red bloody stuff is some kind of antioxidant.

Of course, I found it.. AND a bonus.. 'cos the doc bought hers at RM1.99 per fruit and I got mine for...

Wheeeee!!! RM0.99 per fruit!! And the ones we got here on Malaysian shores is called Moro.. maybe because it's from the US of A?

So, I got half a dozen of these Bloody Oranges.

The iVerdict? Sweetly Bloody Nice! I suppose the ones I got must be 'bleeding' at its peak... the ones in Italy were just 'bleeding' on the 1st Day.. the doc punye, maybe 2nd Day.. *grins*

On a more serious note, I have decided that this blog will not be updated so often anymore, maybe only for some birthday greetings since I feel a bit sayang to delete it or just leave it to rot. Why, you asked? Because one of my friend (non-blogger) told another friend (probably accidentally, I dunno, but I'll give you the benefit of the doubt, SCAU) that I have a 'happening' blog, and that 2nd friend asked for this blog addy. I was taken aback. I didn't know what to tell him, so I said that I'm gonna close it. And he asked why, because my 1st friend told him that I have 'competition' in my blog... I think he meant The HugHugClub chups... And I've not replied to his second e-mail.

Anyway, I was not happy... Because I made the 1st friend promised that he would not tell anyone about this blog. I was very upset on the first day. Now, not so anymore. But, I'm really, really not comfortable letting my offline friends or even colleagues into this blog. I have no explanation. I just DON'T feel like it. Period.

So, that's it lah... Am I gonna have another blog? Hopefully... Once a narcissist, always a narcissist? *wink*

Your Seduction Style: The Charismatic

You're beyond seductive, you're downright magnetic!

You life live and approach seduction on a grand scale.

You have an inner self confidence and energy that most people lack

It's these talents that make you seem extraordinary - and you truly are!

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

True Love Tagged by Trinity

Love is the greatest feeling
Love is like a play
Love is what I feel for you
Each and everyday
Love is like a smile
Love is like a song
Love is a great emotion
That keeps us going strong
I love you with my heart
My body and soul
I love the way I keep loving
Like a love I can't control
So remember when your eyes meet mine
I love you with all my heart
And I have poured my entire soul into you
Right from the very start

Wahlaoeh!! Lum anot that poem??? I type that time also cannot tahan... anyway, Trinity the Terror Lady tagged me about some True Love stuff. Have to answer these 10 lovey-dovey questions.. please, do bear with me... even if you didn't read the (sampat) answers, it's okay.. just listen to the songs! Especially the last one... ;-) Thank you, Leon!

01. What does true love mean to you?
Like how my mom & dad love me... unconditionally.

02. How do you know you're really in love?
Mandi tak basah... makan tak kenyang.. tidur tak lena... buat apa-apa pun terbayang-bayang akan wajahnya.

03. How many times in your life have you fallen in love?
Tak ingat. Blame it on (selective) goldfish memory...

04. Have you ever fallen out of true love because you were mad at the moment?
What is true? What is love? Mad, One has been thru' many, many times...

05. Do you feel love and physical attraction are the same thing?
Not necessary the same. But One will be lucky if One feels both love & physical attraction towards the same person.

06. If your true love became ill or disfigured would you continue to love them the same way?
Affirmative. Till death do us part.

07. Should anyone else be able to tell you who to love or not love?
No one.

08. Do you believe people that ended up divorced were ever truly in love?
What can One say.. people change, feelings change.

09. Would you give up something you want for someone you love?
Maybe, baby...

10. If you truly love someone do you feel it should be unconditional?
One used to think that way before when One was young and naive. Now? Now One asks, What Is Love? Baby don't hurt me, don't hurt me no more...

OK, kaotim! Next, I shall tag the Fantastic Four:

A - Adrian
B - Bongkersz
C - Cibol
D - D-Suituapui

Sunday, April 13, 2008

Love Actually... A Fishy Story...

My SugarCane + Lime drink

Since in the previous entry, we talked about Infidelity, today I found an interesting entry @ VioletLim.com. Oh, who is Violet, you asked? She's the co-founder of Lunch Actually, Asia's first lunch dating company ;-) Anyone interested? Can go try! Kinda like DinnerForSix but it's lunch. Nope, I have not tried it. I need meh?? :P

Violet wrote about Love, In Theory. She found a theory by Robert Stemberg, who is a psychologist and a psychometrician (wah, sounds very terror!). He came out with the Triangular Theory of Love, which is pretty insightful.

Lemme copy the whole thing from wikipedia lah!

The three components, pictorially labeled on the vertices of a triangle, interact with each other and with the actions they produce and with the actions that produce them so as to form seven different kinds of love experiences (nonlove is not represented). The size of the triangle functions to represent the amount of love - the bigger the triangle the greater the love. The shape of the triangle functions to represent the kind of love, which may vary over the course of the relationship:
  • Nonlove is the absence of all three of Sternberg's components of love.
  • Liking/friendship in this case is not used in a trivial sense. Sternberg says that this intimate liking characterizes true friendships, in which a person feels a bondedness, a warmth, and a closeness with another but not intense passion or long-term commitment.
  • Infatuated love is often what is felt as "love at first sight". But without the intimacy and the commitment components of love, infatuated love may disappear suddenly.
  • Empty love: Sometimes, a stronger love deteriorates into empty love, in which the commitment remains, but the intimacy and passion have died. In cultures in which arranged marriages are common, relationships often begin as empty love and develop into one of the other forms with the passing of time.
  • Romantic love: Romantic lovers are bonded emotionally through intimacy and physically through passionate arousal.
  • Companionate love is an intimate, non-passionate type of love that is stronger than friendship because of the element of long-term commitment. Sexual or physical desire is not an element of companionate love. This type of love is often found in marriages in which the passion has gone out of the relationship but a deep affection and commitment remain. The love ideally shared between family members is a form of companionate love, as is the love between close friends who have a platonic but strong friendship.
  • Fatuous love can be exemplified by a whirlwind courtship and marriage in which a commitment is motivated largely by passion, without the stabilizing influence of intimacy.
  • Consummate love is the complete form of love, representing an ideal relationship toward which people strive. Of the seven varieties of love, consummate love is theorized to be that love associated with the “perfect couple”. According to Sternberg, such couples will continue to have great sex fifteen years or more into the relationship, they can not imagine themselves happy over the long term with anyone else, they weather their few storms gracefully, and each delight in the relationship with one other.[1] However, Sternberg cautions that maintaining a consummate love may be even harder than achieving it. He stresses the importance of translating the components of love into action. "Without expression," he warns, "even the greatest of loves can die" (1987, p.341). Thus, consummate love may not be permanent. If passion is lost over time, it may change into companionate love.

Itulah dia... too complicated to comprehend? Never mind! I copy part of Violet's entry for you also!

Passion, Intimacy and Commitment, in no particular order. He describes passion as physical and sexual attraction. Intimacy is the closeness and the connection, especially in communication. And commitment is easiest describe as marriage. And the strongest relationship is a relationship where all these aspects grow at the same rate like an equilateral triangle.

If there is only passion, that is called infatuation.

If there is only intimacy, that is called friendship.

If there is only commitment, that is called empty love.

If there is passion and intimacy, but no commitment, that is romantic love.

If there is passion and commitment, but no intimacy, that is fatuous love.

If there is intimacy and commitment, but no passion, that is companionate love.

If there is passion, intimacy and commitment, that is the most ideal of love… consummate love. :)

Many marriages, as time goes by, end up in ‘empty love’ as the passion is gone, and the intimacy too wanes. And the only thing holding the marriage together is the commitment.

Or in other marriages, the passion is there… but there is no communication. The couple simply does not grow together, and their paths hardly converge.

All the best to you, you and you!

At first, not many fishy came...
there were 2 other people sitting around the 'pool' with me.

And yesterday, my First Experience @ the Fish Spa... I didn't go to the 'popular' one @ Pavilion. I went to this Sampuoton Fish Spa at Merchant Square, somewhere near Tropicana. Saw this spa when passing by NKVE and told myself, die-die oso must try.. at least once... What's iVerdict you asked?

Ya Allah! OMG! Cinders and Ashes! I cannot tahan!!! It's way way WAY too geli, too ticklish for moi! And I paid RM60 for those fish to tickle my soles for half an hour.. Yes, the rate is much higher than the one @ Pavilion, I believe... And to think they have treatment for the whole body also for RM150... gosh, no way, Jose!!

When those two people finished, oh dear... I was attacked in large schools!!
Betul I kenot tahan... I kept moving my feet, scaring 'em away.
But each time, they came back for more

Never felt so geli before... For RM60, next time I shall go for aromatheraphy...
or have someone rub my back for free...

NB - All pictures in today's entry (above) were taken with the Nokia N70. This is to prove that N70's 2Megapixel also not bad, okay.. Becos got so many people puji iPhone's 2Megapixel cam's pics in Someone's blog ;P *waits for comments regarding the pics* Haha...

Last, but not least... for Dearest Daddy...

Friday, April 11, 2008

Friday Videos

Bongkersz reminded me of Videojugs in his entry yesterday and so today, I'm posting some videos on the 'hottest' topic in some blogs - INFIDELITY.

I'm sure you know of people who cheat, because I know many. Up to a point where it scares me just to think of how many of them are doing it... anyway... nah, if you have nothing better to do, can watch the videossss.

Addendum @ 2pm - If you still didn't know that our ex-Health Minister is now blogging (cannot be 100% certain that he is who he claims he is tho'...), this is his entry for the day @ http://drchua9.blogspot.com/2008/04/in-reply-to-sex-dvd-comments.html (So ngam geh...)

Regarding the sex dvd matter that was raised quite frequently in my blog, I say that I have the moral courage to admit and apologize and within 48 hours, I have resigned from all government and party posts. While I stand to be judged on my private life, nobody seems to be concern at who is the person behind this tape to character assassinate me.

Since my family accepted my apology, I will continue to move on. I do not claim to be perfect, at least I choose not to behave by saying although I was advised by my lawyers “It looks like me, it sounds like me but its not me”. The rest of other humours are false that it is continued by my “friends” to assassinate me.

I was deeply encouraged by a survey done by a local magazine in Labis where they went down to interview voters on the dvd issue. Majority think that it was a personal matter that involves me and my family more than the public. During the election when my son contested for the Labis constituency, this issue was not raised at all.

One of the leading opposition leaders who went to jail purportedly on sodomy and corruption is today hailed as a reformist in the country. I think majority of rakyat of Malaysia think he was a victim of character assassination. So friend, we make mistakes but life has to move on.

As I've said before, I will continue to move on and you are entitled to your judgement.

Sunday, April 06, 2008

The Pregnant Man

The Pregnant Man on Oprah, Thomas. (*Wow!*)

But, he used to be Tracey. (*Okayyyyyyyyyyyy...*)

Watch the 5 parts Interview which was aired in the States just a couple days ago. Guys, if given a Chance, are you willing to carry your child for 9 months inside you?

Happy Sunday!

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5