Aug 7 2016

26th.

Decided to do something unusual this year and splurged on a birthday present for myself… It was a very impromptu moment and after it was all over, I was like “Omg, I spent $xxx just like that.”

But anyway, I used to have a Fujifilm Instax camera as well, which I sold it away cos I didn’t see the use for it back then. I like to look back at old photo albums and it’s such a pity that we don’t have the habit of developing photos anymore… Somehow I find that photos in hardcopy are more meaningful?

As I was taking photos using the instant camera… It made me realise something about life. Often in life, you do not know what the end result is… Just like the photos developing, it could turn out a good shot or a bad shot (depending on alot of other factors like surrounding lighting conditions, the angle you take at, the settings you use, etc.). Nothing is certain in life. And it’s not like digital photography where you can take as many shots as you want and get a perfect one. Once the photo is snapped, there’s nothing such as the delete button. That’s why every shot is so precious, and you would always ensure you’re at your best form because you know there’s only 1 try. That applies to life too, where not everything has a second chance. And maybe the result be it good or bad doesn’t matter that much because you already know that you’ve tried your very best. Everything else you leave it up to fate.

And this is something to take away with me as I turn a year older. :)

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Jul 5 2016

Laugh Die You – The Karaoke

This coming weekend (9 and 10 July 2016), Popcorn Studio presents Malaysia’s best-selling comedy hit “Laugh Die You – The Karaoke” at the Theatre in Resorts World Sentosa (RWS). Audiences can expect nothing less than three hours of belly-aching guffaws as the best of Malaysian and Singaporean stand-up comedians pit against each other.

Representing Malaysia in this epic comedy production is femme extraordinaire stand-up comic, Joanne Kam. Her acid-tongue humour will be challenged by Singapore’s effervescent Kumar, who needs no introduction for his irreverent, no-holds- barred comedic genius. With the two queens battling it out with all their comedic might of fierce Malaysia vs Singapore bashing jokes and insults, this verbal shootout will be moderated by the Gurmit Singh!

Held for two nights only on 9 and 10 July, Laugh Die You – The Karaoke; is a promise of energetic, Malaysia vs Singapore wise-cracking stand-up comedy that will leave audiences howling with laughter. Tickets are on sale at www.sistic.com.sg, with categories and prices including Platinum ($350), VIP ($158), Gold ($128), Silver ($98) and Bronze ($68). Early bird tickets are available at 15% discount (for VIP and Gold only) till 31 May 2016.

More details on their FB Page: http://bit.ly/laughdieyouvideo

Alternatively, you can book your tickets on Shakapass, an entertainment event discovery and booking platform that showcases the best curated entertainment events and activities in Singapore! No booking fees required!

Readers of my blog can use this discount code “sptoldy” for 10% discount off your tickets! :)

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May 23 2016

Happy 1st Anniversary!

*throws confetti!*
Today is our 1st year anniversary!!

This is my Whatsapp status. Asked Mel for his favourite song and set my status to it on the day we got together:

But wait.. We’ve only been together for a year?? It feels like we’ve known each other forever. They always say that the first 3 months of a relationship is the honeymoon period, but for us, our first few months was not all just lovey dovey. We had some arguments along the way which was necessary and healthy to the relationship and it really helped strengthen the relationship and for both of us to understand more about each other.

The past year I’ve felt really blessed and sometimes I’m amazed by how much we’ve achieved in just a year. Apart from bringing our relationship to a comfortable & stable level, we also traveled together to 2 really beautiful countries (Taiwan & Japan), as well as Penang recently with our friends, all which I’ve experienced things I’ve never before.

(Taiwan 2015)

(Japan 2016)

Other than that, we also had 3 publications who contacted us to feature our Tinder success story:

And the most exciting thing would probably be that we’ve also selected our BTO flat unit 2 months back! Alot of my friends said that we were super lucky to even get a queue number, which I fully agree because in the first place it’s not easy to get a queue number (this is our first time trying for a BTO together), plus our number was really good. Now we have to wait another 5 years for the flat which is a super long wait….. A really major milestone in my life because it’s such a huge commitment.

Now that I looked back, it has been a really crazy 1 year.

A lot of you may be wondering why we’re so sure that this is the right person after just 10 months of dating (when we signed the docs)? It’s hard to explain but to put it in simple terms, it’s because of various factors like the way our characters complement each other, and most importantly the way we handle our arguments.. It’s always easy to stick with someone when things are going well, but it’s during tough times and through conflicts that decides if you can live with that someone for the rest of your life. When you’re younger, you’d think that love is that euphoric feeling and butterflies in your stomach when you think of that special someone. But as you grow older, you realise that love is not a feeling but a a choice. Love is choosing to be with that person despite their flaws and weaknesses and sticking with them through thick and thin.

Also, you’ll know what is right only when you’ve experienced before what is wrong.. When you’ve found someone who encourages you to become a better person and doing things you love instead of putting you down. That’s how your life partner should be, helping each other to bring out their best. And in your heart, there’ll be no doubts about the future, no hesitation for marriage. Ultimately it’s finding someone who complements you on every level, someone whose strengths make up for your weaknesses.. Finding someone you love, for better or for worse, and equal effort on both parties to make this work.

Happy 1st Year Anniversary my love! :)

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Apr 25 2016

SK-II Biggest Mother’s Day Celebrations (Last Chance!)

Your chance to get an invite to SK-II’s biggest Mother’s Day Celebration is ending in 2 days! (Details below)

Join SK-II in The Biggest Mother’s Day Celebrations on 7th May, Saturday, at The South Beach to celebrate Mother’s Day!

• Mother’s Day Brunch: 11am to 2.30pm
• Mother’s Day Experience: 12.30pm to 3pm
(Details Below)

The Biggest SK-II Mother’s Day Brunch (Gift value worth $800)
Join us in the biggest Mother’s Day Brunch from 11am to 2.30pm – Sign up your mom or daughter as SK-II Crystal Club Member and pamper her with SK-II products worth SGD499* (with SGD800 worth of gifts). Both of you will receive an invitation* to SK-II’s biggest event of the season!
*Available for the first 110 pairs.
*One of the participants must be first-time SK-II Crystal Club member applicant. Purchase has to be made at any of the Robinsons stores in order to register for event. You have to receive an invitation in order to enter the event.

Your invite entitles you and your mom to:
• A special brunch at the exclusive 5-star The South Beach
• A personalised flower bouquet
• SK-II door gifts
• A chance to win a 2D1N staycation at The South Beach and more SK-II products

The Ultimate SK-II Mother’s Day Experience
Gift your mom the Ultimate SK-II Mother’s Day Experience, happening from 12.30pm to 3pm:
Be the first 75 pax to give your mom the Ultimate SK-II Mother’s Day Experience** at The South Beach on 7th May. Simply sign up as a SK-II Crystal Club Member with any SGD99 SK-II purchase at any Robinsons store.

Your invite entitles you and your mom to:
• Express manicure
• A personalised flower bouquet
• SK-II door gifts
• Personalised photo prints

For more details on how to register, please call SK-II Robinsons:
• JEM – 6734 7059
• Raffles City – 6837 2237
• The Heeren – 6735 0854

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