Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Know Thy self

  • Are you convinced that much of your everyday thinking happens without your awareness?
Yes, we underestimate how much our beliefs and theories contribute to our observations and judgement and we dont realize  how many other ways they could have been interpreted.
  • Are you guilty of the planning fallacy? How will you avoid it next time?
Yes, I am. I always underestimate how much time took to do things. Other than that, I tend to procrastinate. In order to avoid it, I have to make detailed planning and to do lis titems.
  • What makes you happy? Are you sure?
  • Given what you now know about interviews, what would be a better way to hire an employee or to choose a roommate or business partner? This is called Confirmation bias

Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Proposal by Parents

According to my mom, things to prepare are as follow.
1. Necklace
2. Various fruits in a basket.
3. Ang pao for me =P

Mom said more things to be prepared for Sangjit.

Sunday, July 15, 2007

The Proposal

It’s Saturday, 14 July 2007 @ 8.55 pm, at Singapore River.

Permen and coklat were enjoying the scenery when suddenly coklat whispered at permen, “Do you want to spend the rest of my life with me? Will you marry me?” Permen was so surprised until coklat asked for a few times. No proposal ring, no kneel down, that’s why permen thought coklat was just joking. After a few times, permen said “Iya deh.“ After that, coklat take out the box from his bag and presented the box to permen. Permen took out the box and found another little box inside and there’s a ring there. Permen tried it and it a big too big, so she put it in her middle finger. She said to coklat “Thank you.”

After a while, coklat asked something else regarding the ring which made permen suspicious there’s something fishy about the proposal or the ring. After that, coklat asked permen to guess the price of the ring. Permen said 2 dollars. And there it is. The proposal diamond ring was fake -_-“. So coklat right! Finally coklat opened another box which contained the real ring inside. It was really beautiful. The diamond was so sparkling. Thanks coklat for your effort finding the best ring for me.

Coklat and permen chitchatted for a while. How coklat had planned the proposal, the 2 dollar ring, the timing and the place. Coklat also told permen that he had told his friends about the planned proposal (also about the 2 dollar ring). Actually coklat wanted to book a cafĂ© for us. But we ended up eating at Ayam Penyet Bugis. Not a romantic place. That’s why coklat asked permen to take a walk at Singapore River. It was beautiful at night.

Then, we decided to go home and talking about the ring, talking about us. After I took a bath, coklat knelt down and asked permen once more about getting serious, to get everything ready and asked permen to spend the rest of her life with him. Coklat also put the ring in permen finger. Permen was so touched this time.

A commitment, a start to another journey =). Once again I said, thanks God I found you. =)

Thursday, July 12, 2007

Summer Movie 2007

  • Pirate Of Caribbean - 31 May 2007 @ GV Vivo City
  • Shrek 3 - 1 June 2007 @ GV Grand
  • Fantastic Four @ The Cathay
  • Ocean 13th @ GV Vivo City
  • Transformer - 8 July 2007 @ GV Vivo City
  • Counting ...

Friday, June 1, 2007

One day on May 2007

It's 19th May 2007. We watched Phantom of the Opera and we took some pictures in Esplanade and Fullerton One. After that we went to Bugis, went to Pipi's hotel and went back to our home =).

Phantom of the Opera

Finally on 19th May 2007, I watched Phantom of the Opera in Esplanade Theatre. The longest running show in Broadway.

In The Phantom of the Opera, a young singer, Christine, is charmed by a mysterious specter who haunts the Paris Opera house. Based on Gaston Leroux's famous novel, the musical's tale begins as unexplained accidents have been occurring throughout the Paris Opera, and the stuck-up diva, Carlotta, refuses to go on. Christine takes her place and is a triumph.

At her opening night, she meets her childhood friend, Raoul. Alone in her dressing room, she finally meets the Phantom who has taught her to sing so beautifully. Taking her to his lair in the misty catacombs beneath the Opera House, the Phantom declares his love for Christine, but she soon learns his terrible secret. The story moves from the Phantom's underground hideaway to the dizzying roof of the Opera House, as the Phantom and Raoul battle for Christine's love.

I've watched PotO in cinema before in 2004. It's a very good movie. The story line, the setting, the actresses and actor, the song, were all great. That's the reason I've really wanted to watch this show since I've seen the advertisement in Dec 2006.

The Show setting was amazing, it resembled the movie setting. The amazing part were when the lamp lifted up to the top of the opera and the water flowed and the candles moved when Phantom brought Christine to his place. The masquarade and the Don Juan drama. I loved it. A lot of things couldn't be described by words.

I loved it from the beginning to the end =).

Tuesday, April 17, 2007

detektif mimpi buruk

For some reasons, permen managed to get hold of a pair of FREE tickets of 'Nightmare Detective', courtesy of My Paper, Singapore Press Holding.

So happily, cheerfully, rush-ly we watched the movie, on a rare Tuesday night, at GV Marina. The movie started at 7.15, that's why I mentioned rush-ly.

For your information, I have skipped the gym session, an extra time to study, for the coming exam on Thursday, as well as a house viewing session, for this so called Japanese thriller movie.

Prior to the movie, a guy, whom I guessed was from My Paper, gave some speech and some quizzes with some prizes. The guy spoke in Mandarin, which left us guessing what He was doing the whole time.

On contrary to our hope, well at least mine, the movie does not even close to what we / I expected to be. I think the last Japanese movies that we watched together, were Death Note 1 & 2, which is pretty much an imaginative movie, but still fare much better than this one. This one, the plot is ridiculous, the scene is murky and dark, there's too much uneccessary, erm, 'effects' and scene swapping, and worst, none of the actor is beautiful.

Luckily, there's always permen to save the day. Watching any movie with her was never boring, although I was so sad that I didn't get the chance to grab some cheesy nachos that I've been craving for since a few weeks back, but still, time is always worth spending, if you spend it with someone you love.