Sunday, March 30, 2008

Stress is building up...

With 3 more weeks to exam, stress is indeed building up. What really bothers me are 3 things - FYP, final exam and WATUSA.

With more and more people around me finishing their FYP, i am really stressed that i have not. My tutor has not got back to me with regards to my first draft. Seriously, i don't think i have done a good job for it, so i am worried about that.

Then, the exams are coming; although there are only 3 papers, it felt like there is 30 papers. Probably it is because this will be the final one.

Last but least, WATUSA is kind of stressful also. Especially the part that concern the $$. The whole thing sounds expensive and it is really expensive. And it doesn't helps that Speedwing and Gasi Travel's staffs have ridiculous attitude problem. One thing for sure, i am never going to buy any travel package from Gasi Travel. Never.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Entering the Era of Cat Y !!

Yes, that is right, in a few hours time, i will be Category X no more. Ever since i entered army, i was sorted to cat X because of my age. With almost 6 years being a cat X person, i don't really want to change it.

I was at Khatib FCC for my IPPT just now and i felt like i was home once again. This happened last saturday also when i was back at Bedok FCC for the same reason. But it rained so heavily that the test was canceled and the test was voided and considered failed. First time i fail my IPPT wor... quite a big impact...

Well, the weather was better just now and i could say there isn't a lot of changes in KFCC or rather Khatib camp. It was still the same when i ORD and some of the old buildings were still around. But then, i was still 19 sec short to hit below 9:44 min. No $400 but i guess i should be happy with $200. For all the stations other than SBJ i got 5points - SBJ i got 4points. Just that my 2.4km timing was 10:03 min. What a waste... it is almost $10 for each sec that i have took more...

Haiz... never mind, i am entering the era of cat Y very very soon. Haha... by then, the 2.4km timing to hit will be 10 min for the $400. Wa ha hah a ha....

Just before i left, i met MWO Vincent. It was definitely great to see him, especially after so long. He still smokes but i find him more approachable; i don't know why but i actually had a good talk with him. Talking about the past and finding out what some of the other regulars are doing.

Friday, March 21, 2008

Thank you YES933!!

The movie's poster.

Thank you YES933 for giving me the chance to go the studio to meet Kelly Chen who was in town to promote her new movie, <<江山美人>>!! And a very big thank you to the DJ, WeiBin who gave me the chance to interview Kelly!! I still remembered what WeiBin said to me before Kelly arrives, "要保握机会啊!!" And that was what i did, "保握机会"!!

Me and WeiBin.

As the others were too shy to ask, i went ahead and secured the chance. It has been a long time since i hosted events, and suddenly i almost felt like i am going to host one. Even though WeiBin asked me to prepare one question, i was already squeezing my brain juices to come up with a appropriate one. You know lah, celebrities are sensitive to the questions people asked them. If something that he or she don't like was asked, he or she might show you a black face.

YES933's studio.

So, i settled with a very very very safe question: "What are your plans after this movie? New albums? So with that, i was pretty comfortable. At this moment, Kelly arrived and gosh, my impression was that, she is really tall. I heard from Kev she was 1.73m and with that high heels that she worn, i bet she was taller than me. No fair!!!
So she came in, and there were a lot of people who followed her. I can see that included her manager, assistant A, assistant B... and they were speaking in cantonese... so cool!! She was friendly; she waved and smiled at the 6 of us.

The interview was carried out shortly after WeiBin briefed her.
And it was really cool to see how a DJ operates the machines, the computers and stuffs. Normally, we could only their voices but yesterday, i could see how they work!! And WeiBin was adjusting here and there as she interviewed Kelly. WeiBin can really multi-task !! As the first segment of the interview finished, WeiBin played "Lovers' Concerto" and I moved forward to take a seat besides Kelly.

Yes, Besides her !!! It was definitely exciting for me at that moment, i was so star struck. And yes, she still looks good for her age, and she really has very big eyes and sharp nose.
Then, WeiBin raised her hand to signal that we are going on air soon. As the song ended and WeiBin started to speak again. WeiBin asked Kelly a few more questions and one particular one shocked me. WeiBin asked Kelly what were her plans after the movie!!!!!

Gosh and that was the question i had prepared, i gave WeiBin a shocked face and I turned and looked at Kelly. I think she was shock to see me shock. Kind of hilarious actually. WeiBin then gave me a signal to tell me to relax and i was like, "are you sure or not..." In the end i still asked the same question but i added slightly more, " do you plans to open a concert in Singapore?"
I guess this addition makes my question slightly different from WeiBin's. Cold sweat wor...

And that was not the end, i got to talk about the movie and theme song as well. So, it was like a chit chat session with Kelly and WeiBin. And that was fun!!!!
As the interview ended, Kelly was brought to another room. The 6 of us were wondering if we could take photos with Kelly as the people who came with her wasn't very friendly. Or maybe they were just tired, i don't know... But in the mean time, i got to talk to WeiBin and she was really really very friendly and nice. She even suggested to us to wait outside so that we can "catch" Kelly when she leaves. And that what we did.

One funny thing happened next.
I asked Kelly if we could take a group photo with her, she looked like it is ok but at this moment, there were 2 voices. Her manager said YES, but one of her assistant said NO. Kind of funny because the answers came at the same time. Well, the manager has more powerful and so we managed to have a picture with Kelly.

Me and Kev, the 2 excited fans.

Overall, it was a great experience as it was my first time going to YES933's studio. And of course, it was 1st time meeting Kelly Chen. Marvelous experience !!!


The sun is out and the weather looks good. But i think i will just stay at home and rejuvenate from a week of work. I have borrowed a few good books from the library and i guess i can spend my day happily reading them.

By the way, i would like to introduce to all a new search engine - REDNANO. It is started by Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) and will focus all the searches for Singapore. I think it is a good alternative to other search engines, especially like Google. With majority of internet searches done via Google, they have more or less control over the information. They can show us what they want and seriously, this isn't the best thing - we could have been "brainwashed" without knowing it.

But then, it is such a fast and easy search engine that i have personally grown to get use to. Probably i will try out Rednano for a while and see how it goes.

Met & Interviewed Kelly Chen on YES933 LIVE.. wOo HoO x 3!!!

Yes, I met Kelly Chen yesterday evening @ YES933's studio. It was a very cool experience; first time into YES933's studio, first time meeting Kelly Chen !!!

Stepping into the studio was like a dream came true... the place where all the familiar voices came from, I felt like i am home or something. Haha... ok lah, i better go to bed before my headache become worse. Will take about this experience very soon...

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Tuesday, March 18, 2008

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Long time no blog ~ ~ gosh, FYP is indeed a killer. I am busy with it, everybody is busy with it... some pimples popped out on my face... and that is a good indicator that i am stressed. And to add oil to fire, i am also down with a cold, or is it flu... 傻傻分不清楚... in short, i am having a running nose, slight cough and headache now and then...

Then, the WAT USA paperwork is really troublesome. SW, as usual, sent emails late at night and they were filled with many things to do... form A, B, C... and we have to go down to their office to submit them... and next week we have to go to the US Embassy for the visa application.

I still have to take my IPPT before my birthday and that will be this saturday. so many things to do, so little time.