Drunk as a skunk on a Tuesday!!!

May 16, 2007

Met Ranu after work for some drinks while Garth went to watch the Mets with Rod (aka Elvis). I had a better time though drinking an apple martini at a 14 floor dodgy bar called Me’Bar just next to the empire state building… you can tell I’m drunk because I just spelled Empire State Building without caps… Then again I just did it with caps.. I’m more drunk then I thought I was. Typing nonsense. I’m not going to use spell check this time because its bollocks!!! I can’t spell very well folks its only because I’ve lived on the computer and there’s always been a spell-check handy to use. Also if you’re dating and english bloke who’s a walking spellcheck, who needs it.. one of those things in life where you really didn’t need to know.. Like is in Secondary school Home Econ Class where they thought us how to make doughnuts or sew a skirt. They should have thought us money management where we would learn to invest in money and we could have bought a gazillion skirts and doughnuts…

Anyway I’m rambling on. Sorry Surita I really contemplated deeply on going to the Buddha bar with you. I’ve never Been! and I really wanted to go but I was stuffing myself at the time you called because I was so drunk that I needed to eat something so that I could manage going home and sleeping early for work tomorrow .. Next time K??



Spiderman, Concert & Work

May 15, 2007

We watched spiderman 3 last Thursday at the Imax theatre. Thought it wold be 3D but actually it was just watching it a bigger screen. We got there early and got good seats but I think the movie could have been better. I wasn’t totally impressed with the storyline and it all ended quite lame.
It was good to hang out with Surita and Dick though – Surita, care to post a comment on Spiderman. I know you read my blog so best say something… Hmmm….. at least about spidey! – Anyway apart from that, Saturday we went to watch Five 4 Fighting and ended enjoying the opening act ~ Chantal Kreviazuk even more!

All our friends even Garth didn’t know who these singers were whereas I was listening to them for years. So its very weird where you feel that there’s a particular style of music that really connects to you. Its great here you pay $25 and get to see them live! Don’t think these bands will ever come to Singapore.

O Sen Sen Sen… !

May 9, 2007

Ay! Arriba y Arriba!!!

This song sent to me by one of our Acapulco Poolside Posse, Will.C yesterday to commemorate the beautiful warm spring.

I want to pack my bags wear my sarong and bikini with a gigantinc summer hat and head down to the Carribian somewhere and dance on the beach with all my Poolside Posses drinking Rum Punch and just basking in the smell and sounds so deliciously toxic.

~ *Haiz* ~

Unfortunately I’m here in the office imagining this. My bum is itchy again I think its that time we look at going somewhere.

Little Britain in the Big Apple

May 7, 2007

Tea and Sympathy

Little Britain in the Big Apple

Tea & Sympathy is one of Garth’s haven in NYC for some home cooking just like Singapore Cafe is mine! We went there Sunday for roast and fish & chips and we met owners Nicky Perry and Sean Kavanagh-Dowsett. Sean told us that he made Keifer Sutherland wear a T-shirt in LA and made sure he got himself photographed wearing it for support! He knows all celebs living in NY. We saw Stephen Dourf at their store the last time we were there. Our closest thing to knowing a celebrity.

There’s curry hill which I go to to get my ingredients for my curry. There’s also a Chinatown and a little Italy. So why not have a Little Britain?! They need their PG Tips, Cadburys, Ribenas, HP Sauce… For Indians its a given really we need spices everyone loves a good curry so there’s a need to go somewhere where you can get everything curry related. There need to be a place for the Chinese to feel at home in and so hence Chinatown. My freakin Singapore Cafe needs to be somewhere! The Mafia would crave a bowl of pasta once in a while.

So please vote for a little Britain. At least you’ll know where not to go to avoid the Brits!! hee hee…

TGIF Another week just zoomed by.

April 27, 2007

Just to say first and foremost I hate my new header and I’m going to change it this weekend. I just paid 15 bucks and purchased CSS Editor here on wordpress and hope to put it to good use.
Also just realised that the drop down menu on my website is all over the place and that needs to be fixed as well as my contact form does not work! Argh!

Another end to another week. Again another exhausting week but uneventful. On a good note, we finally settled on getting a cleaner to clean once a week. Because we don’t know anyone who has a cleaner, we didn’t really get any recommendations. We’re so used to having one in Singapore and now that we’re here we’ve been desperate. We decided to wing it and go with the first lady we knew. She comes in on Wednesdays and when I got home that day I was ecstatic to see the place spotless. She really did a good job and I’m glad I do not have to lift a finger ever again.

Anyway friend Marc is in town and we’re going out tonight. It’ll be great to see him especially since we had so much fun when he was down in Singapore a few months ago and we were dragging ourselves too all the after-hour bars in Singapore at 6am in the morning. Don’t think I’ll be doing that again.

I was welcomed home with open Arms!

April 22, 2007

Met Surita at Central Park and when I got to the entrance they greeted me with Open Arms even without a registered printout! I’ve never met more Singaporeans outside of Singapore in my life! I was too involved getting my Char Kueh Teow and Carrot Cake fix. Tasted just like what I would have at home… Bless you Hawkers! I LOVE YOU! The weather turned from cool to scorching hot with the aroma of carrot cake and fried hokkien mee in the air along with the hordes of Chinese Singaporeans it really felt creepy like I woke up and here I am back in home. Some of the locals have been working overseas for over 5 to 6 years some were even away for 14 years.

I wasn’t planning to stick around for Kit Chan and the other Singaporean band to play. Even when I was in Singapore I never was interested in local music. Most of them were Chinese anyway and I just had very little interst in it. There were one or two English singers that I thought were actually good but with our population ratio being majority Chinese they every really got much popularity.

Anyway pictures…

Singapore Day07
Saturday Night Surita’s Camera
Pictures from my camera

Your Secret, Sneaky Method for Getting Into Singapore Day – Grub Street – New York Magazine

April 20, 2007

Cheeky Bastards!
Here’s a follow-up of the many many people trying sneaky ways to get to the Singapore Day Event.
I feel sorry but they have to understand that we Singaporeans, (and only TRUE Singaporeans. Expats not included) will understand what it is like to live away from our home made favourite like Chicken Rice, Prawn Mee Soup, Laksa, Black Carrot Cake, Hokkien Mee, Mee Goreng Basah, Lontong…. *deep breadth*


Singapore Day NYC07

April 20, 2007


Singapore Day NYC07

BUGGER! Just found out about this today and tired getting tickets and ITS SOLD OUT!!!
Its a sad day for one Singaporean Girl. I badly need a chicken rice fix!

Anyway I realised that I’ve not been Blogging for some time now and I don’t think people even missed me. Hee hee Its OK, I’m not oblivious that this is probably view by 5 to 10 people per week. They probably got me from their searching for Karma Surta or Makan Sutra anything with a Sutra in it. I doubt you’ll get me with just Sheila.

Anyway there’s not much to blog about really. Been through some small changes with work but nothing poignant. Have not traveled much this past month. My friend Marc is in town and I’m looking forward to seeing him tomorrow.

Soooo Tired

April 4, 2007

I feel like closing my eyes and lying my head down on my desk to sleep for 30 mins. However if I push on with work I can leave at a decent time. Friday is a public holiday for some and that includes ME!
I’m dreaming on sleeping till noon! *now I know that the most enjoyable things in life are actually the simplest things*

Someone emailed me this picture today, I’m actually proud when I talk about my country to those here in the US about how as a small nation, we’ve evolved to a first world country, our technology, our multiracial cultures and our superb education system. Unfortunately not when it comes to some Singaporeans, there’s bound to be some who are complete dim-wits who doesn’t know basic respect and courtesy.

Check this out…


Check It! and let me know…

April 2, 2007

Got this from Aresha’s Blog. Thought it was pretty neat!

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