Celebrating 30 years of my life with mates from fin-exis @ Blu Jaz Cafe

10th January 2007 – 30 Not Out This date marks the 30th historical year that I am in and indeed, it feels very different from my other birthdays. I got a lot of well wishes from many people (is it because I turn 30 ?)….. from my former housemate, Ammi from Queensland, Australia and Stephanie from KL, Malaysia. My feelings are mixed, felt that I am embarking on another phase of life that is gaining greater importance and significance. It would probably come to light in this year 2007 or the years to come ahead. My lovely bunch of fin-exis …

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Gotheborg visiting Singapore

Gotheborg An ancient replica sailing ship from the 16th century, from Sweden, plying the lucrative sailing and trading routes to Asia, reviving the history. This ship was manned by volunteers and they had been sailing around the world for a while, promoting exchange of knowledge between countries and fostering world peace and friendship at the ports of visit. They came just in time to Singapore wishing us Happy New Year 2007 ! I went down to Vivo City whereby the ship Gotheborg is berthed, and I also took the opportunities to look at Vivo City for the first time since …

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31st December 2006 – New Year Eve Countdown Fireworks @ Marina South Park

Year 2006 is coming to an end, soon we began to usher in 2007 with a big bang full of beautiful lights, one of my favourites , FIREWORKS !!!! A big group of colleagues went to Marina South for steamboat buffet but we did not meet at Marina South watching the fireworks as Ray and I were at different locations within Marina South viewing the fireworks. It was a great spectacle to watch fireworks from Marina South, the fireworks were smaller from our view but it was a different location that might be useful for future considerations when taking fireworks …

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Festival of lights and well wishes at Esplanade and Marina Bay Watefront – 25th December 2006

It was past midnight, in the early hours of Christmas Day. I was alone and just left my friends Jinguang and Huibing at their hotel room, and began to walk towards the Esplanade. The Esplanade and Marina Bay Waterfront is an area that I really like a lot, the beautiful night sceneries, the walkway along the Esplanade that provides a place to relax and unwind and take photos too ! The Esplanade also holds some memories deep inside me ……………. I read about the Marina Bay Front holding some floats that was placed there by people with their well wishes …

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Christmas Eve Outing 2006 from 53rd Floor Swissotel Stamford

24th December, Christmas Eve 2006 It was a day of rest and recovery for me. I spent 3/4 of the day lazing at home, recharging my batteries, really drained out from working and working and working. Anyway, my old friend Jinguang, with his partner, Huibing, invited me to their holiday hotel room on the 53rd floor at Swissotel Stamford. It was supposed to be their ROM 1st year anniversary and I somehow “gatecrashed” their private time through their invitation …… haha ! Thanks for inviting me folks ! The view from the hotel balcony was really very beautiful, Singapore, no …

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Christmas Dinner Gathering at Nick & Shirley Home on 22 December 2006

My best friend, Nick , knew him from our days together in Gan Eng Seng Dragon Scout Group (since 1990), invited me to a Chirstmas gathering along with his other JC and Uni friends. Nick and Shirley prepared a wonderful feast for all of us there and we had a great time eating and eating. Great to catch up with friends during the festive season, as we are always so caught up in our working life and sometimes, we don’t spend enough time with our friends. We just have to tell ourselves to make our lifestyle more balanced, instead of …

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Jason & Fenny Wedding Lunch – Raffles City Ballroom on 25th November 2006

25th November 2006 would be a rather special day in my life. I got to attend 2 weddings in 1 day, lunch and dinner. From my earlier posting, the wedding dinner was my UQ juniors Alvin and Liz @ Raffles Marina. As for the wedding lunch , the honour goes to my Cousin Jason and Fenny ! 1st time I attended wedding lunch and it was an eye-opener. There were quite a number of our cousins getting married in the past year. Probably there might (will) be a gap after Cousin Jason’s wedding lunch ………. Managed to contact Jason as …

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