Friday, June 06, 2008

if you've been hated, you've also been loved.

walking the southern ridges was rather picturesque, though it started raining when we got to hortpark (somewhere near NUS and towards the end of our walk.) the henderson waves was architectural prettiness!


and tea at jones the grocer with em and zj. a very nice chillax place.

you guys are such celebrities!

very delicious tiramisu.

flourless chocolate cake with candy floss.

wagyu beef spread for "sentosa" bread.

a large selection of cheese.

we adjourned to em's for fun on the wii! i love wii sports! the boxing game cracks me up. hahaha.


today, i was reacquainted with bach as i browsed the classical section in borders.

this cantata is beautiful - it's gentle, moving and sounds exactly like what it's named - sheep may safely graze.


finished henry james's lengthy classic the portrait of a lady yesterday. the scene of the protagonist's cousin ralph touchett's death broke me up into tiny pieces inside.

Isabel Archer: "I don't care for anything but you, and that's enough for the present. It will last a little yet. Here on my knees, with you dying in my arms, I'm happier than I have been for a long time. And I want you to be happy-- not to think of anything sad; only to feel that I'm near you and I love you. Why should there be pain--? In such hours as this what have we to do with pain? That's not the deepest thing; there's something deeper."


Ralph Touchett: "And remember this," he continued, "that if you've been hated you've also been loved. Ah but, Isabel--ADORED!" he just audibly and lingeringly breathed.

ah my heart!



a note to anyone who's interested. i'm selling the following book/ cd titles.

  • middlesex by jeffrey eugenides (hardcover) : in good condition. think the book is currently on border's recommended list! SGD9 as it is hardcover.
  • diary by chuck palahniuk (paperback) : also pretty new. SGD3.

  • room on fire by the strokes (unwrapped) SGD2.
  • everyman for himself by hoobastank (wrapped) SGD3.
  • the reason by hoobastank (wrapped - i won these 2 hoobastank cds in some power98 contest.) SGD3.

    prices negotiable - just email if interested. i can meet you somewhere convenient (no extra cost) or snail mail (erm, at some small cost). thanks!
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