Sunday, September 26, 2010

You're so beautiful, with an edge and a charm...

Lost In Translation.

Calling up Japanese guesthouses... Oh my, quite a riot. Still so many things to prepare, but Nippon, Nippon on Tuesday!

Saturday, September 25, 2010


Why does this song (and 陶喆 songs in general) remind me of Hwa Chong? :)

不用说我只会胡思乱想
不用跟我说我只会妄想
哗啦啦啦啦啦让我去淋雨
我只希望能再能够再一次回到那个美丽时光里
找自己

Friday, September 24, 2010

"I keep thinking about this river somewhere, with the water moving really fast. And these two people in the water, trying to hold onto each other, holding on as hard as they can, but in the end it's just too much. The current's too strong. They've got to let go, drift apart. That's how it is with us. It's a shame, Kath, because we've loved each other all our lives. But in the end, we can't stay together forever."
- from Never Let Me Go, by Kazuo Ishiguro

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Never Let Me Go.

1 year.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Nuovo Cinema Paradiso.

I love the magic of films, how they transport you into a different world and time. Giuseppe Tornatore's Cinema Paradiso (1988) has poignantly captured a young Italian boy's love of cinema through an epic friendship and a timeless love story.
The music is by the prolific Ennio Morricone, and is gorgeous, a major reason why I enjoyed the film so much. The ending is perhaps one of the most beautiful scenes I've ever watched, and has a lovely significance to the themes of the film.

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MBBS.

My thoughts go back to the examination rooms, NUH Clinic A on 4 Sept and Day Surg OT on 11 Sept. The cold, twisted feeling in my heart as I waited to be called. Relaxing, de-relaxing depending on the situation. Praying for a clear mind and calm heart. Going in not really knowing what to expect.
It's all over now. Grateful for all that I have right now and what I have achieved in the past few months. Including... learning to drive and MBBS. :) And grateful for the people who have come into my life along the way.
Yesterday would have been Mom's 59th birthday. She would be happy to receive my good news, I know. I still think of that quote from The Time Traveler's Wife... "I love you always. Time is nothing." The morning before she went into a coma, I told her that we would love each other forever, and that we would definitely meet again. Time is nothing, as love is timeless.
New challenges lie ahead, and I hope I am up for them.

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Doesn't know how to feel hahaha. TOMORROW.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Did not take this photo (of Bibimbap). Yummy Korean food with Em and Rose tonight. Love the cold noodles at Kim's Family Restaurant, Upper Bukit Timah Road.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

A pretty still.

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Michael Caine looks cautious, fearful.
MAF was nice this year. Can't believe it's the 38th council already... Congratulations to them.
P.S. Exams are over!

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Its loveliness increases.

... It will never pass into nothingness.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

In Between.

Coffee, anyone?

Sunday, September 05, 2010

:( Sigh not a good feeling post-exams. Now to pick myself up for Surg!

The Last September.

September, a special month for me. Mom's birthday spent being admitted to hospital, Mom's passing four days later.

The month of my MBBS this year. Will I pass? :/ I want to have good news for my family members so badly.

Friday, September 03, 2010

Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo. Med clinicals tomorrow.

Thursday, September 02, 2010

Haus.

In love with the interiors of this house in Melbourne, shot by Mikkel Vang. From Vogue Living.

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