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Posted in Interest, Life by thisisanexperiment on May 5, 2010

What does one get up to on a blistering summer day?

Eat my mother’s roast chicken, cook pasta, go to the beach & then watch Ip Man kick some bigoted-ass, because that’s what I did.

I tried out this incredibly simple (and easy on the wallet) recipe for pasta that I picked up from Design*Sponge. It tasted delicious, though for future reference, I should remember not to be misled by how little dry pasta actually looks, cause it sure fills out when its cooked (and then you realise that you should have put less pasta).

But other than that, and needing more asparagus (I love asparagus), it made for a perfect dinner by the beach. I was rushing to go to the beach and so didn’t have time to photo-document the whole cooking process, but there’s gorgeous pictures at the original recipe that will make you drool.

So…Click HERE for the recipe! You won’t regret it.

The strawberries I bought were also fantastic to eat by the beach. The only thing missing was wine, and erm, my kite.

And, the late afternoon/evening sun really provides some gorgeous light to take pictures in.

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And my favourite picture of the day.

I enjoyed Ip Man 2 (always nice to see bad guys getting asswhooped), though I’m not sure if I like it any better or less than Ip Man. Good flick to catch though, for sure.

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Hot Summer Mess

Posted in Fashion, Life by thisisanexperiment on April 10, 2010

I’m looking like a hot summer mess today. I swear, the sun could have fried my skin to a crisp if I had stood out there for 15 minutes. I swear, the sun really zaps you of energy. Anyway, knit top, AA dress, some Topshop tights, and F21 shoes. I experimented with purple eyeshadow, but I’m not so sure about how I like that. Comfort food for Summer days- Yoguru with Honey Nuts. The heat was so intense, it melted my Yoguru quite a bit; good stuff nonetheless.

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Things I’m raring to do once exams end:
Bring Rudi out
Take more photos!
Start my room make-over

Cool pictures, taken by fallchildren

Starry Night, the Outtakes

Posted in Fashion, Interest, Life by thisisanexperiment on April 4, 2010

Testing out the slideshow function in wordpress, with some photos I took during Starry Night. It wasn’t as good an experience as the last Starry Night, but a good photo-taking opportunity nonetheless.

Didn’t take any outfit shot, but if you can put together what you see, it was- American Apparel Sexuali Tank, American Apparel Mesh bodysuit, M&S lace brassiere, thrifted checked skirt, Toms & my basket (which I got for SGD2)!

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Busy with studying for Finals = lacklustre outfits, sighs.

First Day

Posted in Fashion, Life by thisisanexperiment on March 31, 2010

Today was my first official start to my part-time job. We’re working out of a home office right now, but to be honest, it looks infinitely better than anything I’ve experienced as a work environment. I wish I had taken a picture, because that place honestly looks like it belongs in a Home Decor magazine. It was a good start, a little mundane, but the most important thing is that I felt really comfortable, hopeful, and purposeful. I’m excited about the things to come!

Also, Topshop/Topman is having a Guerilla Fashion Showcase on Good Friday, at ION, 12pm. I would go, if it wasn’t on Good Friday. Sighs. Click here to find out how to win some gift vouchers!

Photo Flood

Posted in Fashion, Interest by thisisanexperiment on March 28, 2010

It was another Food-filled weekend, and it all began on Friday when I met friends for tea and then dinner. But no complaints, though I was stuffed silly. To kick things off, my outfit for the day.

We enjoyed tea at ‘Food for Thought’ at 8Q, which is just diagonally adjacent to the Singapore Arts Museum. Its random location makes it quite cute and quaint, and its unique shape helps too. I’m really impressed by its Red Velvet Cake- SGD6 for a HUGE slice of cake that can be shared between 2-3 people.

We also tried their banana walnut pancakes- 3 slices for about SGD8 (I think). All in all, its a very good and affordable place to dine and relax at! I’m a fan!

Later at dinner, I was brought to a Thai restaurant. Its good and spicy! A pity I was too stuffed to eat much. But here’s some tomyum and Thai Ice Tea (loves it) for foodporn.

And now, random picture flood.

Of Rum & Smoke

Posted in Interest, Life by thisisanexperiment on March 22, 2010

Just some pictures I took this past weekend. We wanted to hunt for Absinthe in Little India, but stopped because we realised it’s just a restaurant. (Side Note: does anyone know where we can find the green drink here?)

So we decided to see if Little India holds any treasures of the Rum variety. To be specific, the ‘best rum ever, mannnn’ that someone had tried in India. They did! And it is in fact, good  (although I am no fan of  rum). And pretty cheap. And when you add it to Coke it tastes like Vanilla Coke.

Turns out, Little India is a trove of cheap alcohol that is proudly made in India. And of sexy lighters.

Walking down the streets also made me feel like a tourist, like I was no longer in Singapore. It was kinda disconcerting but oddly thrilling at the same time. I should go back to take more photos. Tata!

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How the Sun Sets

Posted in Fashion, Interest by thisisanexperiment on March 11, 2010

So well, here’s the thrifted Red dress/gown that I talked about so long ago. Isn’t the red on it so vividly lovely? Hopefully posting a picture of it will get my arse moving on actually getting it cut down to size. In other news, some pictures from today. Of the cloudy skies, just as the sun sets on the city centre, of roads and of what I wore, stolen borrowed boyfriend watch and all. Arghs, uninspired.

Also, I scored a 75/100 on my BP midterm! A commendable grade by any standard, no?  The only problem was that the class average was 78. FML. Clearly, Operations Management related topics are not my forte.

Also, if you haven’t, you can tune into Themed Thursdays on unpopularradio, playing well, on Thursday 10pm.

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Don’t you Love the Weekends?

Posted in Uncategorized by thisisanexperiment on March 6, 2010

Or rather, just free days.

Just enough time for a quick outfit shot and some pictures, before I run.

BY THE WAY, SOON LEE is having a 30% sale on its bags and clothes now, till tomorrow (7th March!)

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More Practice

Posted in Art, Interest, Life by thisisanexperiment on March 4, 2010

I decided that I wanted to take some pictures. But it was too late to go out taking shots, so I scrummaged up some candles, found something random to shoot and voila.

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More Shots

Posted in Fashion, Interest, Life by thisisanexperiment on February 9, 2010

I like being a tourist around Singapore, it gives me something to do at least. The Good News is that I will be getting my own camera in approximately 2 days (I can shoot all the time now!)

I resisted temptation (online shopping for jewellery at and have decided I will try to give Singapore another try in meeting my need for rings.

edit:my friend just showed me an online shop, BRB my babies *dances in glee*  okay, too expensive. NEXT.

My outfit shot from a few days back, alot better than my attempts via photobooth, I say.

Thrifted sheer (pirate) shirt, La Senza corset, thrifted checked skirt and random black ribbon

Can you guess where I went next?

For those in the know, that’s Tau Huay at Selegie Road. I had cold soya milk; ironically however, the egg tarts are from KFC (yes, they finally brought those yummy egg tarts to Singapore; I last had them when I was in Taiwan in 2007).

I always found it strange how Singaporeans can sit in the dirtiest of back allies (the size of the cockroaches I saw always alarm me) where rubbish is dumped out and rodents thrive, to eat and chit chat. EAT, of all things! But I am guilty of it also. I guess we just really like our food.

Midterm number 2 tomorrow, ugh.

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