Thursday, September 30, 2010
She ask's why I'm not eating anything besides veg and meat on my rare dinners in the family home. I say it's coz I've gained a bit lately. She stares in disbelief and tells me how much more skinnier I want to get when I'm so thin already. I diam diam, quietly, took a little portion of brown rice. Penang mothers. It is almost a slap in the face if someone tells your child they are too thin because it implies your she is not taking care of you. Really, you got to love Penang food culture.
I'm not thin in the modeling industry, far from it.
My mom is probably the only person who thinks I'm skinny and it's nice whether or not it is true. That and my legs look too long in my shorts and that my collar bones look ugly in any top that showcases it. A bit moody because the weighing scale didn't like me as much today I want to go see my mom in Subang coz I miss her telling me what I know already; I don't look as fat as I'm feeling in my skinny jeans* :(
Love my mom and her lies.
P.S - Just a small moment of weakness. I'm not one of those girls who's self esteems depends entirely on the weighing scale not calculating the weight of her head. I've just got a lot of shoots coming up!
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Then my godbro stumbled on City Square Shooting Range and we just had to go try it out!
You have to be recommended by a member or like John and I, not look like terrorist.
It's hard to look like a terrorist in heels so I told John he's lucky he came with me :)
FYI, they reserve the rights to turn anyone away so wear heels/look unintimidating like me if u intend to learn to use a firearm to rob a bank or something. Not that I'm recommending it.
Just saying :)
After form filling, we get a mini tour of the new amneties and head to the clock out counter to get our hand on some metal.
I was still so bewildered to be on the 9th floor somewhere in Segambut to get an indoor gunning experience. City Square Shooting Gallery used to be in Ampang but it just moved here!
Gunning really is a sport, like paintball, except you shooting someone may not be ideal in this situation and would likely cause more than a hideous bruise.
So we'll be starting with the basics of the semi automatic pistol, Glocks.
The kind of guns military use cos it could spend a yearunderwater and still pop a pow.
The only reason there's ammo on the table is because Kevin, the pro trainer, was comparing his Glock 17 to the Glock 34 we'd be using.
So before we started we got the hour long brief on how to not shoot your foot.
Really commend Kevin for giving an excellent run through.
And horror stories as an added measure :)
50 of the 9mm's we emptied.
Monday, September 27, 2010
'Action is character,
I suppose it means if you never do anything
you wouldn't become anyone.'
- Emma Thompson, Carrie Mulligan.
I know this is not a quote that summarizes the movie well, if at all. But I generally am one who takes only what she needs from any given thing, thus can be given anything :)
But speaking of Youth, no one can be faulted for coveting it as it is nostalgically fascinating in it's transcience to those who lost and cannot attain it anymore. And I realized this years ago when a drunk friends friend just grabbed my arm and actually snorted at it from elbow to shoulder, like those drug movies where someone takes a hit. I was startled and he said unapolegetically in cantonese,'You cannot even begin to understand the youth you are wasting' to which I replied,'I don't, but I'm sure it smells delicious.' (Don't even talk to me about creepy people, I could tell you stories!). So, youth may be fascinating to those who did not realize they had it till it was gone, I can imagine. But from my view, I find ageing curiously fascinating in it's inevitability. Fascinating because ageing should not be distasteful. So long as I am constantly doing things, living, why fight the natural cycle of physical things? Action is character, and that is why I spend my days finding out for myself if a spade is a spade. And how else would you do that if you are not willing to get down in the dirt to dig once in a while?
Youth is wasted on the young and I just made a decision to maxime how I squander mine . Quote me b*tches ;)
Not all action builds desirable character, fair, but it's not within me to just take someones word for it. I'll tell you who I become when I'm done, but don't count on it. I hope to sustain my inability to be inflexible. And what is youth if not the inability to grow inflexible :)
Saturday, September 25, 2010
After arriving, we realized it was indeed quite windy so...
We picked this instead to terrorize the sky with her over enthusiam :)
Named her Queen Bee!
Boys got it up in one go, no running included :)
The tassles looked so pretty streaming in the distance.
Dog treats for all!
Nice to have a dog park to frequent and mingle.
Thursday, September 23, 2010
Sucks that I just got my Amex and the 2nd thing I'm using it for is upgrading Photobucket.
First was a classic black Audrey Hepburn-esque dress from Warehouse in Gardens, if you we're wondering. Still so enamoured by it I won't let this ruin my busy day! Hitting up the official Iphone 4g launch tonight then got to get ready for the F1 party in Singapore this weekend! VIP all the way with the princess of KL partying, Natalynn, my doll face love. Better hope Photobucket starts working again, you wouldn't want to miss pictures of that ;)
UPDATE - Nat and I didn't head down to Sgp due to some undisclosed crisis. Which is good since I keep thinking I want to slow down and return to being a normal homey girl even without a bf. Ok, as normal and homey a girl I can be which I assume does not cover half of the general definition..
But its a sign!
SLOW DOWN BRIE :)
yay or nay?
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
(Make-fun-of-Brie jedi pin courtesy of housemate, John, whom I told to save his child inappropriate flicks in a file called 'Star Wars Extended Directors Cut Fan-fiction Edition' coz no girl will Ever find it. Ever.)
But I've been told I'm not a nerd because put simply:
1) I can't reformat my PC.
2) I can't name 6 characters from Star Wars. (Chewbacca, Jabba, Princess Leia, Darth Vadar, Anakin....um..whats that dude with the green saber called?)
3) Can color coordinate.
But mostly because I have EQ, was a cheerleader, best dressed at prom and earn money off my image. So maybe I am not a nerd, though I hate to admit it. I'm just plain ol bookish. I've got all the symptoms; Lots of useless information nobody wants, bad eye sight, a book in every handbag, unreturned books from school librarys, book smell fetish, carpet burns from sitting in bookshops and unexplained papercuts.
Currently I'm juggling 4 books; Tolstoys 'Anna Karenina' (Over rated 18th Century coffee read), Vikram Chandra's 'Red Earth and Pouring Rain', Elizabeth Hilberts 'Eat, Pray, Love' and Poe's personal life letters. Oh ya and 20 more pages for Pamuks 'Snow' I'm saving for later to prolong pleasure. A little crazy yes, but I'm just crazy about words. Plucking them perfectly from my head to string into a necklace to adorn at the exact moment to express what I cannot otherwise. I even did a photoshoot themed on a favourite book last month. That is one step down from Lord of the Rings Live Action Role Playing right? *shame*
So I've been told by a nerd to apologize to all nerds for false representation.
I am out of denial and am ready to start the 12 step program to admit I'm just bookish :)
Monday, September 20, 2010
..this is probably why.
Not Joh but freeflow brandy! ;))
Back down we go!
(I'm never letting that streaking statement go, you know right?)
And if you don't, you put your hands in the air and bobble!
Benson, Jenny and Jane pull a 1,2...5 on accident.
Whats an artistry event without? :)