Monday, July 29, 2013

Mr Ang 毕业了!!!!

Yeah yeah!!!  My Mr Ang 毕业了...  




din know that there's freebies (passport cover & hp charger) to collect during convo de lo... 


with Seb and twin.... so cute!!! luv all their mimi eyes and toothy smiles.... =) 
  


 The happy Angs family... =)  


 not a very successful attempt at throwing their mortar boards... heee 


anyway, there was a free photo booth where we took and took and took more professional graduation photos together.... heee... =) 
i have to admit that i'm looking more and more like a 小白猪...='( 








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anyway, Mr Ang treated us to a great lunch at Tung Lok Signature at Vivo after the ceremony... Thank you hubby... =*



my first foie gras ... not use to the texture at all... =S






3-in-1 dessert: 杨枝甘露 with 豆花 and ice-cream..... Yumz..... 

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Tried to take family portrait with our 2 fluffy dogthers....  


can see failed miserably la.... the two just refused to keep still and look into the camera.... =S 


 Happy Graduation Hubby.... congrats on conquering another milestone in your life and jiayou jiayou on your journey to conquer the next milestone oh....i'm so looking forward to seeing u wear the 'arty farty' hat 4 years later oh.... =) 

Monday, July 22, 2013

Singapore's H stands for Haji Lane

been wanting to visit Haji lane since i watched episode 59 of qiuqiu's budget barbie 
Happy Angs on a date to Haji lane.. =*


my yantao driver... =)




the fun and excitement began with the chase for a parking lot with all the other carS.... lucky us manage to find it within 10 minutes... heee


beautiful view of Sultan Mosque welcomed us on our first visit to the area in the evening... =) 




long stretch of make-shift stalls selling malay food and dessert during this month of ramadan




decided to have dinner at Sufi's Corner Turkish restaurant which was along Arab street, just one street away from Haji lane

pretty but worn out table and seats


love the pretty pretty lights sold next door.... =) 


we chose outdoor dinning and this was our 'view'.... wahahahaha.... 

minced chicken with cheese, potato and tomato accompanied with nann for me and diced chicken in a french nann for mr ang.... interesting food but too meaty for my liking, though the bread was very yummy.... this kind of exotic food, think try once enough liao.... =D


proceeded to haji lane for shopping... some/most of the shops were already closed by the time we reached at 8+ but i still had fun snapping pics of all the interesting and eye-catching display of those which were still in operation... 




basically, it's two rows of unique shops along a narrow (Haji) lane ... actually, i felt kind of stress shopping in this area cos the shops are all so tiny.... i never like entering tiny shops cos i always think that the salesperson will say my 坏话 if i went in and din buy anything... cos usually the things sold in tiny shops are out of my range de.... guess it's just my 自卑心在做怪... =S ... 


but somehow, we did enter one of the shops, JIA, which has the logo in the chinese character 'home'

we went in with the intention of looking at men's wear to having the intention of getting a pair of men's shoes only to find out that mr ang's feet were too large even for the largest size available and finally to me actually buying this bag at $52 instead.... 
not my usual style...but i thought it looks kind of chic and unique leh.... guess i was just in the mood to spend since (mini) bonus came in... =) 

update from oct:
qoo10 was selling this bag for only $32... =(.... but dun know how's the quality is like though.... but i did receive alot of positive feedback for this bag... =) 


on the way back to the carpark, we saw many people shisha-ing at  


took a look at the menu and saw that there were so many flavours.....the air around this area is super 甜甜的  lo... =) 



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Thursday, July 4, 2013

Syf celebration 2013 @ esplanade

was happy to find out that Esplanade conducts short tours through its Concert Hall, Theatre* and other front of house facilities to provide an understanding of its architecture and history, and how it contributes towards the development of the arts in Singapore... =) 

It's a 45 minutes tour at $10 each and participants get to find out how its Concert Hall can be acoustically tuned to sound like a small room or a huge cathedral; how venues like the Concert Hall and Theatre are able to block out every possible external noise and vibration; how the iconic “durian” cladding allows the building to have a transparent facade while blocking out glare, and much more. 


No registration is needed and although it is stated that walk-ins are welcome on a first-come-first-served basis, i would suggest to give them a call at 68288377 to check if all the venues on the tour are available. I went on a day where the concert hall and the theatre were both occupied for rehearsal. =( 

Anyway, interested participants can meet at the Concert Hall Information Counter (Concourse, Level 1) before the tour starts at the following times:

Tuesdays to Fridays: 9am, 12.30pm and 2pm
Saturdays & Sundays: 9am only


If you prefer a more thorough understanding, there's also a 2-hour tour at $30 for adults and $24 for children 12 years and above. However, a minimum group of 12 is necessary..... Where on earth can i get another 11 people who are interested to spend $30 to know the esplanade better???  =S
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Anyway, i was at the esplanade for the  SYF celebration this week and before i got started with my arty stuff, I rewarded myself with a chillax session at Hagen Daz ... =) 



cute ukelele on sale at $59 each in esplanade... how i wish i am a little more musically inclined....  
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The 'tunnel' that links Esplanade to the City Hall Mrt Station was decorated with artworks which spans 85m. 

The artworks were all inspired by the claddings (durian spikes) on the esplanade's exterior.  





Close up on some of my favourites... all so pretty.... why are all these people so creative de???? 









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was at the esplanade as my art club kiddos were attending a workshop on Picasso Portraits conducted by the teachers from Woodlands Primary School as part of the SYF celebration.

great idea which i am so gonna try out with the lower primary next year.... =) 

while my kiddos were busy with their portraits, i was captivated by this display panel that was made from  Styrofoam boards..... 

 another fantastic idea which can be brought back to school!!!!... =)