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its been a some time, a long time, waaaay too long.
may 21! thats eons be exact, an entire summer ago. If only that were true in the sunny island of Singapore. In another part of the world, the weather would be cooling, people would be shopping off the fall/winter collection, but the weather here is still hot! humid! dry! still hot!

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Its still summer (the weather that is) but its a different season in life, yet again. School is starting back up in a week's time and one last foray before I see the end of the education tunnel, in the system that is.
Summer has been more than more than awesome to me, and the list i made out has been crossed through and through. Not all, but a significant amount that I'm proud of(:
Right but I'm not very proud to say that the
'bake more and post more on the baking blog' point hasnt been struck off (for obvious reasons that I've not been posting here! )): sad

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All of 4 months I think I've baked like, twice!
Yep thats right, 120 days and 2 baking sessions. I think its the fact that life just caught up with me in the way it knows best, whirl-windy and off-my-feet, and the other things just took a back seat.
Okay mini recap of summer in one paragraph, ready-set-go!


Yes it started off slow with all the lazing around for about 2 weeks, meeting friends, having catchup lunches, teas and dinners, then came church camp in malacca which was beyond words and the first church camp in a long long long time. After that, dove straight into a 2 month internship at an awesome bank, learnt so much, met fun people, had a blast basically. Of course while working, it wasnt all work no play. Weekdays and ends were filled with post-work enjoyment with visits to timbre, town for shopping, other places for good food. Speaking of which, the 'find-10-new-places-to-eat' list has morphed into 20 and counting and I really love that list(: Oh and of course, grudgingly making time to train for the half marathon that I was about to do come mid september. 4 times a week. But having that plan in mind made me do better things with the time I had free. And just like that 3 months literally flew me by.
Then post-internship was filled with hanging out with some uni friends, packing the wardrobe to make way for new clothes, cleaning up my space, and some lazing around apart from more half-marathon training. (and I am still very much a non-morning running person no matter how much I try)
12 sept, which was yesterday, I'm very proud to say I did it 21km in under 3 hours wheeee and now am nursing an entire body of aches. Like it hurts to go from a slouch to sitting up right..sigh. and I hurt where I never knew muscles existed. You win some you lose some yea? But to cross the finish line running is quite the experience, really(:
Yep that was summer, and I shall leave you with pictures of pictures of food I wish I had now, but am too achey and the weather is too darn hot to do anything, much less step out of the house.


And update this space with more events, backdated or not(:
Right, and all this food, is something I wish I had right now! esp the breakfast works. Because its post half-marathon day and I'm seriously aching like I've never ached before and am discovering places in which I never knew muscles existed. Quite very many of these yummy food pictures seeing my summer food escapades, so bear with them for awhile. I will resume making stuff again!
*These photos were from a family lunch back in may/june I think. At an awesome cafe, food for thought


Great, now I'm achey and hungry. Not ideal.

Almost eggs benedict & the lack of words


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Its oooooverrrrrrrrr!
5 papers, 3 pen refills, 2 weeks, 1 academic year.
Come to me summer, for I am queeen!!
Okay this is mildly odd but I have nothing substantial to say other than the fact that I'm embracing summer with open arms (until money runs out hahaa!) and enjoying the luxury of having no deadlines or randomly staring into spaces trying to remember the characteristics of so and so economic circumstance or the bidding and valuation formulas or subject my hands to the torture of writing non-stop for three hours -- until next academic year that is

Rwwight, heh sorry I'm quite into the whole adding random w's to normal words I don't know why it just happened so if you see weird words here and there and in possibly the next post, don't judge me, and, heh just pronounce it like I would(;

From here-on-in is the pictorial evidence of how eggs with runny yolks should be stabbed(;
#1 (still looking pretty with ham and cheesy friends)
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I have random pictures of food.
Food randomly made and consumed in the days leading up and of the examinations. Some of which were completely random craving creations stemmed from browsing too many foodblogs, tastespotting included. Sometimes I hate that site.

#2. Closer. Doesn't that look like a normal egg white to you. so.very.normal.
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And now, is one of the rare moments that I'm devoid of what to talk about.
Must wait till the arrival of summer properly sinks in, or the fact that I attain some of my social life back and funny happenings in the life of a summer bum. Haha ok promise not gonna bum that much, gonna make full and good use of my time.

#3. Stab one. ohmy from the stab wound runneth the yolk!
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Learning how to poach my own eggs was one good use of time, though eating ever so slightly into ex-studying time. Whirling the boiling water around as fast and vigourously as I could before going owwwchh! the metal spoon is so hot! And coupling that with sliding the egg dexterously in with the left hand. Tell me that is not skill learnt and not a good use of time hehee.
And yes only because I refuse to use vinegar to poach eggs and sour my perfect breakfast.
Pancakes, I'll return to you soon!

#4. And aforementioned yolk was left to run to its erh, death. worthy sacrifice indeed. I was a very happy girl after that
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Does'nt it look purrrrty!

Awwight! its,
1am, 2 hours before normal exam bedtime and I'm going to bed without anything on my mind!
Just because I can(:
And dream of some runny eggs and ham with cheese on an english muffin.
It's like my own eggs mcmuffin, only better(:

Lemon whoopie pies for Missions South Africa


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Doing something I love for a good cause? Yes please! Where do I sign up?
Here? You can sign up here too, just leave me a comment, simple(:

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Plus if that something I love happen to be baking, then you and I should be very good friends indeed.
Well the extra enthusiasm was aided by the fact that I was feeling akin to a caged bird with the door to its cage unlatched temporarily.
Halfway through the papers and just a little less than half to go. I needed a day off to do absolutely anything I wanted.
Baking wasn't really on the top of my list, because that required planning, and I had quite enough of planning for awhile (revision notes included)
I just wanted to bum, sleep and watch some movies on the laptop. Just stepping out of the house was a slight chore in itself.

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Yes hand written instructions in red, printed in red as well, because my black ran out eeeep. Plus I see eggs rolling around(; before the madness begins.

But then again the thought of having totally nothing to do, nowhere to be, nothing to think about and keep me occupied was a little un-nerving. Because that would leave me ample time to whirl back to the completed papers and gripe about them all over again as though re-doing them virtually in my head. When in fact there's nothing that I can do about them.
Yes I'm crazy and illogical and somewhat paranoid like that.

Well, okay a little about this mini fundraiser that I'm doing for a good friend(:
Also the same said friend that bugs me to update this space and go around eating weird food with me. BUT SAID FRIEND, HUEY IS GOING AWAY FOR SIX MONTHS!):!
Actually I should'nt help her fundraise, then she would be grounded for another +5weeks heehee. Trapped in this tiny, hot, humid, ridiculously boring place that fills you with wanderlust for the rest of the world. Yes, home.

Things sacrificed: +3 hours sleep, +1 good friend for 5 weeks (+++) up to and including 6 mths

But what can I say, the entire day was ultimately enjoyable, heightened by the fact that it was an incentive of sorts for myself for completing and surviving the 2 paper crazy day.
The sweet taste of (temporary) freedom, YUM!

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Stars of the show

From ntuc shopping for baking essentials because I had a few things lacking to finding out that my favorite go-to place for baking stuff has closed down! (that wasnt so fun) to sweating like pigs eating kway chap despite the ultimately blazing hot day and of course, above all, the whole process of mixing flour butter eggs and sugar altogether in the pretty awesome madness which I love so much.

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&the rest of the cast, used proportionately

There was the prior inability the night before to come to a decision of any sort as to what to bake for the fundraiser/bakesale. And being the very stubborn person that I am, I refuse to bake chocolate chip cookies.

#1. They are soooooo boring!
#2. People always bake chocolate chip cookies for fundraisers! So un-fun and un-original!
#3. They are still so boring!!

Yes I know cos its the easiest to generate profits because the only limiting factor is the price of chocolate chips, which are like $4.50 Hersheys? Pretty reasonable compared to say pecan nuts, macadamia nuts, cream cheese, white chocolate and the likes. But honestly, bake sale = chocolate chip cookies is so so predictable, and I'd go to subway for my CCC fix anyday, serious!

But no, because I'm stubborn and weird like that okay(:

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Brown sugar for the win, always!(:

Plus I want to try new stuff and experiment in the hope of discovering something more awesome that chocolate chippies for bakesales. And yes the mandatory peruse of Joy the Baker's site was in order. Its my go to place to look for cool and yummy stuff to experiment with.
Don't blame me if you suddenly feel super hungry and crave the need for sweets and cookies after heh.
It came down to Lemon whoopie pies, Chocolate chip tea truffles and Cookie dough brownies.
Whoopie pies are a sort of combination between cookie and cake. And sandwiched in between is icing/filling of some sort, prefably creamy.
The chocolate chip tea truffles got thrown out later due to time constraint and the fact that we were quite very tired from all the baking, standing and running around the entire day.
There's always time for Round II yes((:

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Cookie dough in the making, spectators need to be quiet(:

The entire process from laying out the ingredients, or basically dumping them on the table as do I, most of the time, this time, it involved a little more organisation and um, arrangement to allow for these photos. Normally I don't get to see process pictures, they just play out in my head when I look at the photos or read past posts. Its just too much of a chore to put down whatever you're doing at every stage (combining, mixing, whisking till light and fluffy!, more mixing, chilling, dropping batter, accidentally spilling sugar on the table, yes that's a legit step in the all baking endavours), washing your hands (MUST! flour in lens! nooo), picking up the camera and taking multiple shots, all because I have not attained 'one shot one frame' photo genius.
Then setting down the camera on a safe ledge (no not around my neck, that is not safe) and continuing with the next step, only to repeat about x10 in the course of say 1-3 hours depending on what was bakin'(:

Don't you feel tired just reading all that. Because I kinda do.

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Straight up yummy, eat anymore and there really won't be enough for the brownieeees!

Now with extra help in the form of entertainment, company and someone who can make pancakes rubbery, but takes pretty awesome photos in exchange, things were definitely shaping up to look pretty interesting.
But of course extra help couldn't just be sitting there and taking pictures and laughing at me, after all baking is about joining in the fun and flouring each other at random non-descript places like elbows and stealing batter for 'taste-testing'.

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Lemon cream cheese filling looking pretty good

Made the cookie dough and lemon creme filling she did. After reading the instructions x1000 times and measuring, pouring back, remeasuring sugar like its never been measured before. And finishing sentences every 5 minutes with claims of..
'Xin, It's Not Enough!!!!!!'
only to be met with rather calm albeit amused replies of 'I promise you, it is' and slowly evolved and shortened to snaps of 'It is!'
(& that continued throughout a large part of the entire baking proceedings, this I kid you not)

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My table is messssy!

Made up the brownie batter without much trouble and it was mostly almost instinctive especially with normal cookie batter and brownie consistency. The lemon whoopie pies were more intriguing because well, of the cake cookie consistency. But those turned out more awesome that I expected, or ever expected from any cookie.
Didnt really eat one the night it baked because well, I have no idea!
Probably tired out from all the intense washing up I had to do. I realllllllyyyy dont like washing up all the buttered up pans, mixing bowls, spatulas and trays.
But they were freaking-fantastically awesome.

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And we might or might not have spilt a pile of sugar, and then made sugar art. teehee

Personal opinion but lemon whoopie pies over cookie dough brownies ANYDAY!
They taste, well, both cakey and cookie-ish at the same time and with the lemon cream cheese filling. I don't usually go crazy on the praise for my own baking cos there're so many people out there better than yours truly, but these were honestly, ohmyquitedivineeee!!

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Almost there now.

After that it was almost game over for me. Little sleep, much excitement, an entire day of standing, laughing, talking.
I need to sit down, thanks. Eat some (proper)food, and watch some tv,
continue washing part II later and get the kitchen and everything else in order before the parents get back and I get to hear about how I always mess up the house (again).

Baking, I can do, but washing, sigh, hello wrinkly fingers and mixing bowls that refuse to de-butter themselves. ):

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Chillin' together on the cooling rack.

Packed up the brownies and lemon cookies and was very thankful I didnt have to wrap individually and sent them off to be bake-saled at church the next day.
Notice how there aren't any photos of the final cookie dough brownie? Well that's because my smart friend here forgot to take any. Just imagine the cookie dough you saw above, spread atop moist chocolately brownies. Pictured? Ok!

(Now insert that picture in the space here) heehee

And to all who ate either one or the other or are lucky enough to try both, I really hope it was yummmyy because we totally had a blast making them, and yes, show some love, donate some money, support OM missions (basically going out into the mission-field for the people of South africa to teach them basic english, build basic necessities for them that we currently often and always take for granted)

Send huey off to the land of lions, elephants and endless safari prairies for 5 weeks!

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*photo credits to whoever for these 2, took them off the www(:

Bake sale part II coming up probably soon, when I officially end my papers, so yep eat some non-chocolate chip cookies for a good cause ya(: Because this is the non-chocolate chip cookie bakesale. Yay.
Now, what to bake for part II? That's a very good question. Hmm?

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Cookie pileee

And yes, cheers to you too(;

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Excuse the weird hand...

Another Lemon whoopie pie for you?(:
Munch munch.

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My favourite picture of the lot(:
Munch munch munch.

*All photo credits to huey!

A day with kaya toast and runny eggs


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I made breakfast today(:

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Eggs, check.

After days and days of yoghurt messes, which were perfectly yummy and healthy and not to mention super fast to prepare plus no mess to clean up. Makes for quick exits from the house too because the sooner I get my butt isolated and devoid of entertainment, the faster I get to start proper work. I need change. Hello eggs!
You would think after 14 years of education (yep I just counted), studying would get a little easier, less painful.


People always tell you, or at least many people have told me, that the A levels is as hard as education gets, after that, university, ahh that's a piece of cake. Piece of 10-tiered-different-layered-fondant-covered-3D-wedding cake maybe!!!
It does not get easier. Maybe less of the fear-of-going-to-class-because-you-didnt-do-assigned-homework, because now even if you don't turn up it doesnt matter as long as you play catch up on your own.

Ah university. You give me a lot of headache and joy. Exams, well 100% headache, that I know for sure. But after that headache comes joy.
That I know too.
But this is Joy for sure(:

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Yay breakfast! Also known as my favourite yet most neglected (during these times) meal of the day.
See IDF/blob whichever you want to identify yourself with, I made my own Yakun kaya toast with runny soft-boiled eggs!(: (add dark soy sauce yummm!)

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Realised that I haven't had breakfast as such in quite awhile and what better way to start the day than to munch on super crunchy toast and copious amounts of butter and kaya squished together. Was quite tempted to make 4 pcs of bread but cutting the sides off was creating enough of a mess plus 4 pcs just sounds like a lot! Although in Yakun, its the standard serving. Hmmm.

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Yes I tried to make it as authentic as I could, slicing off the edges.
But to start off with wholemeal bread instead of white...sigh. How authentic can I get?!
Don't throw the edges away though! See why later(:
I love that knife.

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You can't see it here but in between is a very non-photogenic mess of melted butter and gooey kaya. Slurp.

Ideally, it should be 2 eggs, 2 toasts (ie: 4 pcs of bread), 1 cup or tea or coffee. And because I suffer from the fact that time is fast snowballing downhill away from me. But I have awesome coffee/tea waiting for me later and yes I can't make tea as good as 60cents tea/coffee the hawker uncle can.
I think I've reached my egg quota for the week.
Usually I like egg whites more than egg yolks. And I'm super picky about egg yolks. It either has to be totally hardboiled or totally runny and watery (like those in eggs benedict). Anything in the middle and it just tastes, weird. And I really don't like it.
But I don't know how long to boil them for to achieve total watery runny consistency.
So the eggs had little bits of solid parts in them.
Most of it was pretty watery awesome though(: Ohwell, still ate all of it haha.

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Egg dipping breadsticks yay!

And this is pretty much how the rest of the day went.

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A li'l intellectual stimuli while waiting for my tea. Euro down to 1.8!

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I know it says Starbie coffee but that is in fact a tea latte. Just because I was in a tea mood thanks to the Kaya toast and eggs.

Having the camera with me outside is pretty cool because anytime I'm approaching the 'ohnoooo mini panic attack! I can't do this/answer exam questions/solve anything' state of mind, I just reach for it, turn it on and look through the viewfinder. Or live view haha.
Listen to a few whirrs of the auto-focusing, finding some good light, taking some shots.
It distracts me momentarily, sufficiently.

And I get back to where I was 5 minutes ago.

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My mess. & my music. Which I almost very very nearly proclaimed dead the night before. Refusing to charge when it was totally flat and starting up and shutting down automatically non-stop! Its been a good 4 years my pod friend. Please continue to be my friend!
I Heart You sooo much!

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And indeed, presented by Changi airport Singapore.
Because yours truly finished the last exam pad prior to today and was without paper (the horrors) at 930am in the morning and out of the house. So I went to T3 to 'steal' some of this awesome A3 sized paper to make into an impromptu practice pad. Thankfully they had stacks and stacks of it for kiddy colouring activities. Its super good quality paper I might add!
Life saver.

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This may or may not have happened: A hot fudge sundae became dinner at 18:37HRS

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Fruity supper! Because ice-cream for dinner isn't cutting it.
Frozen mangoes? Yes please.
Yes I use powerpuff girls bowls heehee. + my abso-fabso-lutely favourite drink(:

&the battle continues tomorrow. (again)
I love my cameraaaaa!(:

Instant gratification


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And just like that the weekend is over and there definitely are moments where I felt I could have slept less and done more important things over the course of the day. Or talked less and listened more, laughed more and sulked less.

I would also very VERY much like to be a morning person. And if anyone can teach me how to do that I would be super grateful. really.
Is there any other way that sleeping early at 10pm? I need one of those highly irritating alarm clocks who runs away from you and hide somewhere so you need to get up and look for it.
I need it. I really do.

Ok so I actually went and googled 'most irritating alarm clock' and I was very amused to say the least, there are people out there like me. And we need help.
Top ten most annoying alarm clocks
I want the run-away-and-hide alarm clock! Also known as the #1 most annoying alarm clock.
Cool beans eh!

But maybe I can push these issues back about 10-12 more days and let myself focus on the last 2 papers I have to write for finals.
Yep I think I can do that.
Four months to mull over issues as such is more time that I could ever need. Though I can't guarantee I won't be on multiple sleepovers, multiple baking experiments, countless late nights and catching up session or just plain old chilling sessions with friends, shopping excursions, and good food of course.

Oh wait, not supposed to be thinking about that now am I.

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Delayed gratification I would call them.
But sometimes I think I need instant gratification and what better way to yell instant than with instant noodles.

Instant noodles has always been an almost forbidden food for me, with the health conscious mother that I have. It has always been watered down to instant noodles not tasting or even looking like they should. Which is total waste of their potential in my opinion(;
You don't even wanna know.
They're supposed to be the cure for late night hunger pangs, or the lack of time to cook, or the sudden need for warm comfort food at any time of the day. They're supposed to be there for you at all times, stocked in your cupboards whenever you want them and able to satisfy you whenever. With good reason.

The pack of seasoning is supposed to be dumped in, in entirety, not rationed, or skimped on only to be dumped into the trash later. And the msg-fied soup is to be slurped up with noodles and not drained out or replaced.

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(I add spice and chili to noodles cos I'm cool like that heh)

I know a million ways to make instant noodles NOT look like instant noodles or taste like them. But I shall not. Why spoil a good thing just because its a little unhealthy aye?
Well after a day of baking and feeling very unmotivated to go out and buy food or make some pasta, I decided to go with 5 minute dinners.
Even better than Rachael Ray and her 30 minute dinners. Mine is 5 minutes y'all!(; hahaha and you definitely do not need to be kitchen savvy - at all.

But pasta wasnt happening because my mum has frozen the pasta marinara sauce solid. She claims it keeps longer. Of course it does! no one ever eats it. The thawing time for the pasta sauce is long enough to deter you from starting on the dish.
Walking out to get some food..well not really in the mood for sweating like a pig considering how freakishly hot the weather is even at night. Ridiculously humid too I might add.
Plus baking = standing almost the entire day and I pretty much just want to sit down and eat some comfort food. (and think of all the washing you have to do ----- later)

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Baking was ultimately fun and therapeutic and especially with a worthy cause. Shall do a post entirely dedicated to that soon. The results were rather yummy too if I may say so myself. Round 2 after the 2oth! yay

So it was noodles, luncheon meat (fried not toasted this time), some veggies thrown in and a little soup. Yumz
5 minute wonder meals I call this.

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(soooo unhealthy but delicious? methinks so!)
If you're wondering why there's 3 here and only 2 in my plate, well thats because I have superbly amazingly lousy chopsticks skills and one escaped onto the floor leaving me not only 1 luncheon meat less ; which is kinda a good thing and an oily kitchen floor to clean. NOT a good thing):!
My life is full of awesomeness and smartness right. hmpf

And yes this is the second packet of noodles I'm eating. Noodles 2 days in a row.
Either I'm incredibly sad or incredibly blessed, to be able to eat whatever I want, whenever I want. I choose to be the latter.
Needless to say the noodles were incredibly yummeh. Salty, tasty, soupy and warm in all the right places. Hot springy noodles straight out of the pot, fry up some meat from dubious origins but totally remind you of childhood days, throw in some vegetables, contemplated an egg but decided to let the meat be the star of the show.
The best part is trying to slurp up the noodles when you know, clearly, its still too hot, and getting your lips and tongue burnt, but in a good way. A greedy way haha
Alternating between the veggies and the meat every mouthful and before you know it, its the last piece of meat that you've been saving till the end and the last mouthful of noodles.

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(Older chinese folk will always tell you not to stick your chopsticks into the noodles like that. heh)

And its gone ):

For the next 10 minutes you sit there and feel the warmth of the noodles go down your throat and spread over your body and feel the sting of the extra chili powder you dashed in at the last minute. And there's the slight burn of the lips due to justified impatience. But its all worth it.

I doubt anyone has written about instant noodles like this.
Now I eat it with luncheon meat, maybe there will be a day I would pair it with abalone? Now a girl can dream aye?(;

10 more days to go.
For this I choose delayed gratification.

Exam talk


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*Because its all about finals and writing papers today, the food (or other weird things) should and would be classified under 'weird exam food'
-normal food will resume shortly(;
-and I am going to apologize for the crap photos the phone camera takes. I miss my phone cybershot. And I miss taking dslr picturess
(and yes Indian dessert falls under weird exam food, and rightly so)

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Description of all indian desserts by indian dessert selling auntie: All sweet.
Ayeaye capt'n

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I finally get to click the blue button! (to refresh my life..kidding) To write a new post.
Halfway, no, more than halfway through my papers as of today. 2 more to go, which are 2 weeks away. I really don't know to be happy or sad about that.
In the mean time, I'm all about being thankful about the papers done. Not that I am thankful about almost killing my index finger while trying to squeeze words out fast enough to fill about 10 pages worth of words. Masses of words.
I'm thankful that my quite freaking amazing God told me today in Matt 11:28- Come to me all who are weary and burdened and I will give you rest. Don't even need to begin how appropiate that is seeing 3 hours sleep 6 hours concentration. That was so not me.

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Ohgosh honey teddy grahams how I really really really miss you. Eating you out of the box, replenishing you at safeway mondays.

Aaand I am writing yet another essay here. Champs.
But this is easy, this is fun, smiley writing and that is tear your hair out, whiny and anal writing.
Today was a krahaaaazy day to say the least. I should be sleeping now. 830pm. But I am whimsical and silly like that. And I dont make the best decisions when it comes to enjoyment and hedonistic fun. Last night I went to bed when the sun almost rose. 5am.
Napped for 3 hours. Possibly less.
I'm totally paranoid about oversleeping and missing the start of exams.
(I set 3 alarms that scream at me to wake up and am greeted by tons WAKE UP NOW and YOU ARE GOING TO BE LATE and LEAVE HOUSE NOW, kinda statements)

Woke up to weird weather, wished I had the camera right by me so I could take some shots but then again I had a million things to do before 10am (start of paper) plus the camera was downstairs): Well for starters it was blitheringly hot, sunny and all. But at the same time it was pouring rain. Big fat heavy rain droplets. Noisy enough to wake me up from my second turned-off-snooze of the morning.
Hot rain. Not a good weather to wake up to, much less trudge in on the way to the bus.
Thank God it let up.

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Indian doughnut? Not so much. Its these little things that make me think of airport study hmpf.

Of course I took liberty in enjoying a rare sit down breakfast (I save these for special occassions when I feel like I want to dawdle as much and well 'savour' the day) of yumz cereal and yoghurt mess. Its my latest breakfast craze and I make mum buy 4 mini pots of yoghurt everyweek.
Yoghurt with cereal tastes even better than milk with cereal.
Personal opinion(:

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just so you know I'm all about lovin' the 50% rack at coldstorage and got this yummy box at just over $3. Awesome or not! &I'm also currently obssessed with cereal

Macro was rather fun, in a totally sadistic way. 3hrs. nextttt.
Then in-between I had a measly 1.5 hour break which after much dawdling came to slightly less than an hour. Which I also found time to squeeze in a sad sad measly lunch/snack of a pb sandwich, rather squished up I must add. Plus it was cold no thanks to antartica-like weather in the hall. Then a very much needed can of coffee to give me whatever caffeine rush I could get.
Soci. +3hrs.

Okay funny story here. Not so funny when it happened but now, yeah.

So I was munching my way slowly through the 10-parter of a question.
Then I came to my Globalisation question in section B. Essay-planned (sorta) and got writing. So like half way through the first paragraph, I suddenly felt like I was trying very hard (but failing to) recall the memorized fact and verbal diahorrea-ed facts.

omg. panic? essay without content = zilch. how!?

So the conversation with myself went something like this:

Left brain: omg what comes after transformationalist? who's the person I'm supposed to quote?
Right brain: ohmae! (person in soci) you silly brain.
LB: I knew that already. Who's the other one!
RB: other one..hmm...other what?
LB: other person! And what did he come up with!!

*starts to panic* 25marks and I'm only one paragraph in and no more content

RB: (gets sidetracked) hmm now what should I do after the paper
LB: omgomgomg howww 4.10pm already
RB: chicken nuggets! instant noodles! hmm is my stomach growling?
LB: maybe I should skip to the next point?
RB: actually I know what you need to do
LB: NO CHICKEN NUGGETS you crazy weirdo. (ok what do I need to do?)
RB: you need to peeeeeee really badly

(comes to realization)

LB: omg I do! crap i'm in the middle of the gigantic hall.
*before reply could be generated I'm half running to the loo. figures.

(after peeing)
(comes back and immediately remembers all the facts again)

Both Brains: omg I'm suddenly smart again. *writes frantically

I'm sorry you have to hear about pee here but it is quite hilarious now, looking back.
Not so funny then.
On hindsight it was probably the coffee that I gulped down prior to the paper. Coffees are diuretics, they make you pee. Fact.

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Not the coffee I drank but I prefer starbie anyday. McCafe's fine but Starbie's always dabomb.

530pm. Overr! I survived 6 hours of intensive thinking on 3 hours of sleep. Something I thought I would be incredibly painful to endure. I did it yay(:

And then on the way home instant noodles and luncheon meat crept back into my head. Slowly but surely.
I really have no idea why I have such weirddddd cravings all of a sudden. Started last night. I wanted to have instant noodles + luncheon meat + chicken nuggets all in one meal. How weird is that pls, not to mention totally unhealthy and disgusting. So I toyed with the idea of walking to simpang to get the said above but at the same time mum texted me and asked me if I wanted dinner from 85. Which is always an awesome alternative, but I decided to push my luck a little more and ask her to buy the said above.

If you know my dear mother, she's a big fan of the healthy eating lifestyle and instant noodles, I dont even have that at home, much less canned luncheon meat. Yes I know its super disgustingly unhealthy and who knows what is in that meat in the can, plus drop all your hair instant noodles. Okay mum will never buy that for me.

But she did. It must have been the exam stress magic. Yes of course she tried to buy the 'made in singapore' one instead of the famous malin one and instant noodles, well that she cant do much. And of course she tried her hardest to make it healthy. hahaha (want to know how..)

1. dont use all the seasoning (too bad dumped it all in)
2. drain the soup from the noodles and use fish soup okok! (noooo! runs away with my soup)
3. use the toaster oven to cook the meat, dont fry (finefineeeee ok)
4. you want some vegetables (oh awwwright)

champs. yes?
But it was still disgustingly unhealthy or maybe its quite normal and I'm just not very used to it.
Oh-so-yummy nonetheless.

I wanted to take a picture. But the camera didnt have its memory card. Its ok I'll do it tomorrow. I know the brother will sure want some of that unhealthy-ness. Its almost a guaranteed.
And right now, while I can still feel the sting of hot noodles slurping down my throat and the saltiness of the luncheon meat, I'm feeling pretty fuzzy warm inside, full and very craving-satiated.
Its such a good feeling.
I dont even feel like looking at a nugget right now. Should I stay in, watch about 5 hours of backlogged tv, read some blogs, msn and PACK MY ROOM or should I chill somewhere outside.
Or sleep till tomorrow morning.
Decisions decisions. I feel as though I dont have anymore papers to sit for.

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Milky goodness, guess the drink?

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hiatus from work for at least 24 hours.
yay me.
oh and I shall do a birthday (sorta) post tomorrow (:
really random pictures, all of studying sessions.
Will do yummy baking post in a few days!