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Archive for May, 2006



New Driver in the House!

Published on May 29, 2006

We have a newly certified driver in the house! Tien Yew just passed his driving test last Fri and he’s been happily driving me around in his dad’s car….with his dad in tow. So I’m sitting in the back seat with his mum and his dad is at the front giving him directions. Haha and [...]


Pulling out of the Performance

Published on May 24, 2006

Its wed today, the day of the first performance. I should be excited but I’m not, cos we’re not going to be in it. Our decision to pull out of the performance was not easy and it was painful. But we were in such bad shape I didn’t think we would survive the intensive training. [...]


Birthday Reprise

Published on May 22, 2006

Well my 20th birthday didn’t just fizzle away like that depressing post a few days ago.? Anyway, I’ll try to be optimistic about it.? Um…? I still can do everything I could (legally speaking)?when I was 19 and, well, nothing else actually.? Bah.? Ok, being 20 sucks big time.? Oh, but wait, I got a [...]


Upcoming Performance

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After that gruelling week leading up to the Xenbar Comp, we were informed that we had to perform on the following wed (24/5) and fri (26/5) and that training intensity was up 3 notches. We were already feeling a bit under the weather and poor?Tien Yew is suffering from chronic lack of sleep. Still, I’m [...]


Second Place!

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We got second place and I’m sooo proud of lizzie right now!? She’s been such an amazing partner and it’s just such a joy dancing with her.? I hope we continue dancing for years!


6 months!!

Published on May 18, 2006

Amidst the hectic work and dance schedule which tien yew and myself have been juggling for the past 2-3 weeks, I woke up this morning with a realization that we’ve been together for 6 months! So there you go dearie: Happy 6 months! I’ve had so much fun with you and its still amazing how [...]


Salsa Blues Reopened

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I’m tired, really tired; so is lizzie, and we’ve just come back from Bintan!? It’s only been one day of dance training at Xenbar and we’re already beat, and we’ve got another one coming up this evening.? I’m looking forward to it for obvious reasons, yet dreading it because I don’t know what time it’d [...]


Beta Testing

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Well, I’ve essentially become quite a beta tester for Microsoft.? I’ve downloaded the betas of both Internet Explorer 7 and Windows Media Player 11.? Other than their version numbers being prime numbers, I thought they looked classy and that maybe I’d give them a try.? I’ll probably be posting about my experiences with these useful [...]


Salsa Clave

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I’ve posted my previous article about the clave in the articles section of this blog together with lizzie’s article about choreography?for easier reference.? You can find it here.


Bintan Getaway!!

Published on May 16, 2006

DAY 1 I woke up in a panic at 6am on Sunday morning. I had set my alarm for 5.15am and somehow I must have set it in the pm mode. I was supposed to meet tien yew at Tanah Merah Ferry terminal at 6.30am. Thanks to my bro and his speeding ways, I got [...]