Sunday, February 28, 2010

28 february 2010

after 20 years i'm attempting to learn it again.
god bless the husband for the patience.

info about driving in south australia, learning to drive and graduating from L-plates to P-plates: click here

27 february 2010

i've [got] a feeling that we're not in davao anymore.
because there's fireworks. and it's not even new year's eve.

click for more info about the event:
a little more light
adelaide festival of arts opening
victoria park, adelaide

Saturday, February 27, 2010

26 february 2010

watching too much tv can make you do stuff like this.
not my best cake but it'll do for now.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

24 february 2010

you know what they (and by "they" i mean "i") say about early birds?
that they don't have anything better to do.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

23 february 2010

"it is not what we learn in conversations that enriches us. it is the elation that comes of swift contact with tingling currents of thoughts."

- agnes repplier

22 february 2010

a quick meet-up with the husband during the lunch break.
and i like that adelaide got the balls.

Sunday, February 21, 2010

Friday, February 19, 2010

19 february 2010

adelaide gets ready to party!
watched the fringe parade tonight with the husband and a good friend.
will post the photos in my multiply soon but now i am going to bed. i'm exhausted.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

18 february 2010

i was just thinking of the time i spent in bandung, indonesia. i just loved it.
i loved the food and the shopping. but most of all i love (and miss) the people i met who ended up being my friends.

(one half of the indonesian batik masks i got from bandung)

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

16 february 2010

hi. i'm the op shop queen.
ukay-ukay, op shops or whatever you call it --- i love them!

Monday, February 15, 2010

15 february 2010

"To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you, and hold intimate converse with men of unseen generations - such is a pleasure beyond compare."
~Kenko Yoshida

Saturday, February 13, 2010

13 february 2010

there are three things that last: faith, hope and love, and the greatest of these is love.
- I Corinthians 13:13

at last! after all these years tim and bronwyn made it official.

(naval military and airforce club, adelaide, south australia)

Friday, February 12, 2010

12 february 2010

Whenever I get gloomy with the state of the world, I think about the arrivals gate at Heathrow Airport. General opinion's starting to make out that we live in a world of hatred and greed, but I don't see that. It seems to me that love is everywhere. Often it's not particularly dignified or newsworthy, but it's always there - fathers and sons, mothers and daughters, husbands and wives, boyfriends, girlfriends, old friends. When the planes hit the Twin Towers, as far as I know none of the phone calls from the people on board were messages of hate or revenge - they were all messages of love. If you look for it, I've got a sneaky feeling you'll find that love actually is all around.
- the prime minister
"love actually"

Thursday, February 11, 2010

11 february 2010

"excuse me while i kiss the sky."
- jimi hendrix

10 february 2010

they say that on average people spent 45-62 minutes a day waiting. that somebody who is 70 years old would have spent a total of 3 years of her/his life waiting.
when coming up with this figure, did they factor in the time we spent waiting for the flowers to bloom? for babies' teeth to grow? for the right person? for broken hearts to heal? for opportunities to knock? for the world to change? for the universe to conspire?

(a sticker on a bus stop bench)

Friday, February 5, 2010

05 february 2010

on a date with the husband and a writing on the sidewalk

(in an alley way off rundle st, adelaide)

[camera phone photo]

04 february 2010

of dentist's windows, trees and pigeons

(greenfell street, adelaide)

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

03 february 2010

a lazy meal to have when i do not have to cook for a family of four.
how to cook:
boil water
remove the husk and the cornsilk
add corn to the boiling water
let it boil again
turn off heat
cover and let it sit for 10-15 mins
take it out of the pot
put loads of butter

02 february 2010

the iconic beehive corner located at located at the western end of rundle mall, king william street, adelaide

Monday, February 1, 2010

01 february 2010

it does not take much to make me happy.
looking out of our kitchen window and seeing our tiny, tiny veggie/herb patch gives me so much pleasure, it's pathetic. like for instance, these tiny coriander plants which are from the seeds of the coriander we planted last year is a cause of excitement.
(note to self: need to go out more.)