29 February 2008

American Idol Season 7 - David Archuleta

Such power and his rendition of "Imagine" really touched me.

He's only singer other then Chen Wei Lian who could move me with his singing voice

11 February 2008

Taiwan Celebrities Criticise Singaporean English


That's my first reaction when I first viewed that clip. Who are they to mock us?

However I must say there was another episode where they did criticize themselves and point out their own mistakes amongst themselves.

Actually the issue here is not who is superior than who in what.

The issue here is : Is it alright to mock others - on national TV - about what they perceive as 'weird' and 'funny' without having a good understanding of the culture and background of the country in question.

Do we do that on our national TV?

And well, after some 1,000 over netizens's complaints later / they did apologise.....or did they really (considering that only a few posted the apology in their personal blogs) ?

Maybe if and when that (like to dress like pregnant) teacher next visits SG, our customs officer can invite her to spend half a day or more if necessary to teach us her way of pronouncing PREGNANT before clearing her to enter SG. Maybe we throw in complimentary hearing check for her since she admitted that her hearing got problem.

Maybe we should - like what Mr Brown suggested - learn their English like their reporter below

04 February 2008

Pineapple Tarts anyone?

Just baked another batch of pineapple tarts today.

Baked a few batches already. This is the last batch and decided to experiment with a few shapes....hahaa.
Bought a few of the earlier batch for a colleague to try and she gave me 98 marks! wow! She's known for her cooking and cookies and so to receive so high marks from her.....haha made all the hard work worth the while!