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there is always a kid in us…


A friend, D, from my previous workplace is here for a whirlwind work trip. So, R (his intern) and I showed him around Canberra on Sunday afternoon. It was good fun, and I am really glad to be showing anyone from Singapore around Canberra.It will be good to have YW in ANU sometime in the later part of this year.

We covered a fair bit of ground just by walking around. We went around the City, around ANU, my office to take shelter from the rain, around the lake all the way to the National Museum, had dinner at Pancake Parlour, and chilled at Knightsbridge, which really is by far my favourite chill-out place in Canberra (apart from cafes). Yes, that was a lot of walking we did.


Written by Jasmine

March 21, 2011 at 08:45

Commencement 2011

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Second year in college. So, how does that feel? There are times I feel a little too old for college, particularly when I never had a college experience till I started my PhD actually. Yet, there are other times, I feel absolutely thankful to have college friends around. I may not be in all events, mostly going MIA actually. But, I’ve made a few good friends, particularly one.

Good company. Rather good food. Lots of big band dancing, with the guys that I never did think could dance that well (I can’t dance well either). Lots of spins and twirls.

Thank you Mushi for being there last night, and for always being there when I needed her. I was feeling a little down after the dinner when we headed out for more partying. Alcohol certainly didn’t help. Isn’t it strange that the closest friend I have in Canberra where I can tell her anything and everything without being judged is a med student? Funny isn’t it how what seemed like a fun night could lead to one where I just broke down in tears?

For now, it’s back to a lifestyle of no more alcohol and healthy food. Looking forward to being good! Two weekends of alcohol after two months of no alcohol was enough. So was the macca’s meal I had last night (after many months of not eating macca’s!)

On another note, I hope people around me would stop commenting that I have lost a fair bit of weight. Everyone who has seen me recently are telling me that, so much so it’s freaking me out a little. I still want to lose another 5 to 6kg. I have just been eating healthily and been mostly on my diet. I still have my three square meals, eating badly at times. However, the weight has coming off and fluctuating a little. I suppose that’s normal, especially when you are in the normal weight range. I am guessing that the operation to remove the dermoid tumour did help get my hormones back to normal, which probably explains why the weight is coming off. I was gaining a fair bit of weight last year, and found it hard to lose them which was probably partly due to bad eating as well as the hormones that went haywire. So, just let me be?

Written by Jasmine

March 6, 2011 at 00:26

Happy moment defined.

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Triggy-happy moment


Realising you’ve truly moved on.

I was able to chat with someone over skype calmly, and actually wishing him well from the heart . Not just anyone, but someone I used to like, fooled and hung around with, but broke my heart.

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January 17, 2011 at 01:26

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