Sunday, May 23, 2010

Who Are You? Who Am I?

The world is changing and is becoming more demanding and the pressure of lifestyle and coping, gets tougher to keep up with. Does that mean, we change who we are to fit in or do we find that place where we fit in with our current beliefs and principles in life? I would think the latter.
Recently a very close and dear friend of mine made not 1 but 2 mistakes. Something that she thought she would never do and in fact critised when others did it but recently she found herself in those exact same shoes - not once but twice. She realised it was a huge mistake and almost immediately she also realised the reputation she had brought onto her.
On my end, I was very disappointed to learn that she did something that we all believed was a cheap act for attention. I never once thought that she would do such a thing. I care for all my friends and she is definitely a dear friend so my diappointment and sadness reaches another level.
So much potential but this proves, that those who you think are friends turn out to be nothing but useless bastards and bitches. True friends don't let you do those things and will stop you from making a mistake. These are not your true friends.
I just hope and pray that she realises it and comes out of whatever dilemma she is in right now.
For now, all I can do is lend support.

Monday, May 17, 2010

The Future of India

I think India is moving into a more funky public transport system. But my question is: How long will this last given the quality control that is in place in India? Food for thought:)

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Universal Studio Singapore

I was like a little kid high on sugar running around Toys'R'Us - that was me in Universal Studios Singapore. To be honest, it wasn't all that great compared to the one in America but to be fair, it just opened up in Singapore and so they need time to get things running and operating well. Overall, I was impressed on the warm hospitality that the people who work there demonstrated to us.
The run down is as follows:
1 Day Adult Pass - SGD$66 (but you get in return a SGD$10 Retail Voucher and a SGD$15 F&B Voucher) - so technically the cost of the entry ticket is SGD$41
The rides that were open:
1. Mummy Ride - absolutely recommend this as there are loads of unexpected-ness in this ride
2. Juraccis Park ride - pretty cool. Legs hanging.
3. Shrek 4D - worth the experience - its 4D!!!
4. Tea Cup - ok la to get high without alcohol
5. Monsters Rock - nice musical
The other rides were under maintainence but if they were open, the double coaster would have been the BOMB!!!
There are loads of street attractions too that are worth watching. Just check out the pictures below. I will definitely head back next year when everything is full swing.
And those who think you can resist buying things from the gift shop - think again! I got suckered into it!

The Theory of Intelligence

I don't know if this can be explained any better. Check it out! This is humor from the 80's but yet makes complete sense.

'Well you see, Norm, it's like this . . . A herd of buffalo can only move as fast as the slowest buffalo. And when the herd is hunted, it is the slowest and weakest ones at the back that are killed first. This natural selection is good for the herd as a whole, because the general speed and health of the whole group keeps improving by the regular killing of the weakest members. In much the same way, the human brain can only operate as fast as the slowest brain cells. Now, as we know, excessive intake of alcohol kills brain cells. But naturally, it attacks the slowest and weakest brain cells first. In this way, regular consumption of beer eliminates the weaker brain cells, making the brain a faster and more efficient machine. And that, Norm, is why you always feel smarter after a few beers.'