Scattering Thoughts

Urban Landscape

  • Winter is beginning to get to me, meaning I'm getting SAD.
  • And since Troy keeps bugging me to post about it, I added a photolog to my portfolio site last week and I've been posting to it daily since. Leave a comment if you see something you like!
  • Troy and I have been watching some episodes from the Amazing Race Asia (downloaded off the Intarweb). As much as I want to cheer for the Indonesian team, I just can't because they complain too much.
  • I've been listening to some soundtracks today. "Little Miss Sunshine" and "The Last Kiss" have great soundtracks, even if the latter sucked ass as a movie. "Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man" soundtracks, however, are pretty sucky.
  • Speaking of movies, we saw Pan's Labyrinth last weekend. It was a great movie but it was also quite graphic. Many times during the movie I just had to close my eyes so I didn't have to see the scenes of violence.
  • I've got a wide angle lens for my dSLR camera now! And a working Canon SLR camera that comes with it but we'd probably never use! We could've just bought the lens without the camera but it would've cost us more. That's the wonder of eBay.
  • Light Leaks Magazine Issue 5 has my photo in it and it's now available for purchase! Troy bought me a year subscription to the magazine today, which is awesome.
  • Last weekend I made a shocking discovery: I have a small head! No wonder adult-sized hats are always too big for me yet children's hats fit perfectly. And all these years I've been wasting the power of the small brain inside my small head on remembering useless pieces of information that only come in handy in games of Trivial Pursuit.
  • I feel like moving the furniture in the living room around to make it feel less claustrophobic, except there is no way I can do it. This is already the optimum layout. There's no room for improvements, unless we threw out some pieces of furniture, which would be great, but I can't see it happening either.
  • I didn't realise how much higher the prices at Zehrs were compared to Sobeys until yesterday (Zehrs and Sobeys are Canadian grocery store chains).
  • I felt like going out for a walk with my camera just then, but not anymore.
  • I still don't know what I want to be when I grow up.

7 Comments

  1. David
    January 30, 2007

    And I thought I was the only one who got sick of win­ter. I long for the warmth of Indone­sia (and the peo­ple) again if only I could go vis­it my wife.

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  2. Patricia
    January 31, 2007

    If I may ask, where have you been down­load­ing AR Asia? I’ve been want­i­ng to watch it to get my fix of AR before the new edi­tion starts but have not found it.
    BTW, after 27 years up here (orig­i­nal­ly from Cal­i­for­nia) I am still real­ly arre­cred by SAD
    Patri­cia
    Mon­tre­al

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  3. Firda
    January 31, 2007

    This weblog has links to the tor­rent files of every Amaz­ing Race Asia episode that’s been aired.

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  4. Lisa
    February 2, 2007

    Thanks for post­ing even though you’re SAD. I love your pho­to por­to­lio!
    (and I don’t know what I want to be when I grow up…)

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  5. Susi
    February 7, 2007

    Beka, jakar­ta ban­jir­rr, kalau loe masih tinggal di pon­dok betung, uah pasti gak bisa kem­ana mana.
    Sehat kan Bek,

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  6. Ryan
    February 12, 2007

    Real­ly, Sobey’s is cheap­er than Zehrs? I’ve always found it to be the oppo­site.

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  7. Firda
    February 12, 2007

    For the kind of crap we buy (which is noth­ing spe­cial, real­ly) I think Sobeys has it cheap­er. Plus, Sobeys has more fruit juice selec­tions than Zehrs. Zehrs does have some pret­ty good deals some­times but not most of the time.

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