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A Week in Singapore

A Week in Singapore

Believe to be a Saturday morning, after cleaning my Canon EOS 400D camera (called Digital Rebel XTi in North America and EOS Kiss Digital X in Japan) , then took a photo of my balcony light which looks like a bird nest. No bird nest soup yet… LOL!

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Bunch of kids fighting (errm…taekwondo lessons) at the multi-purpose hall below my block. Shot take from my apartment window. 🙂

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Nissin U.F.O. Instant noodles bought from Japan trip in May 2009.

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Nissin U.F.O. Instant noodles – The flavoring and garnishes sachets are labeled with numbers. 1 & 2 goes into the pocket next to the noodles and then the hot water goes in.

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Then you put sachet number 3 in and stir well! Itadakimasu (いただきます)!!

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Robot model that was also from Japan trip in May 2009.

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I bought the robot model as I remembered playing with it during my childhood days. Just trying to revive the good old memories…….

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Instructions are in Japanese but it’s not a problem as you just need to follow the numbering indicated. I was able to complete it when I was a kid (can’t remember how old). The small white package is a chewing gum which I find does not have taste after 10 chews. LOL!

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Tools used during the construction of the model robot – scissors, art knife and letter opener. Errm, letter opener?

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The completed robot model. Hehe!

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The robot model gets it’s position on my desk – sandwiched in-between my speakers and external hard drive.

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Going for a dinner at Yoyogi Japanese Restaurant. This is our first time eating here as we found out that the restaurant is not imposing any corkage charges for all the bottles (wine, champagne, sake, etc) that you bring along. 😛

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Winson, always on the phone talking to girls….. Wahahaha!

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Santen Mori – Salmon, tuna and whitefish S$35.00. In my opinion, very fresh!

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Tori Karaage S$12.00.

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Ebi Tempura S$20.00.

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Yakitori S$5.00. The 2 bottles of white wine that we bought along is Michel Nellion Chassagne Montrachet 1999. Superb!

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Unagi Oshi Sushi S$15.00. We had other items as well but didn’t managed to take photo for all of it.

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Headed off to Canelé Pâtisserie Chocolaterie for desserts – Triple Chocolate Cheese Cake S$8.00.

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Canelé Pâtisserie Chocolaterie – Jupiter S$7.00.

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Occasionally, Winson will bring wine left over from his company wine tasting session over to my house, where we do another round of tasting. Then, we will buy and keep the ones that suits both our palates. Roll call from left to right – 2006 Chateau Magdelaine, 2006 Chateau Certan de May Pomerol, 2006 Chateau La Grave A Pomerol, 2006 Chateau Latour A Pomerol, 2006 L’Hospitalet de Gazin Pomerol and 2005 Chateau Puy-Blanquet.

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This was what we paired with the wine – Chicken Chop S$5.00. ^^;

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Chicken Cutlet S$5.00. Both the Chicken Chop and Chicken Cutlet also comes with a garlic bread (not shown in the photos).

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I was recommended by my Canadian colleague to watch this show – Shinjuku Incident. Word directly quoted from him – “it’s damn good”. 😛

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Watching Shinjuku Incident on my 42 inch Panasonic plasma TV. I also find that it’s a good show as it portray a different perspective of Jackie Chan’s acting.

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While watching the show, I also munched on Ika Poppo (whole squid) which I bought during my recent Japan trip in May 2009. The middle of the squid is filled with creamy cheese. Seems like I bought a lot of stuffs during the trip…..Ha ha!

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Apple Strudel from my buddy Patrick’s pastry shop (D’pastry at Ubi Ave). Not too sure on the price as he gave a few to us as gifts. It’s yummy – crispy and fillings not too sweet!

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Attended Licia’s 1st year old birthday party – really adore her innocent look above. He he! Daddy Frank and Mummy Vivi looks happy too! The lovely “Hello Kitty” birthday cake is also Patrick’s creation (D’pastry at Ubi Ave) in which the main cake is surrounded by multiple “Hello Kitty” cupcakes.

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Wifey’s birthday is also on the same day as Licia’s and this mango cake was given to us by Patrick and Cynthia (D’pastry at Ubi Ave). Thanks Patrick and Cynthia!

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Taking a walk at Takashimaya Singapore – a toy sale which receives good responses from shoppers.

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Tea Time Special Promotion (within a specified time) – A coffee of your choice (free flow) and cake set at S$8.00.

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Jasmine Pearl Milk Tea (Bubble Tea) S$1.60.

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Was clearing out some stuffs that I brought over from my mum’s house. Silverhawks toys from my younger days. 😛

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Silverhawks – Quicksilver, Copper Kid and Flashback.

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Also had this – Vampire Venom Touring Cycle/Turbo Jet from animated series M.A.S.K. (Mobile Armored Strike Kommand).

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Vampire – From a tough touring cycle, it converts to turbo jet with flip up stabilizers and dual raked wings.

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Also from M.A.S.K. – Buzzard Venom Formula Race Car/Land-Air Squad.

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Buzzard – From a Formula Race Car, it changes to Land-Air Squad. Wee!!!

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