Monday, July 28, 2008

.: Perhentian Kecil :.

Where : Pulau Perhentian Kecil
When : 30th Aug, 31st Aug, 1st Sep
Who : Banana, Pooh, Drew, Cheryll, Wayne, Wenxian. ( 2 dudettes and 4 dudes )

Plan on getting there :
1. Fri 29 Aug, night. Take a 5hour bus trip to < >
2. Arrive < > in morning, take a ferry to island.

Plan on getting back :
1. Mon 1 Sept, 2pm. Leave island.
2. Take bus from < >. Arrive KL before 10.

Place to stay : Bubu Long Beach (not confirmed). One Quad sharing and one Twin.

Bring a good camera people. >.< href="">

Drew has nicely planned this out for us!~
So fun, so fun!~
Now, if only our accomodations are confirmed........

Saturday, July 26, 2008

.: Overdose :.

Ben : Jie, guess how much I got for my class test

Jie : What is the passing mark?

Ben : 50

Jie : You got 50?

Ben : Nope, I failed...

Jie : 49?

Ben : Nope

Jie : Erm, 1?

Ben : Nope

Jie : I give up

Ben : I got negative 60. The dog that I prescribed medicine to died from overdosage. *laughs*

Ok, so my brother didn't really killed a cute lil puppy (thank goodness!), but it shows what he (and 75% of his classmate) can do wrong in a practical class exam.

Gosh, I don't trust pharmacist anymore!~


Heard from my brother that due to the prescription made by some of his classmates, Strathclyde has 50 over angry pregnant women.
Goodness, how can you prescribe contraceptive pills wrongly?!~

.: Precious & Rare :.

It's not easy to be a good friend to someone in need...
It's even more difficult when that same friend made you upset and you are angry towards him or her...
And sometimes, pride gets in the way...and you way to yourself "Why should I be a friend, when he or she hasn't been one to me lately?"
But then again, when things cool down after a few days, take the time to think....

Is your x number of years of friendship worth more than your pride?

Do you value your friendship that much that you are willing to put aside your anger towards that friend?

Are you willing to take a step back and say "I'll be here for you as a friend..."?

It may be the case that the whole world has walked out on your friend, but are you one of them to?

Or are you willing to hold on to your friends' hand, and tell him or her that you are here?

I know that I've been very blessed through out these years to have really good friends, who have been through with me in all phases of my life, especially when I'm at my downest moments.

I've indeed know who are my fair-weathered friends and who are my true friends.....

And as you get older (like me), you will realise how precious friendship are (it sounds like a cliche, but it is exactly what it is)....

And sometimes, you are willing to sacrifice more to preserve this very special bond...

Dedicated to all my friends out there - a BIG THANK YOU! from the bottom of my heart & soul......

Fake friends are like autumn leaves,
scattered everywhere,
But true friends are like

ever precious and rare

Friday, July 25, 2008

.: Randomness :.

Starting Time : 8.51 am
Name : Kathlynn
Sisters : nil
Brothers : 1
Shoe Size : 6
Height : Approx 165 cm (without heels) *wink*
Where Do You Live : PJ, S'gor
Fav. Drinks : Non alcoholic & alcoholic (I'm not picky)
Fav. Breakfast : Depends on my cravings - it ranges from spicy to sweet to crunchy to nothing
Have you ever been on a plane? : Uh huh
Fallen asleep at school : In school, honestly - never. But in college, once - that was only because I was on medication that causes drowsiness. (proves that I'm every teachers' pet *coughs*)
Broken someone's heart : I surely hope not
Fell off your chair : Don't recall falling off a chair
Sat by the phone all night waiting for someone to call : I plead guilty
Saved e-mails : It's auto saved
What is your room like: In a BIG mess
What is right besides you : My office cubicle wall
What is the last thing you ate : Nasi lemak from Jalan Alor (which people claimed it to be good, but it was so-so for me)
Ever had chicken pox : Yes, and gave it to my dad & bro (spreading the love man!~)
Sore throat : Sure, who hasn't?
Stitches : Nopez
Broken nose : Nopez
Do you believe in love at first sight : Lust at first sight, yes. Love should be way much more deeper than a pretty face.
Like picnics : Love picnics, more so if it's with the people I love and care about
Last made you laugh : My last genuine laugh was ages ago, I can't even recall

Today did you :

Talk to someone you like : Of course
Kissed anyone : Erm, yes *blush*
Talk to an ex : Nope
Miss someone : Miss all my cousins (argggg!!!)
Best feeling in the world : Feeling loved
Do you sleep with stuffed animals : Yes, a few :)
What is under your bed : Dust I suppose, hopefully nothing more than that
Who do you really hate : Hate is such a strong word, dislike there are a couple, tho I try not to dislike them so much
What time is it now? : 9.02am (I should be starting my work now)


Is there a person who is on your mind now : Of course
Do you have any siblings : Why is this question repeated?
Do you want children : Erm, I'm not sure I'd be able to take the role as a mother, so no for the time being until I'm REALLY sure. Screwing up my life is one thing, screwing up an innocent child is another thing altogether.
Do you smile often : Sadly, not as often as I'd used to
Do you like your hand-writing : Sometimes, I can be ok... But sometimes, it's almost at par with a Dr's scribble (I'm making a general remark - so no offence to all Dr's out there)
Whose bed other than yours would you rather sleep in : Mine is the best :)
What colour shirt are you wearing now : Black top
What were you doing at 7.00pm yesterday : At work, doing group tax & deferred tax disclosures
I cant wait till : I find my true calling in life
When did you cry last : Yesterday. Yeah, I cry alot.
Are you a friendly person : Not as friendly as I used to be. I would rarely take the first step, but if you approach me I will respond positively (most of the time). I'm an introvert by nature :)
Do you have any pets : Nopez
Where is the person you have feeling for right now : At work
Did the last person you held hands with mean anything to you now : Yes, of course, don't you usually hold hands of someone you care? (no Yin, where got maksiat to hold hands, pls la!~)
Do you sleep with TV on: Sometimes, when I'm awfully tired, I'd dose off.
What are you doing right now : Eating lunch, while typing, while surfing :)
Have you ever crawled through a window? : Erm, not that I can recall
Can you handle the truth? : Honestly, not as often as I should be.
Are you too forgiving : I try to be forgiving as often as I could, but once you step across the line, I can me MEAN & HARSH
Are you closer to your mother or father : My dad I guess, coz I will always be daddy's lil girl (Or so I still think la!~)
Who was the last person you cried in front of : My pillow (ok, so it's not a person...but stil...)
How many people can you say you've really loved : So many :)
Do you eat healthy : Definately no. I'm having nasi lemak with potatoes (talk about carbo & fats overload)
Do you still have pictures of you and your ex? : Nopez
Have you ever cried because of something someone said to you ? : Yes, I'm a crybaby :)
If you're having a bad day, who are you most likely to go to : The Godfather (Ok, I actually go to God & pray bout it)
Are you confident? : Definately... Erm, maybe... Erm, I'm not so sure now... Erm, what do you think ah? *hehe*

5 Things I was doing 10 years ago (that was when I was 12!~) :

1. Took UPSR (got 3 As & 1C - a disgrace to my subsequent straight As record, but what the heck, nobody looks at that piece of paper anymore...)
2. Send to the dicipline teacher's office for like 10 times - biggest "offence" was to start a water fight in class. Boyz v girls (it was a big mess!~)
3. Had my 1st crush on a classmate :)
4. Cried on the last day of school - coz two of my bestest friends back then was going to another school. The "aunty bus" who send me back from school comforted me and told me it was ok, and that I'm going to make new friends soon...
5. My bro fell into the moonsoon drain outside school and came out with a nasty bruise on his head. All of us ("aunty bus" & busmates) panicked, but my bro was laughing & laughing all the way. From there on, the damage was irreversable, hence the Ben you know today!~

5 Things on my to-do list today :

1. Work
2. Work
3. Work
4. Work
5. Work

5 Snacks I enjoy

1. Chocolate (top on my list!~)
2. Ice cream
3. Cakes
4. Cookies
5. Etc, etc (all the unhealthy food is my fav snack)

5 Thing I would do if I were a billionaire :

1. Send in my resignation letter - 24 hour notice :)
2. Donate to charity *sounds so beauty pagenty*
3. Travel round the world :)
4. Invest - so I don't have to work a single day for the rest of my life
5. Spend it with family & friends

5 of my bad habits :

1. Bitting my nails when I'm nervous
2. Sleeping with the lights on (bad habit that I picked up recently)
3. Laziness
4. Lack a sense of fashion & style - that's why I let Tammie & mum decide on what I should buy/wear
5. Stubborn - runs in the family, trust me

5 Places I have lived in :

1. KL
2. D'sara Utama, S'gor
3. Klebang, Malacca
4. n/a
5. n/a

5 Jobs I've had :

1. Auditor
2. Accountant
3. Marker for ACCA mock test
4. Sunday school teacher
5. Daughter, sister, cousin, grandaughter, niece, girlfriend, friends to relevant people

5 people I tag :
Just do it!~

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

.: Wednesday, July 23 :.

Wednesday, July 23

"... whatever you ask for in prayer, believe you have received it, and it will be yours."

- Mark 11:24

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

.: Why So Serious? :.

Warning : The images that you are about to see may contain images or violent/horror and should only be viewed by a mature reader.
(i.e. Yin, pls stop reading here)

I'm not the first, nor will I be the last to say that Heath Ledger's performance was definately Oscar-worthy.

I liked this movie very much, though it may be too violent for children below 12.

No spoilers intended, so do watch the movie yourself to find out!

Monday, July 21, 2008

.: Just A Piece Of Paper :.

I had a close friend, let's call this friend Q.

I found out that Q is seeing someone (let's call this someone Z), who is already married, with kids.

I asked Q if Q thinks that it is appropriate to be in such a relationship.

Q's response is that Z's marriage is just a piece of cert and that piece of cert should not govern what Q & Z are having now.

Z is unwilling to leave this marriage, for the children's sake.

I'm not stating this to judge. I've no rights to judge, for I try to live up to the "Let him who is without sin cast the first stone"....

This post is not to condemn those who are in a similiar situation, nor is it for me to "impose my morality upon others, whom may have a different set of conscience" (quoted by Q)... but it's more of a post to express how I feel of this whole situation.

Firstly, I'm one who believes that marriage is not just a piece of cert. I may make jokes about marriages and being married, but on a serious note, I do take the "death do us part" vow seriously.

To me, it's not so much so as a piece of cert, but a covenant, an agreement that involves a life time commitment between husband and wife, and also to God. It's not something that we should say "Ok, let's just try it out and see if it works... If not, there's always divorce..." but rather "No matter what, I will have to work this out..."

I felt kinda "betrayed" when it was pointed out by Q that "it's just a piece of cert".

I wanted to shout "It is NOT just a PIECE of cert, damn it!"

But what do I know right?

Perhaps it is just me being naive, naive to believe in everything I thought marriages are meant to be.

Perhaps, end of it all, it may just be a piece of cheap paper.....

Thursday, July 17, 2008

.: Who Are You? :.

My blog really needs an uplift!

I feel that it is really reflecting my life - in another word, its boring.

Well, to be fair, it wasn't an interesting blog with entertaining post to begin with. But when you think black could not be black-er, white could not be white-er... this blog has morphed into being pretty mundane and ... sigh... just plain ol' boring.

I need to do something different - even if it's just a haircut. Been contemplating whether or not to curl my hair, but considering that it was a disaster (well, it wasn't that bad, but nonetheless, it wasn't as nice as I wanted it to be), I'm quite unwilling to part with my hard earned money (for the information of those who don't know me that well, I'm stingy *wink*). Unless I do it in Malacca, which I would only need to pay a fraction of the price, but the trade off would be compromising on the quality. Unless someone can recommend a good saloon in Malacca? :)

Just found out from my dad this morning that both my parents are flying to Bangkok this weekend. It's nice that they are taking more frequent vacations this year as my dad is nearing retirement, and plans to start holidaying and travelling around. Too bad I can't go, no thanks to work.

Looks like I will be alone this weekend, maybe get a lil time catching up with the CSI series' which I've been missing for the past months. Read somewhere that William Peterson (Gil Grissom) will no longer be appearing for CSI: Vegas . I love Gil Grissom's character, but I guess it's already time for him to leave, as the show was not as interesting as it used to be. Hopefully new blood will be able to bring back life to this show.

Have a nice weekend! :)

p/s : I know, the title of the blog is totally irrelevant, but I can't think of catchy titles anymore, so just bear with it :)

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

.: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday (The Godfather) :.

It's already Tuesday.... Time somehow seems to fly faster and faster by the days....

Monday, July 7, 2008

.: Love :.

Love is patients, love is kind,
It does not envy, it does not boast,
It is not proud, it is not rude,
It is not self-seeking; it is not easily angered,
It keeps no record of wrong.
Love does not delight in evil,
But rejoice with the truth,
It always protects,
Always trusts,
Always hopes,
Always perseveres,

.: Someone :.

You are Everything To Somebody
Right now at this very minute-----------

is very proud of you

is thinking of you

cares about you

misses you

wants to talk to you

wants to be with you

hopes you aren't in trouble

is thankful for the support
you have provided

wants to hold your hand

hopes everything turns out all right

wants you to be happy

wants you to find them

is celebrating your successes

wants to give you a gift

think you ARE a gift

hopes you are not too cold, or too hot

wants to hug you

loves you

wants to lavish you with small gifts

admires your strength

is thinking of you and smiling

wants to be your shoulder
to cry on

wants to go out with you and have a lot of fun

thinks the world of you

wants to protect you

would do anything for you

wants to be forgiven

is grateful for your forgiveness

wants to laugh with you about old times

remembers you and wishes you were there

needs to know that your love is unconditional

values your advice

wants to tell you how much they care

wants to stay up watching old movies
with you

wants to share their dreams with you

wants to hold you in their arms

wants YOU to hold them in your arms

treasures your spirit

wishes they could STOP time
because of you

can't wait to see you

wishes that things didn't have to change

loves you for who you are

loves the way you make them feel

wants to be with you

hears a song that reminds them of you

wants you to know they are there for you

is glad that you're their friend

wants to be your friend

stayed up all night thinking about you

is alive because of you

is wishing that you would notice them

wants to get to know you better

believes that you are their soul mate

wants to be near you

misses your guidance and advice

values your guidance and advice

has faith in you

trusts you

needs your support

needs you to have faith in them

needs you to let them be your friend

will cry when they read this

.: Perfect :.

She : Do you think I should curl my hair?

He : You hair looks pretty as it is already...

She : But I want to look prettier...

He : But it is impossible to improve on perfection..

Friday, July 4, 2008

.: Consolidation :.

I find doing accounts consolidations a real challange!

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

.: From Behind :.

Comments on this picture taken at Qianhui's farewell posted in Facebook, where Drew wrongly tagged EeWei as SJian

SJian : omg noob, the guy u tag as me is E wei la....

Drew : lololol everyone looks the same from behind

Gosh Drew...ur comment sounds sooooo wrong!~ *hehe*
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