Wednesday, August 31, 2005

Project Superstar Grand Finals

Why 'Auntie' Kelly Poon will win the Project Superstar Grand Finals?

1. Because Kelly is the chosen ONE. (To add drama to the competition, she was resurrected in the revival round.)

2. Because Kelly is a student of Lee Wei Song & Roy Loy (one of the judges.)

3. Because Kelly makes me nose bleed.

Why 'Ah Lian' Kelvin Tan will win the Project Superstar Grand Finals?

1. Because Kelvin's fans has more money. (He sold more singles than Kelly.)

2. Because Kelvin has a special voice.

3. Because Kelvin is inspirational!

But the biggest winner is:

One SMS 60 cents, one hundred SMS $60, a million SMS is a cool $600,000!

Keep voting you suckers!

Anyway, NKF has enough in their reserves.

Michel De Nostradamus Part II

Before you begin, please:

Read the introduction about the Prophet, Nostradamus.

Read the translation of his 942 quatrains.

I want to share with you an interesting theory.

If time travel is a reality in the future, than Nostradamus might have been visited by a Time Traveller.

In order to prove the success of time travel, one would have to go back in time and leave evidence so that the future will be able to see it and conclude the experiment a success. However, he (Time Traveller) cannot alter any events else the future will be changed or worse, be destroyed.

Therefore, Nostradamus might have received some form of message from the Time Traveller and recorded it down in his quatrains. These quatrains cannot describe the 'predictions' clearly, in case someone were to alter the course of history. This can explain why the quatrais become clear only after the event has occurred.

John Titor, another Time Traveller, might have left evidence in our time (2002) in another experiment conducted by the future.

Paranormal? Bullshit? You decide!


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Monday, August 29, 2005

Alaskan malamute

An Alaskan malamute was left unattended in a backyard of a terrace house without water and shelter. The three-year-old died of heat stroke.

The owner, events manager Lee Bee Leong, has been previously advised by SPCA to keep the dog in a cool place and provide lots of drinking water.

Mr. Lim was convicted and fined $3000. (Source: The Straits Times, 26 Aug 05)

What?!?! Only $3000?

This is murder! He should at least be packed to jail for a few weeks. $3000 is just a slap on the wrist. (incidentally, I lost about that amount during the weekend on EPL. Damn Chelsea n Man U.)

Dogs are man's best friend. They are intelligent, loyal and provide us with great companionship. Its a life, you know? So what if they are less intelligent than humans or cant express themselves? Does that mean I can go torture a mute with a low IQ and get away with murder?

I proposed to put the inhuman son of a beach under the hot sun for 8 hours without water and shelter. He should get a taste of the slow and painful death suffered by the dog.

To the Alaskan malamute: Rest in peace, for you have completed your task on earth. I know you will be in a faraway place, a beautiful place without sufferings or pains. You will be rewarded and never have to go hungry or thirsty again. (In memory of all the lovely canines who have left us, especially my beloved Lucca & Saibo.)


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Another life lost

Took sentenced to die. Another life terminated prematurely.

Justice is served? You mean a life for a life. An eye for an eye? You barbaric or what? Cant we forgive and forget?

Lets examine what has it achieved:

Here's what Huang Na's mum said: Justice done. But nothing can bring my Na-er (the victim) back. (yes, justice is served. Surely, there are other forms of punishment too.)

Took's family is devastated. Apart from suffering financially, they are ostracized by the public. (people, they are innocent!)

Finally, the fact that Took surrendered himself after escaping from Singapore showed that he might be remorseful. He could have easily stayed away and escape punishment so shouldnt he be given a chance? I am not suggesting to set him free but a long prison term should suffice.

"But love your enemies, do good, and lend, hoping for nothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High. For He is kind to the unthankful and evil. Therefore be merciful, just as your Father also is merciful."

God Bless!

Ps: Project Superstar Kelly vs Kelvin: From the referrals to my site from search engine, Kelly Poon is leading with 156 referrals while Kelvin Tan Wei Lian has 56 searches.


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Friday, August 26, 2005

Death Sentence

Today, Took Leng How is sentenced to death for murdering 8 years old Huang Na last year.




Enough said. I rest my case.

Ps: See my arguments against capital punishment.
If you agree with me, please
sign the online petition.


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The Living and the Terminated.

Blogs come, blogs go. Some of the once popular read have been terminated. Why? Because the identity of the author has been compromised. See Reason for Coming Back and Boy Orange. I hope my identity will never be exposed. For those of you who know who I am (Jiahui, Lydia, Esmond, Willment), I got to silence you people. I am sorry!

On a lighter note: Girls, you always wanted to be our equal, right? Here's the first step! Check this out. Tomorrow, they can start building urinals in the female toilet so there will be no more queues. How cool!

You love scary movies? This is more exciting than The Maid. Definitely better than The Ring! Its the Supermarket Ghost, coming to a supermarket near you.........

Be X afraid!


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Thursday, August 25, 2005

Michel de Nostradamus Part I

Nostradamus was born 14 Dec 1503 in France. He studied medicine, herbalism, maths, astronomy, astrology, liberal arts and many languages.

During the Black Death (bubonic plague), he successfully lessen the impact of the plague in Aix and received hero status. However, years later his wife and 2 children were killed by the plague.
Heartbroken, he packed and traveled around Italy and France. He finally settled in France in 1554 and remarried. A year later, he began his career as a prophet.

He wrote a total of 942 quatrains (4 lines verses) in 10 centuries (chapters). His prophecies are obscure before the predicted event, but become clear after the event has occurred.

The Prophet predicted his own death. On 01 July 1566, when his assistant wished him 'Goodnight'. He replied 'you will not find me alive at sunrise.' He was dead in the morning.

In century 9, quatrain 7, he wrote:

"He who will open the tomb found,
And will come to close it promptly,
Evil will come to him, and one will be unable to prove,
If it would be better to be a Breton or Norman King."

During the French Revolution in 1791, a group of drunken soldiers opened his tomb. All of them, were reputedly, killed on their way back to camp.

You might have seen these:

"In the year of the new century and nine months,
From the sky will come a great King of Terror...
The sky will burn at forty-five degrees.
Fire approaches the great new city..."

"In the City of God there will be a great thunder,
Two brothers torn apart by Chaos,
while the fortress endures,
the great leader will succumb,
The third big war will begin when the big city is burning"

They referred to Sept 11 2001?

False! The first one was put together from different quatrains. The second one was written by a university student in 1997 in an essay about Nostradamus.

Paranormal? Bullshit? You decide!

Ps: Look out for Part II of this article.


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Kelly Poon Kar Lai - Project Superstar

This will be the last entry on Project Superstar.

After listening carefully to Kelly's song, I think she sounds very much like Landy Wan. Download Kelly Poon's single here. Please buy the original to enjoy the whole song!

Download the song by all the contestants.

I am selling both albums by Kelly Poon and Kelvin Tan for only S$10 (Cash On Delivery). Contact me if you are keen.

Out for lunch.

Ps: If the copyright holders object to the posting of the above sample, I will gladly take it down.


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Wednesday, August 24, 2005

Project Superstar: Kelly Poon VS Kelvin Tan

Sorry folks! This topic has generated a lot of traffic from the search engine to my site, so must strike the iron while its hot.

Can I offer you an insight into the competitive but cruel world of entertainment?

For every Superstar that you see, there are probably hundreds waiting at the sideline for their chance. Everyday, record companies talent scout potential candidates. In a month, they may have signed 2 to 5 new singers. These new recruits are put through training and receive a miserable allowance from the record company.

When they are ready, they will get to record their album. After that (normally 3 to 6 months later), the company will decide if the market is ready for a new artiste. If the market condition does not permit, the new singer will be canned. For how long? We dont know. There are cases where new recruits wait out their 1 or 2 years contract without releasing a single album.

For Kelly and Kelvin, its a make or break situation because they are already in the limelight. Kelvin Tan is a better bet. He can be packaged as a hero who overcame the odds to achieve his goals. Who cares whether its sympathy votes or real appreciation for his talents? As long as his album sells, everyone (the record company) is happy.

Kelly will be slightly disadvantaged. I dont think her personality nor her voice is outstanding. She may be able to make it in Sillypore but overseas will be a big question mark. That is no use, because how many albums can u sell here?

Sad to say, its just boils down to dollars and cents for the company.

My best wishes to both contestants!

Ps: All the above are my personal opinions.
More articles on Project Superstar in previous posts.

Ps: The comments section is now open to all blogspot members. Feel free to post your views. Thanks Kucinta, I didnt realised my comments section was closed to all.


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Kelvin Tan Wei Lian - Project Superstar.

The Project Superstar grand final will be held on the 01 Sept 05 at the indoor stadium.

Please support Kelvin Tan Wei Lian by buying his album at all major record companies, suggested retail price is S$7.90. There are 2 songs in the CD, one by him and another by all the Project Superstar contestants.

Download a sample of his single here. (Please be patient, a bit slow to start) All the technologies in the studio has done wonders to his voice. Its really nice.

I will put up Kelly Poon Kar Lai's singles soon. But YOU HAVE to support me by visiting my sponsors. No money how to maintain this site? How to buy her album?

Other sites on Kelvin Tan Wei Lian:
Official Site?
Yahoo group for Wei Lian's fans

Ps: If the copyright holders object to the posting of the above sample, I will gladly take it down.


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Tuesday, August 23, 2005

Sleepless in Sillypore?

10 practical jokes you can pull off at 4 a.m.

Before you start, have the following ready:
  1. An unlisted home telephone number.
  2. A copy of Saturday's classified ads.
  3. A pre-paid SIM card.
  4. Another accomplice to enjoy the moment together.

Here we go:

  1. Call a friend, see previous post.
  2. Check the properties/cars classified. Look for those that entertain calls 24 hours. Call them and enquire about that property/car that is advertised.
  3. Call the 24 hrs electrician. Tell him your house had a short circuit and ask him to come immediately. Give your neighbour's address and your pre-paid SIM card number.
  4. Find two flats with lots of shoes outside. Take all the left sided shoe from each house and exchange them.
  5. When your neighbour's newspaper is delievered, exchange it with a copy of last week's paper of the same day.
  6. With all the lights off in your house, drop many marbles/nails. Quickly clear up and stay real quiet, in case your neighbour come aknocking.
  7. Between intervals of 20 minutes, order the cheapest item from the fast food delivery. Warn the operater that the order should arrive under 45 minutes, else order is cancelled. Repeat 3 times. See if your food arrives 20 minutes apart.
  8. Look in the classified ads, find as many pager number as you can. Page each of them and leave another salesman handphone number from the classified. Do it twice and leave two different call back numbers.
  9. Arrange all the shoes from all your neighbours' flat, all the way down the stairs. (see photo)
  10. Help your neighbours re-arrange their plants in a straight row along the corridor.

If you have completed all of the above, send me an email at 4 a.m. to claim your prize!

Ps: Some of the acts may be illegal. Follow at your own risks. As they say in the army: you can do anything, just dont get caught.


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Monday, August 22, 2005

Callers from Hell

At 5 am this morning, we (myself and a friend who slept over) couldnt sleep so we decided to call some friends.

Dialing May's number (another friend of mine)...........

May: Heellooo..... (very sleepy)

My friend: Hey, you still sleeping? I am waiting downstairs for you, we are going jogging, right?

May: Huh? Whos that??? (still sounding very sleepy)

My friend: Ben lah, quick washup and come down!

May: Which Ben???

My friend: Aiyo, Stephenie dont play lah, its me Ben.

May: I am not Stephenie! (a bit annoyed)

My friend: Oh! Sorry! Wrong number, so sorry! (quickly hang up)

5 minutes later,

Dialing May again..............

May: Heellloooo? (wow, I guess she went back to sleep again)

My friend (speaking very quickly): Hey! Stephenie, I tell you, very funny. Just now called wrong number and spoke to the girl very long. Thought it was you!

May: You crazy ah? I told you I AM NOT STEPHENIE. (must be fully awake by now)

My friend: Opps, sorry! (Hang up immediately)

Ps: the names have been changed to protect the identities of those involved so that we can pull the trick off her again at a later date.

Ps: Thanks for your emails. I promise I will write about The Great Prophet Nostradamus by the end of this week.


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Sunday, August 21, 2005

Silly ranting

Many sites hosted in the US were down today. Wonder why?

I have so much traffic these two days. (Should have more, if not for the down time.) Thanks to Blog Introduction and a young chick, pearlsofpink.

She gave me some very constructive criticisms but more importantly, site referrals. I am sorry that my English is not that powderful, just for your info, I only completed PSLE. I very Hokkien pie one, you know?

Anyway, I wish her well for her audition at TCS. Taking a quote from one of my humble writings:

"Blogs with sexual contents are popular, especially written by female bloggers. wanna find overnight fame? Just strip and post. Of course, you must have lots of beauty and a little brains to go with it."

Well, you do have some beauty (though not a lot) and as a JC babe, you shouldnt be too bad in the intellectual department.

Break a leg!


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Saturday, August 20, 2005

Project Superstar

Project Superstar is a Chinese talent quest contest.

Kelly Poon Kar Lai won the female section. See her performance in clip 1, clip 2.

Tan Wei Lian is the male winner. See his performance in clip 1, clip 2.

As with all competitions, there must be controversies.

1. Kelly has taken music lessons under two of the judges (source: Shin Min).

2. Kelly was eliminated in the quarter finals, but she made it thru the revival round and went on to win the competition. Strange but dramatic huh? (I predicted so when she was revived.)

3. Tan Wei Lian, who is visually handicapped, caused an uproar when he won (by the way, I voted for him too). Viewers asked how can a blind be a Superstar? I say, why not? Havent you heard of Stevie Wonder? From a marketing point of view, there isnt another handicapped recording artist so that makes Wei Lian a good package. He can be an inspiration too.

4. Wei Lian won because of sympathy votes? Well, put it this way: Irregardless of a black or white cat, as long as it catches mice, its a good cat! If you suckers (including me) are willing to pay and vote for him, than surely you will buy his album. (thats all it matters to the music company!)

5. True to the style of Sillypore, the voting is NOT transparent!

Let me make a bold prediction: Kelly will win the grand finals, Wei Lian will cut an album after the finals. So both will be winner!


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Friday, August 19, 2005

Maid Abuse

  • Hits head with a pair of jeans, VCD cover and tomato sauce bottle.
  • Kicks and punches head. Slaps face, pulls hair and pushes head against wall.
  • Pokes eye with fingernail.
  • Hits hand with thermometer.
  • Jabs chest with elbow.
  • Pinches right hand.
  • Bends fingers of both hands.
  • Beats her with coconut.
  • Hits foot with plastic chopping board.

Torture during Japanese Occupation? No.

These are methods Suzarina Madzin (strange? Why most offenders are female?) used to abuse her Indonesian maid over a period of ten months.

Barbaric? Uncivilised? Inhuman? Beast? How else can I describe it?

Wake up! Maids are not slaves or animals. They ARE also a fellow human being. You got money, big fuck? Can do as you please?

These maids have to leave their family and come to a strange environment. They are all alone here and homesick. Surely, we dont have to add to their misery, right?

Treat them with a little respect. Go ahead, reprimand them when they make a mistake but have patience. On the other hand, do you give them a sweet when they have done well?

I hate it when children scream at their maid. Parents, its time to teach your young rascal some manners and respect. Else we have another maid abuser in the making!

Let me share this with you. I treat my family's maid with respect. I always say 'please' and 'thank you'. Occasionally, I buy her chocolates or snacks. My family also demand her to be well-groomed at all times. She looks more like (if only she is fairer) a family member than a maid.

For your info, Suzarina is looking at a jail term of 1 1/2 years on each charge, or a fine of up to $15 000 or both. But I propose: Why not send her to a third world country and do 1000 hours (8 hrs a day, for 4+ months only) of community service? She will return a better person. Trust me!


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Wednesday, August 17, 2005

Gloomy Sunday

One of the topics I wrote about, a song Gloomy Sunday two months back. The topic is now very popular in Malaysia. I have the report in the Chinese papers here for you (Click to enlarge).

You can read my post by clicking here.

Download the song by clicking here. The report advises that if you have depression, mental illness, feel inferior, pessimistic or is young and rebellious, STAY AWAY from the song.


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Sex & Lust.

Our world is ruled by sex and lust.

Cosmetic, botex, perfume, slimming centre...... what are they for? To improve your appearance and most importantly sex appeal. How many times have, you guys, regretted the choice of your one night-stand the morning after? Its misleading after all that make-up, the dim lightings and lots of booze.

Blogs with sexual contents are popular, especially written by female bloggers. wanna find overnight fame? Just strip and post. Of course, you must have lots of beauty and a little brains to go with it.

My favourite idols are Song Hye Kyo and Tao Zi (Taiwanese host). Why? If only i can get them laid. Song is a beauty, the kind that is submissive and gentle (my perception) and surely I can teach her a trick or two. But after sometime it will get boring. Tao should be wild and witty (my perception again), sparks should fly. And we can have fun for a long time. Don't give me that kind of disgusted look! I know many girls who want to wake up next to Andy Lau, Nicolas Tse or Beckham. (And I know many that have done so and felt so satisfied.) That's the reason they are superstars. The more people fantasize about them, the more popular they become.

Why do most men work so hard? (One of the reasons) To earn enough to buy that new coupe to increase their appeal to the opposite sex (sometimes to the same sex, who knows?). Women need more money to dress up and look good. What for? To get laid.

Sorry, folks. The truth is ugly. It hurts!


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Monday, August 15, 2005

I have ONE set of VCD (Original) for sale. Full set 5 disc, no scratches. Good condition. In Chinese and Cantonese. I am also looking to buy or rent Korean/HK serials.
Cash on Delivery (Singapore only). $13 for the whole set. Email me if you are keen, email me at

An Inspiration

Mr. Ho, then 16, was diagnosed with a spinal condition which causes paralysis. He is confined to a motorized wheelchair and has limited use of his arms and hands.

Despite his disabilities, he completed his diploma in legal studies and now supports himself by working as a data entry clerk at a prestigious law firm. (Picture and story from The New Paper on 15 Aug 05.)

Mr. Ho Chee Siong, I salute you!

Though perseverance and determination, he has achieved self-sufficiency.

I am so ashamed of myself. I have dreams and aspirations too. However, I am too lazy to step out of my comfort zone. I love procrastination, there is always a tomorrow!

Do you know that 90% of us love to stay in the comfort zone? Only 10% do things differently. It is this 10% that will achieve some form of success.

In my eyes, Mr. Ho is a winner; a hero! I have to do some serious soul searching. Why he can? Why I cant?

How about you?


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Sunday, August 14, 2005

Principles of City Management

Here's what I realised when playing SimCity:

1. Why produce cars when you can sell the entitlement to own one?

2. Make them pay to drive to the office in the mornings. Than make them pay to drive home in the evenings.

3. Sell all properties at 99 years lease. Forcefully acquire the freehold or 999 years and move them to a 99 years leasehold.

4. Raise funds by keeping a portion of your people salary. Invest them to earn bananas while you return them peanuts.

5. Set up an investment company and own a share of every viable company in your city. Especially the essential service provider; eg. telecommunication, banking and transportation.

6. Import foreign talents to keep your people on their toes.

7. Free education for the poor. Best medical care for the rich only.

8. Why retire, when you can milk your cows till 65?

9. For good PR, buy some sporting medals.

10. Say NO to transparency.

Finally, bankrupt those who oppose the above 10 principles.

Saturday, August 13, 2005

No mood to write.

Everton 0 - 2 Man Utd

First match of the EPL and I am down.

No Presidential election, that means no holiday!

Dont feel like writing at the moment.

Let me recommend you a nice site to read.
Or you can read an Anti-Xiaxue site.

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Friday, August 12, 2005

Long long time ago, in a far far away island. There was a man, Anddy, who wanted to be the President. It was his childhood dream. Hey! Every kid wants to be the President.

Anddy worked his way up, by hook or by crook, to meet the criteria to run for office.

However, the ruling party did not like the idea. They did not want an outsider to poke his nose into their affairs.

They had a plan. Anddy's past was put to close scrutiny. His past employers told everyone he had 'required a fair bit of hand holding in his job'. Another said he was 'not honest and had taken them for a spin'.

Anddy was devastated. His dreams were shattered. he remained a broken man.

Moral of the story?
Never join a party uninvited. The host may chase you away with a broom!

Note: All the characters and events are fictional. Any resemblance to the living or dead, is purely your imagination. Dont think so much, its a parable.

Ps: I have my first real comment. Thank you! (Though you dont have the balls to leave your name so that I can thank you personally.) Any reactions is better than none, keep them coming!
Petition against capital punishment, click here.

Thursday, August 11, 2005

They used to be at Sembawang, Andrews Ave. Now its at 140B Piccadilly Road (Tel: 64820244). Its inside Seletar Camp, near the East Camp.

The main draw for me is the ambience. We dine under the stars and candle light, very romantic. As for the food, try the home-made soup and the buffalo wings. The wings' spicyness is ranked from level 1 to 10. We tried the level 2 and its already shiok! The rest of the stuff is good too. They basically serve american food. The four of us spent about $120 (1 clam chowder, half dozen buffalo wings, 2 steaks, 2 fish n chips and 4 drinks). Its worth every cents!

Wednesday, August 10, 2005

An eye for an eye. A tooth for a tooth.

Sillypore is ranked 10th in 2004 for the most number of executions per million population. Most of our criminals are hung for drug trafficking and murder offenses. The execution, by hanging, is carried out every Friday morning with little details made known to the public.

Terminating someone's life before his natural death is like playing God. Human life is precious, nobody has the right to take it away. Moreover, two wrongs do not make a right.

Capital punishment achieves nothing. It does not bring the murdered victim back to life. It also serves to punish the love ones and family members of the prisoner. If you are thinking that it reduces or puts a lid on the crime rate, think again. Potential criminals always think they will never get caught or when they have to worry about their next meal, being put to death is the last thing on their mind.

Looking at a would-be criminal psychological profile, he would most probably be abused or subjected to a violent upbringing. He may also be neglected. Under such circumstances, can you blame him for not having the right morals? Shouldnt the society be partly responsible for him going astray? Almost all those on death row have a sad past to tell. Since they are a product of our society, than the society should give them a chance to repent. There must be a more appropriate punishment and rehabilitation than to hang them.

In Sept 2000, the Pope expressed his hope "that there no longer be recourse to capital punishment, given that states today have the means to efficaciously control crime, without definitively taking away an offender's possibility to redeem himself".

Last, but not least, is the accused really guilty as charged? What if there is a mistake? What if.....? Death is irreversible.

If you agree with my viewpoints, please sign this online petition.

"What does the law say? You will not kill! How does it say it? By killing!" (Translated from French) Victor Hugo, a french author. (Les Miserables, The Hunchback of Notre Dame.)

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Tuesday, August 09, 2005

Happy National Day!

Have you ever wonder why it doesnt rain during our National Day Parade?

Do you believe that we can control the weather?

Let me share with you a real life incident. I did not witness the event myself but heard it thru a senior. And this person who experienced and related it to me, is trustworthy, so there is no reason for me to disbelief.

It was our Scout's annual campfire. Many months of preparation went into the event. At about 7 pm, the sky turned dark and it started to rain. This would had ruined the campfire. A few of our adult leaders, who were staunch Christians, started to pray. After 10 minutes, the rain went away and out came the sun for a few minutes. It was a miracle! Many others witnessed the event and subsequently converted to Christianity.

Do you believe?

Let me share a Taoist way to stop the sky from pouring. You need a satay stick, a big red chilli and a big onion. Pierce the sharp end of the stick through the end of the chilli, lengthwise. Than poke through the centre of the onion and push the stick all the way through. Find an open space and stand the whole stick on the ground with the chilli facing upwards to the sky. This only works when its drizzling or before a downpour.

Well, with regards to the National Day Parade, rumour says that they always get some monks to chant for good weather before the event. I cant verify this, if you know something, please email me.

Meanwhile, enjoy the parade and the fireworks!

Monday, August 08, 2005

Quick, put in some nice comments for me. Its my birthday today!

I grew up as a very independent person. I remembered when I was 12, I took my savings and bought myself a Smurf (if you got no idea what it is, click here) as a birthday gift for myself.

The most memorable birthday was my 21th. Its the only time which I held a party at East Coast chalet. It was attended by all my friends and a special group of people from Teleview (something like our IRC now, but this was before the Internet was born) chat room.

Today was no different from any other day. Same old shit, different day.

You must be wondering why I have few friends. Its a realistic world out there, my friend. Most friendships are built on mutual benefits. These people I call them acquaintances (I have, which can fill many truckloads), I dont divulge much about myself to them.

True friends are people who stand by you through thick and thin (I have, but can only fill one salon car). Thank you! Willment, Esmond, Jeremy and Wendy. I love you all!

A true friend is an angel,
who helps us up on our feet,
when our wings forgot how to fly.

Sunday, August 07, 2005

Reel TV: Rape caught on tape!

Its such a beautiful day! And its my birthday!

Hmm........ What's this babe doing here??

Wanna have some fun, baby???

Come'on. Dont be shy!

Dont struggle, will u!


I am having fun!

Ahhh......... satisfying!

Dont come near me! I gonna jump!

Ps: No animals were harmed in anyway, during this production.

Saturday, August 06, 2005

Did you watch Armageddon (the Chinese show starring Andy Lau)? Or read Charles Dickens' Bleak House?

Both mentioned Spontaneous Human Combustion (SHC), the human body going up in flames suddenly. There were more than 200 cases recorded since ancient time, proven or otherwise.

The most talked about case happened in 02 July 1951 (see photo). A 67 years old widow, Mary Reeser, was found dead by her landlord. Only a small corner of the living room was burnt. And less than 10% of her 170 pounds body mass was left. Her left foot remained intact and the walls were covered with greasy soot.

There are many similarities in most of the SHC cases. Firstly, most victims are female (female has more fats. Girls its true, you are fat!), overweight and alcoholics. Next, only portions of the head, legs and arms are intact. Some clothings may be intact. Also, most victims were alone and drank heavily prior to death. Finally, a yellow liquid is usually found near the body, while the walls and ceiling are found to be greasy.

What happened? Did they really burst into flame for no reason?

The most accepted theory is the Candle Effect. The combustion is not spontaneous, there is always a source of ignition (Mary Reeser was a smoker). Since the victims drank heavily, they are knocked out cold and are unable to seek help. Their clothes will act as a wick and the melted body fats become the fuel. Even though the body is cremated at 1300 deg C; 250 deg C will be sufficient to turn the body into ash under prolonged burning.

The last recorded case (I found while researching) happened on 24 Mar 1997 in Ireland.

Is it retribution? Supernatural? Or bull shit?

Have you taken your lunch? I just came back from Lavender Food Court.

There is this popular 'Wan Tun Mee' stall. My friend, George, joined the very long queue while I ordered my food. 20 minutes later, I have finished my food but he was still in the queue. Another 10 minutes passed, it was his turn. He carried his tray of food and returned gleefully to our table. In 5 minutes, he wolfed down his noodles. Hmmm..... 30 minutes of waiting for 5 minutes of pleasure.

Do you have Goals in your life? Did you persevere to reach them?

If you are really determined to enjoy the noodles, you would have queued; even for an hour. Nothing would have detract you, right? Put this in your life, do you give up easily?

George has the hunger and in the end he reached his goal and got his reward. If you have the same hunger, you will go all out to achieve what you have set to do!

What is stopping you from achieving greatness?

Think about it!

A man without goals,
is a ship without a compass.

Friday, August 05, 2005

Its just after midnight.

We have entered the lunar seventh month, also known as Hungry Ghost Festival. The Chinese legend says that during this month, the gates of Hell are opened and the spirits are free to roam the earth and visit YOU!

During this month, you must be a good boy/girl. Dont be mischievous, else they are coming to get you. (Not Santa okie! It's them, the good brothers aka spirits).

If you cant get to sleep, check these photos out.

Good nite and have horrible nightmares!

This is the Official world's funniest joke:

Two hunters are out in the woods when one of them collapses. He doesn't seem to be breathing and his eyes are glazed. The other guy takes out his phone and calls the emergency services.
He gasps: "My friend is dead! What can I do?"

The operator says: "Calm down, I can help. First, let's make sure he's dead."
There is a silence, then a gunshot is heard. Back on the phone, the guy says: "OK, now what?"

Funny meh?? I like this one, found in yesterday's New Paper better:

What's the difference between a bird and a fly?
A bird can fly but a fly cant bird.

Hahahaha....... Just wanna lightened up the mood on this depressing day!

The weather (see photo, its taken from my bedroom) is killing me. Its so depressing. Please give me some sunshine, will you?

Thursday, August 04, 2005

It seems like the last article was well received. Here's another one:

It happened during my Basic Military Training (BMT) in Palau Tekong.

During my first two weeks of BMT, I was on MC for a medical condition (always sick huh??). There was this ceremony which issued the new recruits with their weapon and it was conducted in the evening. It was a solemn ceremony and all lights had to be turned off, only candle lights were allowed.

I did not have to attend and stayed in my bunk (dormitory). The time was 8 pm. Since I had nothing to do, I decided to take a bath. Using a candle, I made my way to the toilet. I was taking a bath when someone walked in. He started chatting with me. Asking why I did not attend the ceremony and stuff like that. He also told me that he was from Echo company and was on MC. After my bath, I went to the wash basin to wash my laundry. That guy was standing behind me (I saw him when I came out of the bath) and we continued to chat. When I looked up into the mirror, there was no one behind me. I looked again to confirm, but was sure I couldn't see him even though he was behind me. Suddenly, my hair stood on ends. Without hesitation, I dashed out of the toilet and ran all the way down 4 levels and hid outside the admin office (there are staffs in the office).

After calming myself (about 15 mins), I returned to the toilet and collected my laundry. Luckily, he wasn't waiting for me.

The next day, I went around asking (particularly, the company he claimed he was from) if there were such a person staying back the previous night. No one was on MC except for me!

The following days, my story went around and I sort of became a celebrity. Everyone wanted to hear it personally from me. Finally, some Officer spoke to me and told me to stop causing fear. He also hinted that I had indeed met something special.......

Tuesday, August 02, 2005

Long time never write about my pet subject, The Unknown.

I am doing some final reading about the renowned prophet Michel de Nostradame. Should be able to post a summary in a week or so. Any input from you is welcome.
Meanwhile, would really love to share some personal experience with you. (7th month coming, you know......)

This happened years ago when I was still a young punk (some details, just like my memory, have faded but the main points are still here):

Being young and restless, a group of us love to go gallavanting. One Friday/Saturday morning (I mean about 2 am), with some young babes in tow, we decided to go disturb some spirits. There were 3 guys n 2 gals.

We drove all the way to Lim Chu Kang cemetry. Drove into one of the small paths in the Chinese cemetry and explored. There were no lights along the path and we turned off our headlights too. Its damm exciting. The gals screamed and we had lots of fun. After an hour or so, we decided to go for supper before heading home. (This is not the main story, just the intro).

I reached home at about 6 am and went straight to bed. I had a strange dream:

I was back at the cemetry, but it was during the day. An old man appoarched me and we chatted. Before he left, he asked me to buy 4 D and gave me a set of numbers. He said that I could return with offerings after winning. I promised I would. I punted on the number. That evening, the prize came out 2nd and I won! Immediately, I went to buy offerings (lots of it) and returned to pray.

Ringgggggg...... I was awakened by my handphone. It was my buddy asking me out for lunch. I told him about the strange dream but didnt reveal the number to him. We both joked about it.

Anyway, we both met for lunch (about 3 pm). In my mind, I wanted to find a betting outlet to 'buy' that number. However, didnt find one. We went for a movie and some coffee after the show. At about 7 plus in the evening, I got hold of a copy of the Chinese papers. Shocked! The number came up 2nd prize, just like in the dreams!

Well, thats not the end of the story. From that day onwards, nothing went right. I had no luck in anything I did. I felt like cursed. Whenever I play mahjong or card games, I never won. It went on for about 2 years. Finally, my buddy brought me (from Thailand) a tiger claw to wade off the bad luck. Only than I felt the turning point.

Today, I have full respect for the unknown force.

Tomorrow is Little Grass birthday, the women who spent 8 years with me.

This morning, I sent her a message wishing her a happy birthday and wanting to buy her a gift or meal.

Received this reply in the afternoon:

don't need. U already have given the worst birthday present in the entirelife.. And the worst is my hair has not shown much improvement.I just wanna to get far far away from u when everything is settled. don'temail to me unecessary. Thanks.

Can you see the hatred? Boy, I must have hurt her real bad! Imagine 3 years have passed and till today this is the kind of communication we engaged in. (If you wanna know, she blames her hair loss on our breakup too.)

I know I am the guilty party, I deserved to be hanged.

But having hatred may not be the best way to handle the situation. Forgiveness may be a better option. She hates me, I feel guilty. If only there is forgiveness, we will both get our peace. Only with her forgiveness, I can finally bring closure to this chapter in my life. I doubt it will ever come. It shall always remain as an open ending for me.

For you my friend! Learn from my lesson. Do not treat relationships as a game. Treasure what you have. Always remind yourself: I must treasure every moment with you, my one and only love.

And, especially the guys, please do not stray. Always end one relationship before starting another. The temptation will always be there.

Take care!

You will never know true happiness
until you have truly loved,
and you will never understand what pain really is
until you have lost it.