Monday, June 21, 2010

Decisions, Decisions.

And the decision's been made. I'm moving on! Hopefully news comes in tomorrow. *Cross fingers*

I am feeling so depressed and blue that I think sooner or later, I'd fall into depression. Time to go.

Retreat was awesome today. Shared innermost feelings probably hidden for half a year or so. Got to know people better, and it's great to be back in Toastmasters and meeting old and new friends again.

It's back to work tomorrow, blue but I think the thing to look forward to is meeting the nice colleagues who will slog the day together with you. That is what keeps me going at the moment.

Monday, June 14, 2010


It's really quite hard to trust somebody once the person has broken it not only once, but twice, trice and even more. I really want to learn to trust her once more, but I just can't bring myself to do it.

It's tough. I think you know it too.

Sunday, June 13, 2010

The Brand Training

Over Thursday and Friday, I was picked to attend a brand training at Botanic Gardens by a company. Only one person per agency could attend. Since I was the copywriter doing that particular account, there was no better candidate than myself to go. Prior to the training, there were 3 assignments - pretty easy ones: just to read case studies, and to prepare some text I have written before and bring it along with me.

Tired out the night before, I arrived at 8.10am, with droopy eyes, waiting for it to start. In short, the front portions were boring with the dry stuff, but the fun parts came in when we had to work together in groups to "practise" what we were "taught".

So there, I mingled among the employees, learnt new stuff, and had a fruitful first day. Over dinner, I managed to rub shoulders with directors from all over the APAC and US region and the marcomms people. Neat.

I was sitting through presentations throughout the 2nd day, albeit dry but critical stuff we needed to know and understand. I'm glad I did not skip it at all, I wasn't intending to anyway. Haha.

But yeah, I realized this was a rare opportunity for me to be there since you don't really get the chance to be part of something so major like that in your entire career. So to be able to get such exposure so young, I felt really lucky. Even the director of marketing for apac said that it is rare to experience something like that in her career.

Hmm, I'm inspired and motivated after this event. (:

Oh, and something I came across at Botanic Gardens while walking out to the bus stop on Friday afternoon after the brand training, on my way to the PC show.

Sunday, June 06, 2010

The Working Life So Far...

Sucks! Hate hate hate waking up at 8am, and reaching home at 8.15pm from Monday to Fridays. Worse when OTs are needed. Don't like working, hate working, detest working.

I want work life balance! And that seems pretty impossible in Singapore. Look at what they have done to teachers. If they go down, our "pillars of the future" would be going down too. Haha.

Anyway. I'm still in my current-sucky-sometimes-require-long-hours job. I'm starting to drag myself to work everyday. Argh. I wanna LEAVE-TENDER-RESIGN-LOOK FOR A BETTER JOB.

Ok, enough sad. You know how working's life like. The only good things are weekends and salary.
The Loot From Last Week's JB Shopping Trip!

And here it is... everything squeezed into two bags! Must bring your own sturdier bag, their plastic bags tear easily. -_- Especially if you got snack bags with sharp ends.

The loot revealed! As always, the snacks dominate!

I love shopping. (: