Saturday, March 08, 2003

just got back from malacca.........sniff...supposed to go back tomorrow but due to some reasons, i have to come back today......but i guess i wanted to stay there longer to spend more time with my cousins....ahh, as i am typing, i am listening to the OST of 'My Sassy Girl' that my bro burnt for me....so nice!!!!!!!

anyway, my uncle who just got back from a trip to japan was telling me about how it was....and he kept talking about the gila jepun girls....about the latest fashion craze whereby the girls would wear short skirts that have transparent material at the back of the skirt which reveals their undies....mmm.....AND, he said that i should get rid of my specs cos nobody wears specs there.......heeheehee....which gives me a good reason to persuade Pa to get me contact lenses haha.....

i feel so fat nowadays......ever since school ended, ever since i went to singapore, hong kong, australia.......and now that i am back, i realised that i may have gained 5 kgs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!and i have about 2 weeks here before i leave.........and of course there would be the "ann, you'd better eat this cos you'd miss it when you are away........." which requires me to.......EAT..........and when i reach japan, there would be the"ann, you have to try this...this is good" which means i have to EAT..........and i hate it when i am in my 'Feel Fat' days cos that is when my self esteem is at its lowest....but i guess it is better than last time cos the school pinafore really could make me feel fat....sigh....i have an unwanted spare tyre....

ahh....haha i MAY be going for a treasure hunt organized by AFS at the park near my house tomorrow......mom was saying that AFSers should at least give a helping hand to AFS instead of just enjoying the holidays at those respective countries.....so maybe, bro and me might go...haha although i doubt we could since the event would start at 7 am. haha.....maybe it was just a crap talk that sometimes we talk about within the family so i may not go....

AND, since Zen said that i should update my blogs more often....maybe i should



Tuesday, March 04, 2003

hello! just received a mail from AFS- the organisation which is in charge of my Student Exchange Program....there were a few luggage tags inside the envelope.....enclosed with it were the particulars of my flight to japan.

when i look at the bright yellow luggage tags, i can't help but think of how i felt the last time when my brother was leaving for japan....i always wondered when i could finally taste the moment when i would place those luggage tags on MY luggages :) i really thank God that i could FINALLY....

i shall be departing at 11.35 p.m and shall arrive there at 7.05 a.m......i felt a little sad because my flight would be a direct flight to japan and i would not stop in S'pore....i was hoping that i would stop in Singapore to make a few phone calls to those in Singapore before i fly to japan.....but anyhow, i would still want to make the phone calls before i leave....

ahh...and i haven't bothered to seriously do something about my Japanese yet.....argh....i really can't help being lazy.....i plan to re-read the three LOTR books before i fly and i am currently in book 2....so how could i possibly touch my jap? sigh...excuses excuses excuses....i really need to whack myself once in a while....

hello.......whoever who is reading this.....my beloved friend Seow Su Zen somehow gave me the temptations to start this blogging thingy after she and serena started this.....and since Swee mentioned something about writing a story about my life in Japan whereby i should name it as JapAnn really was interesting! But i really can't believe i am doing this.....after all, i used to frown at those girls who were into this blogging craze......the reason why i did not like the idea of blogging was because some girls fake when blogging....they are not themselves....they potray a perfect image on themselves when blogging....and there was once when a school mate lied about herself....i find it.....sad.....i mean, it is ok to not disclose certain information about your life but to lie about something which is not true befits the purpose of blogging...

BUT.....anyhow, i have the right reason to start blogging.....i shall be going to japan in around 2 weeks time.....so i guess i shall have to tell my close companions about my ongoings in life by asking them to read my blogs......at least i need not forward so many emails hehe.....i like diaries....i have been keeping diaries on and off since i was 13....but i guess blogging is different....it is for people to read therefore it allows them to know me better....but if the internet would not be my true companion during my stay there, i shall dump you, Blogger....

well, today, i went to KLCC and BB to shop for souvenirs for my host family....i have been corresponding with my host parents for the past few weeks via email....and i found it amusing when i asked them,"Am i suppose to call you Otosan (father) and Okasan(mother)?" cos i really didn't know how to address them..... they replied telling me that i could call them 'Torchan' and 'Karchan'.....since it sounds more manja....hehehe....

well, got Torchan and Karchan some stuffs from Royal Selangor....went to so many shops that i got really tired....especially when i entered those souvenir shops......there are so many things there and it just made me feel exhausted...especially when i entered a batek shop...there were so many designs that it was hard to choose which one was the best...

so, i got stuff for Torchan and Karchan but nothing for my 2 elder brothes yet though.....

hmmm...how do i feel about going there? i really don't know how to feel....it would be nice to know myself better during my 1 year stay there but then again, it would be hard to be away from home...i would worry about home....and yes, i would feel homesick....especially when i would be in a foreign land where they speak different language...i shall be living around 1 hour from hiroshima city.....i guess my location is nice since i am placed between 2 cities which are hiroshima and okayama(the place my brother stayed).....so hopefully, i would be able to blog when i am there.....i wouldn't want to cut myself off from so many people when i am there......i would miss so many people that's why i am corresponding with these people as much as i could.......

mmm...i guess that's it....my first blog entry......now i am wondering who to tell about this blogging thingy.....hmmm....i REALLY cannot believe i actually started blogging....heesh