Sunday, December 27, 2015

Japan Trip with Wany!

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I went to Japan with Wany in March this year and I have not blogged about it yet!!! We took so many pictures and did so many things, I don't know how and where to start!! So I am just gonna post a summary of our trip before the year ends.. One day when I am not so lazy I will post in more details the things we did and the places we went to!... Heh heh!

This is our "15th year best friends anniversary trip"! The last time we went holiday together (just the 2 of us) was to Bangkok for my 21st birthday! Initially we planned to go London but decided on our 2nd choice to Japan because we can see Cherry blossom in Japan and both of us did not see it before, so that was the deciding factor! 

On the 2nd day of our trip I fell sick and it took me almost a week to recover, by then we were about to come home to Singapore. I got soaked in Disneyland (stubborn me refused to buy an umbrella) and caught a cold. I even had high fever one night and she had to go and buy medicine for me and put the cooling pad on my head. Most of the times I feel too tired and weak to walk and she went shopping by herself. Sorry for being so weak and leaving you alone Wany! Let's go back to Japan again and this time I will not be so hero and walk in the rain!! 

I love you Wany! Muacks! ❣⃛(❛ั◡˜๑)
Main highlight of the trip was Cherry blossoms!

We visited Disneyland & Disneysea!

My yearly pilgrimage to Sanrio Puroland!

Brought her to Moomin Cafe at Tokyo SkyTree!

Super expensive Kobe Beef that we had in Kobe!

Super kawaii Line Friends Store in Harajuku!

FINALLY HAD A CHANCE TO GO STUDIO GHIBLI!!!

Asakusa Temple at night!

Universal Studios with HARRY POTTER LAND!!

Total number of bags that we brought back. Luckily we flew on Singapore Airlines cos our combined check-in baggage is over 60kg. And we had so much handcarry that the check-in staff requested that we don't shop anymore in the departure lounge. Like we listened! Hahahahaha! We continued shopping and bought more stuff before our flight back to Singapore!

Next month I am going to Japan with Le hubby, Nat & Ray! We are just going to Tokyo and not to other cities cos it's Nat's first time and he want to cover a lot of places in Tokyo. Can't wait!!
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Friday, December 25, 2015

Merry Christmas everyone!

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We had our annual cellgroup Christmas party at our place earlier last Sunday instead of the actual day today because our cellgroup leader & his wife are flying off to Chile for a holiday and won't be in Singapore during Christmas. This year's group is much smaller than last year's party because most of them can't make it. Even Wany was busy and can't come. :(

Group picture with gift exchange!

All the yummy food!

These are all the presents I received this year! So blessed!
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Thursday, December 24, 2015

Christmas Eve Party 2015

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The annual Christmas eve party at Nat & Ray's place! This year he has a Frozen theme and everyone has to wear either blue or white colour to the party. 

We brought along our Olaf items to help decorate his table.

He handmade these! So much effort. Haha!

He also baked a Olaf logcake!

I bought Tiramisu Hero!

Both of us wore blue!
Even the plates are blue. Hahahaha!

Ray the official turkey carver.

Food time!

Group picture!

Gift exchange time!
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Sunday, November 29, 2015

Jack & Jill / Kalamunda Markets

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When I was in Perth last month, my manager Jenna asked me out to Kalamunda Markets with her partner and their dog! She is working from Perth now cos she just moved there in July after getting their permanent residency there. She's mostly working from home even though she lives quite near the office (20mins walk). In fact I park at her condo everyday before taking the free bus to the office to save on parking! Hahahaha!

There wasn't much food at the markets so we went to Jack & Jill!

Cafe is super busy even though we were there early in the morning!

Group picture!

Charlene, Wagsy and Jenna!

Charlene's eggs on toast!

Jenna and I ordered the same dish.. Fried chicken on waffles with miso sauce!
The fried chicken complements the waffle so perfectly!

After breakfast we walked around Kalamunda Markets together.

Lots of pretty flowers for sale!

The planters are a bit creepy but so creative!

Interesting tea sets!

I think it's my 3rd or 4th visit to Kalamunda Markets. Le hubby have not visited Kalamunda Market before because it's only held on the 1st Saturday of each month and whenever he comes it's the wrong timing. Hahaha.. hope I can bring him here one day!
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Saturday, November 28, 2015

Working in Perth

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Last month in October, I had the chance to work out of the Perth office for 2 weeks! It was really nice experiencing the work life there and this post will be about my company's office in Perth!

The office is very near the famous London Court.

There are cafes along the street and it is so nice to sit there and have a cup of coffee.

The office is in Calibre House on St George's Street which is sort of like the Orchard Road of Singapore. Super atas and much nicer than my office in Singapore. So sad. 
Why isn't our office here as nice as the one in Perth... WHY!!!! (; ̄Д ̄)

There is a nice reception area which is huge.

This cubicle was where I sat for 2 weeks!

The pantry is huge. A few times bigger than the one in Singapore.

The other side of the pantry..

There is a reading corner where people exchange their books!

Also a 'shop' where you can browse through and place a order on the order chit. They not scared people steal the items one ah!!

Balloons along the corridor cos it's Halloween week!

There was a Rugby World Cup match one day and a lot of the staff came in the office wearing their favourite team's jersey!

They also brought lots of food to party in the pantry! Wah!

Every Friday is TGIF in the office! At around 3pm, the manager will bring out the alcohol and they will all gather around and chit-chat, chillax... The manager is very friendly and he always come by to ask me not to stress myself and not work too hard because I always got my 'work face' on. Hahaha! He also asked me to take pictures of their alcohol and show it to my colleagues in Singapore to make them jealous.

It is a racing day and everyone was watching the race on TV! Before noon!!

There's alcohol, more alcohol.. Party time!

There's also cheese platters! So happening lah!

One day I went to the park which is just across the road for lunch with my colleague Ann! She usually work from home too but she came in the office to say hi to me and have lunch with me one day. Her husband is my ex-colleague from my previous job and she was the one who introduced me this job in CWT! She moved to Perth with her husband and they are both living and working there now. So relaxing lah.. the weather is nice and people are just relaxing on the grass having lunch. 

On other days during lunch I will just walk around and see what's good. Most of the days I buy sushi cos it's convenient and really yummy. And I mostly eat Asian food during lunch. Hahahahaha!

Sushi Platter #1

Sushi Platter #2

Teriyaki Chicken Salad Bowl

Japanese Udon

Thai chap chy png for AUD11.50.
Rice and/or noodles plus 3 other dishes. Really yum!

 
 There's a food stall called Newton Circle. Hahahahaha! 
I went there two times and tried 2 of their popular dishes.

Newton Circle's Mee goreng

Newton Circle's Hainanese Chicken Rice

 
 Every Thursday night is late night shopping!

 There is also a food bazaar every Thursday night!

I enjoyed my 2 weeks stay in Perth and it was fun working out of the Perth office! Tabby kept asking me to move to Perth permanently to stay with her.. very tempting!!!! (≧∇≦*)

Anyway I updated quite a bit about my Perth trip on my Dayre when I was there. You can read my entries there! https://dayre.me/jasminetas
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