Monday, April 27, 2009

Bleach - Kon

I've only recently started to watch Bleach.
Watch about 15 episodes now and have enjoyed it very much.
I especially like three of the characters in bleach.
They are Ichigo, Rukia and Kon.
I was glad to be able to find Kon plush (above photo) dressed up like Ichigo yesterday.
Make : Banpresto
Year : 2005
Height : 27 cm

Bleach - Kon
Kon is a modified soul in a lion plush form and a standby for Ichigo Kurosaki's body whenever Ichigo has a mission. Kon is playful and very comical!
His strong point is his running skills and high jumping acts!
Likes Rukia and maybe because he sees her as his life saver!
Kon often take advantage of his cute plush form to get girls hug him.
Loves to cry!
Kon is only 27cm in height and weighs 182 grams in the plush form,

Here's some of Kon's photo I've found on the web :

Friday, April 24, 2009

It's a HOT HOT day!

It's so hot in Singapore now and I think I'm going to "MELT"!
Wahhhhhh...even sitting in the living room with a fan blowing directly at me, I still feel the heat!
Had wanted to go swimming but I figured that I'm way too oversized to get into my wetsuit now.
Don't want to burst it, after all I've only used it only once for diving.
Cold water drink already, Ice-cream also eat already...Wah, no use!
This heat is really retarding my movements too!!
I'm sorry about all this complain but the heat is really driving me craxy!
My pet rabbit, Onyx is also molting like crazy, shedding lots of fur, I wonder if he'll be naked in the next few days. Poor rabbit!
I bathed him yesterday and it was the first time he just stay put at the sink and seemed to enjoy the bath!
What do you do when your environment is hot?
I thought of some ideas about staying cool but never did try them all.

Here some of the ideas for staying COOL :

WATCHING MOVIES - Watching movies that it related to cool environments, like "Ice Age", "March of the penguins" and maybe Christmas theme movies, afterall Christmas is in winter time!

ICE GEL PACK - Use a thin cloth, wrap it up and then put it on the forehead (as if you are having a fever).

MORE SHOWERS - I had three yesterday but it doesn't seems to help much. Maybe I'll have 5 today!!

AQUARIUM - Watching fishes!

OFF LIGHTS - Off unneccesary lights in the house.

MOPPING THE HOUSE - Add ice cubes into the pail of water before mopping. Seemed to COOL down the house.

MCDONALD - Order cold drink, ice-cream...etc. and sit there for hours to surf internet. Free Aircon!

SHOPPING CENTRE - Free Aircon but probably end up spending more money at the malls, so it's really not a good choice!

MIND POWER - Think COOL but for me, it really don't work!

If anyone have any ideas about keeping cool, please do share it here with me too! Thanks!

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Central Mid Levels Escalators

Central Mid Levels Escalators (中環至半山自動扶梯)
It is the longest outdoor covered escalator system in the world.
Building Cost : HK$240 million
Official Opening : 15 October 1994
Type : 20 escalators
Size : 800 meters, climbs a total of 135 meters
Travel time : Approx. 20 minutes (one-way)
Operating time : 6.00am to Midnight.
Daily estimated Traffic : 55,000 people

Getting there : Take MTR to CENTRAL station - take exit C or D2.
Once out of the MTR station, you'll see road signs leading you to the escalators.

It links Des Western District in Central to Conduit Road in Mid Levels.

The escalators only runs one way each time.
The escalator runs UPHILL from 6.00am - 10.00am.
Runs DOWNHILL from 10.30am to midnight.

Hong Kong Central Police Station
This is a beautiful building structure which I saw while travelling the central mid level escalators.

Central Police Station consists of 7 blocks :
Stable Block - Built in 1925
Headquarters Block - Built in 1919
Block A, B, C and D - Built in 1910
Barrack Block - Built in 1864
The Central Police Station is a declared monument of Hong Kong.

Central Mid Levels escalators signboard!

Here, you can see different parts of the covered escalators.
Besides the escalators, there are many shops and resturants.

It's also the film location for :
Chung King Express (重慶森林) - Directed by Wong Kar Wai
Batman Dark Knight - Directed by Christopher Nolan

The first time I got to know about this Central Mid Level escalators was watching the "Chung King Express". It is one of my favourite Hong Kong movies.
I like the way Faye Wong portray the character in this movie and you'll see Faye Wong travelling on this escalators.

Central Mid Levels Escalator can lead you to the following streets:
Des Voeux Road Central (德輔道中)
Queen's Road Central (皇后大道中)
Stanley Street (士丹利街)
Wellington Street (威靈頓街)
Gage Street (結志街)
Lyndhurst Terrace (擺花街)
Hollywood Road (荷里活道)
Staunton Street (士丹頓街)
Elgin Street (伊利近街)
Caine Road (堅道)
Mosque Street (摩羅廟街)
Mosque Junction (摩羅廟交加街)
Robinson Road (羅便臣道)
Conduit Road (干德道)

I was there in the afternoon, it was the uphill route, as I've planned.
It's easier to go up by escalators and then climb down the stairs.
But in the end, I've decided not to climb down...heehee!
It was a nice experience to travel on the escalators.
A good way to see Hong Kong.
The shops, the houses, the people... it's a charming place.

Monday, April 06, 2009

What are the Keys to your Heart?

Your Heart Doesn’t Need Love Now

You are attracted to those who have a split personality - cold as ice on the outside but hot as fire in the heart.
In love, you feel the most alive when your lover is creative and never lets you feel bored.
You'd like to your lover to think you are optimistic and happy.
You would be forced to break up with someone who was emotional, moody, and difficult to please.
Your ideal relationship is comforting. You crave a relationship where you always feel warmth and love.
Your risk of cheating is zero. You care about society and morality. You would never break a commitment.
You think of marriage as something that will confine you. You are afraid of marriage.
In this moment, you think of love as something you don't need. You just feel like flirting around and playing right now.

I was just trying to spent my time and stumble upon this testing.
I'm rather surprised with the results and I would say it seemed to have an accuracy of 80% (for myself).
It's fun, maybe you like to try it!
(Psst...they asked you lots of animals related questions!LOL!)