maybe because of my frequent refusal to pick up any incoming phone calls, my phone decided not to ring at all once and for all. so i am forced to do with a hard reset. But before i did that i backed up everything that's on the memory. Here i found a picture of my room in Whampoa few days before i moved out, December 2005, when i needed a little change badly at the time.
suddenly i miss that place, the build of the table is more solid than the ikea one i am using, the sunlight that wakes me up everyday at 12pm when i was still in Uni, walk out and grandma is always eating some leftover form the night before, and how i'd always snatch a piece of chicken or 2 before i go back to hku for studio sessions. After dinner with my family i always needed to hold back on cigarettes until they leave the flat, and how that first smoke in 6 hours soothes me before i start doing my late night MSN or go back out to CWB for some siu yea. life was slow, school was annoying at times, but at least you can feel it and make responses, unlike now, getting paid to not be yourself and doing things for other people's good (at least i hope it's good)
things moved on, everyone went their ways, and i guess i've moved on too. Shouldn't i be glad that i am learning new stuffs everyday (the painful way), shouldn't i be glad i am living by/on myself with my little salary every end of the month. shouldn't i be glad i am big and (sorta) healthy with 4 perfectly functional limbs and could take on everything about myself, by myself? Why looking back on the days when i was still being spoon fed financially by parents always seem so sweet.
1/4 of the year gone. Time flies as if there is no tomorrow, or the tomorrow is too soon. Isn't it a bad joke when LIFE is about meeting DEADline.
I dunno, god has given us a pair of feet to walk and a pair of eyes to look forward. at the same time life on earth has given us memory which drags people from moving forward. I must say, god is as bad a designer as I am, should've made everyone like david beckham, kicking a little ball, making random statements, enjoying his life with his wife and kids then the world would be one happy peaceful place.
First weekend of 2007, feel like blogging after working 24 hours non stop.
burn paper burn
holiday season is over, time to get buried by works that's been put aside during the short break.
I've always tried my best to be environmental friendly, skip as much plastic bags as i can, start the washing machine only when it's full, only turn on AC when it's really uncomfortable...etc.
Working in an architectural office proves all these little efforts worthless. it's horrible to see all the papers go into the trash can from a small printing mistake, or just slight changes in design. Imagine a lazer printer, or 3, spitting out papers non stop from 9am-9pm, and only maybe 20% of them are keepers, the other 80% will most likely go straight into the bin after a few mark ups. There are thousands of architectural firms around the globe, no wonder why our forests are disappearing so rapidly.
solution? none at the moment because most of the directors in any design based business, at least in the architectural field cannot read from computer screen, or they simply find it more time/cost saving, and easier to doddle on piece of paper (which is partly true). Maybe the government should take some serious action, i dunno, introduce paper tax or some shit, and invest that money into developing electronic mediums such as paperlogic, but i guess my dear government is too busy blowing bubbles to inflat the economy, instead of coming up with some cleverer solution than coloured rubbish bin which nobody care to use.
been watching quite a few movies, wahhh~ for the first time in my life i can see chinese/hk are really catching up in quality, or is it just hollywood is going all fucked up?
Eragon, what can i say about this LOTR wannabe, it's pretty safe to say this is one of the worst movie i've seen in my life and if i get to meet the director i demand my 2 hours and $60 back. DONT WATCH THIS CRAP.
James Bond casino royale, ok this isnt too bad. it's abit of ong bak, abit of die hard, abit of italian job. it really isnt that great a movie, too long winded, and as usual the best part of any james bond movie is the first 5 min - the animation opening.
Scoop, OK la, scarlett johansson is really pretty, woody allen is an old funny cunt, with all due respect. love how the american portraits europeans.
The curse of golden flowers (滿城盡帶黃金甲), when i first saw the poster everyday crossing the tunnel, i swore my life i wasnt going to see that movie, the poster and the name and the colour and everything was just so off-putting. We were going to see 'science of sleep' that nite in YMD but jenny refused so we were forced to watch 'faat gor' instead. surprisingly it's not as bad as i imagined, i especially liked the costumes, very sexy chinese women indeed.old fighting scenes from cheung ngai mau but still cool.
Confession of pain (傷城), people's been comparing this with infernal affairs, the only similarity i found was both starred tony leung (TL!) and he's some sort of undercover. visually beautiful at the first half, a little too much voice over and not enough acting, got abit lazy or out of ideas on the second half. 傷城, so sad a city, not bad a movie.
yea, i went to my graduation ceremony for the first time yesterday. it was pretty boring overall, Dean's speech wasn't that inspiring and didnt reflect the real education in hku archi, leslie read all the names wrong, Tsui lap chi looks fat and short.
but anyway, i sacrificed my freedom completing the course, and there's no way back now, FORWARD!