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I surrender all (updated)

September 23, 2008


I’m so occupied with office work, as the bidding date of the project is nearing! Here’s 5 minutes off. p/s : this was at Corcovado. updated : imagine the guys humming “I surrender all” (click on the youtube below for the music”. That would be a perfect match for his action. 🙂 click on below […]

2 different view of Jesus: “gloomy rainly” or “brightly inviting” look

September 22, 2008


Sunday 7 of September. 2 weeks ago. bright sun shinny day. . Monday 15 of September. 1 week ago. Had a whole week of rain. Say UK. Say drizzling rain from morning till night. Say wet shoe and cold night. Yup. That’s Rio for last week. The cold front lasted almost a week from Sunday […]

Went to Rio de Janeiro’s famous Hippie Market last Sunday

September 18, 2008


Here are some of the things available and their prices. this is strip of string made of bark of a palm. Tie it round your wrist. R$2 each. . . all sorts of biquini. R$25 each. . . great idea that comes out expensive. Its basically a laminated plywood (a nicer looking one) that is […]

the Beetles live at The Heeren, Orchard Road

September 14, 2008


The Beetles. . Ringo . John . Paul . George . light moments aside…. actually did not know what is their band. They are really good, and hammered out nice songs. Unfortunately, we were just passing by and kinda a bit in rush, so took a few second to snap some photos, but did not […]

CERN’s ‘Big Bang’ experiment starts well

September 11, 2008


Yeah right! p/s: They started LHC yesterday. And look at what it to my ponkan! The collider created a black hole and twisted my ponkan out of shape. Here’s a side effect not detected in the CERN’s detectors at the tunnel. News from BBC here. CERN – this is the one machine that people says […]

What happened at Santa Teresa last Saturday

September 8, 2008


Guess what? It was a party last Saturday at Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro. Santa Teresa is THE bohemia neighbourhood of Rio, I heard. In addition, this neighbourhood is also extremely popular with its ‘bondinho’ or trem. Here’s what a Bondinho looks like : p/s : above photo is stolen from This year marks […]

interesting in newspaper today – Google Chrome, pre-salt, Terminal 2

September 4, 2008


Interesting things that I stumbled upon today when arrived at office: 1) Google has a web browser. It also has a comic to intro about the whole thing – in layman terms. jim : That’s really a creative idea 2) Brazil Oil&Gas news The hot news for these months is the discovery of super […]