Categories: New stuff, Personal life, Rants, Technology
I got a dehumidifier for my bedroom recently after I discovered mould spots on one of my Hermes bags. I have always use dehumidifier packs from Daiso/Nitori or thirsty hippo equivalent from Guardian/Watsons over the years and apparently those are not enough. I even went to Shopee/Lazada to get a small desk electric dehumidifier and even that is insufficient. It’s only when I discovered mould spots on my Hermes Evelyne 29 bag and I have to send it for spa for mould removal that gave me the final push to buy a huge electric dehumidifier for my bedroom. Thank goodness Hermes do spa the inside of the bags if it is an anti-mould treatment locally in Singapore!
I have been contemplating to get a huge electric dehumidifier for many years but never actually get it. I guess it’s a blessing in disguise that the mould appeared on my Evelyne 29 bag instead of my Constance 18 bag, especially when they are both stored next to each other in the same wardrobe compartment that had mould issue. I didn’t see mould when I was cleaning that compartment a few months ago.
I got the EuropAce 6251S after many research. It has a capacity of 25L and is designed for bigger spaces like living room and has a laundry mode. I got it for my small bedroom because I also want to use it for laundry during rainy weathers. Singapore weather have been crazy recently and humidity levels are at 75% to 90%.
So far the dehumidifier seems to be working well after I use my hygrometer to measure it. It’s down to 40% to 55% as long as I close the door. It can go below 60% even if I open the door. I’m glad that it is working well since it’s cost me S$619 which isn’t exactly cheap.
May the mould issue resolved before my bags are back from their spa.
Categories: New stuff, Personal life, Technology
My MacBook Pro charger has finally died. Luckily I got a new one and can start using the new charger. I got my MacBook Pro since 2016 and it’s going to be 6 years old and is going strong. The charger stopped working after close to 6 years and I’m glad that Apple store still sell the replacement charger.
My MacBook Pro has went to San Francisco in my last business trip. I vividly remembered how I was using it to do my homework for one of my modules for my graduate school while looking at Golden Gate Bridge from my hotel windows.
I’m really glad that my MacBook Pro is still good and is on the latest MacOS version too.
Categories: Korean related, New stuff, Personal life
January pass by so quickly and it’s already close to the middle of February now. Time really flies when you are busy with work and life. I kind of miss those school days where I can look forward to holidays. Or when travel is a thing, I can count down to my next vacation.
I actually miss Seoul quite a bit. I miss walking on the streets of Seoul, shopping in Seoul and having authentic Korean food. Even though I didn’t travel to Seoul, I still manage to order a bag from Seoul, specifically Apgujeong. I got myself a Love bag from this brand called Gu_de. It’s a contemporary brand by a Korean designer which looks like a dumpling bag but more classy. Well, I’m not able to score myself a Hermes mini lindy so I guess Gu_de Love bag is a good alternative. Unfortunately, the web site states 23cm wide but it is actually 16cm wide in real life. Technically speaking, it is 23cm if you compare from 1 end of the flap to the other but you really cannot put anything more than 16cm wide. Oh well, there goes my plan to squeeze my umbrella in the bag. Oh well.
The Hazelnut Brown colour Love bag was released on 27 January and I placed the order and it came on 29 January. The speed of DHL indeed. Nevertheless, I still love the bag and it is going to accompany me to many places in future.
Categories: New stuff, Personal life, Shopping
Hi everyone! How have you been? Time really flies this year. I thought it’s just 2021 yesterday and now it’s September? Like whoaaa.
I still need to clear my trainings for this year and it’s September. I got the approval to do 2 trainings by the end of this year and I haven’t even start any of them yet. I will need to find time to start them this weekend.
I bought 2 comic books on Animal Crossing. I found them at Popular bookstores. When I first saw it, I’m like: Yes I want it! Luckily it’s not too expensive. 2 comic books and a sticker pack for S$19.90. I unbox it but haven’t start reading it. I haven’t bought any comic books before so this is the first. Animal Crossing is also my favourite game now so of course I want to get its comic books.
Otherwise, life is still the same. Singapore is having more COVID-19 cases and clusters in various bus interchanges. Life still goes on and we are still opening up for travel, etc. Guess we have learned to live with the virus.
It’s not even the August lunar month and mooncakes are selling out now. I guess the mooncake production is lesser this year, which explains why it is snapping out so fast when there are many people who are ordering it. Lesser companies are buying for their working partners too.
I haven’t meet some of my cliques and I just meet the closer ones these days. I know I will lose contact with some of my friends as we get older but I didn’t expect it to happen so fast, aided by COVID-19.