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  • Posted On: September 22nd 2019 at 11:01 pm | Add a Comment?
    Categories: Love, New stuff, Rants, Shopping, Technology

    The haze season is back in Singapore – thanks to Indonesia burning their trees to clear land, again. I bought the Sharp air purifier back in 2015 and the filter don’t really last for very long before producing the dusty smell. But after switching it on for a while, the dusty smell will go away. But still, not very good. In addition, the coverage area for the air purifier is insufficient to cover my living room so I decided to get another air purifier.

    I was thinking of getting Philips AC2882 but it went out of stock while I was still thinking if I want to get the model.

    Then I switched to Philips AC2887 but it went out of stock after I ordered. There were still 8 pieces left when I ordered and I got a shipping number when the seller shipped the product after 2 working days. I even confirmed with the seller. However, I still didn’t receive it by the 4th or 5th working day so I decided to contact the seller again. Then the seller said that they got 1 staff trying to contact me as the air purifier that I ordered was out of stock. :glare: They wanted to switch my order to another “high end air purifier and dehumdifier” as a replacement which I declined. So I opt for refund and now Shopee (the platform which I ordered it from) is processing the refund.

    I went shopping yesterday and tried Dyson air purifiers. I was thinking of getting Dyson Pure Cool Me which is around the same price as Philips AC2887 on discount (S$499) at Shopee. I can’t find any discount on the same Philips model and it was out of stock almost everywhere. So I was thinking of getting Dyson Pure Cool Me instead.

    Turns out that there was some discount at Harvey Norman for Dyson air purifiers so I was thinking of getting Dyson Pure Cool DP04 (the one for table tops). I love the strong airflow and it was not as expensive as its tower standing peer (Dyson Pure Cool TP04).

    Luckily for me, there were discount for Dyson Pure Cool TP04 when I went to Harvey Norman store at Millenia Walk. I got it at S$674 and I haven’t decide if I want to top up S$142 to get 3 additional years of warranty coverage.

    Dyson TP04 works well for me so far. It definitely works well in my bedroom and not too bad in the living room so far.

    So yeah, I got myself another Dyson product. My first product is the legendary hair dryer which I forgot when I got it. But I don’t use it everyday even though I should be doing that.

    Kudos to my boyfriend, Chin Hau, who helped me carry it back to my home. :love: And fortunately that our grab car is big enough to squeeze it in. :happy:


    Posted On: December 2nd 2018 at 8:50 pm | 3 Comments
    Categories: Food, Love, Pictures

    Chin Hau bought me to Dancing Crab on our 4th monthsary yesterday. Actually he wanted to go there earlier but we didn’t have the time to go. So we went on our 4th monthsary.

    Wow I naively thought it only cost S$9.80 for the lobster they labelled it as S$9.80/100g. The lobster weight 850g so it basically costs S$83.30. :shocked: We ordered 1 steamed and 1 grilled corn along with spicy fries.

    https://foto-amore.tumblr.com/post/180716134763/first-time-trying-lobster-at-dancing-crab-i-see

    We ordered 1 crab and 1 lobster originally which is too much. Luckily we managed to cancel the order for the crab and just have the lobster. Chin Hau treated me which makes me feel blessed. Hehe, he don’t treat me all the time so I feel blessed when he treated me and it was such an expensive meal. :smile:


    Posted On: November 26th 2018 at 11:55 pm | 2 Comments
    Categories: Love, Personal life, Pictures, With my NEX

    I went to the Changi Wizarding World at Changi Airport with Chin Hau yesterday. Basically it is a set of Harry Potter theme exhibits which look quite disappointing. In order to promote their event, they want to see at least 3 posts for 3 different exhibits before you can play the games. Some of the exhibits are quite disappointing. Anyway, I will leave you with the photos for you to judge. Nothing interesting, to be honest.

    https://foto-amore.tumblr.com/post/180485241998/havent-post-for-a-long-time-but-when-i-post-it-is

    https://foto-amore.tumblr.com/post/180485247108/no-snow-in-singapore-but-we-do-get-fake-snow-d

    https://foto-amore.tumblr.com/post/180485248588/niffler-do-follow-lihotography-for-more-of-such

    https://foto-amore.tumblr.com/post/180485263788/photos-that-do-not-move-not-very-impressed-given

    Nevertheless, it was quite a fun date activity and I love to continue to disturb Chin Hau sometimes. :lovestruck: We had dinner at Paradise Dynasty which is kind of expensive and we were so full. Okay, I was very full while it was just ok for Chin Hau. He got a big appetite after all… :smile:


    Posted On: September 24th 2018 at 12:14 am | Add a Comment?
    Categories: Love, Music, My violin, Personal life, Rants, Technology

    Rui Yun got new iPhone XS and I took a look at it when I met her to go for mooncakes shopping. The portrait camera is nice but I think the bokeh is a bit too fake. Definitely not something that I would spend more. Furthermore, I don’t like the idea of Face ID too.

    I’m happy with my iPhone 8 Plus and hope that it will last for a long time…

    I think I overpractise today. My finger is feeling very tired and weird. I hope I don’t injure it again. Shall rest more tomorrow. 

    Oh, and Chin Hau is back from his business trip to Beijing. Whee! I get to see him after a week’s break. :happy: Oh that reminded me of our conversation on the new iPhone XR, XS and XS Max. Basically he was describing it as the new processor that is 7nm apart from source and drain (the mosfet in the new processing chip in the new iPhones). Oh things that my technical boyfriend would say and I wish that I don’t understand it at all. :sheepish: I really don’t like mosfet back in undergraduate days… :stressed: 

    And it’s Mid Autumn Festival today (it has past 12 midnight now). Happy Mid Autumn Festival to those who celebrate it. :smile: 


    Posted On: September 1st 2018 at 3:44 pm | 2 Comments
    Categories: Food, Friendship, Love, Personal life, Pictures, With my LX10

    I have been posting several food photos but have not been sharing them on ViolinStar.NET. So now I am going to share them… and also talk a bit about them too.

    https://foto-amore.tumblr.com/post/176776758023/when-in-doubt-order-the-same-food-as-your-friend


    I took this photo of my meal at Wooloomooloo Steakhouse. It’s probably my most expensive meal. It’s also my Masters graduation dinner which I had with my friends (Alan and Jeffrey). It’s a bit sad that how graduate school can be a little cold. But I’m glad that I have made some friends whom I will still meet up every now and then. :smile:

    https://foto-amore.tumblr.com/post/176336731943/when-you-got-a-lighter-weight-camera-you-tend-to


    I had lunch at Toast Box (silly me for not realising that the cafe that we want to visit is closed on public holidays). I went with Eunice and Rui Yun and had a HTHT (Heart to Heart Talk) with them. It’s interesting to see how different we have all become but we are still together. Friends forever, hopefully!

    https://foto-amore.tumblr.com/post/176776825403/yay-for-spicy-dry-hotpot-do-follow-lihotography


    I had mala xiang guo at Fusionopolis I. I used to have it when I was still working at Autodesk. Now that I left Autodesk, I didn’t have much chance to have it for a long time. So glad that Chin Hau agreed to go with me after we collected our graduation gowns back in June.

    https://foto-amore.tumblr.com/post/176776804488/havent-had-fish-co-for-a-really-long-time-and

    I had this with Chin Hau because he hasn’t had Fish and Co for a long time and he loves it. Haha, he looks so excited (like a little kid) when he orders his dinner. I get my chocolate bingsu from Nunsongyee too. Yay, I finally found someone who is willing to have chocolate bingsu with me!

    https://foto-amore.tumblr.com/post/177614117848/you-cant-seem-to-be-predict-how-much-you-can


    I met up with Randumps and they met Chin Hau for the first time.

    “You can’t seem to be predict how much you can eat…” – Chin Hau

    This is not the first time he said it and somehow he always helped me finish the unfinished food. Hehe. On a side note, I really should order less in future.