Category Archives: Diary

Pictures – Calgary Trip

I went on a extended weekend trip to Calgary to visit my friends and had a really great time! We saw some pretty sights, ate some amazing food, and experienced fun activities.

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^ This is the view of the Badlands in Drumheller

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^ This is Lake Agnes at Banff

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^ This is Lake Louis at Banff

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^ This is the city of Banff

Pictures – Crawford Lake, Ontario

Summer is finally around the corner and the weather was really nice this weekend! We decided to get in touch with nature this Victoria Day weekend, and visit Crawford Lake Conservation Park.

The hiking is not too demanding, and has nice scenic views. I wish that the trails were a little longer – they are only around 30-45 minutes long, but I’d like something like 3-4 hours. Also, you have to pay $7.5 per person, which was a bit much, since we only stayed for an hour or so.

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Pictures from the Aquarium

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Wow its been a long time since my last post. These pictures are taken in Toronto Ripley’s Aquarium. I think the aquarium is pretty decent, nothing too spectacular, but since Toronto lacks these kind of places, it was super packed with people and kids.

Today is the last weekend of reading week. It literally flew by. I did practically nothing and then suddenly it was Friday. I don’t want to go back to school… well, for the most part its alright, I enjoy most of my courses, except that one course from hell… The nuclear one. Why did I ever take it…

10 Favourite Things of 2013

The end of the year is the time of reflection. Here are ten of my favourite things this year – things that I love and would use/do even if I didn’t have to.

1. My two bedtime snuggies (Moose moose and cow cow). Moose moose has been with me the longest but cow cow is the softest and cuddliest.

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2. My beauty blender. The best thing I’ve ever used to slap foundation and concealer on my face.I try to use only one side so the other side looks new.

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3. My e-reader. I’ve read so many books on this thing. I used to read 2 hours everyday on my commute to work, but now I just read on bed when I have time. Loading books onto my e-reader is much easier than buying or borrowing books.

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4. My Razer DeathAdder mouse. Its great when used on a mouse pad. Love the blue light and navigation buttons on the side. Great for gaming too.

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5. My purple scarf. Its become my signature scarf. I use another one now, because its black and white and more neutral, but the purple one is still my favourite. I like the colour, and my mother bought it for me before I moved to Canada. Said it would keep me warm.

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6. My black uni-ball gel pen. 0.7mm diameter and its the only pen I’ve used for writing notes in school. I feel lost without it. Once I didn’t have it for class and I was sad because I had to write in pencil. I also wrote one of my exams with this pen 🙂

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7. My YSL Rouge Volupte Shine #6 lipstick. I got this recently (for Christmas actually) but its my favourite already. Its a beautiful colour, and its so smooth and moisturizing. Not to mention the gold tube design.

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8. My favourite drink – Starbucks green tea frappacino. One day I’m going to make this drink at home so I won’t have to dish out five bucks every time I drink it.

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9. Favourite trip – New York. I haven’t been to many places this year, just a few, but New York definitely was the best. Its so vibrant and exciting!

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10. Favourite TV show – Modern Family. Its been my favourite show for a while, I’m always waiting for it to come out on wednesdays. Hailey and Lily are my favourite characters.

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My dream houses!

I always imagine myself living in a nice luxurious house in the suburbs or countryside, with trees and grass and of course my future dog =)

As long as I’m dreaming, I imagine my house as either futuristic or medieval. I don’t like to have a house that looks like all the other houses. I want my house to be special and admired!

19-castle-homes-you-can-actually-buySomething like this would be super cool. The brick walls and conical roofs make it look like a castle, which is something I really love. The placement and size of the windows and doors look practical and functional.

Modern-House-Design-by-Keith-Baker_1This type of house is modern looking but still practical and not weird like those ones with blobs sticking out for no reason. The full length glass makes it look very stylish, but at the same time limits the privacy. Having curtains installed wouldn’t have the same effect and would just make the glass redundant.