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Watch: Breaking Dawn

Watching a movie is in itself an experience.

My little sister and I watched Breaking Dawn part 2, the last installment  of the Twilight Saga last Saturday.

The cinema was packed with a diverse group of audience ranging from teenage girls to almost grandmoms.
Some boyfriends made the ultimate sacrifice of watching it with their girlfriends while some decided to make it a family movie date.
With us, we just wanted to see an explosion of abs (or a shirtless Jacob) and experience Edwards’s piercing glare. 

The tricky thing with these kind of movie  adaptations is that you know what to expect.  You watch just for the sake of watching, not really expecting to be surprised.
But Breaking Dawn, despite its dragging opening scenes and Bella’s anxiety inducing “acting” is anything BUT predictable.
I guess, it also helped that the crowd was very enthusiastic.  Clapping their hands, screaming, laughing, going crazy and expelling their withheld breath in unison. 
Why?  You just have to see it to experience.
Overall, not a bad ending to a much hyped saga.


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Michael's writing can be described as "imaginative and whimsical."  He likes to write stories about the ravages of war and the interesting people living it.

He also writes about relationships and betrayal.
 "Betrayals in war are childlike compared with our betrayals during peace. New lovers are nervous and tender, but smash everything. For the heart is an organ of fire." And of course, love.

This movie has "the movie lines" to die for.

Almasy to Katherine:  "Swoon, I'll catch you"
If only this statement can be trusted. If only guys are all like this in real life.


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Our hotel was located at Orchard Rd. and it has (thankfully) Starbucks at the groundfloor. We went down one night only to realize that coffee (as with cigarrettes) is so much more pricey there.

Athough, I must say, the air is worth breathing and the streets are super clean. Thank God for countries who respect the rights of non smokers to nice, clean air.

March 8: International Women's Day

International Women's Day is celebrated across the world on March 8th each year. The day is about celebrating the vital role women play in enhancing economic security for their families, communities and countries as a whole while recognising that significant barriers to achieving women's economic security and equality continue to exist.
To know more about it, follow this link:

Just want to share this quote to all the ladies out there: 

A man wears the pants in a relationship but the woman tells the man which pair to put on. 
- Unknown