Life is the art of drawing without an eraser ~ John W. Gardner


Some diversion from the Japan news.

My house, said to be completed by June this year. I’ve been waiting so long and now I feel like I’m a giraffe. Pretty much in a dilemma now. I need more time to get more money, but I want to have my own home so desperately.

The progress is very slow ever since Chinese New Year, guess the developer has channeled some of its manpower to the project right beside this block. I don’t see people working at night as it is always pitch dark now at night when the lights used to lit up the whole place. The paint is on, the rooftop is completed and they’re now working on the ground level.


Taken on 13.03.2011 (Overcast morning)


Taken on 24.02.2011 (Hazy morning)


Taken on 26.12.2010 (Clear sunny day)


Taken on 24.11.2010 (Hazy morning)

Been hunting for furnitures for the past one week. I felt like crying looking at those prices…… It is so depressing to know that everything is so expensive now and we have to compromise on the quality just because we have limited dime to spend. I was exhausted, not because of the constant walking and hunting, but mentally due to constantly adjusting our budget and expectations. Sigh. Andrew often said, “the quality is not good, man”. And I often reminded him that, “with this kind of price tag, what do you expect then?”

Saw something that we really like in Rozel, but goodness, we would then have to give up so many other things for that 3-seater leather sofa in Rozel. That’s not going to happen. Stepped out from Rozel, feeling even more depressed!

Saw a reasonable priced 3-seater fabric sofa in Ikea, but almost everyone has been telling me Ikea’s products are bad quality. Saw another similar one about the same price in Lorenzo, but people are telling me Lorenzo is expensive too and not worth the price. ARGH! I don’t know LAH! So everyone everything also not good quality and not worth it LAH……

Sigh…… The hunt continues…… Depression is coming real soon. :(


4 responses

  1. Vanessa Chia

    No worries la…Slow slow search for the rite one n still within the budget….I’m also having headache thinking bout renovation & getting the rite furniture for the house….Everything is bout $$….With a baby on hand, budget wise will be lagi tight since I’m not working…Just do watever U afford la…Stuff can be delay then delay lo…No need to depress la..Cheers…:@

    March 19, 2011 at 9:34 AM

    • Ashley

      Vanessa, when r u moving in to your new house?

      March 20, 2011 at 10:02 PM

  2. Vanessa Chia

    Dunno yet lo…If everything goes smooth then by May can get the house key…But now hubby applying for master…If accepted, maybe gonna relocated again but dunno when la…Last 2 final year must go to USM campus at Kelantan…Now we r “terapung-apung”..So Adam & I r back to Malacca till further notice…Lol…Like refugee…:@.

    March 20, 2011 at 10:24 PM

    • Ashley

      LOL! Refugee pulak. Nvm, i’m sure after he finishes his studies then life would be better. :) Suffer a bit now lor.

      March 21, 2011 at 9:28 AM

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