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大城小事 by leon lai. this is the male version of the song in previous post. same pleasant music. slight variation to the lyrics. different taste.

大城小事

作詞:林夕
作曲:雷頌德
編曲:雷頌德

想不起怎麼會與你開始 
甚至話過我愛你三個字
大概是我失憶 並沒記起我做過的事

不想等失憶症發作加深 
願記住我被你熱吻過的幸運
未來別擔心 道別已經這樣近

無回憶的餘生 忘掉往日情人 
卻又註定移情別愛的命運
無回憶的男人 願你不必再憐憫 
過去了不要問

吻下來 豁出去 這吻別似覆水 
再來也許要天上團聚
再回頭 更唏噓 如曾經不登對 
我何以雙眼好像流淚

彷彿一種感覺永遠終止 
是我或你上世做過太多壞事
能從頭開始 跪在教堂說願意

娛樂行的人影 還在繼續繁榮 
你在算著甜言蜜語的壽命
人造的蠢衛星 
沒探測出我們已 已再見不再認

吻下來 豁出去 這吻別似覆水 
再來也許要天上團聚
你下來 我出去 講再會也心虛 
我還記得到天上團聚
吻下來 豁出去 從前多麼登對 
我何以雙眼好像流淚 
每年這天記得再流淚

one my current favorite songs that’s repeating on my music player. “小城大事” by miriam yeung 楊千嬅.

the music from this song comes from one of the background musics from the movie 大城小事 (“leaving me, loving you”, starring leon lai and faye wong) but has nothing to do with the main story line. the song was released after the movie.

initially i thought it has to do with the movie and i searched everywhere for the movie, and was quite disappointed after watching it. the lyric makes me heartache but the the movie is so plain and ordinary. ie, boring. well, things in real life are usually plain and ordinary but when it’s in a movie you expect something more dramatic and you don’t find this element in the movie. not to mention, i hate faye wong’s hair in the movie.

小城大事

作詞:林夕
作曲:雷頌德
編曲:雷頌德

青春彷彿因我愛你開始
但卻令我看破愛這個字
自你患上失憶 便是我扭轉命數的事

只因當失憶症發作加深
沒記住我但卻另有更新蜜運
像狐狸精般 並未允許我步近

無回憶的餘生 忘掉往日情人
卻又記住移情別愛的命運
無回憶的男人 就當偷厄與瞞騙
抱抱我不過份

吻下來 豁出去 這吻別似覆水
再來也許要天上團聚
再回頭 你不許 如曾經不登對
你何以雙眼好像流淚

彼此追憶不怕愛要終止
但我大概上世做過太多壞事
能從頭開始 跪在教堂說願意

娛樂行的人影 還在繼續繁榮
我在算著甜言蜜語的壽命
人造的蠢衛星 沒探測出我們已
已再見不再認

吻下來 豁出去 這吻別似覆水
再來也許要天上團聚
我下來 你出去 講再會也心虛
我還記得到天上團聚
吻下來 豁出去 從前多麼登對
你何以雙眼好像流淚
每年這天記得再流淚

i know i haven’t blogged much. in fact i’ve neglected my blogs. i almost disappear from social media scene, with very rare and random tweets and instagrams here and there.

i didn’t intend on a break nor hiatus. hence i never make such announcement, because i know i could change my mind the moment i do it. the only excuse is now, i’m just… unmotivated. i don’t know if i should continue or stop blogging. there are times when i thought oh i’m going to blog about this or that, but when i’m in front of my computer, i just stare at my screen. then i’d rather spend my time doing aimless stuffs in wow.

i still play the game even though i don’t raid anymore. i think the game is boring now. the only reason i’m still playing is because the husband plays. it’s one of the things we do together.

there are some positive side effects of stop blogging for a while, especially beauty blogging. i buy less. i haven’t read beauty blogs for a while and there are less chance of temptations for me to lust after things. i keep on using what i have and only buy things i really need (ok, that also include some very rare lusting items i really ‘need’, but they were on irresistible offers and i have skipped many irresistible offers!)

as some of you know i haven’t been working for quite a while, after involuntarily quitting my job at the end of 2012. i tried to look for a while but became unmotivated after some unsuccessful applications. my continual insomniac problem was also one of the reasons. it was until last x’mas i decided i couldn’t lead ‘this kind’ of life anymore and started actively looking in the new year. there were some very promising interviews but failed in the end. there are always more ‘suitable’ candidates than me. i signed up with a freelance agency because getting projects on my own is so hard without connection. i haven’t been assigned to worked on many projects and the pay isn’t that great. not enough to pay the bills but it’s better than nothing. i’ll keep trying.

another reason that prompted me to actively looking for job besides the financial factor is because according to some online test i landed on randomly a while ago i have some form of depression. i was alarmed by the result and started to review some of my behaviors. no i haven’t seek professional help because 1) i don’t know how accurate and professional those forms are, 2) i don’t think i’m as serious as the result says, and 3) it’s going to cost money. i may be wrong but as long as i’m aware there’s a possibility i should be fine for the moment.

my 2013 wasn’t any better.

still not much done this year.

too many insomniac nights. i had med that helped me to sleep but that only helped 1st time round. 2nd time round it didn’t help much. i gave up.

i’ve been very very unmotivated. that really shows on my neglected blog. there were some server issues and i’m unmotivated to fix them too.

i hope things will be better in 2014.

currently playing again and again on my music player.

回來

作詞:姚若龍
作曲:陳小霞
編曲:王繼康


過去很熟悉 現在不懂你
想看你眼睛 你卻給我背影
就像滿天星 都跌進大海裡
我被放逐的心 又要往那裡去

我們在也回不去了 對不對
就算曾經幾乎擁有幸福的完美
你的心回不去了對不對
你要的再也不是我能給

我們再也回不去了對不對
眼看就要讓滿心遺憾 為愛受罪
你的心回不去了對不對
不能去怪誰 頂多只能掉眼淚

如果問原因 可能更承受不起
若就這樣離去 我又很難平靜
從你的淚滴 我找到被愛過的證據
有衝動想哭泣 只好緊緊抱你

for some reason pretty girl thinks we need a new car (or just another car).

she suggested daddy to get a toyota.

she started to recognize cars recently. the boy could do it when he was 4. i tried to teach her made of car at that age but she wasn’t interested back then. i don’t think she’s interested in cars. it was more the fun of recognize the made of cars.

so it happens almost everywhere we go there are many toyota’s. maybe that’s why she wanted one.

daddy said, “but mommy might not like toyota.”

she said, “tell mommy, if she doesn’t want a toyota, you’ll buy a volvo.”

what’s worse???

pretty girl said when she grows up and gets her license, she’s going to get cars in the following order:

1. bmw

2. volkswagen

3. volvo

when she said her 3rd preference, she added, “i’m going to scare mommy!” and giggled.

you know what we said about volvo drivers. i love to overact when i talk about volvo. oh no, volvo driver! oh no, there’s volvo next to me, i’m so scared…

apparently scaring mommy is very funny. :/ the boy did the same when he was at this age.

of course, she later changed her option slightly.

the 3rd place was replaced with 4wd, after daddy explained what 4wd can do. she said she want 4wd to take her kids to special places.

she then added, volvo will be 4th. to scare mommy.

/sigh.

one of my favorite songs. the music is nice but i love the lyrics more. so romantic.

ps. it’s kinda scary to think songs i used to listen has become classics.

大約在冬季

作詞:齊秦
作曲:齊秦
編曲:鮑比達

輕輕的我將離開你 請將眼角的淚拭去
漫漫長夜裡 未來日子裡 親愛的你別為我哭泣
前方的路雖然太淒迷 請在笑容裡為我祝福
雖然迎著風 雖然下著雨 我在風雨之中念著你

沒有你的日子裡 我會更加珍惜自己
沒有我的歲月裡 你要保重你自己

你問我何時歸故里 我也輕聲地問自己
不是在此時 不知在何時 我想大約會是在冬季
不是在此時 不知在何時 我想大約會是在冬季

it was pretty girl’s birthday. she couldn’t wait to tell the whole world about it.

school term started this week. she said she told her teacher on first day of school that her birthday was coming up.

i told her to keep a secret about her cake. (it’s not a big deal. i just wanted to play secret.) she went, oops… i asked her how many people did she tell. she said, a few… i only tell A, B, C, D, E, F, G… almost all the girls in her class! yeah, that’s a few…

since the beginning of the year she had been asking for different things for her birthday. some of which include expensive toys that aren’t available in australia, like a specific lala loopsy doll (i think it’s so ugly but she thinks it’s really cute).

until a few weeks ago she saw a children’s novel at kmart that she really wanted to get. i said it won’t be a surprise anymore! she said, i’ll pretend i know nothing about it. that novel also has a sequel that she wanted. she suggested to get that for xmas. she’ll also pretend she didn’t know about it.

i’m happy to buy the novels since i can’t find that specific lala loopsy doll anywhere unless i get it online.

plus i don’t have to worry about her xmas gift. yay!

anyway, as with the keeping secret game… after knowing the kind of cake i ordered, she was so dying to tell her friends at school next day. i thought she couldn’t do it. she did! wow! that must be really difficult!

but this morning, when she had piano lesson, i heard she told the piano teacher that it was her birthday the day before and mommy bought her a yummy chocolate cake etc etc. ha!

so… my girl is now 8. can’t believe my baby has grown so much!

the husband and i argue sometimes. but they weren’t real arguments. they were like, well, how we get along.

it was shocking when pretty girl asked, “will you separate?” it happened last year.

we never used terms like separate nor divorce. we don’t have many friends in such situation. we didn’t have to deal with it. it was shocking she used it. it was from her friends. as far as i know, one of her friend’s parents were divorced.

tonight we had another “argument”. she giggled.

the husband asked her, “do you think we’ll separate?”

she replied, “nah. mommy has no job. she has no money. she won’t leave you.”