#1PaD14 – 2014 in Snaps!

At the beginning of January in 2014 (precisely 7th of Jan :P) I decided I’ll try taking a photo a day for the year to capture a moment/highlight/lowlight/food for the day and see how it all looks by the end of the year.

It didn’t take long before it to become a daily habit.

So here’s the write-up to accompany it!

I’ll kick it off with the first picture of 2015 (should’ve changed the hashtag, ah well..):

#1PaD15: garlic butter spaghetti 🙂

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Road to Recovery: Ep2 – First Shower

The bandages finally came off today! This marks a big milestone – I get to shower :P.

A big shout-out to Wing, Wingess, CL and Ian for popping by last night to give me some food and keep me company to stop me getting too bored at home alone haha.

Stra Pocha delivery :D

Stra Pocha delivery 😀

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S01E04: Le Food & Le Drink: Hartsyard (AKA go vertical!)

Better write this up. So before semester 2, 2014 (just before July?) started 3/4 of the nom nom crew visited Newtown to roll dice at trying to get a table at Hartsyard. Mad fail. E had a look afterwards to try book online and the earliest date we could find was like 3 months later.. I guess that means it’s just as good as Tetsuya’s then.

Artistic ambient shot.

Artistic ambient shot.


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S01E03: Le Food & Le Drink: Tokonoma (AKA pro foodbloggers only)

I have been holed up in my little bunker at home for awhile. I feel like my skin hasn’t been graced with the presence of sunlight for awhile now. It’s been a pretty tough week as well, one of the longer ones recently.

I have an assignment deadline looming over me with ones that have larger weighting in queue.. the 2nd half of this semester is going to be a real test of will. I feel like my games are starting to talk to me – “play me, play me..” or my sport equipment whispering, reminding me to exercise and making me feel guilty..

Ah food.. you’re the only one that understands me.

So E organised this deal for Tokonoma today, which was a good opportunity to catch up with the cafe/food buddies.


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Melbourne Trip ’14 – Day 3 & 4

Part 2! Woo this productivity.

Oh, before I dive into it, I have to say.. the combination of E and P in the backseat together, not a good idea, in fact it was a terrible idea. Now S and I know how our parents felt when we got restless in the backseat on long drives with the family.

So in brief, road trip notes with E, S and P:

Worked Well:

  • Collaborative Spotify playlist – so many new songs to add to my playlist now 🙂
  • No one got irritated
  • No fighting 😀
  • Good driver balance
  • Good conversation
  • Range of snacks

Worked Badly:

  • E + P backseat combination
  • Not quite understanding the petrol station etiquette

So generally pretty good.

Good Morning from Port Campbell!

Good Morning from Port Campbell!

OK, day 3!

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Melbourne Trip ’14 – Day 1 & 2

I better get this out in case I get chased seeing that E has already put hers upI’ll just need to one-up her and complete it ALL in 1 post like last year :). OK, it started getting too long, I’ll split it into Day 1 & 2 | Day 3 & 4.

I should really be making a start on my INFS5872 assignment but.. ah well, this one is for you guys E, S and P (oh hey, ESP, teehee).

So as we approached this Easter long weekend I thought to myself, ‘Wouldn’t it be awesome to drive down to Melbourne?’ after all, I’ve been dying to push the car for a road trip. (Out of sheer desperation, jokes, relax, don’t get mad) I voiced this idea to E to see what she thought of the idea and surprisingly she was quite receptive – the promise of food perhaps?

Anyway the rest is history.


The trip kicked off with S and I setting off at 3:30AM on the 18th of April 2014 (Good Friday) to go get E and P.

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