Wednesday, May 04, 2005

Blog = Diary?

There is a wave of discontent amongst the HK Bloggers when a programme by Cable TV on "Blogs in Hong Kong" equates "blogs" with "personal diaries". Needless to say, such interpretation is seen as "too naive".

There are a lot of discussions at various blogs on this issue (see Sidekick for example) and I don't think I can add anything more to the debate. As I understand, some HK bloggers are planning to lodge formal protests to Cable TC as well. I have not watched the programme so I am not in the best position to comment on the issue. But in my mind, there is no doubt that Blog is not equivalent to personal diaries, it is a LOT more than that.

Dressed to Kill

It always feels special when you saw someone you know on TV or newspaper.

This afternoon I visited Give me Spirit Fingers Dammit to check out the latest round of fashion victims. Tadaaaa! Guess what I have found! A picture of my ex-colleague (Note: ex-colleague, not friends or anything) in that blog and to quote Spirit Fingers

"Women persist in showing as much white leg as possible"
Read the post and see the photo here. I nearly fell off my chair laughing and when I found my composure again, I immediately sent the link to my friends (Note: friends, also ex-colleagues).

Spirit Fingers, thank you very much! You made our day!

Tuesday, May 03, 2005

A Bit of Everything

Work is pretty busy - need to come in on Sat afternoon for a meeting and not having too much time updating this blog or reading other blogs.

Went to a housewarming party after meeting and ate a lot of salted chicken wings and chicken livers. They were great.

Went to church (yes) on Sunday morning then rushed back to meet relatives for lunch at Times Square. Then rushed to Diamond Hill to visit Children's home and drove to Tai Po for an educational outing. (YES!) Boating and baking were the orders of the outing, followed by a dinner there. Rushed back home to catch the 2nd half of Spurs v Villa at night.

Yesterday, went to the Peak for an hour walk but my thigh became sore after 30 minutes. Bumped into Gordan and Thomas (with their gfs). Ate a lot - Ox Tongue Fried Rice with Black Bean Sauce, Siu Mai and Curry fishballs as lunch, an Ice Cream sundae at McDonalds as tea and a heavy dinner at a Chinese restaurant in Wanchai with some other relatives of mine. Still felt hungry after I got home!

Spurs 5 Villa 1

I only returned home when the game was 35 minutes old, and Spurs were 3-0 up by then! I couldn't believe my eyes for a second. We conceded a penalty at the end of first half, making me wonder whether there would be a repeat of Spurs 3 City 4 game last season. It wasn't to be and we went on to finish the job impressively. Stephen Kelly was my MoM choice, but Simon Davies ran him close.

It is nice that Spurs are now sitting in the 7th place and the crunch game this weekend against Boro will decide who are going to Europe next season.

Come on you Spurs!