Posts Tagged ‘old friends’
Bumping Into Old Friends
Posted on: 28th of August 2008 | Under: Life & Love

Nothing beats the surprise of casually bumping into an old friend on an ordinary afternoon spent window shopping at the mall.

I was at Raffles City earlier and had just stepped out of TopShop when a guy who looked too familiar walked passed me. I had to take a second look before I realized that it really was Marcus, one of my High School classmates from ISB! I quickly called him, and he was just as surprised to see me. I mean, it’s not everyday you bump into an old classmate you haven’t seen in nine years! =P

We talked for a while in the middle of the mall: updates on our lives, on the others we’ve been in contact with, and talked about the 10th year reunion with our High School batch next year (if it ever pushes through, that is). It was kind of surreal. It felt like being back in High School, except we looked older (the same, but older) and a little bit rounder (that’s for the both of us! haha!). It was definitely great seeing him. It’s always nice to get in touch with old friends. Sure, Facebook has been one big reunion for ISB people; I’m finally in contact with those that I haven’t heard from since I left Brunei. But seeing someone and actually spending time with them (even for just a few minutes) is so much better!

I really hope the reunion pushes through next year. It would be grand to see my old friends together again in one room!

Another Reunion with Old Friends
Posted on: 10th of August 2006 | Under: Life & Love

Living majority of my teenage years in a different country from where I am now has quite a lot of disadvantages. For one, all of my closest friends are scattered all over the world, making it quite difficult for me to find someone to run to when I need comforting. Don’t get me wrong, I do have a handful of really wonderful friends in the country right now (the boyfriend included), but really, there’s truly nothing like being with old friends.

Another disadvantage is seeing other people with their own set of barkadas, and being envious that they have friends they can hang out with anytime they want. I get jealous of my sister when she hangs out with her Highschool buddies, because it makes me miss Brunei even more.

But if there are disadvantages, of course there are definitely some advantages too. Like having the perfect excuse of flying off to another country to see one of your friends get married. Waiting almost 7 years just to see each other again made everything more wonderful.

And there’s also the opportunity of organizing reunions everytime old friends fly into the country.

Last month, on the day we arrived back from Singpaore, I had to rush off to ATC for a mini-reunion with some people. Two of my guy friends were in the country on vacation, and even if I was exhausted from my flight, I went to see them anyway. Jeremy and Tan treated the bunch to a late night dinner at Sinangag Express.

Cheap food + great company = fun!

The only picture of the night: Michelle, Marck, Jeremy, Amador, Tan, my sis and me.


Then last Friday was another reunion, because Matet (who’s getting married next month!) was in the country to fix some papers. She had to leave early, and because I arrived late I only got to see her for 10 minutes. I still enjoyed coffee with the rest who stayed. No pictures of the night, because I was too tired to take pictures.

Another opportunity to get together happened when I got a text message from Sean (who’s actually the first-bf-slash-ex) that he and his girlfriend were on vacation in Manila.


An Attempt to Narrate our Singapore Escapade
Posted on: 19th of July 2006 | Under: Travel Junkie

The lack of detailed updates in here was due to the vacation JR and I had in Singapore. We were too busy having fun that it was just right to get away from our online lives for a while. =P But I did miss this, so let me try to let you all in on the wonderful time we had. ^_^

It was a 10-day escapade full of shopping, sight seeing, eating, taking pictures and meeting up with people. The main reason why we planned the trip was to be present at Cecilia (my ever dearest friend/sister whom I haven’t seen for 7 years!) and Dinesh’s Registration of Marriage.

We met up with the couple the 2nd night we were there and had the best time talking, dancing and getting drunk (ok, I got drunk) on Vodka. =P Imissed my sis so much and seeing her again was just overwhelming! :)

A picture of the four of us looking too happy… =P


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