Living in... Shanghai, Uncategorized Protected: SETTLING IN…SLOWLY 19 January 2009

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  • am_klutz posted on January 19, 2009 at 3:10 pm

    Wang Lee Hom is very talented. He writes his songs πŸ™‚ And yup, he sings well too and is a looker.

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    • beverly posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:13 pm

      He’s friggin’ hot.. omg. Haha. I’m going to watch Lust Caution now.. he stars, in it, I’ve heard!

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      • tiffanyx posted on January 20, 2009 at 2:14 pm

        no dont bother.

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  • ptechnix posted on January 19, 2009 at 3:18 pm

    I hear your pain… oh boy do I hear your pain…

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    • beverly posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:14 pm

      Come over and escape the out-laws!!

      And brush up on your Chinese with me πŸ˜‰

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  • waltzmatz posted on January 19, 2009 at 4:17 pm

    how can you be pigging out and still be 44kg?!>

    that’s not fair!!!

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    • beverly posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:14 pm

      I think they measured it wrongly πŸ˜› It’s just wishful thinking!

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  • vixette7 posted on January 19, 2009 at 6:33 pm

    erm. i think you should lock this post. or put the photo with your stats under a different entry. too many weirdos trawling the net.

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    • beverly posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:21 pm

      Ahh i forgot to lock it

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  • susyspeed posted on January 19, 2009 at 7:17 pm

    44 kg ?!?!? Crap, I haven’t been that weight since I was in the 8th grade and I’m only 1.5 m! Hehe.

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    • beverly posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:22 pm

      Take it with a grain of salt, I think they got it wrong πŸ˜›

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  • rubytues posted on January 19, 2009 at 9:54 pm

    Wow. Luckily it will all calm down eventually. πŸ™‚

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    • beverly posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:22 pm

      By next week, I hope, that’s my goal!

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  • starbucksweetie posted on January 19, 2009 at 10:48 pm

    It sounds like you need an assistant, Bev!

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    • beverly posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:22 pm

      OMG you shouldn’t have said that…. now I really want one πŸ˜‰

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  • am_klutz posted on January 19, 2009 at 3:10 pm

    Wang Lee Hom is very talented. He writes his songs πŸ™‚ And yup, he sings well too and is a looker.

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    • beverly posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:13 pm

      He’s friggin’ hot.. omg. Haha. I’m going to watch Lust Caution now.. he stars, in it, I’ve heard!

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      • tiffanyx posted on January 20, 2009 at 2:14 pm

        no dont bother.

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  • ptechnix posted on January 19, 2009 at 3:18 pm

    I hear your pain… oh boy do I hear your pain…

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    • beverly posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:14 pm

      Come over and escape the out-laws!!

      And brush up on your Chinese with me πŸ˜‰

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  • sisqa posted on January 19, 2009 at 11:49 pm

    oh wow… relocating is way complicated! goodness, hope you don’t push yourself too hard, hay?

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    • beverly posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:30 pm

      i knooowww.. and china has so many processes too, all manual. Argh!

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  • thefragrantelf posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:11 am

    You are going to be fluent in Mandarin super quick! So glad you are finally getting to settle in! It’s been a crazy whirlwind. So much paperwork even with their help, I would have gone mental by now!

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    • beverly posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:31 pm

      I hope! My goal is to be fluent by end of the year πŸ˜›

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  • waltzmatz posted on January 19, 2009 at 4:17 pm

    how can you be pigging out and still be 44kg?!>

    that’s not fair!!!

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    • beverly posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:14 pm

      I think they measured it wrongly πŸ˜› It’s just wishful thinking!

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  • rollagirl9 posted on January 20, 2009 at 1:04 am

    Awesome how quickly you’re picking up Mandarin!

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    • beverly posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:34 pm

      Freakin’ pleased! πŸ˜› Soon I won’t be able to speak to you cos I’ve forgotten english.. hehehhe

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      • rollagirl9 posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:42 pm

        Oh-oh! Ni-hao!

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        • beverly posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:47 pm

          ROFL you are totally yellow-belly now!!!!!!!

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          • rollagirl9 posted on January 20, 2009 at 11:55 pm

            Xie xie!

  • peachietree posted on January 20, 2009 at 1:14 am

    Is that your visa application? I was doing mine the other week and the spaces were so tiny to fill in all the information. Also you look good in your passport-sized picture; mine is horrendous!

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    • beverly posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:35 pm

      nah that’s the health stuff!

      errrr i was really grumpy with how the pic turned out, cos took it at the airport when i looked crap. it’s small in the pic so it seems like its’ good, but i look so weird in it, haha!

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  • valska posted on January 20, 2009 at 1:47 am

    Looks like it’s going to be an adventure ahead! πŸ™‚ I’m excited for you. I would love to visit Shanghai again.

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    • beverly posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:35 pm

      oh if you do tell me, would love to show you around (assuming by then i’ll know the place real well!)

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      • tiffanyx posted on January 20, 2009 at 2:15 pm

        do i get your offer too? *thick-skinned* ;p

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  • vixette7 posted on January 19, 2009 at 6:33 pm

    erm. i think you should lock this post. or put the photo with your stats under a different entry. too many weirdos trawling the net.

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    • beverly posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:21 pm

      Ahh i forgot to lock it

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  • susyspeed posted on January 19, 2009 at 7:17 pm

    44 kg ?!?!? Crap, I haven’t been that weight since I was in the 8th grade and I’m only 1.5 m! Hehe.

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    • beverly posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:22 pm

      Take it with a grain of salt, I think they got it wrong πŸ˜›

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  • rubytues posted on January 19, 2009 at 9:54 pm

    Wow. Luckily it will all calm down eventually. πŸ™‚

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    • beverly posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:22 pm

      By next week, I hope, that’s my goal!

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  • starbucksweetie posted on January 19, 2009 at 10:48 pm

    It sounds like you need an assistant, Bev!

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    • beverly posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:22 pm

      OMG you shouldn’t have said that…. now I really want one πŸ˜‰

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  • oh_ayana posted on January 20, 2009 at 6:49 am

    omg I stayed at the boys for 4days and we ate chinese/shanghainese food everyday and I was soooo sick of it!!
    HAHA I guess we won’t be moving to Shanghai unless I can get some good western or japanese food.

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    • beverly posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:36 pm

      Haha yeah.. i eat china food all day, then pig out on western every so often πŸ˜› Jap food is awwwwwsome here

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  • sisqa posted on January 19, 2009 at 11:49 pm

    oh wow… relocating is way complicated! goodness, hope you don’t push yourself too hard, hay?

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    • beverly posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:30 pm

      i knooowww.. and china has so many processes too, all manual. Argh!

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  • thefragrantelf posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:11 am

    You are going to be fluent in Mandarin super quick! So glad you are finally getting to settle in! It’s been a crazy whirlwind. So much paperwork even with their help, I would have gone mental by now!

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    • beverly posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:31 pm

      I hope! My goal is to be fluent by end of the year πŸ˜›

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  • rollagirl9 posted on January 20, 2009 at 1:04 am

    Awesome how quickly you’re picking up Mandarin!

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    • beverly posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:34 pm

      Freakin’ pleased! πŸ˜› Soon I won’t be able to speak to you cos I’ve forgotten english.. hehehhe

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      • rollagirl9 posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:42 pm

        Oh-oh! Ni-hao!

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        • beverly posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:47 pm

          ROFL you are totally yellow-belly now!!!!!!!

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          • rollagirl9 posted on January 20, 2009 at 11:55 pm

            Xie xie!

  • thienlan posted on January 20, 2009 at 9:10 am

    just like me with English? LOL or Vietnamese with baby Arthur hehe

    Good on you, it’s great how you keep your brains working.
    Good luck wih your paperwork

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    • beverly posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:36 pm

      Hehe no, I wish, your english is a lot better than my Chinese.. but hopefully mine will be super good by end of the year!

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  • peachietree posted on January 20, 2009 at 1:14 am

    Is that your visa application? I was doing mine the other week and the spaces were so tiny to fill in all the information. Also you look good in your passport-sized picture; mine is horrendous!

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    • beverly posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:35 pm

      nah that’s the health stuff!

      errrr i was really grumpy with how the pic turned out, cos took it at the airport when i looked crap. it’s small in the pic so it seems like its’ good, but i look so weird in it, haha!

      Reply
  • valska posted on January 20, 2009 at 1:47 am

    Looks like it’s going to be an adventure ahead! πŸ™‚ I’m excited for you. I would love to visit Shanghai again.

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    • beverly posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:35 pm

      oh if you do tell me, would love to show you around (assuming by then i’ll know the place real well!)

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      • tiffanyx posted on January 20, 2009 at 2:15 pm

        do i get your offer too? *thick-skinned* ;p

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  • tiffanyx posted on January 20, 2009 at 2:14 pm

    thought you are supposed to fill out the stats’ form in chinese? no? :P:P

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  • oh_ayana posted on January 20, 2009 at 6:49 am

    omg I stayed at the boys for 4days and we ate chinese/shanghainese food everyday and I was soooo sick of it!!
    HAHA I guess we won’t be moving to Shanghai unless I can get some good western or japanese food.

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    • beverly posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:36 pm

      Haha yeah.. i eat china food all day, then pig out on western every so often πŸ˜› Jap food is awwwwwsome here

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  • thienlan posted on January 20, 2009 at 9:10 am

    just like me with English? LOL or Vietnamese with baby Arthur hehe

    Good on you, it’s great how you keep your brains working.
    Good luck wih your paperwork

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    • beverly posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:36 pm

      Hehe no, I wish, your english is a lot better than my Chinese.. but hopefully mine will be super good by end of the year!

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  • j0s1e267 posted on January 20, 2009 at 5:56 pm

    Hang in there Bev! Wishing for you, a smooth sailing process through all the red tape in Shanghai.

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  • linklist posted on January 20, 2009 at 6:42 pm

    Is that your chinese Name? Chua Wen Li?

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  • tiffanyx posted on January 20, 2009 at 2:14 pm

    thought you are supposed to fill out the stats’ form in chinese? no? :P:P

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  • j0s1e267 posted on January 20, 2009 at 5:56 pm

    Hang in there Bev! Wishing for you, a smooth sailing process through all the red tape in Shanghai.

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  • linklist posted on January 20, 2009 at 6:42 pm

    Is that your chinese Name? Chua Wen Li?

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  • yeevee posted on January 21, 2009 at 2:39 pm

    omg just reading it is exhausting 0____0
    Hope everything goes as planned for u! :)))

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  • yeevee posted on January 21, 2009 at 2:39 pm

    omg just reading it is exhausting 0____0
    Hope everything goes as planned for u! :)))

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