Tuen's Blog

Infrequent diary of a procrastinator

Archive for September, 2009

Visit to Eureka Towers

Since it was the school hols, we decided to do something together as a family. Except for Wen, the rest of us had not been to Eureka Towers in the city, so we decided to make a family outing there. A good description of the day is given by Mary in her email to my [...]

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Inspiring Story

I found this story to be very sad, but inspiring: http www.theage.com

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Reverting back to Old Theme

I am reverting back to the old theme for now. The new one is just too slow….

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Wordbook

I’ve just installed a new plug-in which should allow automatic cross posting between my WordPress blog and my facebook account. I had previously resisted getting an account on facebook because I already published my own WordPress blog, and didn’t want  to have to update another site. But the pressure to get a facebook account was quite [...]

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New Theme

I’m trying out a new theme, called “The Scenery”, with some minor modifications. Comments anyone? Is it too slow?

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Hacked!

Yesterday evening (or early this morning rather), I discovered that this blog had been hacked. After the upgrade, I was checking everything out and discovered I had an invisible ‘admin’ user. This fellow could come in anytime and erase/deface/spam my site at will. And because he was invisible, it was not a straightforward matter of deleting [...]

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WordPress Upgrade

I’ve finally taken the time and effort to upgrade my WordPress blog to the latest ver. 2.8.4. I hope nothing is broken, and if you come across any errors or bugs, do let me know. I think I will soon update my blog’s theme, and change the layout etc. It’s about time… Let’s see how [...]

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Sad News

A close and old friend of ours passed away early this week.  Francis Wee was 44 when he died suddenly at his shop house. It’s been quite a shock to all of us who knew him well.  He was at the prime of his life, and was looking forward to the future. “Eternal rest grant [...]

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Chias’ Housewarming and Anniversary

Last Saturday we were invited over to the Chias’ housewarming party. It was also their anniversary, but they didn’t publicise that fact. Mary happened to remember, so she bought some flowers for them as well. Apart from us, the Chongs and Cheongs were also there, and James too. Unfortunately, Jill was sick and couldn’t make it. [...]

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The baby costs me $110 today!

I came out of the bedroom this morning with baby in tow, as usual. This time though, I forgot to take something with me and went right back to my bedroom only to find the door shut and worse, locked! I thought someone had gone in and I called out if anyone was inside, but [...]

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