Monday, April 30, 2007
moot grades are out. pretty depressing to see that grade on the screen, though it wasnt really unexpected. I sorta expected a slightly higher grade though. Equally shocking to find that the other 2 genuises did pretty badly by their standards too. In my opinion, they should have gotten much better. Herein lies one of the problems. One of the geniuses told me that she got hit really hard with questions by one of the judges, and yet you hear that they only ask tough questions if they think you can handle it. But what happens if you cant handle it, that the questions are just slightly beyond you? Who then is better? the one who got asked and can answer simple questions because the judge didnt want to embarrass her, or the one who got asked really tough questions in the belief that she could cope, but then later turns out to be slightly beyond her? haha i'm not bitching abt my predicament because i tink my flop was not due to questions but rather to external factors, but then i really felt a bit sorry for one of the geniuses.
It was really an unsatisfying moot, the kind where u leave the room thinking "i could have done much much better". It might be due to external factors, or that you were down on luck that day, or you just got too nervous, or you simply missed something out, all these are just excuses because at the end of the day, you just didnt perform. I guess my plea that pple keep interupting me during my opening statement will not stand before the judge on an actual court appearance.
Funny why i let this moot grade get me down, when i'm supposed to be damn happy at completing contract with only crim to go. I guess among all the assignments and grades so far in law sch, i treat moots as a personal milestone, and its disappointing to fall short of the target set.
Contract today was pretty ok i guess. It wasnt that hard (i've seen worse hypos), but neither was it a walk in the park. the essay question was a bit of a kelong (along the same lines of the phil neville own goal), when ur contract tutor went throught that specific scenario in revision tutorial. Or maybe its just so glaringly obvious that somebody has to set a question on it.
Lunch today was spent with brudder caitlin and jo. Is it just me, or is there a real lack in testosterone among the pple i hang out with nowadays? I realise i always have lunch with brudder and jo, and more often than not caitlin will come along too. So its 3 gals to 1 guy... junbin, u should really join us for lunch more often to even out the Y chromosomes.
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Saturday, April 28, 2007
hahaha and another piece of useless trivia.. just to add on to the list of online shops that you can go to, u can now shop for ur favourite "carbolic smokeball company" poster at... where else? www.carbolicsmokeball.com! haha yes thats right! you can go and order stuff like the reprint of the famous poster, or the print of the famous ginger beer bottle in Donoghue v. Stevenson.. haha
Oh and another piece of useless trivia (i seem to have loads of these).. the carbolic smokeball company folded as a result of mrs carlill winning the suit.. and ironically, mrs carlill died of influenza in the end..
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Wednesday, April 25, 2007
haha this is quite funny, and quite sad for England. The 2 maths questions (yeah i noe, the horror.. law students dunno how to do math) are from entrance exams from China and England. Give it a try if you have time. Its really quite hard, especially the English one.. haha
Full story here on BBC: Mathematicians set Chinese test
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For all you online shoppers out there, heres another place worth going! I bet you never know that u can order ur statutes online! delivery charges start at only $6! Where else can you find officially printed "Companies Act" ($46), "Penal Code" ($22), and the lovely red binder holding the statutes as seen in our very own library ($46)? Don't hesitate! nows the time to start ordering and get your very own complete set of Singapore Statutes!
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Monday, April 23, 2007
haha this is getting hilarious. I wonder whether Mourinho will blame Man Utd if his mother fall sick, or his cat (if he has one) ate the wrong fish or something.
Re: Mourinho rails against United penalty decisions
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Sunday, April 22, 2007
From PP v Teo Eng Chan  1 MLJ 156:
"The surrounding circumstances show that she is extremely unlikely to have consented. On Monday, 2 September, she put up strenuous resistance and successfully prevented Teo from having sexual intercourse with her or of making major advances preliminary to sexual intercourse with her on a bed in the privacy of a bedroom in a Beauty World Centre flat. Not merely that, her conduct was such that except for her breast being caressed and her panties being pulled down a short distance, she was able for half an hour to resist any further advances towards sexual intercourse by a single man, Teo, with no other males around. I find it impossible to believe that a girl who did this on Monday could, two days later, consent to four persons, the first of whom was Sim, a total stranger, having sex with her across three seats in the cabin of a lorry in a dark and deserted quarry. Any contrary view goes against the grain of logic and common sense."
And i totally agree. I wonder why people would bother running such a line of argument in the first place, when its plainly obvious that this defies common sense. And then they perpentuate such a case, which in turn gets onto the reading lists for modules, and then in turn waste my time reading it. haha
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Wednesday, April 18, 2007
I think my fren put it succintly when he said that Uni life is really akin to taking O or A levels every 6 months. I wonder whether academics are at higher risk of heart attacks; i mean, sudden bouts of intense concentration and nerve wrecking assignments together with long periods of slackness, only for the cycle to repeat again cant be good for your heart right?
well exams are truly the great leveller of life. No matter how atas you are, you still groan the same groan when the exam period is here.
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Monday, April 16, 2007
haha this is the first ever scoop for my blog!
In case you haven heard it, the Qs are together! yes you read it right, the Qs (as in the above) are together! haha more details, pls go interrogate the two of them =)
PS: photo taken from clarisse's blog! thanks clarisse and sorry for taking without permission =)
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Sunday, April 15, 2007
haha last friday was a day of favours received. First, Jgan came all the way down to fetch me and Jo up the hill corz of the pouring rain. Later, i got successfully elected by the grace of the yr 1s. Much much later, Fangyi helped me print stuff from her com, and even went to the extent of counting the documents to see if she left out any. And finally, Nick, upon hearing tat i was printing the gross article which spanned 100 over pages, volunteered to give me his analysis of the article!
haha and i'm damn thankful for all the favours received on friday =)
Addendum: Auntie Ng Pei Yin wants me to add that she lend me $10 for dinner on Fri, or else i would have no money to pay the caifan uncle then. haha thanks Auntie!
Re-addendum: Auntie Ng just said that she's shy and that i really dun need to use the "big red hand" to highlight her generosity. haha
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"If objectivity is the epistemological sense of which objectification is the social process, the way the perceptual posture of a material position is embodied as a social form of power, the most sexually potent depictions and descriptions would be the most objective blow-by-blow representations" - Catherine MacKinnon
WTF? Can someone tell me if thats english or plain gibberish? This was really what i meant when i said that coherent words can form incoherent sentences..
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Thursday, April 12, 2007
THE ROAD NOT TAKEN Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could
To where it bent in the undergrowth;
Then took the other, as just as fair,
And having perhaps the better claim,
Because it was grassy and wanted wear;
Though as for that the passing there
Had worn them really about the same,
And both that morning equally lay
In leaves no step had trodden black.
Oh, I kept the first for another day!
Yet knowing how way leads on to way,
I doubted if I should ever come back.
I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I-
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.
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Thursday, April 05, 2007
Haha i decided to post random pictures again..
Remember when my msn nick was "my sister went to taiwan and all i got was a lousy pair of furry animal claw slippers"? those are the furry animal claw slippers. Its really quite comfortable, but its sorta squeaky and drives pple crazy, not to mention its damn hot to wear too.
My legs and the slippers on me! haha
And really randomly, the BTC map! spot the 2 outlines of 2 idiots taking a photo of this =)
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Tuesday, April 03, 2007
Random photos of law sch
My Co-counsel Mr. Andre Teo in his court attire
Patrick and Zhengs during Matric week
And of corz, my lawr TG mates being pressed against the wall by the logic of opposing counsels..
And finally, the mafia photo at law ball..
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Havent blogged anything fun in a while... blogs tend to get angsty during high stress periods, so i thought i should "redeem" myself and lay off the bitching abt work.. haha so behold, the many faces of Joanna Chew.. hahaha =)
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