Salad with Mayonnaise and Balsamic Vinegar Dressing

Posted by Volvoxx On November - 21 - 2009

Out of ideas of what to cook for dinner? Dining alone? Salad makes an awesome, simple meal for one, or side dish for two or more!

Instant Tiramisu / Happy Birthday Dad

Posted by Volvoxx On October - 27 - 2009

My two nieces are more than happy to celebrate their grandfather's Birthday with him

Soya Bean Milk

Posted by Volvoxx On October - 22 - 2009

Ever wanted to try making your own soyabean milk? Check it out!

Baked Macaroni Cheese

Posted by Volvoxx On October - 12 - 2009

Fancy some simple satisfying Baked Macaroni Cheese at home? Check out this recipe.

Fish Chip with Beer Batter.

Posted by Volvoxx On October - 10 - 2009

An attempt in making Fish Chip with beer batter...while forcing QJ to consume fish :P

The end of sem 'pick-a-kitteh' syndrome.

Posted by Volvoxx On October - 09 - 2009

Kittens will mysteriously appear at our doorstep come semester break. This time, its happening again. A cute, manja, noisy kitten visits 391D.

WTF~~!!

by Volvoxx On May 31, 2006 9:18 AM 0 comments
Urgh...starting my entry with bad word...kekekke.e.....

But really...wtf man.....

Everyone who knows me well knows I'm a nocturnal creature. That being said I wun sleep until I hear the cock crows (err...more of hearing the morning prayers blaring out from the nearest surau actually XP ) and wakeup only at noon, shud there be no classes (hah...yea rite)...yes yes it's no alien thing dat I wake up walking to class zombified...then zombie myself back to bed and ZzZzzZz ...

My sleeping habits USUALLY changes drastically during hols....going from waking up 7am and then falling asleep as early as 9pm/11pm...then it goes about sleeping at 1am then waking up at 10...then some crazy days I sleep at 3pm...wokeup 11pm while whole family's about to go tido..then I'll be roaming the night...kakakkaa....so U get the idea...it's pretty much 'round the clock'....crazy rite??

BUT ....

....wat but? ...nothing changed this time. The 'drastic change in sleeping habit' part at least...

NOW...I sleep as early as 9/10pm...and DEFINATELY wake up while the short hand STILL points at 8....GYAHHHHHHHH WTF!!!

SERIOUSLY....I TRIED shifting it back to the 'normal' me...or at least SOMEWHERE close to normal....even tried chatting till wee hours of 2-3am (yeah very 'wee' la hor... -.-" ) BUT I still wake up at 8-ish....

I even took medic last nite (thanks to my sis for rubbing off her cold germs on me and my eldest sis...blergh) that usually knocks me out like a pig...waking up looking outside the window thinking it was already 9/10am ...took a peek at my HP and it was STILL *starts cursing* 8.35 am...WTF!!! GAAAHHHHHH....I GIVE UP....have it ur way....>.< .....

Thus...my ranting about my kehidupan sihat .... >.< *plays with Fifi*

....*sulks for a certain reason and suddenly smiles for some other weird reasons*

Btw...I made okonomiyaki yesterday...Japanese pancake/pizza...JADI WORRR...first time make jadi..kekeke...tempted my sister and kena marah... "You better go sediakan the ingredients...this weekend make for me again" ..kakkkaka.....anyway, there's this very disgusting bunch of worms in the cabbage while i was cutting it....I tot only one...tried to cut off the part of cabbage with the worm...turns out there were another one (or few) squirming inside....suddenly felt VERY VERY gellified....I actually tossed(or flung) the cabbage and the vege knife into the air (it landed safely in the sink...dun worry)...and ran to the other end of the kitchen....and shuddered...kekeke....Aunt had her time laughing at me.......blerghhh..geli really....

..kay la.....better go find some other stuff to cook today..kekkee....

Cream puffs anyone? XD

But then again...

by Volvoxx On May 30, 2006 3:18 AM 0 comments
Wat was I thinking ne?....

Moving and Digicams and stuff...bleh......

1. Not moving blog. Too lazy. Blog STILL looks like shit on ie...and it's still messy ...so i guess I'm chainging my template....soon...i hope.....

2. Digicam....STILL gonna get one...but prolly not a simple point-and-shoot like IXUS60/65 anymore.....I'm going on the range of Olympus...sumthing liek my sister's (I dunno model number XP ) ...but dat damn beauty...can have super-macro mode....which can take pics of my garden flowers and turn them into such beauty like these!! See the richness of the colour and the focus/blur effect!!...Gawdddd....I was SIMPLY IN LOVE with dat damn thing...powerful zoom too...10X optical zoom...so eventho dat thing is kinda bulky....I think for about 1.6k..it's kinda...worth it......


My fav pic in the whole stash..as well as the beauty below this one





3. I'm still missing you, dear. *hugsanddunwannaletgo* *cuddles*

4. Fifi STILL looks damn blardy cute..kekeke...




DESHO??? XD XD ...my darling li baby *muaks!!*


...ahh...ngantuks ler....shud really get some sleep liao..kekeke....

p/s: *steals a kiss from QJ* XD XD

Stupid bus

by Volvoxx On May 24, 2006 6:17 AM 0 comments
10 freakin hours from Malacca to KL ...stiff back...stiff neck...stiff legs...stiff ass...nuff said.

Lucky I was sleeping most of the time...damn bloody kanasai bus.

...lucky my fishes didn't die.


Am currently suffering various aches from earliermentionedidioticy.

Details, if I rajin...later. Going Langkawi later. As if I've not had enough packing last nite, I have to pack again when I JUST got back home.. *sigh*

Got tonnes of stuff to write about but...all that will have to wait :P


...and dammit I miss you, dear...smile ne? X3 *muaks*

Shud I move?

by Volvoxx On May 21, 2006 8:49 AM 0 comments
My blog...I mean.....

LMAO ....

I really like the layout of my current blog but...
1. It's KINDA messy.
2. Doesn't look neat and...ermm..cool?
3. Dusty says it's hard to navigate...
4. Sux on reso higher than 1024X768
5. Blogsome layout looks really nice...with the calender and link and stuff...neat too.

...so...shud I?? Or shud I just make another layout/edit my layout and make it less messier?....I would most prolly repost everything there in blogsome SHUD I move.....but...is it really that much better there?? Kid, you tell me... ^^

Wishlist?

by Volvoxx On 12:59 AM 0 comments
hmmm....just cuz I wanna save up and have nothing to buy (less motivation, less effective saving) ...and after much temptation from various factors, I've decided to make a big leap in my 'Wishlist' ... [previous accomplished entries: Altec VS4121, 200GB HDD, Wacom Graphire3, NVidia 6600GT] ....


....something 4-figure.... *shudders* ....



Canon Digital IXUS 60 X3 X3 X3


......last I checked, the price in Lowyat.net was RM1150 (crapppp)...90bucks difference between IXUS 60 and 65.....gehh...

..yeah..crazy idea I know. And I think mum would kill me if she ever found out. Even if it was just a 'wishlist' ... ...sis would too ...she only got hers when she worked...

A digital SLR would be tooooo sweeeetttt....just dat I doubt I have time to learn up the techniques...and of course...5k is the cheapest model I could get for dat...so...I think for now, I'll have to be satisfied with a 'point-and-shoot' ...hell..I'll be happy enought I wun be sleeping for a week!

So I guess I should stop asking my parents and family to give me presents for XMas and birthdays and just ask for cash for the 'IXUS Fund' ...kekkekek....the ebilness....

The following is the spec sheet for IXUS 60....bla bla bla la....skip it if u dun wanna fall asleep XD

Dunno if I can manage to get this thing b4 I grad...kekkekee.....got stuffs dat i REALLY REALLY wanna take and keep in memory... X3

...XD ..this is nutz...ahh watever... :P

p/s: ...dear...Missing you like crazy la..how la?? >.<

..pstt...did I mention my blog looks like crap in IE?? ...ehh....watever la...sucky browser >.<

Canon Digital IXUS60 Spec.

Image Sensor (CCD)


Camera Effective Pixels
Approx. 6.0 megapixels , 1 /2.5-inch type
Total Pixels
Approx. 6.2 megapixels
Color Filters
Primary color filters (Bayer type)
Lens

Focal Length (35 mm film equivalent)
35 (W) – 105 (T) mm
Optical Zoom
3x
Shooting Distance
(from the front of the lens)

Normal: 30cm – infinity
Macro: 3 – 50cm (W), 30 – 50cm (T)
Digital Macro: 3 – 10cm (W)
Viewfinder
Real-image optical zoom viewfinder
LCD Monitor
2.5 -inch, low temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD
(Effective pixels: Approx. 173,000 pixels)
Brightness adjustment (15 levels, with Quick-Bright LCD function)
AF System
9-point AiAF or 1-point AF (fixed to center) (Intelligent Orientation Sensor)
AF lock, AF-assist beam on/off
Light Metering System
Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot (metering frame when spot: center),AE Lock
Exposure Compensation
± 2 stops in 1/3 stop increments
Sensitivity
Auto, High ISO Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800 equivalent
White Balance
Auto, pre-set (available settings: Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H), Custom
Shutter

Type
Mechanical shutter and electronic shutter
Speeds
15- 1/1500 sec
Aperture

Type
Circular aperture
f/number
f/2.8 (W), f/4.9 (T)
Flash

Operation Modes
Auto, Auto with red-eye reduction, Flash on with red-eye reduction, Flash on, Flash off, Slow Synchro
Flash Range
Normal: 50 cm – 3.5 m (W), 50 cm – 2.0 m (T)
Macro: 30 – 50cm
Flash Functions
FE lock
Shooting Specifications

Shooting Modes
Auto, Camera M (Manual) *¹ , Digital Macro, Portrait, Night Snapshot, Stitch Assist, Special Scene Modes*² , Movie*³

*¹ Long shutter is available
*² Kids & Pets, Indoor, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Underwater, Color Accent, Color Swap
*³ Standard, Fast Frame Rate, Compact, Color Accent, Color Swap
Digital Zoom
Still images/ Movies *¹: Approx. 4.0x ( up to approx. 12x zoom in combination with optical zoom*²)

*¹ Standard only
*² Not available while recording movies
Continuous Shooting
Approx. 2.1 shots/sec (Large and Fine mode)
Recording Specifications

Recording Media
SD memory card, MultiMedia card
File Format
Design rule for Camera File system and DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant
Data Type
Still Images: Exif 2.2 (JPEG Type), Movies: AVI Type (Image data: Motion JPEG Type/Audio data: WAVE (Monaural) ) Sound memos: WAVE (monaural)
Number of Recording Pixels

Still Images

Large : 2816 x 2112
Medium 1: 2272 x 1704
Medium 2: 1600 x 1200
Small : 640 x 480
Postcard Date Imprint Mode: 1600 x 1200
Widescreen : 2816 x 1584
Movies

Standard, Color Accent, Colour Swap:
640 x 480 pixels (30 fps/15fps)
320 x 240 pixels (30 fps/ 15fps)
Fast Frame Rate : QVGA (320 x 240 pixels) (60 fps)
Compact: QQVGA (160 x 120 pixels) (15 fps)
Playback Specifications

Still Images
Single, Index (9 thumbnail images), Magnified*, Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Histogram, Sound memos (up to 60 sec.), Slide Show

*advance or reverse through magnified images is available
Movies
Normal Playback, Special Playback*, Editing, Built-in microphone & speaker

*Slow motion available
Printing Specifications

Direct Print
Canon Direct Print, Bubble Jet Direct, PictBridge
Display Languages
23 languages
Interface
Hi-Speed USB 2.0 (mini-B, PTP) Audio/Video output (NTSC/PAL)
Power Source
Battery Pack NB-4L
AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC10 (sold separately)
Dimensions
86.0 x 53.5 x 21.7mm (excluding protrusions)
Weight
Approx. 140g (camera body only)

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