Archive for the 'My Home' Category

My Toilet

Friday, September 21st, 2007

I was told I now have one of the biggest toilets in HDBland but personally, I don’t believe it as I’ve seen people convert an entire bedroom into a toilet. But anyway, it started with this:

Redundant Kitchen

After almost 2 months of appeals and approvals, it all got torn down, excepting the horrible white pipes that were verboten to be moved:

The White Pipe of Anguish.

And now, with 80% completion, I think it looks like a clinical shed for milking cows:

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Just did a simple light test in the bed room:

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I like it.

Discussion

Friday, August 17th, 2007

How we do discussions

So here we were standing around the Shit Hole and the Water Pipe of Anguish in a cramped and stinking toilet.

All was well when the “Black & White” minutes of the meeting was given the Red Check of Approval. Yay!

I am not mad

Monday, April 16th, 2007

I just get these headaches:

costing1

Rome was not built in a day because I was not the project manager.

costing2

Beddings and such

Wednesday, April 11th, 2007

My favourite activity is actually inner eyelid study. I spend a fair amount of time on it, studious, you might say.

As such, I need really comfortable study materials. I’ve decided on my matteress, but the bed spreads are another thing altogether, there are really a lot of technical details which, fortunately is easily explained in this really handy guide on how to choose bedsheets.

This is good as I’ve found some really nice bedsheets.

Home Lighting

Monday, February 19th, 2007

Lighting is important to me. I’ve been gathering materials on lighting since I optioned my flats. Here are my notes.

Good general tips, including some tips on the new-fangled MonoRail Lighting (really cool! But I think you need a high ceiling for this. Alas.) system here.

I am very enamoured about the idea of using LEDs, but it’s very expensive and here is a myth-buster on LEDs. Of course there are cheaper alternatives.

Color Temperature is important. Here’s an article that shows you what 3000k and 5,500K looks like.

Energy consumption is a factor, so I’ve decided on a combination of LEDs (for task lighting), CFLs (Compact Fluorescent Lamps) for general usage.

My wannabe apartment

Wednesday, February 14th, 2007

It’s small, it’s causing me a lot of pain and it is costing me a lot of money, but by God, it’s mine.

The original mess. The damn dimensions don’t make much sense and they don’t fit either.

original

The current crap. More doors than sense.

Current

The future wannabe. That is, if I manage to get my proposals approved.

Future