Posts tagged ‘Walking’

Dec 6, 2013


Stupid thing of the week; there’s this nail polish remover that I have that gives you chemical burns. I keep telling myself to throw it out cause chemical burns is a bad thing, though I still haven’t done it yet, and gave myself chemical burns over the weekend. At this rate I’ll probably end up building a resistance against it haha.

On to other news, Sindy & Eddie had their engagement party last weekend. It was awesome, there were ponies, a slushy machine and a fairy floss machine! They also had photos from the proposal in Fiji tied to helium balloons =).
Photo below is of our masterful creations on the fairy floss machine.


Fairy Floss from Sindy & Eddie's Engagement

There’s been so many events I haven’t had a chance to blog about!! But I’ll try my best once I get all my photos and studying in order!

Can’t wait for the next few weekends. Celebrating Phillip’s 18th, then a bbq birthday for Billy, Moonie and Smitty.
Possibly Joseph’s and then a bbbq at Nathan’s to meet his girlfriend =).

Climbing, it’s been great! We’re mainly bouldering at ECAT now. I’m slowly improving, up to V3’s and V4’s now. The boys are improving faster than me, and Brandon’s just started climbing a bit after getting the all clear. Can’t wait for our Asia trip next year. We’re going to boulder in Hong Kong! So excited!!!

Writing this as I walk the streets of Sydney. I should probably stop =P.

Helen ♥

May 15, 2011

China Day #2-#8, April 13-20 – The First Week

Sooo, I’ve gotten extremely lazy, and I’m just going to blog this as fast as I can…
This is how my first week in China went.

Lack of Clothing

Lack of Clothing

Wednesday, 13th
Went to pay our respects my aunt and tried on my brides maid dress. It was a little loose, so they decided to take it in a bit, the beginning of the dress drama.

– Realising my mum packed my tops without proper bottoms, which left me having to wear a long top with tights and chucks XD.
– Got into a unmarked ‘personal’ taxi, so very safe I know XD.

Thursday, 14th
Went sightseeing at Litichi Bay and shopping with my aunts. Had a huge feast with everyone on my dad’s side of the family.

– Finally got a pair of long shorts, it’s hot here at times.
– My mum and aunts telling off my uncles off for giving my grandma alcohol, XD which they later found out was just apple juice.
– Listening to my uncles say the funniest things and make horrible kungfu moves.

After my haircut

After my haircut

Friday, 15th
Went shopping with my parents and Holly. I tried on my bridesmaid dress and it was… TOO TIGHT! XD. We had to force the zipper up, I couldn’t breathe or move much, so they had to quickly send it off to get it adjusted again.

They told us it’d be ready in 3 hours, so I went to get a haircut, it’s short now, and then went back to the store and… IT WAS STILL TIGHT! I could breathe a little better, but my ribs still poked out. Sooo off we went with a dress in hand to the store where the adjuster could get to more easily.

They adjusted it, and yay was finally able to breathe, but truth be told it’s still a little too tight, cause my ribs can still be seen. But there wasn’t anymore time to adjust it.

– Talking to the hairdresser and his apprentice in english.
– Buying my straw hat and two awesome jackets.

Bridal Party and Groom =D

Bridal Party and Groom =D

Saturday, 16th

Day of my cousin’s wedding. It was tiring,and I had no idea what I was suppose to do, and everyone else seemed lost as well and I couldn’t read chinese. But it all worked out in the end XD.

Caught the Bouquet

Caught the Bouquet


– I endedup being the maid of honour, so I held the bride’s umbrella, rode in the car and walked with her down the aisle.
– Also caught the bouquet, which resulted me in being questioned on stage XD.

Sunday, 17th
Went to my cousin’s area for lunch and  and a fitness class.
XD that was pretty fun. It was pretty much the only place in Guangzhou that wasn’t crowed with buildings and people.

– Discovered I still can’t touch my toes XD.

Monday, 18th
Bishuiwan hot springs!!! That’s pretty much all I can say, I can’t describe how awesome it was, except that the service was exceptional, drinks were unlimited and brought around to you, the facilities we beautiful and it was just a fun relaxing day.

– Also had a blizzard ice cream from the dairy queen, mmmmm ^^.

Goats of Guangzhou

Goats of Guangzhou

Tuesday, 19th
Did a lot of sight-seeing and shopping which all involved a lot of walking, my feet felt so dead afterwards XD.

Got to see some pretty cool features of Guangzhou, like the five goats to the left. Apparently my dad use to climb it as a kid XD. I can’t remember the name of the structure though =(.

Pictorials in the Background

Pictorials in the Background

Wednesday, 20th
Helped my aunt fix and computer and went for a bit more sight-seeing.

From China (not really, since I’m posting it now XD),
Helen ♥

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