Monthly Archives: June 2010

Kings of Leon at Hyde Park!!

On this lovely day I am sitting here in Hyde Park, why? Because I am at the Kings of Leon sell out gig in Hyde Park!!

Fricking awesome!! Atmosphere is fantastic! The weather is great, I have a nice cold (well its gone warm now) pear cider by my side! What more could I want…. Oh I know my picnic matt!! I knew I should have brought it along!!

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Korea Here I Come!! Are You Ready?

I’m sure I’ve mentioned this in a previous post as it is something that I’ve always said and wanted to do.
I’ve finally applied to become an ESL teacher in South Korea!!! Originally I had planned to apply a year and a half ago and some things had happened and I felt that I shouldn’t go through with it, not then at least.
But now the time is right, I’m stuck in a some what of a dead-end job that even though I enjoy it, I’m bored, its not challenging enough. It has become very repetitive, I need a job that excites me and unfortunately my current one has never excited me. I’m good at what I do, very good (I’m just being honest) but I am not content with that. I want to do something I could be crap at but enjoy lol Sounds contradicting does’t ti? But it could exist.

I’m not saying teaching English is what I want to do, but its the experience I want, the career isn’t going too well, so why not take the time out and get some life experiences? Live in a completely foreign country, where you know no-one and you don’t speak the language. I consider myself quite independent but this will really put it tyo the test!! I’ve never lived away from home, my family, so really how independent am I, if I know I have people to catch me if I fall (all I have to do is scream MUMMY DADDy!)??
Doing something this will make me a stronger person (lol I’ve just re-said that in my head and it sounds somewhat like what would be said in some sort of self help class), it will make me ‘grow up’. My theory is if I can do this for a year I can pretty much do anything.

Let’s hope I hear from them soon, and its good news, otherwise I’ll be trying again in November for the March semester.

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England were at a Standstill, Now England at Raging Point!

So today 27th June 2010 is the day that England (football team) lost to Germany once again!!!

England, no, the UK was at a standstill for this much anticipated match, and why wouldn’t they be? Germany are old enemies (I’m talking about football, not other historic stuff). There is even a Wikipedia page on the rivalry!!!

Lets talk some history first:

World Cup 1966: England

Lets start here, I won’t go back further theres no point. So World Cup 1966 is the World Cup everyone in England remembers regardless of when you were born you would have heard about it. Yes it was the only World Cup that England won. It was England vs Germany in that final and England prevailed. There was much controversy about that final, mainly due to two controversy goals scored. The first was the goal from Geoff Hurt, why? Because the ball bounced down from the crossbar and then out of the goal. The referee had to consult with the linesmen to decide weather it was in or not. Of course the Germans would argue that it was not in.

World Cup 1970: Mexico

England met Germany in the Quarter-finals this time, England were leading 2-0 but then Germany levelled in the second half, forcing the game into Extra time, which Germany were to score the winning goal, leaving the final score at 3-2.

European Championship 1972 (quarter-finals)

Losing 3-1 at at the home game, England needed a miracle to happen at the away game. Unfortunately England were unable to perform a miracle  and were held at a 0-0 draw and were knocked out of the competition.

World Cup 1990: Italy

Another meeting and this time it was the Semi-finals, Germany were leading 1-0 until the 80th minuet when Gary Lineker scored the equaliser. Thus pushing the game into a penalty shoot-out show down (England’s first), however England lost 4-3.

European Championship 1996 (Semi-finals)

England took the lead in the third minute only for Germany to equalise at the sixteenth minute, the game went into a goalless extra-time yet again forcing the game into penalty shoot-outs. Both England and Germany scored all five penalties, leading on to ‘sudden death’ kicks. Only for Gareth Southgate to miss (thus making him England’s public enemy NO.1) and Germany scoring theirs, overall score 6-5.

European Championships 2000 (Group Stages)

Meeting again but this time in the Group Stages, Group A to be precise. The match itself wasn’t very exciting but what matters were the final result, 1-0 England. It was England’s first win against Germany in a competitive game since 1966.

However both England and Germany failed to get into the knock-out stages.

World Cup Qualifying 2002

England did not meet Germany in 2002’s World cup, but had lost to them 1-0 in the first game. However when the return match came England had performed a Miracle under new manager Sven-Goran Eriksson, thumping Germany to a 5-1 win!!

Despite that, England did not make it past the Quarter-final stages and Germany ended up being runners-up.

England have not met Germany in any competitive matches since when, which brings us to the current meeting, World Cup 2010.

World Cup 2010 (Last 16)

England probably got the most comfortable group, and were expected to top the group. However that did not happen and England were only able to finish second in the group behind USA (I know USA!!! Like what the HELL!). That meant England would have to play the group toppers of Group D, which were Germany.

Thus brings me back to the present: 27th June 2010, 3pm to be precise.

The big game, its time to settle some old scores.

The match started and was starting to look good, then Germany found England’s weak spot, the Defence (yea right…. what defence, England had no defence!) Of course the Germans scored! And what a goal it was, it completely exposed how weak and broken England’s defence was. UTTER SHAMBLES!!! It was a goal from a long ball from the German goalie!! Upson and Terry YOU FOOLS!!

David James made some amazing saves, however he was unable to save Germany’s second goal, yet again the defence was in utter shambles!

Upson was able to somewhat compensate for his disastrous  perfomance by heading in Gerrard’s ball in.

Lampard was cheated when his ball which had clearly gone pass the line was a no-goal. This was the big turning point, it could have completely changed the result, if England had gone into the second match on a 2-2 draw the would have continued where they left off in the end of the first half, attacking attacking attacking.

Into the second half, with a bitter 2-1 scoreline, England had lost that attacking spirit somewhat, although they created chances for themselves there were not able to fully defend. Germany knew where England’s week spot was and they fully took advantage of it. Germany were the better team, they were Germany’s new generation team (usually this title is given when a team is getting there but not fully there) and quite frankly this German team seems already there.

England allowing Germany to score two more times in the second half which brings the score to 4-1 by the 70th minute and clearly game over, it was BLOW THE WHISTLE BLOW THE WHISTLE NOW!!! Lets get this match or should I rather say EMBARRASSMENT OVER WITH!!!

We knew it would be a tough match to being with but that display from England was a disaster. This is suppose to be our Golden Generation, the football team that would start bringing back some major silverware to England. Individually as players, the England players are good (well some) they play for the best football league in the world, The Premiership. The league, players all around the world would like to get into. Yet when these players are together they are unable to pull off what they do when they play for the club teams. WHY DAMNIT WHY!!!! On paper England are a very strong and capable team!! Yet they are unable to delivery results!!! England fans are very loyal and all they want is for England to finally succeed and yet what do they do?? THROW IT BACK IN THE FAN’S FACE!!!! With a sloppy display of what the English created FOOTBALL!! I don’t even know if you can call what they played today FOOTBALL!!! It was a completely mess!!! We had massive gaps in the defence, when we attacked we failed to delivery!!!

Germany clearly deserved to win and not like just 3goals, by many many more.


如果沒有你

Remember in my last post, I had posted one of the two songs I have been listening to a lot lately? Well that has now turned in to three songs LOL The third song will come into its own post and it will be slightly different from this one the first post.
Here I present to you the second song! Its a song by Karen Mok 莫文蔚, its quite an old song from her, it is also one of the very few songs that I like from her. But who really made me get really INTO the song??? That is my favourite 超級偶像4 Super Idol 4 contestant Mr.曾昱嘉 aka 阿嘎. This guy is just AWESOME!! I won’t go into too much detail about 阿嘎 at this moment as he will get his very own post once the show is finished!

如果沒有你 by 莫文蔚
作詞:李焯雄/左安安
作曲:左安安
Hey 我真的好想你
現在窗外面又開始下著雨

眼睛乾乾的 有想哭的心情
不知道你現在到底在哪裡

Hey我真的好想你
太多的情緒 沒適當的表情

最想說的話我該從何說起
你是否也像我一樣在想你

如果沒有你 沒有過去 我不會有傷心
但是有如果 還是要愛你

如果沒有你 我在哪裡 又有甚麼可惜
反正一切來不及 反正沒有了自己

Hey 我真的好想你
不知道你現在 到底在哪裡

Hey 我真的好想你
現在窗外面又開始下著雨

眼睛乾乾的 有想哭的心情
不知道你現在到底在哪裡

Hey 我真的好想你
太多的情緒 沒適當的表情

最想說的話我應該從何說起
你是否也像我一樣在想你

如果沒有你 沒有過去 我不會有傷心
但是有如果 還是要愛你

如果沒有你 我在哪裡 又有甚麼可惜
反正一切來不及 反正沒有了自己

Hey 我真的好想你
不知道你現在 到底在哪裡
你是否也像我一樣在想你


愛不疚

Lately I’ve been listening to two songs quite a lot, first one is Raymond Lam’s 愛不疚, its one of the OST from TVB drama ‘溏心風暴之家好月圓’. The second song, I’ll post in its own post.

I really love this song, its so nice and the lyrics are pretty simple. I mean this by the lyrics not being complicated, its tells it’s story without being all fancy.

[Disclaimer] before anyone says anything I’m not feeling particularly depressed about anything at the moment so there is no special reason why I’m listening to these kinds of songs. Ok its not depression but I’m still thinking about something else a little and this song puts it perfectly.

So sing along to it!!

愛不疚 by 林峰

收藏在眼眸 常徘徊左右
愛 猜到沒有
愉快玩笑後 能全然退後
你 開心就夠

這種感覺太親厚 講一千句也不夠
假使講了 你聽到後或會走
這種戀愛太罕有 不需真正擁有
成全 衷心祝福然後就放手

*放手 放開所有 彼此更自由
放手 其實我絕非愛得不夠
放手 豁出所有 還有這個好友
已經 已經足夠*

遙遠是宇宙 靜靜在背後 去看守就夠

這種感覺太親厚 講一千句也不夠
即使一剎有過衝動挽你手
這種戀愛太罕有 不需真正擁有
成全 多捨不得仍然是放手

Repeat *

放手 我的牽掛 找不到盡頭
放手 期望你幸福什麼都有
也許 愛很深厚 而我早看得透
放手 至可擁有

Isn’t he just good looking???


Hello WordPress for Blackberry ver 1.2.1

Hello!!! Its been a while hasn’t it?? Haven’t post for some time, just been super busy these last few week (I’ve actually been sitting on my bum, just too lazy to do anything lol).
Today I thought ‘hey I should blog today!’ So I loaded up the wordpress app on the BB and it told me there was a new version! To be honest I thought not much will change as the last time there was a new version, there was hardly any difference.
But this time I could definitely tell the difference!!! It looks a lot better! There is a BUT though, the older version had the icons (for refresh, drafts and etc) at the top with a list if posts below it. On this version there is only a list of your posts, no more icons, you’ll have to press the ‘BB menu’ button to go to those settings. Which is bit of a hassle as I had preferred the icons.

I’m currently on my way home from work, going to Victoria so I can get the overhead train home (was on the underground).
I’m also loving today’s weather!! Its warm, sunny and clear blue skies!! Love it!! As long as I do not tan I love it! I’m not a fan of the tanned look so sunblock is my best friend on a hot summer’s day!!