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Pictures taken @West Coast Park on Sat :)
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Aidan & his typical stoned look whenever the camera's on him..
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li' monkey..
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♥ his smile :)
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Chloe and Aidan looking at the fountain..
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Monkey see..
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Monkey do...
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Had an event tie-up with ESPN Star Sports for the San Miguel Asian 9-ball Tour where we had 3 of the top 9 Ball players Efren Reyes, Francisco Bustamante and Chao Fang-Pang conduct a 9-ball clinic, demonstrating their skills and trickshots to selected TNP readers. I guess only the 9-ball aficionando would recognise the players. Reyes, nicknamed 'The Magician' is a legend in 9-ball and acknowledged as one the best pool players in the world.

Was quite a successful event and it made my day when I saw that there was a full page coverage on it in Sat's TNP Sports section. Usually, its so difficult to get editorial coverage for our events..Had to feed the reporter with as much info and pictures as possible since he and the photographer couldn't make it to the event as they were deployed to the tragic accident at Muar. Then got a call on Friday that another journalist would be doing the article so I'd to provide all the info again and gave interesting angles for the story. I'd thought that it will probably end up being a small blurb but was pleasantly surprised when I read the paper..Must remember to thank the reporter on monday..(must be nice so that they will help cover my future events hehe).
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That's Efren Reyes..very obliging coz he, together with Bustamante & Chao stayed till quite late & signed so many autographs and gave numerous pool-tips to their fans..Some of the fans actually brought several cues and entire sets of pool-balls for them to sign..
Felt a li' bad coz the start of the 9-ball competition was the day after and they definitely needed the rest..
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That's my boss's chio niece on the left with Anthony, the MC of that day and I have no idea who the guy on the right is. He just wanted to take pics with us....
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Have been in my job for just over 2 months..Have to say that i'm settling in quite well. Yeah, it's not as fun as it was in a tv station but there are perks being in the promotions team..Free newspapers for one..(though staff don't get free ST online accounts hor!), free SPH magazines [which hubby is very pleased about coz I used to purchase almost every local english fashion magazines], movie preview invites and concert tickets..Plus the job's quite okay too and my dept has a zany, fun bunch of people. Really can't complain :) I should consider myself blessed..:)


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meteor_rain
Mar. 5th, 2005 11:09 pm (UTC)
sunny (that you think it's his name) is quite yummy looking...
angeliatay
Mar. 5th, 2005 11:26 pm (UTC)
yeah he is! He looks better & younger irl..my pic makes him look older..He's a filipino btw :)
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(no subject) - angeliatay - Mar. 6th, 2005 06:24 am (UTC) - Expand
cottontimer
Mar. 5th, 2005 11:55 pm (UTC)
So nice to hear you're enjoying your new job! :)
angeliatay
Mar. 6th, 2005 06:25 am (UTC)
yeah..i think that's impt..But its been only 2 months plus so far..Hope i'll still feel this way as the time passes..
sonday
Mar. 6th, 2005 12:10 am (UTC)
i read mong's post, then yours .. Gosh! the latest single shots of Aidan and Macy .. they really look alike man! perfect ching mei chu mah!
angeliatay
Mar. 6th, 2005 06:26 am (UTC)
i've always thought aidan & macy do have some resemblence..even when they were babies. I think it's the chubby cheeks hehe..Macy's eyes are bigger and rounder tho!
j_ecris
Mar. 6th, 2005 01:35 am (UTC)
nice that u r enjoying ur job. :)

Psst...the 1st pic is cute. Aidan is drooling if i am not mistaken. *chuckles*

yeah, i think Reyes is very obliging and down to earth. We pounced on him on the streets few years back. He was surprised that we recognise him and gladly gave us his autograph.
angeliatay
Mar. 6th, 2005 06:30 am (UTC)
heh..ur eyes r sharp! He was drooling! Can see that big blob of saliva on his chin!

Where did u happen to see Reyes? I like him too coz he doesnt have any airs. He was happily showing off his set of cues ..and discussing abt pool. Such a pity that both him and Bustamante got an upset in the qtr finals of the Asian 9-ball Tour..
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chitose
Mar. 6th, 2005 01:38 am (UTC)
Aidan is sooo cute.. *smiles*
angeliatay
Mar. 6th, 2005 06:30 am (UTC)
heh..thanks :))
troubadour42
Mar. 6th, 2005 03:51 am (UTC)
Aidan has a great smile! And I'm so happy for you that you're enjoying your job. The perks are amazing. What I would give for free concert tickets and preview invites. :-)
angeliatay
Mar. 6th, 2005 06:31 am (UTC)
yeah..free concert tiks and movie preview invites are great..Next time if i do have extra tiks, i'll call u ok? Promised the Avril Lavigne tiks to Bur already tho..will see if i can get more :)
hotshotss
Mar. 6th, 2005 08:21 am (UTC)
the little terror is growing..
;)

(and nice to know u enjoy your job u know)
angeliatay
Mar. 6th, 2005 12:59 pm (UTC)
yes he is :) u guys have seen him growing up thru lj too!

picklepoooh
Mar. 6th, 2005 11:39 am (UTC)
We were just at WCP on Friday evening.... weekends the place can get really packed ..esp Macs. Aidan is looking more and more mature ... my Ayden still very toddly leh ... hehehe. Hey! U r looking so good ... u really lost a lot of weight huh ... I like the pics of u with Reyes and the last one ... so miao teow! Anyway, me and my hubby both support Bustamante and Reyes! :)
angeliatay
Mar. 6th, 2005 01:01 pm (UTC)
weekdays are tough since it's on the other side of singapore...weekends are family days!
heh..i think in our eyes, our kids are always babies. I still think that aidan looks quite toddly coz of his chubby cheeks..got baby fats!
Heh..weight loss due mainly to working i guess..thanks!
Pity Reyes & Bustamante lost in the qtr finals eh :(
kariecarri
Mar. 6th, 2005 04:22 pm (UTC)
hi. just wanted to say i dropped by. :)

aidan's cute!
angeliatay
Mar. 7th, 2005 10:51 am (UTC)
hi there :) Thanks for commenting (and the compliment!)
rexkids
Mar. 6th, 2005 10:01 pm (UTC)
he seems to enjoy Chloe's company :)
and wow, those benefits you get at your company, I also want :)
angeliatay
Mar. 7th, 2005 10:50 am (UTC)
heh..that's the perks of working in a media company i guess :)

Heh..Aidan enjoys being with Chloe..i think he treats her like a jiejie and he even listens to her!
debralim
Mar. 6th, 2005 10:28 pm (UTC)
great to hear you're settling well in your new job!

I know Efren Reyes!!! I mean I know who he is. Haha.. big deal cos thats the only name I recognise amongst those you mention. Watched him played a few times on TV and was told by Dh he's one of the top players in the world. Must say he damn good.
angeliatay
Mar. 7th, 2005 10:49 am (UTC)
yeah..i'd watched him play on ESPN a few times too..he's a fab player..and definitely acknowledged to be one of the best poool players in the world. The way he does those trickshots is amazing!
moxielass
Mar. 6th, 2005 11:02 pm (UTC)
Glad to hear that things are going well in your life! ♥
angeliatay
Mar. 7th, 2005 10:47 am (UTC)
thanks! Hope things r fine with u too..probably gonna be so busy with ur wedding plans!
jinsiew
Mar. 6th, 2005 11:38 pm (UTC)
hee...Chloe and Aidan are so cute together...
angeliatay
Mar. 7th, 2005 10:47 am (UTC)
Aidan listens to Chloe. Chloe will hold his hand and scold him for running to fast and not let him run abt..and he allows her to do so..V cute lah!
misawong
Mar. 7th, 2005 01:32 pm (UTC)
Your job is really cool with all those freebies, events etc. Sounds like you're having fun and getting paid for it!
angeliatay
Mar. 8th, 2005 10:28 pm (UTC)
yeah..thats the perks of working in media/promotions i guess.. Aint complaining! :)
joojanet
Mar. 8th, 2005 12:12 pm (UTC)
??? blur already.... aren't u in MediaCorp or am I lost on the track??? i juz quit & will start my new job too nxt wk :) ALL THE BEST
angeliatay
Mar. 8th, 2005 10:29 pm (UTC)
eh no. I was one of the few who was 'absorbed' into SPH..most of my other colleagues went to Mediacorp..and some were retrenched. U blur lah.

Good luck in ur new job..going into advertising eh! Can be quite hardwork but fun too!
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