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We’re back!

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We’re back..so far still safe from the flu. but better to wear masks in the coming week to be extra safe.

The trip was good . but here are some of my not so good experiences that i wanna share with you esp those who may travel soon :

– Nice trip, but would be more fun and relaxed if there is no ‘swine flu’ alert throughout the journey.

– Cathay Pacific Airline is just great : no delay and with great service level; compared to the United Airline with the 1 hour domestic flight from LA to Las Vegas got delay for 3 hours (many doubt that the airline just cancelled and consolidated the flights..to save cost?!  BUT what comes worst is they OVERSOLD tickets?!!) Huh?! Yes, OVERSOLD tickets and i noticed their other flights are also with same situation.  Is that how they do biz????

– It was not a good experience to have the 13 hours flight back from USA to home.  The passenger sitting in front of me was sick (took panadol, coughing, sneezing..a bit scary..all the symptoms are marked ‘tick’.. oh gosh..) BUT, she was NOT wearing masks until after flying i guess at least half of the journey i requested the flight attendent to give her a mask in order to be ‘CONSIDERATE’.   Interesting ! those who are not sick are wearing masks throughout the fly but there are people who are not feeling quite well with no concept to wear mask to protect her/himself as well as others!!!!  Umm…an even more tighten procedure / guideline maybe needed if u really wanna to minimize the impact of this new virus !

ok. back to the nice part..photos will come soon!!! 🙂

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May 31, 2009 at 11:56 pm

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Vintage dress look

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Hi friends, here u go the engagement photo dress look…

But..i think i don’t carry it great bcos too fatty on the waist area…

2 weeks to go….what should i do?

My dear colleagues, no more snacks please! haha;D

And..pls suggest hairstyle……

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May 14, 2009 at 9:24 pm

Custom Designed Photo Album arrived

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Custom designed hard-cover album

Custom designed hard-cover album

magazine style. Handy & Portable!

magazine style. Handy & Portable!

Wow….pro pro pro …the long waited custom designed photo album for the newly wedd just arrived, can’t wait to see the actual output and the quality..and

IT IS JUST PERFECT!

What a good present for P+L..

Enjoy and wish u luv it!

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May 10, 2009 at 2:54 pm

Peggy + Lawrence = Wedding (Evening)

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Photos of evening section of P+L

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CONGRATULATIONS!!!

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May 10, 2009 at 2:14 pm

Wedding band

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Simple yet elegant..here is our wedding band (after several rounds of shopping..)

One of the reasons that I bought this is …. the box that carries the rings is just beyond beautiful…

kakaka….can’t believe that this can be one of the reasons…..

Nice packing!

Nice packing!

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The box carrying the ring is like a jewellry box... I like it soo much!

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May 10, 2009 at 12:58 pm

Bridesmaid invitation card distribution – #5

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Date: 6 May 2009

Venue: lunch in a chinese restaurant

Bridesmaid P just back from her honeymoon in Europe.

‘Oh dear, this is my formal bridesmaid invitation to u….not long ago i was one of your bridesmaid and now it’s ur turn.

Unfortunately the photo album re their P+L snapshot is not yet shipped to HK and i can’t pass our present to the newly wedd today….

can’t wait to receive the handmade photo album..

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May 6, 2009 at 10:59 pm

Vintage dress

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so here comes my vintage white dress that i bought earlier…

I altered the length of the lower part of the dress so that part of the floral lace can be seen through.

it’s a 1950’s venetian lace hourglass dress with satin linen. The waist is going to put on a ribbon with a buckle..gorgeous..

isn’t it beautiful?

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bcos it’s only for my casual engagement shoot, i aimed to find one little white short dress …and shopped & shopped & shopped until i found this…love at the first sight and can’t wait to buy it immediately…

The shop owner, Ah Sa, is my friend’s friend, and her shop is at Causewaybay featuring unique timeless vintage dress….so if you’r a vintage fan, must go and have a look – Satis Factory Vintage emporium

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May 3, 2009 at 9:28 am