kesang: Cleopatra, from "Anthony and Cleopatra" is both my favourite heroine and villainess. I say so because of the complexity of her character, on one hand she is a manipulative seductress on the other she is a skilled Leader. She is the epitome of beauty but also vain and histrionic. I think she gives us glimpses into all aspects of a woman, both the good and the bad, thus with such depth in her character, I chose Cleopatra.
anitron: Indeed, certain ingredients that can't be found in China (uni, oysters, etc.) were imported and, obviously, were less fresh. But I don't see how they could've done better! If you go, be sure to write a review!
mattaya: Juliet is the most bad-ass of all the women depicted in the plays. Her tale is about love, passion and romance. She was a young woman an only child who fell in love with Romeo with whom she married. Her quotes towards Romeo: "O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou, Romeo? Deny thy father and refuse thy name; Or, if thou wilt not, be but sworn my love, And I'll no longer be a Capulet." Her family wanted her to marry another named Count Paris, but Juliet is a strong and intelligent character and is a true hero in the play. It was she that made the decisions such as letting Romeo kiss her, her pledge of commitment before him and she was the one that suggested marriage.
mattaya: The song I'm most interested in learning is the song that they play on those Wong Fei-hung movies. They have many versions of that film but the song remains the same. First time I watched that movie and heard that song I was instantaneously hooked on it. I can hum it whistle it and even play it on my trumpet.
One song for me to learn and impress everybody at the KTV would be that one because it's the one Chinese song I really like listening to and because I can already play it on my trumpet. Now I just need to know the lyrics with pin point accuracy and understand the meaning more clearer.
Hey, if you could teach me that you'll have a good student that's ready to learn. It's been awhile since I've been to KTV anyways and I need new material to keep myself and the lovely guests impressed. :)
biglebowski: Cola - The most popular carbonated drink in the world, that is in most restaurants, hotels, houses, and buildings that you walk past every day. It's versatility is endless. Use it for a mixer, drink it with any meal, good for a hangover or upset stomach. Glaze a ham with it or use it as toilet cleaner!
demilie: "Simple is genius". Bubbly water owns the throne of the best ever carbonated drink. Why, you say? It can turn into anything as long as one has creativity to mix and match. Fruit, syrups, never ending colours and flavours! And most importantly, when a fun night with other carbonated or non carbonated drinks turns into not such a fun morning, bubbly water will always be there for the sore head and the dry throat.
juno_: Soviet Champagne. The history behind it is fascinating - it includes winning a "Grand Prix de Champagne" at Paris Wold Fair, the post-revolution idea of making it "cheap and accessible to the working masses", multiple changes of the brand name, and even one dramatic incident during the Russian civil war, with one of the "fathers" of the new technology barely avoiding death. Every time you open it, the word that all the bubbles hiss is "irressissstible". It's hard to say no to a drink that promises you an adventure.
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