it's great to sleep in the whole saturday. it's great to feel the familiar dent in your mattress that cradles your body so well. and that soothing but slightly sour smell of your cover... and if not for that horrible jamming construction noise 6 metres away from my ears.... i would have hibernated. happily.
the trip was good. i made a conscious decision to be away for the turn of the year. and i did. so it was good.
countdown was as crowded, as sweaty, as uncomfortable, as one could have expected. but i wanted to do it. the fireworks were not that impressive. the atmosphere was not as chaotic. no foam sprays thank goodness. and for the first time, i held up the camera and shamelessly clicking away, capturing more photos than necessarily, even filming a good 3 minutes of the fireworks. only to have it deleted accidentally later on. it's not something i would re-watch again. but i would like to keep the video as a memento -- for the after-show 1.5 hours -- stuck in human sea trying to squeeze into the skytrain station.
would i do it again? hell ya! :) but it really helps if it's in the winter. for the squeezing part.
so let this year be safe and sound. just so i could make it to 2014 countdown! there might not be much to look forward to for pessimist such as moi. but among the resolutions this year... yes. CELEBRATE. celebrate with a smile, or a tear. JUST. celebrate. :)