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Where We Are - Westlife (Smokin' New Music)

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As you see the snow is falling down again, you know it’s Christmas time!! I love this season. Not that I’m a Christian (because I’m not…). Me, simply loving the atmosphere of Christmas songs filled the air.

Right on time. It’s Westlife(clickable)! They usually would have a brand new album during this snowy season.

After seeing the 10 Years of Westlife Live at Croke Park Stadium for almost two hours, I (frankly) had a mixed feeling.

On top of the part they are my innocent childhood idols (and I proudly bought different versions of their same albums), they sang undeniably well in the 83,000 audiences concert but I doubted they were as great as they were used to be. Shane’s voice was finely husky (growing as a real man instead of regressing) and Mark’s was diva-ing and loving the homo edition of himself. “You’re flying without wings…” Anyway, I still sang along their crooning songs.

Come back to the current album, Where We Are, it’s the tenth album from the Irish boyband. Besides covering Daughtry’s What About Now, another twelve (12) songs are originals. I realize that they are still the best boyband ever in my life time. Okay, I also love The Beatles. But they are dead.

There is a reason why this album is a great success – Simon Cowell is the executive producer. I truly salute his taste and knowledge, in pop music industry. Not fashion.

5 strongly recommended songs from Where We Are:

1. No More Heroes
2. Talk Me Down
3. Leaving
4. Shadows
5. The Difference

FYI, Westlife garnered 14 number one singles in the United Kingdom, the third-highest in UK history, trailing behind only Elvis Presley and The Beatles. But they are NOT doing teen pop anymore. As I’m blogging about Westlife, I apparently kinda miss that genre.

Buy the album if you have money! It’s totally worth your money. More than enough.

That’s all for now. And Merry Christmas.


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小蓝的骑士 笔

When I was a little boy, I did not understand why the resting birds on the sunlit roof would fly away when I approached them. Not that I wanted to spring them away. But they just flew away and left me behind.

Time passed. When I was bigger but young, I did not want to explain to myself why I was such a failure in fishing. You know, the swimming fish had seemed to get near to me but in the end I became disappointed as none was successfully captured. Consequently, I knew that the fish behaved like the birds.

Now, I am no longer a little boy. Biggerer. I started to realize that a thing happens for a reason. I could always learn to explain every occurrence. The birds were scared. The fish were terrified. Blah blah blah… Just any sucky explanation will do a consolation.

Unlike them, I was gormless and never being self-protective. Sadly, I was left behind by the birds and disappointed by the fish.

Perhaps, I should have acted like them. By nature, being cautious about any risk of getting hurt. No!! Not paranoid! Just more lifelike.

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Technically, I don’t know how to babysit my nephews.

They don’t need me, somehow!

Mes neveux et moi

Mes neveux et moi

Both of them are my eldest brother’s well-educated but spoiled sons. The elder is Chia Qi aged 8 and the younger is Chia Yi aged 5. And I have to say, the brothers are more playful than I was when I was a little boy. Perhaps, smarter.

Chia Qi played the computer games non-stop; more than 6 hours. Of course, I knew that his eyes would be damaged so I tried to stop him from looking at the monitor screen by offering him some slices of pizzas. But well… He knew that he needed to get back to the games. He minimized the window and showed me the Desktop wallpaper. But after less than 1 minute, he continued the games. Occasionally, he screamed out loud as his character level was upped. Happy ‘Pokémon’ Holiday!

Chia Yi was slightly laughable. Usually, he sat beside his brother in front of the computer and waited for his turn. But his turn seemed to be wasted most of the time. Hence, I let him play the childish games from my laptop. Avoiding the bombs, feeding the fishes, shooting the birds… Okay, my games. Sometimes I wanted to use my laptop and he ironically pretended that he could read the newspapers beside me – waiting for his turn again. Then he would turn on the television and enthusiastically explain to me his favourite cartoon biography before the ‘Play’ button was pressed.

Mmm hmmm… My dear nephews.

I’m jobless.

Specifically, unemployed.

Come what may...

Come what may...

I’m so damn free.


I have been looking for a suitable job. But it seems kinda difficult for me to get a preferable job specification in a good workplace with an expected salary. And etc… Please get me a job! I don’t wanna wake up but think of sleeping and sleep but think of waking up.

And I don’t wanna babysit my nephews!

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