Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Special Screening - The Muppets

Thanks Sweetie & Jeremy for extending their invites to me and my Baby to watch the special screening of 'The Muppets'...


--- Posters of The Muppets ---



'The Muppets' is an American musical and comedy film. The story is about Walter (performed by Peter Linz) who is the biggest Muppet fan and his brother, Gary (starring Jason Segel) and his girlfriend, Mary (played by Amy Adams) help, and they have to get all the Muppets to reunite to raise $10million to save the old Muppet Theatre from a greedy oil tycoon, Tex Richman (starring Chris Cooper) who plans to demolish the Muppet Theatre to drill for oil.

Jason Segel is the co-writer for this movie who is also a Muppet fanatic. He plays his role pretty well in the movie as well... A lot of cameo guest stars are in the movie too, and they range from Jack Black, Emily Blunt, Whoopi Goldberg, Selena Gomez and etc, as to send a message for younger audience on why Muppets are loved by most people who were born in the 70s and 80s...



As this is a musical movie, I had a soft spot for one of the songs apart from 'Rainbow Connection' which was 'Pictures in my Head' that was sung by Kermit... This song is very touching as Kermit was walking through the hallway of Muppet paintings while he was singing this song. This added a sentimental feeling to it.

The original Muppet Movie is always a classic and memorial, I was smiling throughout the entire movie and tears just naturally rolled down on my cheeks as The Muppets really made a comeback through this reunion and rekindle their glory days... WELCOME BACK, MUPPETS!!


'The Muppets' is definitely one of the best movies in 2011, as this movie has everything - entertaining, adorable, heartwarming and of course hilarious.

What I like about this movie is that, it treats the Muppet characters as if they were real life actors/actress... Absolutely CLEVER!!! The movie is great! Oh well, the only downside is the movie should be longer but it is barely a complaint...

I really enjoy the movie and I rated it as 4/5.

***pixs courtesy by google search ***

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Shopping Day @ Central London

From the classic telephone booth, you can tell that we were back in London from Paris... Our Eurostar train terminated at St Pancras railway station which was internally linked to King's Cross St. Pancras tube station on the London Underground network... We were so glad to be back in London to spend the last few days for this entire trip...


We took the tube to KNIGHTSBRIDGE, Central London...


After exiting the station, we headed straight to Harrods for more shoppings...



We followed the direction signs to Harrods... The most significant road sign was Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Walk - A 7-mile (11km) walking trail in London, England, dedicated to the memory of Diana, Princess of Wales


Keep walking till we reach Harrods!



Harrods is one of the world's most famous stores and one of London's tourist attractions thanks to the wide assortment of luxury goods that are on display in a magnificently decorated building. The store occupies a 5-acre (20,000 m2) site and has over one million square feet (90,000 m2) of selling space in over 330 departments.
 




Harrods bears an Ancient Egyptian theme & motif...


Inside the department store...


Their photographs were placed behind a pyramid-shaped display that holds a wine glass smudged with lipstick from Diana's last dinner as well as what is described as an engagement ring Dodi purchased the day before they died.


We signed up for the Harrods Rewards Card...


Our loot from Harrods...




Penhaligon's Quercus Cologne (100ml) - GBP80


Fine fragrance which is made in England using the following finest rare ingredient :  hand-squeezed bergamot, which is jasmine at twice the price of gold. The signature Penhaligon’s fragrance bottle is tribute to William Penhaligon's original design - A clear glass with a distinctive ribbon-wrapped top.


After our buys from Harrods. we went for our lunchie nearby... We saw a Shanghainese Restaurant which served Dim Sum , so we walked in to have our meal there instead... The damage was GBP28.






After our meal, we took the tube to Bond Street... We saw a Disney Store at Oxford Street, the colourful store lured me into the store....


I love the Xmas deco inside the store...


Woody and Jessie


Baby got me my fave Disney character - Tinkerbell for GBP12.50


Sweet deal 1-for-1 : Disney Magic Hand and body lotion @ GBP8 each



Continued our shopping, look at the whole building of Topshop @ Oxford Circus 



Barry M counter is located inside Topshop...


Barry M Cosmetics was created in London, Great Britain in 1982 by Barry Mero.



Barry M is known as the most colourful name in cosmetics and the UK's number 1 fashion cosmetic company. With over 400 different colours and a wide range of products Barry M has become a household name in the field of Fashion Cosmetics. Barry M offers their customers a low to mid-price brand of quality, affordable and extremely fashionable fun cosmetics.


I picked up Barry M Eye Shadow Brush - GBP1.99, Glitter Eye Crayon - GBP4.95 and UK handmade STEAMCREAM with fresh natural ingredients - GBP10.50


By the time, we left Topshop... The sky had turned dark, I took a few photos of the shopping district of London...








Time to go back to our stay after a long day in Bond Street, Oxford Street and Oxford Circus... I took a pic of the TOPSHOP before I headed to the tube station - OXFORD CIRCUS...


We conveniently took the tube from this station and 20mins train ride was all we needed to reach our stay... FYI, the London Underground is the oldest underground railway network in the world.

Happy shopping in London...