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A real update.

Sorry for the slew of advertorials this week. Sometimes they come all at once and I won’t have slots for personal blog posts to publish. Not that I’m not complaining really, because being paid to write about what you enjoy (food, parties etc)….not a lot of people get to do that!

Anyway, here’s a real update!

I’m officially a certified scuba diver since last weekend! Yay to me! Something that I’ve always wanted to do and finally I’ve done it!

# – Underwater couple portrait :D

It was a really fun trip to Pulau Lang Tengah with Moobs, God, ST and of course my mentor/diving instructor Edvin.

# – ST, Moobs & Edvin.

# – God sleeping upright in a shaky boat.

# – Errr..

Edvin’s the same person who led my discovery scuba session a year ago and if you’re looking to be certified yourself, look no where else. As far as good instructors go, Edvin’s the man.

He is 200% about safety and that’s all that matters. No beautifully packaged open water cert to advanced cert in 2 days bullshit from our man. You really got to earn your badge properly.

We call Edvin the fishman because he is unreal when he’s in water. He’s got the most incredible breathing techniques; truly valuable stuff when you’re underwater. Truly valuable stuff. I feel very lucky to be what he refers to as “apprentice” :)

# – Edvin administrating the final test on me.

# – Certified! Woohoo!

Diving is an addictive hobby. I can’t wait to wet my bones again. Looking forward to a lot of diving trips, hopefully one in October, fingers crossed!

Anyway, we’re leaving for Singapore in a hour. Going to be there till Sunday. Am quite excited about buying kitchen appliances (I know right I’m such an auntie!)……and checking out scuba gear hehehe.

ST’s wallet is weeping as we speak…

p/s: Happy Malaysia Day!

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10 Responses to A real update.

  1. iamoobs September 16, 2011 at 6:16 pm #

    ish… -_-“

  2. June September 16, 2011 at 9:33 pm #

    how nice shopping for kitchen appliances =)

  3. Elaine September 17, 2011 at 5:05 am #

    Hi Kim, Congrats on getting certified! How very exciting for you!:) I plan to(one fine day) get scuba certified as well. (Tho I haven’t gotten around to doing anything yet:p) I heard that you had to swim ten laps and thread water for like 30 mins as part of the certification..is that true?

    • Kimberlycun September 19, 2011 at 4:38 pm #

      thank you elaine! actually every instructor is different, the purpose of swimming and treading water is just a kind of evaluation of your comfort level in water, nothing more. Depending on your instructor, you might not even have to do it. In my case, I didn’t have to do it :) Go, make it happen!

  4. Isaac Tan September 18, 2011 at 3:47 pm #

    gratz on being a certified diver!

  5. Huai Bin September 19, 2011 at 7:54 am #

    Congrats Kim! :)

    I saw your tweets when you guys were in Lang Tengah, looks like you both had a lot of fun!

    • Kimberlycun September 19, 2011 at 4:32 pm #

      thanks man! it was fun, just pure relaxation :D

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