Back to home, finally

I went from Singapore to Guangzhou today. I have thought about all the things going on in Guangzhou for 2 months, and now, I am finally here, in my room, with my old books and old clothes around me. The essence of homeness… Also, on the plane I finished my English essay (if I go […]

Obituary: Dolly the sheep

Published online 18 February 2003 | Nature | doi:10.1038/news030217-6 News Obituary: Dolly the sheep Celebrity clone dies of drug overdose. John Whitfield Dolly leaves a few surviving lambs.© AP. For over six years, every bleat of the world’s most famous sheep has been analysed for biological significance and hints of decrepitude.No longer: Dolly was put […]

Sumire Nakamura

Meet Sumire Nakamura, the world’s youngest professional Go player. Many say her precocious talent makes her a genius. But what is a “genius” anyway? And are they born, or made? Nine-year-old Sumire Nakamura goes to primary school in Osaka, Japan. She also happens to be the world’s youngest professional Go player. Go is an ancient […]

First Day of Term 2!

First day of Term 2: – people said “hey Celia nice haircut!”– volleyball in PE (our group got the 1st place!)– humanities–Mrs. Fox came to cover for Mrs. Song– drama–learn Shakespeare’s insulting words (fool-borned foot-licker etc.) So far so good… Also I have create a new homepage for Becomingcelia using a free host platform. www.becomingcelia.comif […]

C Language Learning starts yesterday

C language is known as the second coding language people want to learn (the first is Java). After I learned (or just get to know about) CSS and html by myself and being caught by my parents together, I am banned to access those learning websites and started C language. It is, I agree, a […]

TPO Speaking Topics Question 1

TPO Speaking Topics These are some questions in question 1 that appeared before in TOEFL past papers. I found them pretty challenging (probably because that I have never prepared for them before, so here I am to prepare them!). Question 1 Familiar topics: 34: Your university plans to open a café inside the campus library. […]

Once Upon a Fishbowl

*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ This is a debut novel written by Aria, a person in our grade that I always know but never talk to. I never knew that she write books, until in the assembly last week she present her impressive book in our G8 assembly. It is already on for sale in lots of book […]

TOEFL Quizlet Wordlists

Wordlist 1-46 Wordlist 1-2 Flashcards | Quizlet Wordlist 3-4 Flashcards | Quizlet Wordlist 5-6 Flashcards | Quizlet Wordlist 7-8 Flashcards | Quizlet Wordlist 9-10 Flashcards | Quizlet Wordlist 11-12 Flashcards | Quizlet Wordlist 13-14 Flashcards | Quizlet Wordlist 15-16 Flashcards | Quizlet Wordlist 17-18 Flashcards | Quizlet Wordlist 19-20 Flashcards | Quizlet Wordlist 21-22 Flashcards […]

La Belle Dame sans Merci: A Ballad

By JOHN KEATS O what can ail thee, knight-at-arms,    Alone and palely loitering?The sedge has withered from the lake,    And no birds sing. O what can ail thee, knight-at-arms,    So haggard and so woe-begone?The squirrel’s granary is full,    And the harvest’s done. I see a lily on thy brow,    With anguish moist […]