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Work took me on a stroll down memory lane today. It was here many, many moons ago that I first met the woman whom I would fall in love with and marry. Being there brought back many, many fond memories of friendship, teamwork, bonding, of laughter, tears, excitement, fun and joy, and most importantly of young love which blossomed into a blessed union of two soul-mates...

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Nings said…
Had some wild times at that school too...although the building is such an ugly color now. I remember when I first enrolled...first met you and you were in the senior BTEC class and ran a mean burger stand downstairs...hehehehhe...good times...
AnakBrunei said…
Hahaha! Awu ah the old burger stand! Am gonna post a pic of that today just for the heck of it!

Yeah its quite sad to see the state of the building now... pretty run-down. The canteen however is much improved as its been refurbished.

Business & Finance School has moved to Gadong so the whole building is now E&E and Radio & TV Repair.
da missus said…
Couldn't have said it better myself, my dear.

Interesting rollercoaster ride thru 'thick n thin' of friendship...
Anonymous said…
correction, its not radio and tv repair, its radio, television and eletronic technology :P
Anonymous said…
electronic* sorry for the flood. true about those memories though. our (my) wild life hahaha.
AnakBrunei said…
anonymous: My apologies for the mistake, and I stand corrected. Wooo wild life huh? Care to elaborate??

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