Japan 2013: Not So Lost in Translation

Japan 2013: Not So Lost in Translation

Seventeen days sounds like a nice long vacation for many. I think it gave me hardly enough time to scratch the surface of the Japanese cities I visited with James. (Our route was Tokyo – Hakone – Osaka – Kyoto…

Attempted Wardrobe Revamp

Attempted Wardrobe Revamp

When I first started work in 2006 I had only a vague idea of what grown-ups wore to work, so I bought shirts with collars and Proper Skirts and Pants. It was nice to soon learn that PR agencies had…

When Good Service Is A Tragedy

When Good Service Is A Tragedy

What does the following sandwich have in common with my mobile phone? It’s sometimes nice to have a cafe lunch instead of the usual hawker fare, and Symmetry is within comfy walking distance of my office on non-humid days. Anne…

Small, Cute Beings

Small, Cute Beings

I generally prefer cats to children, but my bestie Cheryl made a freaking cute kid so I can’t help squeezing and cuddling her every time we hang out. It’s been a long week. Bob says good night.

Chinese New Year in Penang: 2013 Edition

Chinese New Year in Penang: 2013 Edition

We’re spending the Chinese New Year in Penang, with James’ mom’s family, as I have every year since 2009. Our itinerary is the same every year: – Spend a lot of time with relatives. They’re lovely, and we only see…

Things I’ve Eaten: Uncle Leong Seafood

Things I’ve Eaten: Uncle Leong Seafood

[Edited 1 Jan 2014] Uncle Leong’s now has an outlet in Jurong East which is now one of my favourites, because it’s rarely crowded and quite well-ventilated although it’s in an open-air kopitiam. Uncle Leong‘s is one of my favourite…

Things I’ve Eaten: Boomarang Bistro & Bar

Things I’ve Eaten: Boomarang Bistro & Bar

There are many things I like about having brunch at Boomarang (which is not my typo – they spell it like this). 1. The food Being a creature of habit, I usually get the Coolangata (which is a comprehensive big…