I heard Richard Blanco delivering his beautiful ode to America – ‘One Today’ and tears welled up. I’m not American – but what an outstanding piece of prosery! (Which lead me to think of my brushes with poetry. Years ago, … Continue reading
Unlike many well groomed residents of Singapore, I don’t patronise nail salons all that often. I do love the indulgence of someone trimming, filing, scraping and massaging, but never have the foresight to book appointments nor the discipline to keep … Continue reading
This morning I marched off to participate in the Great Singapore Sale at Takashimaya. I was determined to buy new bedding for my 5 year old who spent a rough night battling his rustly blanket and overbig new pillow (we … Continue reading
How gorgeous is this? Photography has truly become egalitarian! I am no hot-shot camera person. A simple phone camera at the right time and right place works magic… No. I haven’t touched it up. All naturel. (And also a lot … Continue reading
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Halloween is up next in the Celebrations Calendar. Many in Singapore are already in deep depression as the Zoo cancelled the annual haunted night festivities and instead, opted for unscary (bo-o-oring) Deepavali to celebrate. To these never-say-die fans and eternal … Continue reading
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My lovely neighbour, N, invited me for a ladies’ lunch, theme Bollywood. We had to dress up as our favourite female star for the event. For the next few weeks the prospect of the lunch buzzed like a mildly annoying … Continue reading
The Indian festive season kicks in around August and stays on till November (when we respectfully make way for Christmas.) Shops in Little India do brisk business selling sweets/pretty paperweights, pens, tiny idols, elephants (ad infinitum and nauseum)/betel leaves/minuscule packets … Continue reading