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I’ve been meditating more often and regularly these days as I prepare for a 10 day Vipassana retreat in May. I find guided meditations much easier to follow than sitting silently with my own thoughts. Here at Hoca Foundation Hong Kong, the Seoul/Berlin-based artist Jeongmoon Choi incorporates a 30 minutes guided meditation sitting under her […]

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While on a much smaller scale than previous years, I was delighted to find more South Asian, South East Asian artist representation this time round. An insightful report on the fair from Artsy. The UBS art report listed US collectors as the largest market and the Chinese coming in second ahead of UK collectors. Hong Kong […]

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We were pleasantly surprised by the food here at the Chinese restaurant of Hong Kong Club – great Peking duck and BBQ roasts along with dimsum dishes. Our friends invited us over for weekend brunch at the Hong Kong club. Country clubs used to be a middle class thing in Singapore while we were growing […]

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Look up. View lying on my terrace. Banyan tree roots are always magical to look at. My second Amaryllis bulb starting to grow. World’s youngest three Michelin starred guest chef chef Max Alajmo of La Calandre served up some amazing dishes at Otto e Mezzo Hong Kong. Beet root sorbet in his saffron risotto with […]

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Tried to capture the reflection of magic hour glow on the ICC building, but lacking mastery, turned out as a golden blob. Took this photo in pretty poorly lit conditions with the 50mm lens, and rested the camera on the floor to keep really still. Love this photo of Smudge and didn’t want to edit […]

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The large park right on the harbour at Sun Yat Seng memorial. I used to run along here when I lived in Hong Kong 5 years ago, closer to my old neighbourhood. So much lush greenery not far from central and people picnicking on a week day. I love sunshine creeping through the crown of […]

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I have fallen slightly behind taking a photo a day and posting them! I didn’t think finding beauty in daily life would become a commitment and I am trying to focus on one thing and doing everything better and being present. Here’s St John’s Cathedral right on Garden Road. Lots of nature themed photos this […]

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I love the name of the restaurant and it’s my friends’ favourite spot for a quick Indian food fix.  We (over) ordered the usual: butter chicken, garlic naan, roti prata, lamb briyani, tandoori chicken and a palak paneer. It’s a simple hole in the wall in Causeway Bay and you climb up some greasy stairs […]

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I bought a new 50mm lens for my Canon D1200, also known as the “nifty 50” and portrait lens. I hesitated getting one because I wanted to first get to know my basic kit lens and camera, but I gave in to temptation. The effects are remarkably different. Can you spot the bee? I used […]

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