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The Wynn Palace Macao threw a fabulous event and party for last night’s awards, the food and drinks poolside were a highlight: free-flowing Delamotte champagne, freshly grilled scallops, a wonderful risotto topped with uni, yakitori and sushi all done à la minute. It was fabulous. Here’s the list of 50 Best Restaurants in Asia: I’ve […]

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I have fallen behind a photo a day, but ever grateful for the opportunities to keep discovering and keep travelling. Given my shoulder chronic pain, I have also not been lugging my DSLR out everyday. Actually somedays, I don’t leave the house. That needs to change and I have to get back into some semblance […]

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The final book to Kevin Kwan’s best seller triology, I enjoyed Crazy Rich Asians and Rich People’s Problems best. The denouement moves quick in this final book and is a real page turner. I suppose I particularly enjoyed it for its anecdotal history of the war and Japanese occupation, My late grandmother used to tell […]

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I didn’t know about Shonda Rhimes before I picked up this book. I know I’m terrible with this whole entertainment, celebrity name game. However, I did see a couple of seasons of Grey’s Anatomy, which my surgeon told me it is very accurate and whoever wrote it definitely did have medical professionals look over it. […]

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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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Many people loved this book and recommended it, but it was also interesting to see the reviews of people who disliked it and called him a narcissist – but what does one expect when they pick up a memoir? I’ve been really lucky with my team of doctors who saw me through cancer treatment, with […]

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What a typical day looks like. Sunny, cool mornings on the terrace. Still working on taking good photos in low light in manual mode. Morning pancakes Amaryllis I brought back from Amsterdam’s flowers market, slowly starting to grow. Someday, hopefully this birds of paradise plant is going to flower. Fish flops :)

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A few friends recommended this book to me and I was a little skeptical at first, but ended up being drawn to the messages that Anita Moorjani shared about life after being cured from terminal cancer, returning from the other realm during a coma when her organs were shutting down. It wasn’t just because of getting […]

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It’s been a year of lessons, but I stopped counting time. Instead, I try my best to live in the now. Next year is all about getting leaner in every way; the choices I make with food, less material things (although I have the best husband in the world whose key language of love is […]

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