We live in strange times with the pandemic, isolation and too many broken people. In the past year alone, racial hate crimes headline the newspapers. I loved this book – it was a gift from a dear friend Nalis after I gave birth as the narrative so powerfully captures a son’s relationship with his Mother […]
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 […]
I will get better at posting a photo a day rather than doing them on a weekly basis. Here’s Hong Kong Queens Road Central.
I’ve almost gone through the collection of Wendy Holden’s books, I discovered her fiction over 10 years ago at the Singapore library and I am quickly devouring all of her books. I think my first book I read was Pastures Nouveau, one of those chick lit that keeps you up at night so you’d finish […]
Still playing catch up on what I’ve been up to, eating, travelling, making stuff etc. A couple of months back, I was home and took my mum to the famous Whampoa fish head steamboat in Balestier, famous also for their shrimp paste fried chicken harcheong gai. Simple pleasures with simple food, the walls are adorned […]
Akelare was the reason we drove from France to Spain in search of another gastro experience. We got a reservation here at the last minute overnight and decided to travel down from Basque country France crossing the border to Spain since neither of us had been to San Sebastian. We didn’t have luck with the […]
Just when I thought things couldn’t get any stranger with Japanese square water melon cultivation, a farmer in China is growing Buddha pears! Looks like there’s no way to stop people from fiddling with nature.