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This book has added so much more value to my life. Diving into the life of trees and learning about the greater ecosystem and nature. Given that this year’s global wellness trend has “forest bathing” and nature-related activities trending, this book is a brilliant read befitting this time and place. We’ve taken nature for granted […]

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This is a backdated post from 18 months ago (!) Roots has to be my favourite independent restaurant in Macao and I highly recommend it. They also do hydroponics farming for their vegetables in a large warehouse and try to respect slow food as much as possible. The restaurant is elegant and minimalist, with a […]

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It’s the time of the year – Art Month! Hong Kong Art Central and Art Basel. I had fallen so far behind blogging and have just rejuvenated this space in 2019 – not bothered who’s reading or who ends up here but keeping up with a habit that always sparked joy. Don’t worry this year’s […]

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I was never big on celebrations or birthdays, and have been mindfully working on celebrating the little joys every day with gratitude. There’s a great book “Joy on Demand” by training the conscious mind to recognise these little moments. I don’t want to make a whole song and dance about the whole thing, so I’ve […]

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This was a quick and fabulous read. The idea of trying to establish a new life as an immigrant or refugee in a new country is not lost on me given that my grandparents were immigrants to Singapore in the late 19th century and early 20th century, and as a 2nd generation Singaporean, my life has […]

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Last Summer, my friend C (cook and baker extraordinaire) came to visit and brought me pears from her in law’s garden in Belgium. Inspired by how she makes baking look so effortless, I decided to make good use of those delicious pears and bake a tart. I bought the pastry dough though and found this rustic […]

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The highlights of my trip to Monaco was an unforgettable meal at Alain Ducasse’s Louis XV and the Oceanographic museum. It’s large and extensive as you get to learn about the behaviour and nature of all the little living creatures that make the eco system under the sea. I don’t have a padi licence as […]

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