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This was the first Carl Milles sculpture I saw outside the Concert Hall (Konserthuset) with its serious brutalist uniform architecture style peppered with classical corinthian columns. Scandinavian architecture is interesting in its mish-mash of styles and the evolution of their own aesthetics and sensibilities. I don’t know much about sculptures and never had much appreciation for […]

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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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It was my first time in Stockholm and at Design Week. I was anticipating a Milano Salone sort of affair with satelite pop ups all over the city and parties and apertivos alongside the main fair. Well, it was something like that but more muted and more of the same style (naturally Scandinavian designs). What […]

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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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Unearthing photos from two Autumns ago, we dined at ** Michelin Thierry Drapeau restaurant in Saint-Sulpice-le-Verdon, a region of France famous for their medieval theatre shows. Sadly, time was short and the objective like all quick trips to France was to indulge in gastronomy. Table side decor – seasonal vegetables The gorgeous hotel and restaurant chef […]

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