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I’m really looking forward to this year’s event this Sep 21-22 as I missed last year’s Food Summit while I was back in Singapore. I was also in Stockholm earlier this year in February for the Stockholm Design Week and sussing out their sophisticated recycling/composting system and culture. The two day line up organised by […]

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I was just watching National Geographic with friends on the telly last night and there was a documentary “The History of Food” with chefs, historians, authors and anthropologists discussing the state of fish in the world over making good fish and chips. As I was teaching in my Anthropology module class at Macao’s IFT, in […]


It’s birthday month, so I decided to do more than Konmarie the wardrobe, every corner of the house and my bookshelf. I given away to my helper many bags of clothes, bags, shoes some new, some old, some never worn. Books that I’ve read and for years never touched again, I donated to the Macau library. […]

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Gem of an Idea Exploring sustainable design in jewellery making A former research analyst with the civil service, Choo Yilin left her career and familiar turf to relocate with her diplomat husband when he took up a posting in Bangkok. There, Choo Yilin started her eponymous artisan jewellery label, working with European and Thai craftsmen […]