Weekend Jazz Brunch at Montreux Jazz Cafe – bubbly while the bubbas play

A long time ago, so long and distant that it seems to be during another totally separate life, I used to pop down to small smoky jazz bars in London a couple of times a year. So, discovering The Jazz Brunch at the Montreux Jazz Cafe Singapore reminded me somewhat of those times. Located at the ground floor of Pan Pacific… Read more →

Grandpa’s gift

So this little tyke turned six recently. Our very own little Bat-girl. Our per our family tradition, we don’t throw large parties for the girls’ birthdays. But I realised she had 3 small ‘parties’ this year! One with our immediate family (including grandparents on both sides), one at her Sunday School class, and one at her school (photo above). A… Read more →

#BuySingLit, support local authors! {with Giveaway}

#BuySingLit is a movement to celebrate stories from Singapore. Literature written by Singaporean authors is not necessarily always about Singapore or set in Singapore, the same way how books by ethnic Indian residents are often premised in any land imaginable. I have a special place in my heart for SingLit because the best SingLit authors always manage to write in a way… Read more →

Dottieshop Brush Calligraphy Kits

This beautiful nifty little kit from Dottieshop arrived at my home. I have known Dotz since our teenage years, and I really admire her gentle spirit, compassionate heart, and true gift for creating gorgeous works of art. In the past year or two, she ventured into watercolour painting and brush calligraphy, and her works have been really inspiring!   So… Read more →