An eighth birthday

Children’s day this year fortuitously fell on K’s birthday, which meant that she had a school holiday on her birthday! So I was able to plan a fun day out for her and a few friends whom she wanted to invite. We arrived at Artify bright and early. It’s one of my favourite art spaces. Its clean white walls are… Read more →


Facing adversity

In this life, there will always be stress, sorrow, trials and adversity. What I’ve learnt recently, is no matter how happy someone looks on social media (which is really their highlight reel), everyone has problems, big or small. In John 16:33, Jesus says “In this world you will have trouble”.  Some translations have it as “Here on earth you will… Read more →


The Manhattan Fish Market’s New Flaming Platters

We were invited by The Manhattan Fish Market to try out their Flaming Feast of 4 Nations, which are a new series of Flaming Platters inspired by the signature dishes hailing from four familiar countries. Specifically, we tried the Masarap Flaming Platter ($38.95) and the Oishi Ne Flaming Platter ($59.95). Each platter is meant for 2-3 people to share, depending on… Read more →


Mid Autumn @ Gardens by the Bay 2016 + Tribal Tempo Floral Display

Mid-autumn is one of my favourite seasons at the Gardens by the Bay. We actually visited the Gardens twice, in September alone. The first time with some relatives from my maternal family, when we had a great lunch at Peach Garden Noodle House, followed by a stroll around the gardens. The second time was to experience the beautiful lantern light-up… Read more →