The great thing about writing is that you can do it from anywhere in the world. I’m in France for the summer and apart from drinking copious amounts of Loire red, have finally managed to get internet access up and running in our house, enabling me to write recipes, blog posts and chase up invoices almost concurrently with dead-heading the roses. Read More
Do you know what I mean? There seem to be just so many expat pop ups in Singapore that *rolls eyes* the thought of another one selling pretty much all the same stuff as the last, doesn’t really do it for me.
This one, however, is different. For starters, it’s called Not Your Average Pop Up (glad it’s not just me then and someone else has also recognised the problem). Secondly, it’s not in Dempsey or Tanglin (it’s on Haji Lane) and finally and – arguably most importantly – they sell some pretty awesome stuff that is not ridiculously priced.
My handpicks of their handpicks: Read More
That massive project I have been banging on about since last year? Well, that will be my cookbook! Read More
I loved watching the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow as a child. Probably, initially, because it was on my permitted list of TV shows (that extended – worryingly enough – to include Jim’ll Fix It and Rolf’s Cartoon Club). Yes, I have always loved a bargain and I have hesitated about writing today’s post in the meanspiritied notion that it might be just too good to share.
“Hello, Cecilia Westberry”, said a clipped English accent. I pulled the telephone away from my ear momentarily and double checked what country code I had entered. Yes, +65. Welcome to the beauty establishment that used to occupy the third floor of Palais Renaissance, but sick of paying an extortionate Orchard rental, moved out to two HDB flats just behind Holland Village. Read More