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Pancake Day

By On Friday, 20 February 2015

I was thrilled to have managed to organise a pancake party earlier this week. Shrove Tuesday, or Pancake Day, was just a few days ago and always creeps up on me, unannounced in my online… Read More

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Antiques and auction houses

By On Tuesday, 6 January 2015

Our house in Cheltenham – or ‘Chelty’ as I alone like to call it – has been rented out, unfurnished, for the last six years while Mr Changmoh, Cost Centre #1, #2… Read More

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Winter wonderland: skating at Hampton Court Palace

By On Monday, 5 January 2015

Before hotfooting it back to Singapore shores, which I reached last night (is there anywhere better to be in January? I don’t think so; it’s lovely to be home) I popped up to London… Read More

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Paris Fashion Week: Emily Cheetham, designer & founder of Cheet London

By On Tuesday, 25 November 2014

I happen to live around the corner from the hugely talented – and successful – handbag designer, Emily Cheetham. She has very kindly agreed to do A Day in the Life for… Read More

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Great Italian food in…a Tiong Bahru kopitiam

By On Thursday, 13 November 2014

We all know what a kopitiam is, right? Kopi-C, kaya toast and maybe some soft boiled eggs. Well, think again. A kopitiam (read ‘coffee shop’ if you’re still confused) over in Tiong… Read More

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Remembrance Day

By On Tuesday, 11 November 2014

Poppy Dog with a poppy to mark Remembrance Day – today – 11th November 2014.… Read More

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Remembrance Sunday

By On Sunday, 9 November 2014

In the UK, Remembrance Sunday is held on the second Sunday in November, the Sunday nearest to 11 November – Armistice Day – and the anniversary of the end of the First World War. Remembrance Sunday… Read More