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Rice Bucket Challenge: Put Rice in Bucket Do Not Pour Over Head

By On Friday, 29 August 2014

First there was the Ice Bucket Challenge…and now there’s the Rice Bucket Challenge. When the Ice Bucket trend hit India, where clean drinking water is scarce, guess how they did it? They… Read More

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Paris City Guide

By On Friday, 4 July 2014

Following on from my recent London Lobang City Guide, I thought it might be time for another. Paris. I love this city. The women living here really do dress exceptionally stylishly, they choose… Read More

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Vintage, Vogue & Valois…in Paris

By On Friday, 13 June 2014

I’d love to say that I stumbled across this mother and daughter collaboration in Paris, where we nipped off to for a few days – sans enfants – because I did lots of research… Read More

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Little Venice in the Sunshine

By On Thursday, 8 May 2014

I am in London for a few days before heading to France. Yup, I’ve temporarily exchanged char kway teow for fish pie…and so far, so good. The weather is glacial but, at… Read More

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Teck Sing and the Mind-Blowing Chicken

By On Monday, 17 March 2014

Last time I checked, Johor Bahru was not listed in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s recent global survey as being one of the most expensive cities to live in. On the basis that… Read More

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My New Best Friend

By On Monday, 30 December 2013

In between unpacking and repacking and scoffing a bit of turk, washed down with copious amounts of red wine, I have had just enough time to develop a spot of blog envy.… Read More

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Meeting Quentin Blake and Dinner at Home House

By On Monday, 16 December 2013

My last day in London is always fraught. It’s when I invariably rush around trying to buy an extra suitcase because I realize I have done way too big a Tesco’s shop… Read More