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Chasing cherry blossom

By On Thursday, 16 April 2015

We have just got back from a trip to Japan, the main purpose of which was skiing in Niseko. Being a Type A personality though, I wanted to squeeze as much as… Read More

Cheltenham Festival
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A day at the races: Cheltenham Festival 2015

By On Thursday, 19 March 2015

If there was ever an antidote to Singapore city living and tropical heat, this is probably it. Cheltenham Festival is not a music festival or a weekend of jazz; nope, The Festival is… Read More

stack of pancakes
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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

Gong Xi, Gong Xi
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Gong Xi, Gong Xi

By On Thursday, 19 February 2015

WISHING YOU A HAPPY, HEALTHY & PROSPEROUS YEAR OF THE GOAT! Click on the link below to play an awesome CNY game of lo hei (for those not living in Sing, lo hei is… Read More

Christmas tree and fire irons
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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

Gingerbread house a la Mary Berry
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DIY gingerbread house

By On Friday, 19 December 2014

I don’t know if it’s because I love the story of Hansel and Gretel but I am very partial to a gingerbread house – especially at this time of year. I like… Read More

Emily Cheetham of Cheet London
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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