Browsing Category


All things fashion related...

Shanghai Tangs…but a tenth of the price

By On Monday, 2 March 2015

When Janet approached me with a view to running something on this site, I was sceptical. She makes great jade jewellery from her scrubbed kitchen table at her home up near Upper… Read More


Sun protection isn’t just suncream

By On Sunday, 1 February 2015

I am very proud to be supporting my friend Fiona Argyle in her quest to save our skins. Global Babe was born in Singapore by formally launched a year ago from her little stall… Read More


A fashion shoot and a WWII bullet

By On Saturday, 24 January 2015

At a glance these two things don’t have a huge amount in common. Well, nothing at all in fact…until today. I drove Mr Changmoh’s old red merc (which goes by the name… Read More


The stealth flip flop

By On Monday, 19 January 2015

I hate myself when I am wearing flip flops. I walk lazily, stand lazily and, in general, feel that I shuffle along in a fashion not dissimilar to an old uncle at… Read More

Brit Stuff

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


Candles that aren’t money-melting

By On Friday, 5 December 2014

I love burning scented candles. I love their flickering light; their smell. I use them when I bathe, I have one by my bed and my biggest luxury of all – I… Read More


Dim sum and then some

By On Saturday, 29 November 2014

This week has passed in a blur of food and fashion. Not that I am complaining. It is, sadly though, worth noting that if you eat to much food, the fashion bit… Read More