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Health & Fitness

The secret diary of a reluctant pole dancer

By On Wednesday, 5 November 2014

I really hate exercising. I hate it so much that I try extremely hard to avoid it and I am relatively successful at doing just that. A good friend feels exactly the… Read More

Day Trips

Hong Kong to Hanoi…by bike

By On Saturday, 18 October 2014

I went to a dinner party last Saturday and, on one side, found myself sitting next to a guy I couldn’t help but be rather impressed by: about three years ago he… Read More


The joy of 24 hour spas

By On Friday, 10 October 2014

When I first arrived here some five or so years ago, I naturally assumed that any spa offering round-the-clock services was probably to be avoided at all costs. It wasn’t until a… Read More

Day Trips

The Green corridor

By On Friday, 26 September 2014

I feel very lucky to live a hop, skip and a jump away from the Green Corridor/Old Railway Track/Rail Corridor…whatever you want to call it. Each and every time I am here,… Read More


Sponsored Post: SK-II & Your Skin’s Destiny

By On Friday, 8 August 2014

I have been ‘in a relationship’ with SK-II ever since my Mother-in-Law went to a school reunion here in Singapore, about five years ago now. The youngest looking person in the room… Read More

Food & Drink

In Paris Where…

By On Thursday, 3 July 2014

Mangetout does not mean ‘eat everything’ Rue du Pont is not French for ‘rude to point’ A scarf isn’t only for winter Pain doesn’t hurt …and butter is only at breakfast.… Read More

Food & Drink

Stinging Nettle Soup

By On Friday, 20 June 2014

It doesn’t sound wildly tempting but if you are staying somewhere really rural with a glut of nettles, this is a fun thing to pick and make, it tastes good and, what’s… Read More