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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


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

Day Trips

My Bali Black Book

By On Sunday, 23 November 2014

There are so many shops here in ever-expanding Seminyak that it’s slightly mind boggling.  Most sell over priced beach dresses; best accessorised by a compulsory tan and bed-head bleached blonde tresses (I can… Read More

Day Trips

Somewhere in Seminyak

By On Tuesday, 18 November 2014

I’m in Bali with family and friends for a sneaky week away. We’re staying in a lovely villa that I’d recommend in a heartbeat, opposite a paddy field (below) and about ten… Read More

Brit Stuff

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

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Tower of London poppies and London life

By On Monday, 3 November 2014

Safely back in Singapore after my sojourn in London, here’s a bit of what I got up to during my week away. Sorry for lack of posting, London internet is terrible and… Read More

Brit Stuff

Louboutin and London

By On Monday, 27 October 2014

 I always joke that if I ever met Christian Louboutin I would shake his hand and say a big thank you for making shoes I can actually walk in without wincing. The brilliant… Read More