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On the air: white wobbly stuff

By On Tuesday, 4 October 2016

I was thrilled to have been asked down to the Gold 905 studio to talk bilingual cookbooks (yes, you guessed it, mine!) as well as chat about my top five places to makan… Read More

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Not another bloody pop up

By On Saturday, 7 May 2016

Do you know what I mean? There seem to be just so many expat pop ups in Singapore that *rolls eyes* the thought of another one selling pretty much all the same stuff… Read More

Food & Drink

My book! A Helping Hand: Delicious Recipes in English & Tagalog by Frog Michaels

By On Tuesday, 19 April 2016

That massive project I have been banging on about since last year? Well, that will be my cookbook!… Read More

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The funeral

By On Monday, 30 March 2015

It poured with rain yesterday. More than usual for this time of year (there hasn’t been a drop of rain today). I couldn’t decide if it was fitting for such a sad… Read More

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A nation in mourning

By On Monday, 23 March 2015

Today marks a sad day for Singapore with the death of Lee Kuan Yew, a true legend of modern history.  The nation’s founding father, he turned Singapore from a little red dot into the first… 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

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Great Italian food in…a Tiong Bahru kopitiam

By On Thursday, 13 November 2014

We all know what a kopitiam is, right? Kopi-C, kaya toast and maybe some soft boiled eggs. Well, think again. A kopitiam (read ‘coffee shop’ if you’re still confused) over in Tiong… Read More