Look! There’s A Curled Up Baby Pangolin On The Fruits!

Look! There’s a curled up baby pangolin on the fruits! During our recent stay in Bali, our villa host Pak Ari presented us with a beautiful fruit “basket” (actually it was a huge stone cup) and one of the fruits which I (still) am not gung-ho enough to try is the Asian tropical fruit, Salak … Continue reading

Fruits Glorious Fruits!

After having nasi lemak at Changi Village, my friend saw a fruit stall and said “Let’s get some fruits”. I was struggling inside of me… The fruit vendor, an elderly man was a sweetie, rummaging through his fridge, opening up packets of pre-packed fruits for us to try but unfortunately, his fruits were not as … Continue reading

There Is Order In Chaos

Bangkok with a population of over 8 million (12.6% of Thailand’s total population) is among the world’s top tourist destinations. It is named the most visited city in MasterCard’s Global Destination Cities Index, and has been named “World’s Best City” for 4 consecutive years by Travel + Leisure magazine. There are modern enterprises appearing alongside the … Continue reading

Basilico – Culinary Drama

With so much going on in my children’s working lives, it is hard to have lunch together as a family. I was secretly hoping to entice them for a Sunday brunch since forever and finally we did have one just this past Sunday. My post on Dolcetto by Basilico and subsequent take-aways of their desserts … Continue reading

Not Just An Old Tram Stop

MART 130 Take Tram 96 on the opposite side of GPO on Bourke Street towards St. Kilda’s Beach. Tram 96 – Destination Tram Stop 130. Even though it was my 3rd trip there, I’d stupidly got off at stop 128. Instead of waiting for the next tram, I decided to walk and came across this … Continue reading

Hope(toun) is the Only Thing Greater Than Fear!

I’ve never liked sweets or confectionery (except for rich breads) even when I was a child, yet I’ve always had weight problems and have yo-yo-ed for 30 years. Since my teens, I have been obsessed with weight loss and the weight watchers’ diet. I was always diligent in exercising and kept my meals healthy, until … Continue reading