Being a mother. I see my mum, my friends, and I marvel at the pain and pressure points you have to go through. I know I caused my mum a lot of heartbreak and tears over the years. I don’t know how she keeps sane. She worried, fretted, and does so even now, of course, … Continue reading It’s never easy
You know, the SO was shocked a few months ago when I told him that the Bovril we have in Singapore does not contain beef. He was so disgusted that the first thing he did when we got back from the UK earlier in the year was to go to the fridge and chuck the … Continue reading Cans canned
Today my country lost a hero, a titan, a Man who set a vision for this island nation, who transformed what was essentially a tiny outpost, to what it is today – a global city. He was an imposing figure, and I remember always being struck by how full of conviction he sounded whenever he … Continue reading Goodbye, Mr Lee
I mean, blog. Where do you find the time? I struggle with this for a few reasons – I obviously cannot (and shouldn’t) blog during the time I am in the office (unless on behalf of the company I am currently working for), and given the nature of my job I am kinda working around … Continue reading How do you all do it?
I need to get this off my chest. Before I lose the ability to get online and on the internet (wheee!) 2014 has been a really good year emotionally. In fact, I think it has been the best year for me. Of course, nothing is perfect ( could be a matter of appetite?) but I … Continue reading A note of thanks
How annoying not to be able to book a place. I blogged earlier about the omakase at Teppei Restaurant and how good the food was. The unfortunate thing is that since then I have been unable to even get through to their reservations (booking opens up for three months at a specific time), and was only … Continue reading When restaurants are too successful for their own good
Received the most unbelievable message in my LinkedIn inbox a few days ago. Gee thanks, mum, for my ‘pretty eyes’ and for the compliment from this random bloke. But how… inappropriate. If you are going to make small talk surely you should refrain from comments such as these. And if you are looking to flirt … Continue reading I have nice eyes. Really? Is that what you are going to say to me?