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The hidden corners of WA’s Art Gallery

The hidden corners of WA’s Art Gallery

Two Saturdays ago, I visited the Art Gallery of Western Australia on a whim. The sky was clear, the sun was out, and the artwork beckoned. I don’t visit often, but each time I do, there is always something new to surprise and delight and […]

The Importance of Zooming

The Importance of Zooming

“You don’t really use your zoom, do you?” Robin finally burst out after a day and a half of watching me use my expensive enthusiast compact camera like a smartphone. I am in Kuala Lumpur for a short visit, and Robin Wong, an old friend […]

Dragon Palace – Cockburn

Dragon Palace – Cockburn

A lot of people really like dim sum. And if the constant queues are anything to go by, a lot of people really like dim sum at Dragon Palace. With the growing franchise’s wide range of dishes, consistent service and most importantly – good food, […]

Lee Fah Mee Sarawak White Laksa Instant Noodle – A pale imitation of the original

Lee Fah Mee Sarawak White Laksa Instant Noodle – A pale imitation of the original

My earliest memories of eating Sarawak Laksa are of my mum taking me to the Satok area, eating laksa and then going marketing at the old Satok markets. My aunt and uncle were laksa hawkers, and every other visit usually had a meal of laksa […]

Port City Roasters – South Fremantle

Port City Roasters – South Fremantle

What’s Instagrammable isn’t always what’s palatable, as evidenced by a crushingly disappointing breakfast at Port City Roasters on Anzac day. As it was one of the few places open on a public holiday, the South Fremantle cafe was bustling. I had hoped that would be […]

Eat Drink Edinburgh – Lovage – Pretty lights and lovely food

Eat Drink Edinburgh – Lovage – Pretty lights and lovely food

Everything is so close together in Edinburgh that you can keep walking down the Royal Mile and miss many hidden gems and quiet side streets along the way. This is especially so around the quieter middle of the Royal Mile, far away from the castles […]

Eat Drink Edinburgh – Breakfast, Hogs and Eating In

Eat Drink Edinburgh – Breakfast, Hogs and Eating In

Edinburgh isn’t all just pubs. We found a fantastic breakfast place, and even managed to eat in for a few meals to save £££. *** Breakfast – The Edinburgh Larder Due to jet lag, we kept waking up at ridiculously early hours in Edinburgh. I was […]

“Wanton Mee” – a melancholy film about Singapore’s hawker food scene

“Wanton Mee” – a melancholy film about Singapore’s hawker food scene

Hubby and I had just finished watching an excellent episode of Netflix’s “Ugly Delicious” on tacos and were pondering the simple dishes we grew up with that make up much of our identity as a Singaporean and Malaysian. “I wish they would make a documentary […]

Eat Drink Edinburgh – The Pubs of Edinburgh

Eat Drink Edinburgh – The Pubs of Edinburgh

Edinburgh is like a pleasant wine – it is easy to drink, easy to love, and leaves one with a pleasant memory and yearning to return again. It is also an immensely beautiful city with it’s old and storied buildings, cobblestoned roads and wonderful little […]

Neho Asian Tapas – Victoria Park

Neho Asian Tapas – Victoria Park

Neho Asian Tapas is one of hubby’s and my favourite places to eat at. When friends and family from overseas come to visit, this is one of our usual go-to places to take them. The place used to be called Chingrish until they changed their […]