[DIARY] LOVE YOUR IMPERFECTIONS

31 days into 2015 and it has been surreal. I’ve been thankful each day for the people I’ve met, especially to those I’ve learnt to count on for simply being there. The obstacles in my current career are finally levelling out. I’m beginning to understand why some of my colleagues would fall in love with this jet-setting lifestyle. Don’t be fooledContinue reading “[DIARY] LOVE YOUR IMPERFECTIONS”

PAUL, Maison De Qualite

The best flight-less Saturday brunch… with my favourite nurse! The waffles were simply HEAVENLY. Thank you for the heart-to-heart. Really needed and appreciated it. Kudos to the kind Caucasian lady who took the photograph for us And I’m home early for the weekend to bake my family a Rice Krispies batter treat! Dessert ought toContinue reading “PAUL, Maison De Qualite”

she’s all the lifeboats you need

Hands up if you’ve got an eternal crush on Jack Dawson. “Well, yes, ma’am, I do… I mean, I got everything I need right here with me. I got air in my lungs, a few blank sheets of paper. I mean, I love waking up in the morning not knowing what’s gonna happen or, whoContinue reading “she’s all the lifeboats you need”

too close for comfort

Bangkok Jam and World War Z to celebrate Enkee’s post-23rd (somehow silly me forgot to take Joyce again…) Happy ten-years of friendship ENQI! NYGH wouldn’t have been the same if we’ve never met; we would have missed out on hiding and talking under the covers of our blue high school jackets (which we NEVER tookContinue reading “too close for comfort”

“Just let the men stay naked as long as we girls can shop.”

Keep calm and have a Coca-Cola~ Copenhagen, Denmark Day 1.5 “Just let the men stay naked as long as we girls can shop” #advertisement

[TAIPEI] oo1. Frozen ice and flashing lights

Taipei in the summer heat – not my ideal kinda holiday. Nevertheless, street food and shopping makes up for everything! We conquered Ximending and Shih-lin Night Market.

Maldives – Bandos Island Resort

Sun, sand, sky, sea – recipe for indulgences. And thus the three of us decided to go chasing dolphins in the setting sun! Maldives is indeed the perfect getaway. Self-shot with Jocelyn, Brenda and He-Cui. My hair was especially yummy that day, with a tinge of sea-salt. The awesome crew! And thus our journey toContinue reading “Maldives – Bandos Island Resort”

♛ Scarlet Carousel | oo1

{Installation} – [oo1] …he rolls the strange word around his tongue, “Home.” To a vagabond, the concept of belonging constantly emerges as an entirely new sensation. January 2017 South Korea Jae cruises down Myeongdong alley, slows down only to briefly admire a pair of attractive well-heeled legs that were thinly veiled by sheer hosiery, elegantlyContinue reading “♛ Scarlet Carousel | oo1”

♛ Scarlet Carousel | Prologue V

{Prologue} Noemie Matsumoto’s 2017, South Korea When Noemie first laid eyes upon his handsomely flawed face, her heart squeezed with unexplained intrigue. Everything about him screamed perfection, right down to his seeming lack of passion for love, lust and women, which was totally atypical considering his type. Usually, a once-over was Noemie required to haveContinue reading “♛ Scarlet Carousel | Prologue V”

primping at leisure and wearing lipstick.

“I believe in primping at leisure and wearing lipstick. I believe in pink. I believe happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day, and… I believe in miracles.” ― Audrey Hepburn

carcassonne & citadel

When I get a 3-day-off, I’m catching the next flight to Paris. After being home for 2 whole days, it’s too hot and stuffy. Perks of being sick consists of reading in bed all day and night. I’m barely three-quarters through the 700-page novel, and already am a newly converted Kate Mosse fan. Kate Mosse’sContinue reading “carcassonne & citadel”

New Delhi ’13

Gastroenteritis and colitis diagnosed this afternoon, Doctor at Raffles Hospital granted me 2 days of medical leave. Nevertheless still really loved New Delhi, especially the food (oh the bane of my ever weakening digestive system). To think I used to have awesome gastrointestinal power… Anyway, here’s The Westin Gurgaon, New Delhi! 🙂 Outdoor swimming complex!Continue reading “New Delhi ’13”

Book Review: Happily Ever After

“Everyone’s allowed to be in love with the wrong person at some point. In fact, it’s a mistake not to be.” ― Harriet Evans, Happily Ever After Much like hot chocolate on a rainy Sunday afternoon — which is what the coverpage conjures as an afterthought — was exactly how the book felt in my hands. ThisContinue reading “Book Review: Happily Ever After”

borne back ceaselessly into the past

“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby Just…what did I feel about The Great Gatsby? Much Hollywood grandiose, and pop-culture commercialisationContinue reading “borne back ceaselessly into the past”

Haneda Tokyo – May ’13

Raiding the local supermarkets is a no-go action in Japan! So well-stocked such that the food&beverage galore is every Japan-enthusiast’s worst nightmare… you’ll wanna cram the entire store into your baggage home.

Perth – May’13

Aye aye captain, mission accomplished over the South Atlantic Ocean. Agent Yujin reporting, Over and out! Out in the city of Perth aiming my camera at random and snapping the most mundane shots while sourcing out cafes in the area. A very mind-clearing journey on foot, I have to say. Australia has got some hiddenContinue reading “Perth – May’13”

[THAILAND] oo1. ISLAND AND THE CITY (Bangkok – Ko Samet)

The minute our home-bound aircraft took off, I missed Bangkok already. Even with my infected tummy hurting so badly from seafood poisoning, the land of a thousand smiles can’t shake me off. Thailand, I will be back!! The amount of insane things we did on this trip was kept to a minimal We capped itContinue reading “[THAILAND] oo1. ISLAND AND THE CITY (Bangkok – Ko Samet)”