I met an interesting cabbie on the way back who told me a lot of ‘truths’ I needed to hear. I took it with a grain of salt but I thought to share because Uncle Goh claimed himself to have appeared on public media, so maybe you may have seen it and could link it… Continue reading #FFT: The Cabbie and His Family
What felt like a very long year end holiday has come to a close. My husband and I spent two weeks in Canada, US and Taiwan with families and friends to celebrate the end of 2016 and the beginning of 2017. Behavioural economists have claimed that the perception of time can measured by memories. In… Continue reading New Year Reflection
My friend Elena and her husband are going to Kenting in June and she’s asking for places to visit. So…. Elena, this post is for you! 😀 When I went to Kenting I felt like I was transported to Kuta beach or somewhere in Greece yet also uniquely Taiwan. It’s a very laid back area that is famous… Continue reading Taiwan / Kenting
This unplanned trip happened over the easter weekend. It was a last minute thing so the odds were against us! But in spite of all these, I had so much fun. One of the reasons was Thai Farm Cooking School! Okay this post is probably more like a review of the Cooking School more than anything else.… Continue reading Thailand / Chiang Mai
a.k.a. food souvenir to pack from Paris. There are so many travel guide on Paris already, so I’m not about to write one. This post was actually meant for my friends at Airfrov (check them out!) on shopping for cheap(er) in Paris. But I really don’t like shopping. Rather than actually shopping I prefer to… Continue reading France / Paris!
One of the clients I’m working with is a scent and flavouring company. So when we crafted the design story for them, we activated our olfactory library to emphatise. For me, the most pleasant memories usually involve pine, cedar and fern, which is what Angel Island smells like! Angel Island is an island in San Francisco Bay, California. San Francisco itself has… Continue reading USA / Angel Island
Ten years ago, I published a teen-lit (teenage version of a chicklit) that was shortlisted in a national writing competition. To be honest I’m now a bit fuzzy about the storyline, but clearly I remember that the heroine took a sojourn to Annecy. How did a teenager in Jakarta conjured a world so far away from her own… Continue reading France / Annecy