Monthly Archives: August 2011

City Square Mall (Farrer Park MRT)

I only just found out that City Square Mall is attached to Farrer Park MRT. I was surprised that it was still relatively empty apart from the NTUC supermarket which had the usual dull queues. In my family, we like … Continue reading

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Vanity Fair October 2011: Angelina Jolie with Zahara & Vivienne (and about her writing a script in 2 days)

This was the only photo released but it looks magical. The balloons, Vivienne sucking her thumb and Zahara’s glorious locks. You can read more about the new Angelina Jolie interview at Vanity Fair, where she refutes rumours of a wedding, … Continue reading

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Our Hari Raya Party

Today was a public holiday in Singapore as we celebrate Hari Raya. It’s the end of the fasting month or Ramadan, for our Muslim friends in Singapore. My Aunty C threw a Hari Raya Party, and she prepared chicken briyani … Continue reading

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Mid-Autumn Celebrations at Central: Food Stalls for the Lantern Festival

If you don’t mind standing and eating (I prefer to have a sit down meal), you can check out the food stalls with all kinds of specialities, including Penang Laksa and Taiwanese minced pork rice. They start at Central and … Continue reading

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Mid-Autumn Festival 2011: Lanterns by the River as Night Falls

Now that I am blogging consistently, it seems that last year’s event was just yesterday. It blows my mind how fast time passes. This time all the zodiac lantern figures were white and blue, which I found a whole lot … Continue reading

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Excited to See PM Lee at the Riverside Lantern Festival

I had no clue our Prime Minister was coming to The Central mall today. I was there to catch the Riverside festivities and the annual lantern festival light up. I only wondered why there were so many policemen around and … Continue reading

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Movies: Fireflies in the Garden

This is something I would want to watch. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=73_AYUPNLN8]

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Creepy Older Men: 51 year old actor marries 16 year old

I’m sure you’ve heard of Doug Hutchinson & Courtney Stodden by now. The 51 year old actor who married the 16 year old with her parent’s blessing. Loved Anderson Cooper’s take. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N4hyt4Lkgzo] More interviews where, he looks much younger and … Continue reading

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Kinokuniya at Liang Court

Besides books, I also love Japanese animation by Miyazaki. Rilakkuma uber cuteness. Vintage 21st anniversary books which were beautifully colour-blocked. Just gorgeous with even the edges of the book painted. Must come back another night for the Lantern Festival by … Continue reading

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Tan Kin Lian’s Snub is Kinda Funny

I am totally biased. Hey I’ll say it, but this is my blog. Here I hoped the reporter would just leave the poor man alone. Channel News Asia kept repeating his defeat over and over, rubbing it in, so that … Continue reading

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