Tag Archives: beauty

Marina Bay Sands Hotel – Beautiful at Night

I was very impressed by how beautiful the Marina Bay Sands Hotel structure looked, all lit up and lined with the palm trees at the bottom.

Posted in Singapore Living | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Relaxing High Tea at the Rose Veranda (Part 1 of 2)

Shangri-la Hotel’s Rose Veranda has become our default high tea place as the staff always make us feel at home. The food may not be the highest quality, but it has a down to earth cosy vibe which we really … Continue reading

Posted in Food in Singapore | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Swedish Christmas at Ikea

Have always loved the Christmas displays and products at Ikea. A handcrafted Dala horse straw goat had us captivated. A heart shaped straw wreath in my favourite shade of red. Contrasts well with the natural coloured straw one. If you … Continue reading

Posted in Singapore Living | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

National Museum of Singapore: Masterpieces from the Musee d’Orsay, Paris (Part 6 of 6)

A photograph of the artist, Rodin, who sculpted The Thinker. Loved the quote about colour. Monet paints his wife on her deathbed. Haunting and sad. I find mother child portraits to be full of emotion. The most famous one of … Continue reading

Posted in Singapore Living | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

National Museum of Singapore: Masterpieces from the Musee d’Orsay, Paris (Part 5 of 6)

Was absolutely awestruck by this painting when I saw it on the lovely Imp’s blog. The contrast of the orange blanket and the black of the angel of death was the first thing to strike me. There is a sadness … Continue reading

Posted in Singapore Living | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

National Museum of Singapore: Masterpieces from the Musee d’Orsay, Paris (Part 4 of 6)

More paintings under the theme – Leisure. Here’s one featuring a night at the opera by a female artist. If you’re carrying the audio player, look out for the headphone motif. Only those paintings have audio explanations. I was a … Continue reading

Posted in Singapore Living | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

National Museum of Singapore: Masterpieces from the Musee d’Orsay, Paris (Part 3 of 6)

Now that I am looking at the photos of the art as I upload them, they still seem so enticing to me. It makes me want to go through them all over again. I think each time I will discover … Continue reading

Posted in Singapore Living | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

National Museum of Singapore: Masterpieces from the Musee d’Orsay, Paris (Part 2 of 6)

Dreams and Reality was an apt name for the collection. The paintings went from dreamy to bleak, with depictions of war and industrialization. The bleakness conveyed in this one, scared me quite a bit. Something about the burning and the … Continue reading

Posted in Singapore Living | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

National Museum of Singapore: Masterpieces from the Musee d’Orsay, Paris (Part 1 of 6)

There is always so much to see even before I entered the special exhibition – Dreams and Reality. The ticket was a steal at just S$11. You can then opt for an audio guide for another S$3. I found it … Continue reading

Posted in Singapore Living | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Urban Sketchers Singapore (Part 2 of 3)

The beautiful drawings were quite breath-taking. Loved the water colours. Even on the 3 dimensional map, the Marina Bay Sands was the most striking thing. The flyer was cool as well. By the bay, everything just looks prettier. Tanjong Pagar. … Continue reading

Posted in Singapore Living | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment