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Tag Archives: Chinese New Year
I think my favourite place where I experience the Goat Year festivities is Liang Court. I just think they do things so well and I guess I am a Japanophile? Hinamatsuri is Doll’s Day or Girl’s Day and is celebrated each … Continue reading
Again, lovely decorations. Saw people in a frenzy – a woman with her facial mask still on, rushing to get last minute new year stuff. Had a meal at Crystal Jade La Mian (not so fantastic – perhaps the better … Continue reading
A festive atmosphere at one of the oldest estates.
Classy decorations at Somerset 313. Found the draping of the long red cloth rather elegant.
Interesting window displays and a creative take on the word for goat (which really looks like a goat as Chinese is a pictographic language). The promotional poster at Parkway Parade looked interesting too.
The plants at Ikea are pretty attractive especially what they have brought in for Chinese New Year.
Saw some of the prettiest decorations and Chinese themed art sold here. Couldn’t help admiring the antique looking horse and the blue ox.
If you want the festive feel, but want to avoid the heat and really crazy crowds at Chinatown, the VivoCity bazaar might be a good option. Some cute goat themed stuff to be found too.
I found the decorations at Pan Pacific Hotel very pretty and the photo I took doesn’t do it justice.
The special orange cheesecake at Coffeebean was very good and I’m not even a fan of cheesecake (prefer butter cakes with icing or the kind of Sara Lee type chocolate fudge cake you can only find in the US).