Tag Archives: Paris

Haven’t Tried Laduree Yet as the Queue was Closed (& A Tea Salon Might Come After All)

We were dismayed that there was no dining in concept, just take away. That totally zaps the fun out of it. (5 May: just learnt that Laduree will open a tea room perhaps in a year or two but I … Continue reading

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Hediard: Another Favourite Spot of Mine

Some things you can’t quite explain, but I like the vibe at Hediard in spite of the prices. Just my second time here but I’m charmed by the place hidden in a quaint little Tudor style building. I know the … Continue reading

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Paul: The French Cafe at Ngee Ann City (Takashimaya)

Wanted to try this new Parisian Cafe (or French Bakery Restaurant) that’s come to Singapore. Been reading so much about it on all the Singapore food blogs. My conclusion is the wait staff could smile more and be more polite, … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Learning about Macarons (the Latest Singapore Food Trend)

I am still quite hazy about what a macaron is and am not able to clearly tell you how it’s different from a biscuit so this is going to be an organic post. As I research I will write down … Continue reading

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Paris, Prince and Blanket Jackson

Paris is a real beauty and Blanket looks the most like Michael. He’s a cutie pie. More photos at Celebrity Baby Scoop where these great shots are from. Here are more photos at the Daily Mail, showing that Michael’ kids … Continue reading

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Chinatown: Tourists Being Taken for a Ride

I heard a jewellry shop owner calling out to tourists – “Pearls for you? Have a look – no pressure” .  In my mind I was rolling my eyes – no pressure – right! Poor tourists always get taken for … Continue reading

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