Posts filed under Family & Friends

April 5, 2013

A long awaited dinner affair

I have waited 30 years for this to finally taste my first home-cooked by my mom. I usually get funny expressions when I tell my friends that I’ve never tasted my mom’s cooking before. They would be in absolute shock, disbelief and would often laugh, assuming that it was all a joke. “No? Really?” trying […]

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November 2, 2012

New Season: Baby Diaries!

It’s a NEW season for us! We finally broke the good news to all our friends and the responses have been overwhelming. We have been swarmed by heart-warming messages from family and friends far and wide – an incredible reminder that we are much loved. Of course the first recipients of this news were our […]

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November 19, 2010

Celebrating nine decades with granny

I have stumbled upon many quotes on life – many mesmerizing at the fact that life is too short to waste, musings of a beautiful life and reflections of how unexpected life’s journey can unfold. And I have recently pondered on thought of aging gracefully even as we celebrated my grandmother’s 90th birthday. What a […]

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November 8, 2010

Yala National Park

After reading an article in Action Asia and missing the sight of a leopard during our South African safari, Yala National Park was a must as encounters with the agile spotted cat is almost guarantee (as safari guide claims). Descending from chilly Nuwara Eliya snaking down mountain slopes and onto wide open roads, the trip […]

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November 7, 2010

Nuwara Eliya – the little England of Sri Lanka

While at Kandy we engaged a travel assistant named Pio Mendis who would be our driver / guide for the next 5 days. Traveling in Sri Lanka with a limited time frame is best to be done with a guide who can take you from one place to another. Pio, a jovial and ‘giant’ hearted […]

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October 5, 2010

Malacca, makan and unwind

Oh joy! I really don’t remember when was the last time I actually had a weekend absolutely free – and by that, I mean no appointments, no Rangers, no house chores… essentially just a blot-free calendar. Taking advantage of the free weekend which incidentally coincides with Terence’s birthday, we found ourselves in Malacca. Checking into […]

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August 6, 2010

Nip, Knead and Nibble

July seems to be a month of celebrations, festivities, homecomings and farewells. Usually what that means is that there’ll be a feast! An ongoing, perpetual feast for this month particularly. Dinner parties, tea parties and lazy weekend lunches… It’s a dinner party at ours last night and we made homemade pizzas and chicken wings. Decked […]

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April 18, 2010


In the age of digitization, finding a physical photo album or prints are hard to find. Photos are burn onto CDs, uploaded on Facebook, shared on Trip Advisor and emailed to friends. Whilst this digital phenomenon has made destinations more ‘accessible’ and it has also allowed friends to digitally travel with other friends without leaving […]

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