2014: The Year In Review

As the clock struck midnight to end 2014, the words of Claire Morgan from the 2011 movie New Year’s Eve kept echoing in my mind. “… to stop, and reflect on the year that has gone by, to remember both our triumphs and our missteps, our promises made and broken, the...

Home Town

Over Christmas-New Year holiday period, my husband and I had a chance to travel overseas. Naturally, we returned to a place we both loved – my home town, Jakarta. There is something extra-special about travelling back to your own home town; something that goes...

Reflection

Standing by our hotel bedroom’s window in Jakarta, waiting for the clock to strike midnight on 31 December 2012 and the fireworks to start, I found myself reminiscing of the year that was. A friend of mine asked these 3 simple questions, so I’m going to...

Food, more food… oh, and SMB, please?

I realise that in the busyness of life, I have totally neglected recounting my journey to my husband’s hometown Philippines. We are both lovers of food. Apart from beetroot and pumpkin (for myself), and pickles and olives (for my husband), we will scoff down...