It’s been a while since we’ve taken a road trip; the girls have been asking and finally, we are on our way! We will leave on Monday, 1 Aug, 5am and should get into Ipoh at 2pm after a leisurely drive. Continue reading “Road Trip: Back to Ipoh we go!”
“Eat the rainbow!” is something I’ve tried to do of late. We’ve discovered purple vegetables which we’ve gotten a kick out of trying: purple potatoes, purple cauliflower …. did I mention that purple is one of my favourite colours? Continue reading “Fun with Purple-ish Fruits & Vegetables”
Loving Husband has a green thumb and has kept our balcony plants alive without a whole lot of effort.
The above is a Butterfly Plant (oxalis triangularis) which he grew from a cutting kindly given by a colleague. It has since flourished and flowered many times over.
The flowers are quite small so you’d have to look rather closely to appreciate its beauty & details.
What little things have surprised you lately?
As a grumpy teen wading through the murky waters of the adult world, tussling with my mother was commonplace. Although I did not engage in shouting matches or outright rebellion, as my Significant Adult Figure, Mom was often the scapegoat for my angst. Many of our exchanges would inevitably end with my mother exclaiming in frustration: “Wait till you are a mother, then you will understand!” Continue reading ““Wait till you are a mother …””
We went out in search of dinner this past Wednesday night: Older Daughter had a bit of a traumatic afternoon on account of too much studying, so we said she could pick our dinner venue. After a pleasant wander about Orchard Road, checking out half a dozen potential eateries, we finally sat down at Dazzling Cafe. Continue reading “A Dazzling Food Adventure”
On Sunday, 10 July 2016, we gathered at Angsana Green, East Coast Park to celebrate running & those with special needs with Running Hour 2016. Continue reading “Running Hour: Run So Others Can”
In considering what about my life I would save for posterity, I realised that while I love period movies, old architecture & baroque music, I have largely embraced technology & all the conveniences they afford. Even the last stronghold, print books, have been replaced by my iPad mini.
There is still one thing which I strongly believe is better done the old fashioned way: writing. Loving Husband & I write letters to each other regularly. There is something special about penning a letter instead of sending an email or SMS (which we do plenty of as well for more mundane communication). Continue reading “Writing … with fountain pens”
I have a soft spot for peanut butter & anything made with it.
Continuing my quest for better than regular vegan goodies, I tried this recipe from my favourite almost vegan blog, MyCaliforniaRoots. Continue reading “Best (Vegan) Peanut Butter Cookies Ever!”