It’s Dragonfruit season! and hence, I am a recipient of several of these beautiful fruit!
I am not a fan of the Dragonfruit … at least not before this recent encounter. The fruit always seemed like a pale reflection of the kiwifruit. I liked the texture of the flesh with the crunchy seeds, but found it mostly tasteless. It was not a fruit I would pick up at the fruit counter, or at a buffet. Continue reading “Superfood #3: Dragonfruit”
Modern Music? No thank you, would have been my response before today. I am a Baroque Fangirl through and through. Okay, maybe a little classical and a smattering of Romantic is fine as well. But apart from film music (I love John Williams & Howard Shore), any music written for orchestra or chamber groups after the 1900s would not hold much appeal for me.
Until tonight. Continue reading “Ensemble Multilatérale: Advocates for Music of Today”
I have spent the last few days mulling over what photograph I would take to capture the idea of Harmony. Spoke to Older Daughter, threw some some ideas about, had some good leads but the opportunity to take those photos were not forthcoming. Continue reading “Harmony: Modern Living amidst Nature”
This is written in response to Daily Post’s Daily Prompt, Longing
There are times in my life when I feel an inexplicable sense that something isn’t quite right in the universe, a longing for something that I can’t articulate; this is a feeling that Loving Husband has termed my “existential loneliness”. In these instances, the one thing that I turn to which helps soothe the persistent ache is music. Continue reading “Music soothes Longing”
It used to be whenever my birthday rolled around in early September, I went into a bit of a funk. Of late, I am inspired & somewhat chastened by Younger Daughter to be less grumpy about the birthday. She looks forward to her BirthMonth with great anticipation, excitement & ceremony. Continue reading “March is here: let the Celebrations begin!”
This is in response to Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge, State of Mind. Our challenge this week is to let our inner & outer worlds converge in one photograph.
Continue reading “State of Mind: Top of the World”
The pace of life in Singapore is fast. Is it possible to live here, slow the pace down and still remain connected with its people & community? Continue reading “Hello, I am Retired, nice to meet you!”
A friend gifted us with a 2kg box of Staccato cherries a couple of weeks ago.
How are we going to finish it all? was my initial, alarmed reaction! Continue reading “Superfood Series #2: Cherries”
Contrary to popular belief, Singapore does have seasons. Perhaps not the traditional Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, but we certainly have Hot & Humid, Very Hot & Humid, Rainy, Hazy. Continue reading “Seasons Come, Seasons Go”
This is the Taize chant we used today – hope you enjoy it as you read this post.
Continue reading “Lent: Spring-cleaning for the Soul”