“But it isn’t easy,’ said Pooh. ‘Because Poetry and Hums aren’t things which you get, they’re things which get you. And all you can do is to go where they can find you.”from AA Milne’s The House at Pooh Corner
One of my greatest joys when travelling is to explore the lesser trodden places (read: less touristy spots) during my morning runs.
Came across this whimsical sight in Ipoh a month ago, along the less explored parts of the Kinta River. Upon closer inspection, it looks like the owners of this vegetable patch decided to repurpose the door. Maybe they had a sense of humour too.
Allow me to introduce my kooky family (me in the back row, tucked in the middle, Mom & Dad in front, Little Bro on my right, Little Sis on my Left). It took a whole series of shots amidst hysterical giggling as Loving Husband frantically tried to get a decent shot in where everyone’s eyes were open. Continue reading “The Changing Seasons: June 2019”
Thinking of IM Pei: his philosophy of design spaces (form flowing from function), his tremendous impact on the world of architecture & art (pushing boundaries, paving the way for art alive); the legacy he leaves for our living & viewing pleasure, for our imaginations. Continue reading “Have a Seat”
Some 10 years ago after visiting the Hakone Open Air Museum, I decided my favourite sort of art would be found outdoors. Don’t get me wrong, I would jump at the opportunity to revisit the National Gallery in London or the Musee d’Orsay in Paris, but there is just something about a sculpture garden, or a tromp l’oeil, or a mural. Continue reading “Murals in Ipoh”