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Life Doesn’t Frighten Me by Maya Angelou & Jean-Michel Basquiat

Written on January 10, 2018 at 8:24 pm, by

Maya Angelou’s Courageous Children’s Verses, Illustrated by Basquiat. A priceless primer on poetry and contemporary art for little ones, and a timeless reminder of the power of courage in all of us. Maya Angelou’s brave, defiant poem celebrates the courage within each of us, young and old. From the scary thought of panthers in the park toContinue Reading

“Don’t get killed” is Vivienne Westwood’s message for AW18

Written on January 9, 2018 at 10:42 pm, by

The iconic designer debuts her AW18 collection in a new film. Showing no signs of slowing down in her ceaseless fight against climate change and environmental and societal issues, Westwood has enlisted a diverse group of models – some with their faces painted with camouflage make-up, and one seen waving the EU flag – toContinue Reading

Swedish Embroidery Artist Ulla-Stina Wikander That Turns Discarded Items Into Art

Written on January 5, 2018 at 1:26 pm, by

Discarded household items covered lovingly in discarded cross-stitch embroideries. LOVE. This is the work of Swedish artist Ulla-Stina Wikander, and this is her story behind this body of work: ”For more than 10 years I have collected cross-stitch embroideries and today I have quite a big collection with over 100 different designs. These embroideries have mostly beenContinue Reading

The Country that is San Marino The World’s Oldest Republic

Written on January 4, 2018 at 11:01 pm, by

I’ve personally never heard of San Marino and this is the third time I’ve been to Italy. I guess it’s just one of those places you don’t hear as an outside outsider from across the world. But it was so magically beautiful, we drove from Rimini to San Marino and it took less than anContinue Reading

OkCupid’s Latest ‘DTF’ in Ads That Are Like Little Works of Art

Written on January 4, 2018 at 10:37 am, by

OkCupid is DTF, but not like that. The dating site rethinks that blunt old acronym, originally meaning “down to fuck,” by making it the centerpiece of a new campaign from Wieden + Kennedy New York—with the F word replaced by dozens of enlightened alternatives, leading to phrases like “down to feel fabulous,” “down to forget our baggage”Continue Reading

Jewellery Made from Flowers, Garlic Bulbs and Dried Chillies by Keef Palas

Written on January 2, 2018 at 11:13 am, by

Keef Palas is an ephemeral Mediterranean jewellery brand artfully using Instagram to showcase its highly unusual concept. The jewellery that Barcelona-based Keef Palas produces couldn’t be further from your ordinary pair of earrings, necklace or bracelet. Rather than designing pieces built to last – diamonds are forever, after all – the brand, founded in August 2016 by ClaireContinue Reading

That Fascinating Day at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens

Written on December 28, 2017 at 10:20 pm, by

When we visited New York, we had the chance to do a quick trip tp Philly and decided to see Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens without having any expectations and man were we in for a treat! The Philly Magic Gardens is a nonprofit art museum and gallery space created by Isaiah Zagar’s. Zagar has devoted himself to beautifying the SouthContinue Reading

In a Blink of an Eye Trip to Hong Kong

Written on December 13, 2017 at 5:35 pm, by

Rewind, let’s start from the beginning again.

Written on March 25, 2017 at 8:45 am, by

I’ve always thought that I wanted my blog to represent me, to try and be artsy and cool with tips and interesting articles I read but I just thought to myself, I am 27 this year and have a lousy memory and everyday I don’t write stories about my life is a day that mightContinue Reading

Working Cafes Bali: Pison Coffee

Written on December 13, 2016 at 11:33 am, by

This was such a gem, too bad we found it a few days before leaving Seminiyak! Pison is a 2 storey cafe with amazing desserts. The upstairs area is usually quieter and you will find people on their laptops working (which always makes me feel comforted). The wi-fi is one of the faster ones inContinue Reading

Best Fashion Blog Web Designs 2016

Written on November 15, 2016 at 9:18 am, by

Combining two of my interest, websites and fashion. I’ve been doing some research on the best fashion blogs right now (November 2016), indicating the date as designs trends and styles changes so quickly nowadays. My selection is based on the design, usability and style of the blogs. (and not on the popularity of bloggers) ChroniclesContinue Reading

A sense of belonging 

Written on November 12, 2016 at 5:54 pm, by

Ever feel like you don’t belong? Not in a depressed sense but in a ” I’m too different from everyone else” kinda way. My life is great I have an amazing family and boyfriend and yet sometimes I feel like the people of the earth I’m living in is so different from me. My thoughtsContinue Reading

What is Nasi Lemak?

Written on November 12, 2016 at 5:24 pm, by

Description Nasi lemak is Malay for “rice in cream”, a reference to the rice being cooked in coconut milk, or “richly flavoured rice”. The rice is lightly salted and made fragrant with a knot of pandan leaves added while the rice is still cooking. It is the ordinary man’s breakfast, traditionally served with fried fishContinue Reading

Fashion illustrations

Written on November 6, 2016 at 6:12 pm, by

Series: What is Food? Singapore Edition

Written on November 5, 2016 at 4:08 am, by

I’ve decided to create a series of blog posts about the different types of signature dishes in Singapore. As Fab (my bf), is not local and after I order every dish I realize that our local Singaporean dishes are very interesting. I decided to do posts about what each dish is, the origins and howContinue Reading

Is this viable

Written on August 19, 2016 at 11:09 pm, by

It’s 3am and we are flying off to Bali in 2 weeks. I’m getting anxious to this whole digital nomad life with strict visas and airport rules and regulations. So many thoughts are running through my head right now.. Is this a viable plan? Will this work? How would it work? What about our income,Continue Reading

More Than Ever.

Written on July 15, 2016 at 8:18 pm, by

Woke up this morning to yet another tragedy in the world, the Nice attack. What is our world becoming to? Where it the love anymore? Killings like this has been a weekly issue, it used to be yearly then monthly and now it’s almost daily. It’s heartbreaking to watch this happen to the world. HaveContinue Reading

Are Tangible Gifts Obsolete?

Written on July 15, 2016 at 8:12 pm, by

I was having a discussion with a friend as we saw an ad about getting $400 off on a website that struck a conversation about gift giving. She mentioned that her latest gift was from a friend, it was a flight ticket to Lebanon. It got me thinking, the gifting industry is seeing a change.Continue Reading

Why the agency life isn’t for everyone

Written on July 15, 2016 at 7:48 am, by

A year ago I knew nothing about the agency life. Never knew they existed and that people outsourced marketing and other business activities. I’ve always worked in companies where everything was done in house. A year ago my story of working in an agency begin. It’s one year later and I’ve decide to leave andContinue Reading

Artist: Matt Blease

Written on July 14, 2016 at 8:43 am, by

Found his work browsing through Pinterest and Tumblr, I am obsessed with his stuff! The word play, the double meaning, the clean lines of his illustrations. Matt Blease is currently based in London, Matt’s illustration style is influenced by his graphic design background, communicating ideas in a playful and direct way. His distinctive style is recognisableContinue Reading

Two Types of People in the World?

Written on July 4, 2016 at 8:03 pm, by

Today’s discussion. Are there two types of people in the world? Those who lead and those who follow. From my experiences in the work place, there are both and it is obvious to me what everyone fit into. Since I work in the web and digital industry, I was wondering about developers and why areContinue Reading

The vital skill for a modern marketer is…

Written on July 1, 2016 at 11:07 am, by

The ability to write excellent, flexible copy and apply it to various mediums – blogs, ebooks, ads etc An understanding of data and metrics and how to make decisions based on it Creativity – the ability to create campaigns that include a creative angle across channels Technical skills – HTML/code, image creation software, CMS etcContinue Reading

Importance of Thinking

Written on June 26, 2016 at 8:18 pm, by

I’ve been working for almost 8 years now and personally, I think I can do well at every job is because I use my brain and have integrity in what I deliver. From publication to merchandising to digital marketing. Each had different scopes to the job, different work environment and different management. But with eachContinue Reading

Favourite Carrie Bradshaw Outfits from Sex and The City aka SATC

Written on June 24, 2016 at 7:26 pm, by

  A black loose cropped halter top and a midi skirt, simple elegance in all its 90’s glory. One of my favourites! When I first saw this on the show, I didn’t think too much of it, but the styling was perfection! Orange weaved fedora, snakeskin tube top and a sarong like skirt, Come on!Continue Reading

Quote of the day

Written on June 20, 2016 at 8:07 pm, by

Historic American landscapes, recreated in technicolor junkfood

Written on June 19, 2016 at 4:57 pm, by

Junk food, in the name of art. Two US photographers are filling their carts with sugar-laden cereals, processed meat and fizzy drinks to create a new kind of American landscape photography: the “food desert,” literally.      Inspired by black and white landscapes shot by 1860s photographer Carleton Watkins, Chicago-based duo Barbara Ciurej and LindsayContinue Reading

Stuck In Limbo

Written on June 17, 2016 at 1:32 pm, by

#truth

Written on June 11, 2016 at 4:27 am, by

Best Thing You’ll Find on The Internet Today: Meryl Streep on Food

Written on June 11, 2016 at 4:24 am, by

You know what they say, the best things in life doesn’t come for free but thanks to the internet it does! I am probably the most amused out of everyone I’ve shown this too. And kudos to the person who started this Instagram account. Click through the above for my favorites, then follow the accountContinue Reading

Nara Dreamland – The Forbidden Journey

Written on June 8, 2016 at 8:21 am, by

  Credits: Victor Habchy