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The Jungle Book

The moment I heard that a new version of The Jungle Book was going to release this summer, I had earmarked it as THE movie to watch. As a family, we don't go to the cinemas much at all: Snubnose has a...
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Art Exhibition

Snubnose and her friends will be having an exhibition of some of the work they have done in the past couple of years. I've just come back from setting up all the paintings at the gallery, and though we a...
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Malaysia – Langkawi

After our Singapore and Legoland excursions, we turned our attention to Langkawi - an island just south of Malaysia for our tropical beach fix. Any holiday we take has to involve some beach activity before we t...
Snubnose's Vaikuntam

WW: Vaikuntam

Snubnose has derived her latest art work from the style of the artist Thota Vaikuntam. Snubnose's Vaikuntam His paintings mostly capture the simple lifestyle of villagers and a few of them are portraits ...
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A Rare Morning Alone with Piglet

It's very hard sometimes to just find 1-1 time with someone in the family. It's usually all four of us together in the room, all talking over each other. Or, all of us running around doing something together. ...
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Whisky Tasting @socialoffline

Late in December, I got an invite for a whisky tasting session conducted by Black Dog Whisky at the Social bar in Church Street (stands in place of the old The Night Watchman pub). My first instinct was to r...
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Travel Times Three

It's been a hectic traveling month for us, three trips in the space of three weeks, and it almost became four but because of some family obligations, I had to decline an invite to what would surely have been a ...
Our team - The Bingo Blasters

Yippee-ing it up at the ITC Gardenia

Snubnose and I had a blast at the ITC press event yesterday held at (where else?) ITC Gardenia. It's a funny coincidence, just the previous night Snubnose had come home after a playdate at a friend's place ...
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Uglies

Tally can't wait to turn sixteen and become pretty. Sixteen is the magic number that brings a transformation from repellent Ugly into a stunningly attractive Pretty, and catapults you into a high-tech parad...
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Two Movies and a Makeover

Last weekend was an epic movie watching weekend. Gone Girl premiered on Star Movies on July 25th, and it's one I've long been wanting to see. I was so super-efficient that evening, wrapped up dinner, put both t...
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Conflicted About Zoos

I seriously don't know what I feel about housing animals in zoos. In principle, I can't stand the thought of animals caged up, but then I think of issues like conservation and the fact that we would probably ne...
Snubnose's Krishna

Snubnose’s Krishna

One of Snubnose's favorite motifs in art is the image of Krishna. She's done plenty of work depicting this Hindu deity (one shared here). Here is another one that she has done. It's pretty huge and I am str...
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Cafe Max – Hardly a Cafe

Last weekend, Snubnose and I visited Cafe Max for lunch. We were ravenous, (I had skipped breakfast), and Snubnose is perennially hungry these days. However, since we had cooked lunch at home, we visited Cafe M...
Piglet and friend on the caterpillar ride

Wah Wah Wonderla

The last weekend of the summer holidays was a blast. We didn't do any summer vacation this year, and Snubnose was particularly disappointed by that. Unfortunately, the timing was pretty bad (just started a new ...