Lady Midnight

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I've tried and tried and tried to read something a little serious this summer, but I don't know what's happened to me this summer, but I suddenly seem to have developed the attention span of a toddler. What with the onset of summer holidays, weekends horse-riding with Piglet, raising a new pup (yes! Follow my ...

Signature Mornings @ITCHotels – Carefully Sourced and Mindfully Prepared

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On Sunday, World Environment Day, the folks at ITC Gardenia called me over to brief me about the measures they take towards sustainable luxury (more on that in an upcoming post). We met up for breakfast and tried their Signature Mornings offerings. This is their healthy offering where apart from their regular breakfast buffet at Cubbon Pavilion, ...

A Horsey Weekend

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This weekend has been fabulous, exciting, and nerve-wracking all in one go. I am going to break down all the weekend goings-on over a couple of posts, because yes, that much happened. First up, and in this post, I am going to blather on about Piglet's excitement over starting horse-riding classes this weekend. Piglet has ...

Teaser Tuesdays: The Blue Between Sky and Water

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Being a mother of two children who are mad about Kinder Joy eggs, reading this excerpt from The Blue Between Sky and Water by Susan Abulhawa made me feel so immeasurably sad. Here, a small child from the Gaza strip mourns the loss of Kinder Joy eggs when they are under siege by the Israelis. Of everything ...

Is Going Vegan the Next Big Thing?

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More and more people seem to be going vegan lately. There are many reasons, both ethical and health wise to eat less meat. You don't need to do much research to realise just how much energy it takes up making the meat sold in supermarkets - so much of it tends to get wasted too. ...