Monthly Archives: January 2016

Leisurely Langkawi – A taste of it


On the day of our arrival, we were starving and chanced upon a restaurant called the Rock Cafe offering Turkish food, just across our hotel, Perdana Beach, located along Jalan Kuala Melaka. We were astonished by the prices but since … Continue reading

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Leisurely Langkawi – Family Time


Langkawi is known for its pristine beaches – powdery white sand (although there is a black sand beach as well) and clear blue water. We could have just spent our time frolicking at the beach for the whole week if … Continue reading

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Leisurely Langkawi -Nature Island


What I miss most living in a crowded city like Singapore is going back to nature. Thus, when I go on a vacation, I try to avoid cities. I choose instead to visit sleepy kampongs, hikes, caves or a day out … Continue reading

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Room by Emma Donohue


  I bought this book some years ago just on a whim and tried to read it twice before I put it aside. With the good review of the movie, I tried a third time and surprisingly finished it in … Continue reading

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Leisurely Langkawi – Get a car


The month of December in most part of Malaysia and all of Singapore is smack in the middle of the south east monsoon season. Many, like us, assume that it’s pointless going to a beach holiday in Malaysia during the end … Continue reading

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Oh My Venus – Korean Drama


That is a glut of Korean Romantic Dramas on TV recently and I am in TV heaven. Many are really enjoyable – Witch’s Romance, Dating Not Marriage, The Time I’ve Loved You and this, Oh My Venus,  which just ended its run … Continue reading

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Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson


This is my book club reading for January. The author won the Whitbread Prize for best first fiction for this book. The good thing about joining a book club is that it forces you to read beyond what you would … Continue reading

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