Monthly Archives: March 2019

Perfect Timing by Jill Mansell


I was looking for the short story collection by Katherine Mansfield at the large print section of the library. They didn’t have it but this book caught my attention with the heart ♥️ symbol for romance, and I decided, why … Continue reading

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Common Life by Ho Chee Lick and Anne Lee Tzu Pheng


For the first time, the Singapore Literature Book Club hosted a poet and an artist, on their book Common Life. This is a collection of ekphrastic poems written by poet Dr Leebased on the drawings on everyday life by her … Continue reading

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The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa


I met a cat in a nomad camp in the Sahara Desert in Morocco which I fell in love with. We bonded so well he came whenever I called even though I didn’t know his name. When I returned home to … Continue reading

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Hail Haile! (Resort @Arba Minch)


After a few days staying in exotic African lodges with thatched roofs, limited power supply, low water pressure, no WiFi and air conditioning, we were ecstatic to return to modern convenience. The Paradise Lodge next door, which we stayed for … Continue reading

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Glamping at Eco-Omo Lodge, Jinka Ethiopia


Eco-Omo Lodge is situated near the town of Jinka, which has a domestic airport and is near the Mago National Park where the Mursi tribes live. Owned by an Italian man, the lodge consists of tented huts with a thatched … Continue reading

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Buska Lodge, Omo region, Ethiopia


Buska Lodge, named after the Buska Mountain, is located at a remote corner of Omo Valley, where it is the most presentable lodging for foreign tourists, and tour groups have to return for lunch as there’s no other suitable for … Continue reading

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A Karo Friendship


That’s Luka on the left and Kala on the right, two best friends. I am not really sure how old they are, but I guess Luka to be 11 and Kala 13. They’re Karo tribe, who lives near the Omo … Continue reading

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