Chic DSLR Camera Bag

October 1, 2011 / Photography / 2 Comments

I’ve been searching for a cute, chic and affordable camera bag for my DSLR for a long time! Most DSLR bags are too manly, and the stylish ones are out of reach (in terms of cost or availability). But then I found the Herringbone Discovery Canvas Black today. It’s a Korean brand, if I’m not…


My New Make-up Organizer

April 23, 2011 / Daily Life / 3 Comments

I am really not a morning person. In my uncaffeinated, frazzled state, I’d search for my moisturizer and make-up in my beautiful make-up box that was really just a bottomless pit from hell. Thanks to all the frantic searching, I’d inadvertently knock something over. After breaking my fourth eyeshadow, I finally snapped and looked for…


What’s In My Bag — 2011 Edition

February 8, 2011 / Daily Life / 4 Comments

Much has changed since my last What’s In My Bag post, so I thought I should do an update. Before I start, excuse the quality of the writeup and photos in this post. I’ve been sick as hell the last week (I still am!), so I don’t really have the energy to meticulously check over…


Fashion / Beauty Blogger for a Day

September 4, 2010 / Daily Life / 11 Comments

I don’t write about fashion or makeup but just thought I’d do a post just for fun! Now, I’m not really into fashion, I have never bought a fashion magazine in my entire life and I certainly don’t know my Diane von Furtenbergs from my Roberto Cavallis. As for beauty products, I only used make-up…


New Shoes!

May 21, 2010 / Daily Life / 10 Comments

I interrupt my usual analytical / tech geek entries with an entry all women can appreciate. I got new shoes! The awesome part is that they’re not my usual style. For those who’ve not met me in person, my dress sense is very Calvin Klein. Solid. Black. Timeless. And, boring. Then I stumbled upon this…


Peranakan Culture

November 22, 2009 / Culture, Media Events / 19 Comments

I realized I spent a lot of time being fascinated by other peoples’ cultures but have never really mentioned my own – and I don’t mean Chinese culture. As with many Chinese people in South East Asia, I am not purely Chinese by descent. My paternal grandmother is Peranakan from the Indonesian Riau Islands and…


Designer Bags: Stares and Status

July 6, 2008 / Culture, Opinion / 22 Comments

After experiencing life in Asia for the past month or so, I have come to conscious realization that Asians are infatuated with designer bags. It’s not a bad thing. However, with a little knowledge of designer labels, it has become quite obvious that most (not all) aren’t infatuated with the bag or the brand, but…