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Movie Review: The Red Turtle

“There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy.” ― Ralph H. Blum Have you ever seen those videos where a camera pulls out from a person, expanding to view the whole house, town, city, country, then earth, solar system, galaxy, universe - creating a sense of human smallness and powerlessness? The …

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Food Review for Pizza-Making Party at Jamie’s Italian

Jamie's Italian invited me to experience their pizza-making party where we got to learn how to make pizzas - and eat them! Since my mother is an avid baker and has tried her hand at making pizzas of her own, I decided to bring her along as my plus one. When we arrived, the bar …

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My search for the best Pomodoro timers

For many productivity-obsessed people, the Pomodoro Technique is an essential way to maximise time spent working while taking healthy intermittent short breaks. At its most basic, you do one 'pomodoro': a 25-minute work period, and a 5-min break. Repeat this four times, then take an extended 25-min break.. All one needs to practise the Pomodoro …

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Food Review for Super Loco Customs House

I went to Super Loco Customs House recently for a food tasting. It was nice to eat Mexican food, a cuisine I like but don't normally get the chance to eat. The place was filled with expat businessmen having a good time. Here's a preview of one of the dishes I tasted: Tortillas are an integral …

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