FAMILY

the people who share my blood and toilet humor.

  • Chinese New Year 2018 outfit: Mango black sleeveless top, Pomelo Fashion velvet pants, Firmoo red glasses, RAWROW convertible sling bag.
    FAMILY,  OUTFITS

    Year of the Dog 2018

    It’s been a while since Chinese New Year happened in mid February (or since I last updated), but this radio silence resulted because I’ve finally moved to my new home! So many boxes to unpack, so many surfaces to clean… with everything that’s been going on lately, this Lunar New Year became both a reprieve from responsibilities while further taxing my energy. It was still a good thing to have taken the chance to catch up with family though; turns out that they weren’t too pleased about my lack of updates either. Oops? We had our reunion dinner at my brother’s this year. Here’s our steamboat, plus my Instastory snap…

  • National Gallery Prewedding photoshoot for RJ & JR, Singapore.
    ARTY FARTY,  FAMILY

    My Brother’s Wedding

    I was tasked to take some pre-wedding photos for my brother RJ and his fiancee JR in August last year. It’s rare for me to take photos for other people, and the more I think about it, the more I come to realise that the number one reason I don’t is because I don’t like people that much to make photography a viable means of living…? It’s way too stressful to constantly be acquainted with strangers all the time! I’ve done a couple of pre-wedding shoots in the past for friends though, so when RJ and JR brought it up, I was excited for the opportunity to connect with my…

  • Lounging by the jets at the infinity pool at hotel PARKROYAL on Pickering, Singapore. Wearing Piha white wrap lace bikini top, Bella Kini black lace bottoms.
    FAMILY,  FOOD,  OUTFITS,  TRAVELOGUE

    PARKROYAL on Pickering: A Birthday Staycation

    Let me lay this out – I distrust surprises. I don’t appreciate having to scramble for appropriate reactions in the moment (which is why I fully embrace text messaging and email as opposed to real-time calls). I also feel that I don’t deserve awesome friends expending all these time and effort in my life because I’m a lazy bum and I can’t think of any time I’ve ever reciprocated? So it was a surprise to even myself that I planned a surprise staycation for Ottie’s upcoming birthday over this weekend. I say “planned”, but in fact I only placed a booking just a day prior on a Friday. I also say “for Ottie”, but really I just…