• OUTFITS,  TRAVELOGUE

    Still in Shibuya

    I don’t think you can claim to have visited Tokyo if you haven’t at least visited Takeshitadoori and joining the throngs of pedestrians at the famed Shibuya crossing. So we did just that, it being Ruru’s first time in Japan and all. But first, we paid a little visit to Meiji Shrine – the onset of spring was quite pretty: This man was pretty cool sweeping the pebbles while barely touching the ground! We stood there for a while admiring him go about his work. I couldn’t pass up the opportunity for an outfit shoot when we wandered into a quieter part of the shrine: This time I didn’t have…

  • OUTFITS,  TRAVELOGUE

    Joburg

    The city of Johannesburg, or Joburg for short, was a mere one-evening stopover for Ottie and me. We had originally allocated 3 days for this city, but booked a safari for ourselves when we were in Cape Town – which was such a last-minute thing that securing the best option for a safari was a feat for the Cape Town agency who had to work around our flights in and out of Joburg. Note to self: allocate at least 4 days and 3 nights for a safari, not the 3 days and 2 nights which we did. Anyway, we stayed at the Premier Hotel O.R. Tambo for the night, as it was close…

  • OUTFITS

    Caturday Part 2: My Neighbourhood

    Adding to my recent spate of mural-intense outfit photos, here’s one of my favourites found in my new neighbourhood. The entire void deck of this housing block is dedicated to Vincent Van Gogh, including short introductions to some notable pieces from his oeuvre. This piece with sunflowers swaying in the breeze is positioned at the very end of this homage to the painter. It’s a very educational and brightening community project, something I’ll miss when I stop renting in this neighbourhood someday. NO. Found this calico cat near the sunflower mural and 2 others which awoke from their afternoon siesta just to follow me around. What can I say, it’s…