• OUTFITS

    Back to Basics: RGB

    I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again – red, green, and blue has got to be my favourite go-to colour combination. I don’t know just how many times I’ve coordinated outfits in this colour scheme, but somehow it always manages to satisfy the colour-hungry demon in my brain place. One of my favourite parts of blogging is in the post-processing. It’s as much a meditative process as it is a challenging experience whenever I go through a batch of photos taken in various degrees of lighting. To be honest, the actual photo-taking usually takes up but a fraction of what I spend fussing over getting the exposure and colours just right in post, but…

  • OUTFITS

    Poetry, Sea Monkeys

    I borrowed In the Kingdom of the Sea Monkeys: Poems from a book display at the library one day, just because I’m superficial and judged it by its cover and weird title… a title which invoked childhood memories of a severe let-down back when sea monkeys were all the rage and I realised that the actual things looked more like floating parasites than a mer-monkey. But I digress. I’ve never taken to poetry – you know the kind – a jumble of words you have to look up in the dictionary pieced together in some sort of unfathomable fashion that follow no rhyme nor reason to a pleb like me.…

  • FOOD,  OUTFITS,  TRAVELOGUE

    Stripes for Asakusa

    Our next day in Tokyo was spent visiting yet another must-visit tourist spot, Asakusa – more specifically, Sensōji. The crowd at Nakamise was definitely not to laugh at, as we found ourselves swept along with the flow of people making their way through the huge lantern at the Kaminarimon entrance and into Sensōji, taking a quick breather by stopping by the many interesting shops selling a variety of memorabilia from kitschy souvenirs to handcrafted art and crafts. Underside of the giant lantern. Got myself some Ningyo-yaki – meaning quite literally ‘fried dolls’. These come in various shapes and like, but they all share the same red bean filling inside: Shasha…