• The Expanse cosplay Julie Mao & Joe Miller (#TheExpanseCosplayWeek)
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    The Expanse Cosplay: In Another Life

    #TheExpanseCosplayWeek happened, so I dragged Ottie into our first foray into cosplay. We adore The Expanse and thought that it would be cool to delurk and contribute to one of the massively underrated shows here, but I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention that a motivating factor was how we thought – erroneously – that these two characters were pretty easy to start off with. Actually, Ottie had a fine time not needing to do anything other than pick items from his wardrobe to be Joe Miller. Meanwhile I had to break out a dusty sewing kit in order to hone a cute little callous on the side of my…

  • Surprise birthday cake.
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    Catch Up: Zalora Inspires & A Birthday

    I feel like this coming out of the woodwork thing is going to be happening pretty (un)often this year. How am I still alive I’m virtually drowning in work and obligations. It’s been keeping me busy, which is good I guess? I’m the sort of person who thrives on having stuff to do. At the same time, I also want rest – gone are the days when I’d stay up for forty hours on just adrenaline. This bag of flesh has officially made it past thirty years! Anyway, here’s something fun I attended at the end of August – Zalora Inspires was held at their headquarters downtown, and it was…

  • Herbarium sheets at Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum.
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    Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum

    Lunchtime selfies at this gorgeously quirky floral installation by Fleurapy. PX and I visited the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum earlier this month. This was actually supposed to be a date two months prior but we got too busy with work and travel. Luckily, Vesak Day is recognised as a public holiday in Singapore, so we took advantage of it. The museum wasn’t even crowded! I think there were only ten other people besides us; quite a pity because the exhibits were so plentiful and surprisingly educational that it deserves to be more popular than it looked to be from our trip there. Outfit photos assisted by PX. Wearing Jucy Judy dress,…