Fashion through some years

The winter sale has just started this week and I bought five items yesterday. Most of them were purchased at my first stop: Les Enfants d’Edouard, which sells secondhand designer items. I bought a YSL scarf for just 25€, alongside items from Belgian designers Natan Edouard Vermeulen and Ann Demeulemeester. Total cost: 125€ Inspired by my…

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Bonne année!

Happy New Year! Champagne is usually drank at New Year’s Eve, as well as weddings and birthdays. Or in the case of the late Lily Bollinger, as quoted in the Daily Mail in 1961: ” I drink it when I’m happy and when I’m sad. Sometimes I drink it when I’m alone. When I have…

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Indonesian food: Sedap!

People often ask me if I miss Singapore. My answer typically starts with “not really, though I miss my family and friends, and also the food…” before I launch into a discussion about the absence of hawker centre and kopi tiam (coffee shop) in Europe and the lack of no frills, quality, reasonably priced Asian eating places…

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Stop and Stare

Before I moved to Brussels, I spent a sabbatical year in Paris during which I learnt to cook and edit photos in Photoshop, went for French classes and diligently did my homework, as well as explored the city on foot almost every other day. Quel plaisir! Paris is a city that is made for walking…

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