Marina Bay New Year’s Eve Celebration 2017

By Shem B / January 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

New Year 2017 Singapore Celebration We headed out to the Marina Bay for the New Year 2017  Singapore Celebration. Normally, we avoid the crowds for these type of festivities but since it’s a new country and it was to usher in the New Year, we said, “Why not?” The celebration concentrated around the Quays, Clarke […]

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Day of Adventure enroute to the Singapore Writers Festival

By Shem B / November 16, 2017 / 0 Comments

“Sorry, I can’t watch Thor: Ragnarok with you in the morning.” H tried to hide his disappointment. Thor was a big deal. IMDB and Rotten Tomatoes both rated the movie highly. “What about in the evening after your event?”   I thought about it. If you’ve been reading my blog, you’d know that I try […]

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Ganbanyoku: Heat and Healing on a Slab of Stone

By Shem B / November 5, 2017 / 0 Comments

Would I lie on a slab of heated stone for 30-60 minutes? I pondered over this question for about 2 minutes. I’m a believer in trying everything at least once, except in certain cases, and I have had heated stone massage before; therefore, my hesitation lasted for as long as it took me to google […]

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Wine Bonanza: Where Fine Wines and Gourmet Food Await in Singapore

By Shem B / November 2, 2017 / 0 Comments

Wine connoisseur I am not, but there’s something to be said about the quality of wines when I wake up at 3 am after drinking 5 glasses of various wines a few hours ago and not experience a heavy head, dry mouth, and dry skin. To be fair, I’m more of a Moscato / Riesling […]

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Postmodern Jukebox & Straight No Chaser

By Shem B / July 23, 2017 / 0 Comments

  H and I attended our first concert together last night. We attended concerts previously but never together, usually because we have different tastes in music. He likes jazz. I like J Lo. He likes breathy French singers. I like the haunting voice of Enya. Early this year, our musical tastes aligned when we discovered […]

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