Such is Joy

finding the things in life that bring us happiness

In Good Company

Spent a full day in Ubud on a recent trip with friends.Whilst we clamored to get away from streetside vendors hawking their usual street fare, we took solace in the moss-covered pathways and … Continue reading

February 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

It’s Almost Christmas

9 more days… Amidst intermittent tropical showers here, the fresh scent of ‘imported’ pine trees, bewildered-looking ceramic snowmen, cotton-stuffed santa clauses and a colony of fiery red poinsettias, there’s absolute magic … Continue reading

December 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Reacquainted with my Orchard

  I caught up with a friend who was in town for vacation recently and we compared notes on how Orchard Road has undergone a major transformation over the past decade … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mad About Mid-Century Modern

    I came across a fantastic exhibition, Mid-Century Modern ~ Australian Furniture Design, at the Ian Potter Centre NGV recently and was completely blown away by the showcase. If America … Continue reading

September 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

See Them Smile

‘Gratitude paints little smiley faces on everything it touches.’ ~ Richelle  E. Goodrich  

September 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Of Skin and Paper

At a recent exhibition at the Yeo Workshop called, A Drawing Show, four artists (Ian Woo, Jaitip Jaidee, Wong Lip Chin and Boedi Widjaja) presented their works using various mediums … Continue reading

September 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sayeth Ralph

  It’s funny how I used to find it such a torture to read Emerson in my twenties. He was my lecturer’s ultimate hero. I’d sit by the corner of class … Continue reading

July 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Oh Lovely Day!

        ‘I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is … Continue reading

May 15, 2014 · Leave a comment


We find plenty of reasons to celebrate during our lifetime. Birthdays, engagements, weddings, graduation, launches and even break-ups! Life can be such an endless party and everyday a cause for … Continue reading

May 9, 2014 · Leave a comment


A reckless little boy laughing at the slumbering lady Norma Jean sighing at the demise of a once revered empire Cuddly pink pandas oogling at the silken asian beauty A tired psychedlic hippo wishing … Continue reading

April 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

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