Tag Archives: Singapore

Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou, Romeo

Have you heard the story about the intrepid young fox that made The Shard London his home when it was being constructed? This now infamous young cub spent two weeks roaming free at the top of The Shard. Keeping out … Continue reading

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Flying high in Singapore

The London Eye has really spoilt me.  Whenever I now go to a city, I look to see what the tallest spot is in the city and if I can have access.  I seem to have a need to take … Continue reading

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PS … a Singaporean Recommendation …

I love travelling to catch up with old friends and it’s always good to have their personal recommendations as to where to eat when in town.   So it was in Singapore that Kate Kemp, owner of the fabulous Sarojin Resort in … Continue reading

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Shaken not stirred: A Singaporean Institution

For many years now, I have promised myself that if visiting Singapore, I would visit the legendary Raffles Hotel.   This historic property has long stirred my imagination so it was with great delight that I accepted a kind invitation … Continue reading

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A Winter’s Tale

A highlight of my recent visit to Singapore was a visit to the highly regarded Japanese restaurant at the Fairmont Singapore – Mikuni. Even if you are not an admirer of Japanese cuisine, you could not but be impressed with … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Trees

On our travels, we love coming across unusual art installations and this unique flower tree definitely caught our eye whilst we were on a trip to Lyon, Rhône-Alpes last year. We spotted the bright colours and large quirky design from … Continue reading

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