For me, half the fun of travelling is bringing all sorts of awesome things back home. I was brought up the idea that you should always bring pasalubong (souvenirs) back for people who weren’t fortunate enough to be able to go with you. In fact, this idea of bringing pasalubong whenever you visit someone is [...]
Earlier this year, my beautiful friend Siera invited me to go on a mushroom hunt with her, her lovely mother, and the equally gorgeous Cielrose. “None of my other friends even like mushrooms~” she wailed at me, so there was nothing else I could do but accept.
Who am I kidding, mushrooms are in [...]
My father loves movies. More accurately, he loves falling asleep during movies. Barely 20 minutes into the movie (any movie!), I’d start hearing his gentle snores from the couch. Which meant that I watched an awful lot of the same movies over and over again since Dad wouldn’t remember anything that happened in them. [...]
Friday 4 is a self-imposed challenge where I post four food-related photos, and only get 4 sentences to describe each one. It gets these beautiful pictures out of my backlog, and also makes me take better ones in future!
I suppose a more accurate title for this lot of pictures is more “stuff the [...]
Some time earlier this year, I stumbled across a Google group for Australian Foodbloggers. I can’t remember exactly why I was looking for them, but imagine my surprise when I found out they were actually holding a real, live, face-to-face conference in Australia. Not over Skype, not just on a message board or blogroll, [...]
By some lucky alignment of stars, I’m off to Eat. Drink. Blog next weekend in Sydney! This year’s conference has been splendidly organised (so far…) by Reem (Tummy Rumble), Trina (The Gourmet Forager), Simon (The Heart of Food) and Jen (Jenius). Having been involved in anime conventions for nearly 10 years myself, I know how [...]