A Greenwich Christening and lunch at Devonport House

My first impression of P as a fierce straight-talking woman who knows what she wants (and what she doesn’t) definitely stands true to date. Our friend C introduced us in 2009 and I liked her immediately. It helped that we had a few similarities on the surface (went to the…

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Favourite… People who inspire: The Lovely Laurels

Have you ever met a couple who just makes you believe in all sorts of happy endings? I met The Lovely Laurels in UP. They’re a few years younger but G/Man, I think, has the makings of a really good leader and G/Lady is full of wisdom beyond her years. Both of them shine…

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People who inspire: a story about Dad

I was going to write this birthday post on the things Dad taught me, but then I figured all dads are different so I changed it to a story about my father instead. Dad was working on a case in Region 2 when someone ambushed one of his meetings and…

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The girl who made naughty brownies

When my friend A told me she was off to Manila, my heart sank a bit because she was my dine & wine and whine buddy. Ever the thoughtful friend, she was super kind to introduce me to some fellow foodies who would be interested to try new joints. That’s how I met R. R’s size is inversely…

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Com Viet: where comfort was served in a giant bowl

I once wrote about a lady who was quite an inspiration. On paper, we’re entirely different people but since she and her husband moved to London and as we got closer through the years, we both saw how similar we are. (We even think we’re starting to look alike.) Of course,…

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