SEA Aquarium, Singapore

In my previous life, I was a mermaid. But of course you’ve heard a lot of girls say that, much thanks to Ariel and Flounder and Sebastian. Seriously though, there’s something mystically eerie about the vast underwater world that makes me want to explore it some more.  If only I…

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Spathe Public House: where comfort food is as steady as the vibe

So I went to Singapore for a bit of a break before seeing the fam bam in Manila. I was really keen on ‘getting my eat on’ because I’ve been hungry for good food for quite a while. Plaid Boy and I went down Mohamed Sultan Road, Singapore’s so-called mecca…

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Din Tai Fung: where xiao long bao is just *wow*

Forget bak kut teh, forget chicken over rice and forget kaya toasties. There was one thing on my Singapore food list I would not have left without: Din Tai Fung‘s xiao long bao. It has been a while since I’ve had decent dumplings and God knows the ones in Londontown…

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‘Cue Modern Barbecue: where I had a big fat steak

Whilst in Manila, Plaid Boy and I went on a ‘proper/normal Filo-style date’ (ie house pick-up + mall stroll + coffee + dinner + drinks) *insert yihees here* Okay so we’ve been on dates before but this was pretty exciting because we’ve never dated (each other!) in our own hometown…

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My awesome week with Mr P

So Mr P was in town a few weeks ago. Yay! Of course I was ecstatic, can’t you tell? He arrived early in the morning, day after his birthday. We went straight to Borough Market for oysters and paella. I’ve organised a sort of surprise dinner with our London friends…

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