A Teardrop on the Cheek of Time!

Study Group Wednesday again! And this time two presentations on two amazing women. Two Persian women, separated by 350 years of history. One who stood by her man through intrigues and the dirty court politics of Mughal India; and the other, whose man stood by her, lending her his quiet strength and support through the…

A little Ballerina

Move over George Clooney. There’s a new man in my life! Lischetti. Carlos Lischetti. He is super talented and a sugar artist to boot. And has a super talented twin brother who designs the most beautiful cakes that Carlos crafts into reality. Here is what I made for the lovely Miss Molly who turned 3…

Study Group Wednesdays

Our presentation this week was on Edwina Mountbatten. Countess of Burma, Vicereine of India! Portrait by Philip de Laszlo. A did a fabulous job of presenting this very conflicted woman with deep insecurities, in a sympathetic light. An heiress with a privileged childhood, Edwina’s early life was one of hedonistic excesses. An early marriage to…

Gong xi fa cai!

Last Friday I signed up for a field trip. Not one with a gaggle of school kids, but one with sprightly seniors. The centre I volunteer with at Boon Keng, was organizing a trip to China town. Here they are, tossing the Yusheng! Thin strips of carrots, cucumber, green and white radish, chopped peanuts and…

Sinsational Salad

I never thought I would post a recipe for a salad. And a salad as simple as this one? But this one is for the ladies in my Study Group, and for all of you talented, multifaceted women who look for something easy, healthy and delicious to make. My salad is simple and very quick…

Study Group Wednesdays

Study Group Wednesdays have started again! Our topic this time is Women. Women in a Man’s World. Women who have been players in the Political arenas of their countries or kingdoms. Women who have made a difference. Women who have swayed history! Our first meeting was at my place and the first presentation was on…