My sister, Daphne and I have been wanting to visit third wave for AGES but for some reason or other we never really got down to going. Once, we actually found ourselves in a state decent enough to leave the house but I think the prospect of staying home to watch episodes of Scandal (awesome … Continue reading


so i know this is a bit of a filler post – but i haven’t really posted any instagram shots in a long while, as far as i remember. so! i decided to collate the ones i thought were fashion/style-relevant from my instagram pictures over the past 4 months. they wont be in order=D follow … Continue reading


warning; this post may be a bit more personal/rambly/nonsense than usual, but cut me some slack its the last day of the year HAHA. so since i will be unable to post during the end few hours of 2012; here is my premature post. can you believe its nearly the end of 2012?! this year … Continue reading

brunch adventures – chez dre

i have no idea what chez dre means in french (or if it’s even french) and no we weren’t rich or lavish enough to take our brunch adventuring down to france (i can only wish) chez dre is the new darling of melbourne’s food culture.  bursting into the scene only in early 2011, the cafe has … Continue reading


herro! so the concept of this was pretty interesting….   last week my friend told me about a bboy battle to be held live in fed square between melbourne, perth and seoul via satellite last sunday – an experimental event actually set up by a research group at Melbourne University, to gauge “user experience and … Continue reading

outfitted for winter

for fashionistas, winter is either a time of heaven or hell – either they embrace the array of various layer techniques or they end up looking like a walking knitted michelin man which is not a pretty look. personally, i’ve always loved layering, i remember in high school my friends used to count the number … Continue reading


quick post – decided to check out Brother Baba Budan with diana yesterday, and finally see the similarity to Coffee Lab in seoul! [numerous people told me about this place once i posted the picture in coffee lab; i had no idea this place existed before then]…     …anyway! pretty chill little place, i … Continue reading

brunch adventures – green eggs and ham

Sam I am, Sam I am did not like green eggs and ham. but he probably would have loved green eggs and smoked salmon from Degraves Espresso Bar. yup you heard read me right.. green eggs is not a fiction of dr seuss’ imagination, down on Degraves St, it is a very real (and delectable) brunch … Continue reading


so, bagels are so good. but SO evil. …damn youuuu bagel for being so deceptive! *shakes fist at bagel*   went this morning to Manchester Press to catch up with miss diana, who i have not seen for 4 months!? due to my overseas escapades. iv always heard of this place but never knew where … Continue reading

satisfying my MONGA tooth

so i’ve always preferred asian desserts over western desserts.. except for sticky date pudding, icecream, gelato, mudcake, creme brulee.. actually let me rephrase: i’ve always loved desserts both asian and western but of course living in melbourne and not in the east side limits the amount of asian desserts i’m exposed to and quite frankly … Continue reading