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Soapy Times 2016

Day 58 Bazaar Gypsy

Day 58 Bazaar Gypsy

Almost 2 months of selling soaps and I'm considering a change of career. Ahem, I coin the term "Bazaar Gypsy" today while conversing with the frien...

Day 52 Twelfth Night

Day 52 Twelfth Night

"All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth, my two front teeth..." "Silver bells, silver bells, it's Christmas time, in the city..." "We wish ...

Night 46 Last Call

Night 46 Last Call

Dear Soapies, Selamat jalan ke 2016 dan Selamat datang 2017! 再见2016,欢迎2017! Last call on buying SG51 series at $5.10 each, till 31.12.16 2359. Last...

Day 39 Christmas@HOME - Shelter for domestic workers seeking refuge

Day 39 Christmas@HOME - Shelter for domestic workers seeking refuge

This day was spent most meaningfully at a shelter for domestic workers seeking refuge from their employers. Activities started at 2 pm. There were ...

Night 34 Off on a tangent - Harmonica with Strings Concert

Night 34 Off on a tangent - Harmonica with Strings Concert

NO talk shop today. Attended a concert tonight at the Esplanade Recital Studio with a long time friend - known in the circle as "Harmonica Patrick"...

Day 31 满月 Full Month

Day 31 满月 Full Month

Wow, it's been a month since opening huh? My baby is officially one month old. Time to eat Ang Koo Kueh... A friend just tried her hands at making ...

Day 24 Dover's Birthday

Day 24 Dover's Birthday

Hi Soapies, 8th Dec is my brother's birthday, and later in the month, his wife's. As a token of deepest appreciation for their help and encourageme...

Day 22 Aura-Cleansing Purple Soup

Day 22 Aura-Cleansing Purple Soup

Just came home from watching the Inferno at Lido 8 with an old friend from SGH days. I can't believe Dan Brown wrote a book based so much on Dante'...

Day 18 Obsession with Lemon Myrtle

Day 18 Obsession with Lemon Myrtle

Day 17 was manageable as a launch day for our second series - SOAPWORKS. I've learnt to schedule my postings in Facebook, and that went rather well...

Day 16 Five-in-One

Target date of new product launch - 1 Dec 2016. Aiyo, I passed 5 days in one blur. After that tummy-filling dinner last Friday night, the weekend p...

Day 11 Coming of Age

Day 11 Coming of Age

Yay! Tonight, my tribe of cousins who I grew up with, celebrated my soap biz, one couple's wedding anniversary, one wife's early birthday, altogeth...

Day 10 The Missing Link

I had the occasion to walk the cheaper half of Orchard Road with the recent visits from an Australian retiree friend and the old school friend comi...