What has Heels and Looks Like a Disco Ball?

It’s been a while since we talked about footwear, so as a surprise, I present to you the sEXIesT, party-in-the-front-AND-the-back disco-ball pair of high heels I’ve ever footed the bill for. And have ever graced my shoe cabinet. And here’s the BEST PART – they’re covered in glitter from head to toe (you may grimace now)!…

Home Economics 101

Ever since the chocolate cake, the oven has become one of our most-used pieces of equipment in the kitchen, second only to a tie between the rice cooker and the non-stick pan. The Realm of Textiles There was some leftover red crepe from last summer, two metres of navy lace from God knows when, and…

RUSSIA 2017 (Oct-Nov)

Photo Gallery To sum it up in three words: Buffet, Art, & Churches. Every breakfast: cold buffet table. Every dinner: black rye bread and margarine (always served piped in a dish), soup or salad, main course, and dessert. Buffet for lunch: thrice – once at Esse Jazz Club, where there was a live jazz band….

Victoria Gaol (大館), Central District

Once where Vietnamese leader Ho Chi Minh was imprisoned in the 1930s, today Victoria Gaol has been restored into Tai Kwun Centre for Heritage and Arts, retaining much of its existing architecture and of course, prison cells. Located in Central District on 10 Hollywood Road, the huge, colonial-style complex was renovated by the Hong Kong…

(…I Also Made My Own Jewelry for Prom)

Jewellery-making doesn’t faze me as much as the prospect of sewing a boned and lined bodice from scratch(!!!!), so I decided to make my own necklace for prom. I’ve been making jewelry since I was in middle school, and decided make a necklace to go with my dress. My mom had the ingenious idea of…

How I Made my Prom Dress from Scratch

“Did it ever cross your mind that making your prom dress yourself could end up looking like a.) a bumblebee and b.) a Margherita pizza??”
(Yes.)

Story Saturdays (Thanks, Bonnie.)

You know that feeling when somebody you admire and respect says something that makes you backtrack in disbelief, maybe strikes a chord somewhere in your brain, and leaves you feeling like you just got run over three times by a big elephant? Or when you get a totally unexpected present that you have to pinch…

I Threaded my F*#king Face

My face has never felt so raw. See below for pictures. Sunday 8/4/2018 [PAD THAI-INDUCED HALLUCINATORY TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE: I was hiking with my classmates out in the wilderness that is Sai Kung Country Park, and the main thing that got me through was an image of THIS VERY DISH hovering on the edges…