Let’s Tessellate: MC Escher Exhibition at ArtScience Museum

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What is art? Baby, don’t hurt me. Don’t hurt me no more. I think that’s the way the song goes. MC Escher. You know him. You know at least one of his creations from somewhere. It’s maybe his tessellations of animals where fish turn into birds who turn into fish again and in turn..turn into…

Bite Size Review: Spago by Wolfgang Puck

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Mr. Puck has two restaurants now in Marina Bay. His first one “Cut” is a steak-centered nosebag joint. So one of us being a vegetarian can’t really go there (they check at the door). So we opted for his new California inspired Spago restaurant which had one more option for vegetarians (one option). Spago is…

Seoul Survivor

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We recently visited South Korea (with a few footsteps into North Korea) for the first time since we arrived in Asia all the way back in 2008. I don’t know why we waited so long but I guess there were other places clambering for attention before it. So South Korea was that quiet kid in…

Taste of Tasmania Part 4

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Part 1 here. Part 2 here. Part 3 here. This is the final part of our Tasmania trip report. It only took 10 months to complete. Writing about it. Not the trip. Richmond The drive down from Tamar Valley region to Richmond takes about three hours and is pretty decent drive on motorways and straight…

Bootleg Beatles: Live in Singapore

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There’s something weird about going to see a cover band and people reacting as if they’re the real deal. It’s like taking your photo with a wax effigy of your favourite movie star. Bit strange. So it was at the Bootleg Beatles who played at the Marina Bay Theatre recently. There were screams of exultation…