Apple Watch

I clearly remember the early days of my publishing career and worked as a writer at a local watch magazine. At my first solo interview with a luxury watch brand CEO, he observed that I didn’t wear a watch and I committed the biggest...
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Needles, Piercings and J. Colby Smith

For someone who has plenty of tattoos, I've always been slightly iffy about ear piercings. Yes, you read that right. I am the girl who is not afraid of needles on my skin (or injections too for that matter) and didn't even blink an eye...
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Cake Starter: Simple Almond Cake

Wanting to finish up my almond flour, I dust off my Dorie Greenspan cookbook, Baking Chez Moi, which I got for Christmas and decided on a very simple cake for this Sunday's edition of Cake Starter. The result is not as fantastic as I...
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Cake Starter: Almond Meal Cookies

For the record, I'm neither gluten-intolerant or on a gluten-free diet. One of the main reasons why I've been experimenting with baking gluten-free goods is that one of my good friends is gluten-intolerant, and I've been interested in...
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The Girl with the Cupcake Tattoo

"Don't you think you're gonna regret them when you get older?" This question has been posed to me countless times since I got my first tattoo at the age of 18. I currently have 20 tattoos, and my answer is still the same: "No, why...
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The Grand Kerbau Hotel

Monday evenings are usually reserved for trekking home after work and planting myself in front of the telly watching MasterChef. Not one bit exciting, but then again, Mondays are usually not meant for fun in my books. Well, not until a...
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Cake Starter: Chocolate Olive Oil Cake

Since I bought my Kitchenaid late last year, I've been on a baking mission which I've called my 2015 "Cake Starter" project. Sadly, I haven't really had the time to experiment with recipes as much as I'd like, and neither have I gotten...
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Are you in the right Headspace?

The last thing any of my friends expected me to get into is meditation. I’m renowned for having an attention span of a mosquito and can hardly ever sit still – but this year, the idea and concept of mindfulness has been playing on my...
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