life

through gus' lenses

on transit July 22, 2011

Filed under: friends — daughterofdestiny @ 16:38

may 2011 – she wouldn’t approve of me putting up her picture here, but, oh well…

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miss you!

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Singapore art museum July 21, 2011

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4 may 2011 – i was still waiting for my employment pass in Singapore to be approved. therefore, I had some time to tour the city before my life revolves around my work…

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art?

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hallway of singapore art museum (sam)

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mirror placed at the top & bottom of circular bookshelves to create an illusion of never-ending books

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an installation of mirrors & bulbs representing something which i am unable to recall

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tunic made up of squirrels’ skin, to convey a message which i am unable to remember… at all.

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don’t ask…

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a piece by a Malaysian artist

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wings, made from slippers of ex-convicts of changi prison

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close-up of said slippers. note the convict’s number

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“flying angels” by an indonesian artist

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a piece to represent the disparity between the poor & the rich

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violence vs innocence

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an abrupt end.

 

national museum of singapore July 16, 2011

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2 may 2011 – the thought of visiting a museum may bore some (or most?) people. but not me. i enjoy discovering the history of a place, though at the end of the day, i may not necessarily remember the facts i learnt *sheepish*

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view of the national museum of singapore from across the street.

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the construction of the dome of this building is said to have driven a chinese contractor to madness.

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interesting spiral staircase within the building.

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light

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there was an exhibition of the history of black dresses going on when I was there. the dress with a guitar at the rear is designed by Karl Lagerfeld in 1983.

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bottles of carbonated drinks of old

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herbs & spices

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put your nose near the funnel-shaped metal piece, pull the ring, and you will get a whiff of the corresponding herbs/spices.

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retro mugs

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containers for takeaways. a far cry from our styrofoam packs now.

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john little’s of old

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e-guide round the museum

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blast from the past

set aside one whole day for a detailed visit with a relaxing break at their in-house cafe.

 

mad for garlic?

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may 2011 – dinner treat by a diving buddy, bee huat. he suggested Mad For Garlic at Suntec City.

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it was pretty empty on a weekday but great ambience. friendly waitresses too.

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i had pasta with garlic (what else?). i love garlic so this is a perfect dish for me.

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bee huat ordered the pizza to share, saying i look like someone who can really eat. i think he secretly ordered this more for himself.

great dining place for a quiet evening to catch up.

 

Singapore food trail

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25 april 2011 – elaine, a friend from my hometown, came for a visit a while back. she suggested to have our dinner at singapore food trail, near the flyer.

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the famous hokkien mee

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ice ball… shaved ice with red bean filling, drenched in syrup.

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the whole place has a 60’s feel to it. great photo opportunity!

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worth a visit…

 

i’m back July 10, 2011

Filed under: blah blah blah — daughterofdestiny @ 22:57

i have not been writing for the longest time. reason being, i have recently (word used loosely here) relocated to singapore.

ok, abrupt end to this entry.

mind block.

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