Monthly Archives: December 2011

’twas a few days after Christmas

i feel like i’ve really let down my readers (yes, all four of you) by not writing anything about christmas. i mean, this is, like, the most commercial, consumer-driven time of the year, isn’t it? shouldn’t this be my time … Continue reading

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WTF moment of the day: kimchi

this rant may come as being a little hypocritical, because i’ve been known to talk (and even sing) about kimchi a lot. but i have to say, i am quite annoyed by the overuse of “kimchi” in popular culture to describe korean things that have … Continue reading

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durian: this time for real!

remember that time when i wrote about eating durian and it was all smelly and The Husband was gagging and we had to throw it out and blah blah blah? well, it turns out what we ate wasn’t even a … Continue reading

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this is why…

… for 2 weeks i’ve been looking for something to wear to tomorrow’s holiday party and i haven’t been able to find anything even remotely wearable.

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the curious incident of skulls and roses

one of my favorite items from etsy is this Rosa Muerte Antique Skull Red Rose necklace. i got it for a friend a couple years ago, and i’d been going back and forth about whether i also want one for myself. … Continue reading

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stick a fork in me, i’m done

i am never getting clothes custom-made again. that’s it. chinese tailors, you have pushed me to my limit, and i am done. i don’t want to waste money anymore, i don’t want to waste my precious closet space anymore, i don’t … Continue reading

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modern toilet: our belated anniversary dinner

we discovered Modern Toilet restaurant during our first week in china, and we vowed to celebrate our first wedding anniversary by dining at this fine, poop-themed institution. unfortunately, we got sick on the big day and had to celebrate closer … Continue reading

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a day at the malaysian fish spa

The Husband and i went to singapore and kuala lumpur last week. before our trip, i told everyone that i’d be doing two things in KL: going on a food tour and going to a fish spa. the former didn’t … Continue reading

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