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Book by Lai Choi Kuen: Romancing History and Art

“Romancing history and art” @S$40 is a book written by Lai Choi Kuen featuring a collection of unique jewellery designed by the writer herself. Sale of the book goes to charity. See book launch and charity tea details here.  For an order form, please click here.  Otherwise, email order is also possible via

Lai Choi Kuen: Charity Dim Sum Tea & Book launch Singapore Nov 2010

Join us for an afternoon of charitable causes over delightful dim sum and tea/coffee at the top of OCBC Centre, Singapore.  “Romancing History & Art”(S$40 per copy), written by Lai Choi Kuen, featuring a collection of unique jewellery designed by Choi, will be launched at Tea (Click here for flyer). The jewellery pieces were created using antique Chinese miniature works of art.
Ticket: S$80/head  Click here for Tea order form
Date: 27 Nov 2010
Time: 1500 – 1700hrs 

Venue: Peach Garden @ OCBC 33rd Floor

Your S$80 ticket to tea comes with one copy of the book courtesy of JIA House of Fine Chinese Art and a 20% dining discount voucher courtesy of Peach Garden (T&C on voucher applies). You will also be treated to a mini jewelry show.

And when you pay S$80, you will be pleased to know that S$60 will go into a pot of fund to be allocated equally to the following five beneficiaries:
Five beneficiaries*:
Noah’s Ark
Tan Ah Tah-SAWL Fund Scholarship fund for the Handicapped
The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund
Zeus Communications
• China Society Singapore
* Please visit their websites/blog or email for more information on their respective causes
At Tea we look to raise further funds with:
• an auction of jewellery pieces (download catalogue here) designed by Choi, with all proceeds generated going towards the beneficiaries in equal share
• a donation of 20% of sale proceeds from over-the-counter sale of jewellery designed by Choi
• sale of books, with all proceeds going towards the beneficiaries of your choice
We look forward to seeing you at Tea

Food Columnist

Food, good food with travels is my other interest.  Check out

Financial Times Asia’s weekend food columnist Nicholas Lander’s travels and articles, please click here. 

Cancer Connections Forum Blogs Australia

Cancer Connections support people affected by cancer. Click here for website

By Cancer Council


“Knowledge is not a loose-leaf notebook of facts. Above all it is a responsibility for the integrity of what we are, primarily of what we are as ethical creatures…

The personal commitment of a man to his skill, the intellectual commitment and the emotional commitment working together as one, has made the Ascent of Man” Dr Jacob Bronowski

The Other Inca Trail in Peru

My Peru trek 2010

Lymphoedema Group WA

Yes, we have a new lymphoedema consumer support website in Western Australia!  Click hereAttend a launch on 28 August 2010 at their school Duncraig

Lymphatic Drainage Lymphology Lymphoedema W.A.

This is my write-up about what is happening in this specialty area in Western Australia. Please click here.
 If you are interested in the Expression of Interest for a Lymphoedema information session for 2011…

please fill in this survey

Home expresso Singapore. Portable expresso maker mypressi TWIST in Singapore now

“9 out of 10” – Wired, Editor’s Pick October 2009

“I would take the TWIST over anything made by FrancisFrancis!, Krups or other similar models made for the kitchen countertop”
Oliver Strand, New York Times February 2010

“The crema is out of this world…” Martha Stewart Living, October 2009

Adrian Khong’s company has just been appointed the exclusive distributor for the mypressi TWIST in Singapore. The mypressi TWIST is an award winning truly portable espresso maker that has been awarded the Best New Product by the Specialty Coffee Association of America in 2009/2010

and has won numerous accolades and rave reviews from Wired, New York Times, Martha Steward Living and Good Housekeeping since its launch late last year. More information can be obtained from mypressi.

The current retail price for the product is S$318. Each package includes:

1 x Pressurised double shot basket
1 x Standard shot basket
1 x ESE pod adaptor and single shot basket
1 x 53mm tamper
4 x 8g N2O pressure cartridge
1 x Travel pouch
1 x drip catcher coaster
1 x O-ring replacement kit

To order, just drop Adrian an  email or call him at +6583829838 with the quantity required and it will be delivered free in Singapore.

National Registration 1 July 2010

News! A change to Australian Physiotherapist Registration. Goes National basis with effect 1 July 2010 under Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, click website here ….

click here  for the link to Physiotherapy Board of Australia
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