Category: Domestic chaos

洗濯機死んじゃった(涙)

せんたくき しんじゃった (なみだ) / washer died  (how the passing of a key member of the household feels like going for weeks without a bath) it was friday. i came home from work, and decided i should do my laundry.  i gathered my soiled clothes and stuffed them into the washer. it […]

Pummeled By Pandan

The pandan chiffon cake was a childhood comfort food. So ubiquitous, it can be found in any bakery here and very cheaply too. I should be able to handle it. Or so i thought.  But. First of all, I was troubled by the sheer number of discourses in […]

A Cheesecake Chortler

1 year ago, inspired by the blue moon, I decided to make Japanese chiffon cheesecake. I made many. And the results were all the same. I gave up. Or rather, my family suggested that I gave up. There’s a limit to how much failed cheesecake they could stomach. […]

Run!

Goodbye 2011. Hello 2012. How did we do it? We ran. The usual program would be, meet at Macritchie, run to so-and-so’s house, reach there before  midnight. Countdown and feast. A great/interesting/different way to end the year and begin another. Ok, ‘great/interesting/different’ is subjective. 31 Dec 2011. Each […]