Monthly Archives: December 2012

The power of ramen

Posted on December 31, 2012 by Toothpicker

More than just a bowl of noodles... famous Sapporo ramen with butter and sweetcorn

I have been slacking a bit during the festive season... and for the last blog entry of 2012, I will write about my beloved comfort food, ramen!
In the past few years, Hong Kong has been experiencing some kind of [...]

This post was posted in London, Food & dining, Anything Japanese and was tagged with London, Food & dining, ramen

Erratum: beyond utility

Posted on December 18, 2012 by Toothpicker

Witty 'glamour and sophistication' at the gallery
How would you interpret the term 'dysfunctional luxuries'? At Paradise Row, a gallery behind Oxford Street, an exhibition/ pop-up boutique, Erratum: beyond utility examines what luxury means in the consumption-driven society we live in today.

London-based artist, Jeremy Hutchison ( with background in advertising) invited factories across [...]

This post was posted in London, Exhibitions, Shopping, Art and was tagged with London, art and design exhibitions, shopping

Last country walk of 2012

Posted on December 16, 2012 by Toothpicker

A lovely December day in the Chilterns
It has been a few months since I last did a country walk, I have been so busy with work that I have not had the chance to get out of London. Finally, on a sunny ( and slightly warmer) winter day, I was able to [...]

This post was posted in Travel, Nature, Hiking & walking, Britain and was tagged with walks, nature, walking

East London design show 2012

Posted on December 12, 2012 by Toothpicker

A more prepared stand this year...
I have been so busy preparing for the show that I haven't had time to update the blog until now...
Last December, approximately 6 weeks after the launch, we did the first pop-up shopping event at East London design show. I was sick with flu, missed most of [...]

This post was posted in London, Shopping, British design, Designers & artists, Design, Pop ups and was tagged with London, East London design show, Christmas shopping, pop up shop

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