We spent some time at the National Museum of Singapore yesterday. There’s an exhibit running commemorating Dia de Muertos, the Mexican festival of the Day of the Dead festival. It’s a single room that has been decorated with an elaborate display. It’s a holiday celebrated on the 1st and 2nd of November in Mexico. It’s …
I’m blaming it on the weatherman
I was up this morning at 5 am, to go for what I plan to be a 50 km bike ride. I ended it at 21.5 km after I saw the weather turning pretty badly. I’m just going to blame it on the weather man.
Glass in Bloom
Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay is currently hosting one of the best exhibits that I have been to in recent memory. “Glass in Bloom” is an exhibit of glass sculptures by Dale Chihuly. The first time that I saw a Chihuly Sculpture was at the Peter Kiewitt Institute at University of Nebraska Omaha. It was …
I met this little guy during my bike ride yesterday morning. He’s cute!
Changi’s Jurassic Mile
Earlier today, I did a 28km bike ride that took me to the Changi Jurassic Mile. This art installation was launched in late 2020 with a series of dinosaur sculptures set along the Park Connector that runs along the side of Changi Airport. There are several ways to get there. One can take the train, …
Star Wars Identities
Check out these images of some of the characters from Star Wars. They’re composites from scenes and objects that they’re related to in the movies. These are the promotional posters that are part of the Star Wars Identities exhibition at the ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands that I visited earlier today.
Esplanade regularly has new exhibits. Right now, they have this very elaborate loom exhibit with a nautical theme called “Diver-city” complete with a school of fish, several octopi, whales, lobsters and coral reefs. The artist, Mulyana, is from Yogyakarta in Indonesia, and is known for his textiles installations and crocheted works.
Two very large murals
I discovered these two very large murals in China Square. When I started working in this area in 2016, these were not around. They are a recent addition that really brighten up the area.
I had the most amazing lunch at Slate, a cafés Purvis Street here in Singapore earlier today! They serve the best chicken and pancakes that I have ever had! Check out my review of them here.