Posted in March 2013


During a Dempsey ramble one evening when Singapore surprised with a skirty-flirty breeze, I was intrigued to find a new joint called Chop Suey Café serving chop suey in a raintree and palm-fringed patio where moody jazz, wicker chairs and giant orchids accented the evening. I’ve always considered Chop suey uniquely Indian-Chinese (as much as … Continue reading

still life

Wonder-wandering these last few weeks, I’ve been collecting impressions of our world – still life in chipped architecture, faded frescoes and paintings that’ll turn to powder were you to touch them – to a voice in my head: KG Subramanyan, an artist who’d all those years ago turned my naive interviewer’s questions around: ‘It’s a … Continue reading