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Feel

Pause when you need to. Take time to explore and feel the little happenings. Warm morning light shines by your doorstep Daydream to your next overseas holiday trip Tune up some music to accompany you Small chats with colleagues over the break time   After work? Dinner dates.... or a chat-up session with old friends at the usual restaurant Spending time with yourself. (photos via Pinterest and Distractify) Do what you love, if you haven't. Have a great week ahead! Cheers, Yi Wen

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The Romantic Movie Date.

Whether or not you've got a special someone, it's always nice to wrap yourself in a blanket, indulge in a tub of ice cream and put on a movie. Here are 10 of my favourite romance films. 1. Lost in Translation Directed by: Sofia Coppola Starring: Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Giovanni Ribisi, Anna Faris Charlotte: I just don't know what I'm supposed to be. Bob: You'll figure that out. The more you know who you are, and what you want, the less you let things upset you. 2. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Directed by: Michael Gondry Starring: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Mark Ruffalo, Elijah Wood Clementine: This is it, Joel. It's going to be gone soon....

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Local Reads

Last month, I went to the Singapore Art Book Fair and I had such a lovely time wandering and looking at books by Singaporean authors and artists. It is humbling to see the amount of effort and love that people can put into their work and inspiring to see how creative people can be. I've decided to put a list of 5 local books that you can check out! 1. The Last Lesson of Mrs de Souza by Cyril Wong  A story about a teacher's confession in which she recounts the tragic and traumatic story of an ex-student who overturned the way she saw herself as a teacher and changed her life forever. 2. Love Is An Empty Barstool by Pooja...

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The Essential Tag: Gene

Outfit - Glasses I love my gold-rimmed glasses. My mom picked them out for me and they make me feel like I'm from a corny old TV show from the 1960s. Public transport - iPod Music makes my mornings fifty times better! Some bands that I like listening to on the train are The Strokes and Green Day. Website - Dazed & Confused This quirky website is my go-to for a hit of inspiration. Beverage - Milo I'll take a Milo at any time of the day. Lazy Day - Vinyl record On a lazy day, I like to put on a record and just lie on the couch. Night out - Film camera For all the crazy moments that I...

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Spring Cleaning

The spring cleaning season may cause headache on how and where to rid off pre-loved items. Why not donate and sell them? Here are some avenues you can go to clear out your preloved items: Salvation Army Website: http://www.salvationarmy.org/singapore  It's one of the more common organisations for any kind of donations, be it clothes, books or furniture. Collected preloved items are sent to its social enterprise, Red Shield Industries, to further distribute to family thrift stores. For bulky furnitures, please email to arrange for collection. Pass It On Website: https://www.passiton.org.sg  Managed by The Helping Hands, it operates through a wish list. Donors get to donate specific items (mostly furnitures) to the recipients. Be a kind soul and grant a wish! Flea Markets Why not earn...

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