iLight Marina Bay 2017

10 Mar 2017 – There Is No Carrot In Carrot Cake

Mon: a day of boring paper-work, but had to be done!

Tue: one of my favourite local snacks from OldChangKee. Movie A Silent Voice***聲の形 Koe no Katachi translated as The Shape of Voice – Japanese anime school drama film which is my 1st. The story revolves around Shoya Ishida, a former delinquent who bullied Shoko Nishimiya, his deaf classmate, alongside his friends back when he was in elementary school… and the consequences are for you to watch!

Wed: Does anyone remember Fear of Flying 1973 novel by Erica Jong? If you do, hope that you have enjoyed it as much as I did then 🙂 Happy International Women’s Day 2017.

Tkx to Aileen for lunch and a walk to SIN Art Museum/SAM, focuses on contemporary art in SIN. Once upon a time, this was St Joseph Institution/SJI, Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus/CHIJ’s brother-school and literally my brother’s Les school too!

The staircase still echos my bro’s footsteps running down those stairs 🙂 The title of this flip-flop display – Not Much To See – HI family&friends would have a kick out of this!

There is an Epigram Books store next to the SAM Museum Shop and There’s No Carrot in Carrot Cake is selling at an amazing sale price S$2per copy. Bought a few copies as gifts for my overseas friends. These NotBooks are also cute gifts to match yours–or your friend’s personality 🙂

I am not forgetful; I am having senior moments 🙂 🙂 🙂

Thu: tkx Clem for a bite and the free concert@Esplanade Concourse with Lily Anna Nuris.

iLight Marina Bay starting by Esplanade-Outdoor-Theatre. Dande-lier, Prof Yuen Research Team/SINPassage of Inner Reflection, Raffles College/SIN.

Art-Zoo, an interactive inflatable art park with larger-than-life animals and plants where the kids will have a blast.

Secret Galaxies projected on the Art Science Museum.

Young ppl giving a delightful musical show with their glow-lights and a couple taking their wedding pix by LV. The last wedding couple taken was with the octopus! from 2012 iLight.

Horizontal Interference/Poland. The UrchinChoi+Shine Architects/SIN. Home, Anna Galas/Poland.

Northern Lights, Aleksandra Stratimirovic/Sweden. Ocean Pavilion, Luke Jerram/UK. 20,000 recycled plastic bottles were distributed to schools and community institutions to attach onto structural sheets assembled to form dome-shaped structures. Ultra Light Network.

MoonFlower, Lee YunQin/SINThe Fantastical World of eco.me at The Promontory where you will find environmentally friendly, handmade goods and gardens.

You lookin’at Me?/The Netherlands. Sailing boats by The Custom House with MBFC in the background and finally The Colourful Garden of Lights@Clifford Pier (only pix downloaded here) before crossing the underpass via Fullerton Hotel for the bus after a 3hrs lovely stroll on a breezy evening.

Fri: TGIF and appreciations to Yulis for this spontaneous arrangement to show Level 30@CapitaGreen. Nice idea in the conference room! Reminds me of Svolværgeita=Svolvær Goat, Lofoten/Norway (pix downloaded).

Artemis is a contemporary Mediterranean-inspired rooftop restaurant and bar, fully-booked, so did not get the chance to try. Interesting roof-top view to the formal Asia Insurance Building, now Ascott Raffles Place.

And tkx to Karen (who I stumble on while waiting for Yulis) for showing the gardens on 14floor.

Lunched@Fat Boy Saigon***good soft-shell crab burrito and decent beef pho – soup on the salty side but tasty. Tkx Yulis. A good weekend to all. Next week is going to be another crazy one with all the St Patrick’s Day celebrations ahead – Sláinte!

What makes photography a strange invention is that its primary raw materials are light and time – John Berger

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