Salon du Chocolat 2021

29 Oct 2021 – International Cocoa Awards 

Tue: friends&family all everyone in Italy and  the BayArea, CA/USA, plx take care, be safe from these storms, torrential rains&floods. Pix downloaded. Climate change knows no borders – it is real and is happening right now.

The warnings about global warming have been extremely clear for a long time. We are facing a global climate crisis. It is deepening. We are entering a period of consequences ~ Al Gore
Wed: In fond memory of EllenAnnemorPoulssonHald (1924-2020) who would have been 97 today. 3months follow-up@NHCS+CTscan and since I had to be out, walked from SGH – Chinatown via the under-walkway from EuTongSenSt OutramMRT – ExitF –

ExitH OutramMRT – TeoHeongRd – NewBridgeRd – KretaAyerRd – KeongSaik –

ChinatownComplex to pick up some PorkSatay@168 CMY PorkSatayS$6 to go. Back on NewBridgeRd for LimCheeGuan 林志源 and today they had the left-over bakkwa ends which I got them to split into 2packagesS$26

ChinatownPt had some art exhibition (not to my kind of taste) at the entrance. Shopped@FairpriceS$9.17&DiasoS$41.60. Tkx for DurianShavedIce@MeiHeongYuen to Clement who also had a SGH appt today.

Down CrossSt – SouthBridgeRd – MohamedAliLn – ClubSt – AnnSiangRd – KadayanallurRd crossing MaxwellRd – TrasRd –

GuocoTower where I wanted to pick up a box of dark Royce’ChocolateS$15 have not had any since nearly 2yrs ago! Clement got some salad@The DailyCut. Its been awhile since I have shopped&walked that much. Tkx to nephew for being there to make sure that I can do longer outdoor-walks again safely! And tkx to niece for the ride.

A grateful heart is a beginning of greatness. It is an expression of humility. It is a foundation for the development of such virtues as prayer, faith, courage, contentment, happiness, love, and well-being – JamesFaust
Thu: Salon du Chocolat in Paris/France opened today with chocolate fashion creations by France’s chocolatiers that are supposedly made with chocolate, but how do they prevent them from melting??? {ix downloaded. This International Cocoa Awards will be on my bucket-list. Believe it or not, only found out about this after I bought the chocolate yesterday! – what a coincidence!! FrancisW, HKGfriend was wondering if there are any tasting session afterwards? haha
The greatest tragedies were written by the Greeks&Shakespeare, neither knew chocolate ― Sandra Boynton
Fri: Happy80thBday to cousinLock/Canada; Happy18thBday to grandnieceKiera/SIN. Congratulations to GirlsVarsityCrossCountry for being RegionChampions 4yrs in a row and to BoysVarsityCrossCountry for their 2ndplace finish! Well-done to CarinaBurdick/3rd in Region, LilyJenkins/7th in Region, and Jonah/5th in Region for making the All-RegionTeam – Irmo High School International School for the Arts, SC/USA. Way to go #2&4 who is now taller than #2 (in the middle in this pix) and Coach Hall.