“So where is your hometown?”
This is the most common question people ask me. While it sounds like a simple question for most people, my response can be lengthy. Even though I was born in Indonesia, I’ve always seen Singapore as my home. The 16 years spent growing up in the red dot island (aside from travelling to 15 other countries and more than 50 cities) somehow turned me into a third culture kid. This is probably why I’m always quick in adapting to the local culture.
Each Sunday morning, almost without fail, my Facebook and Twitter feeds are flooded with updates about my friends’ weekends. As I view picture of them holding their red Solo Cups, I can’t help but wonder if they had given any thought ass to who might see this photo before they uploaded it.
MUSIC: Joywave is a study in limitless atmosphere and pop beauty. The Rochester band cranks out epic salvos that skate the razor between electronica and indie rock.
Special Event: Don’t be late for this very important date on Sunday: Talulah’s Fancy and Friends Gift Shop will hold its third annual Mad Hatter Tea Party in the Rabbit Room (where else?) of the Lower Mill (61 N. Main St., Honeoye Falls). There will be a tea and brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and a gallery with work by local artists will be open until 4 p.m. For more information, visit talulahsfancy.com or call 734-5683.
Special event: Bake It or Cleave It joins forces with Interstellar Love Craft for the sumptuous Sweets for your Sweets Sale, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Thread (654 South Ave.), which is usually closed on Mondays. Bake It or Cleave It will offer four flavors of cotton candy (cinnamon, champagne, vanilla and mint chocolate chip) and six varieties of French macarons (dark chocolate raspberry ganache, dark chocolate espresso, maple bacon, grapefruit marmalade, fleur de sel caramel and cinnamon red hot), and Interstellar’s Marisa Krol will debut a new series of jewelry. Each guest has a chance to win free jewelry and treats in a raffle.
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