The first time I wrote about a watch was in 2017 when I was gifted an apple watch and was pleasantly surprised by how much I liked it. Four years later, I barely recognise my 2017 self. I became serious about watches around a year or so later. I can’t say how or why but all of the sudden I realised that they were a fascinating feat of engineering. You might even conclude that having the miniature mobile phone strapped to my wrist was what made the mechanical watches even more fascinating. I am no longer impressed by how small apple can make a mobile phone. Or how big they can make the screen.
Cornwall was the best one yet. Well, no I can’t say that, the excitement is too fresh. A long time ago, I started a series about beaches. The search for the best beach in the world.
There is something about Cornwall beaches. Maybe it’s the fact that it’s full of residents rather than tourists. Or that there is no sunbathing because there isn’t enough sun. Or the fact that everyone is playing with full gusto. But a British beach is just a different thing altogether. And I loved it.
Like my last post, this is another to fill the dog days of a quarantine summer. Who yet knows what will be the ramifications on the world from this pandemic, but I suspect there is going to be something about new hobbies, cooking at home, and taking on ambitious projects that you may otherwise never have undertaken. For me, I’m not sure I ever had the intention in life to attempt soup dumplings. I enjoy them, but I always relegated them to the list of things that you eat at restaurants, too much work to ever attempt home-made. “Leave that to the experts at Din Tai Fung” that’s what I always thought.Continue reading