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Weekend #37






Fantastic Italian movie screened by SIFF called "The first beautiful thing" / a good conversation with KY over a piccolo latte at Smitten (and I forgot to ask for Sumatra blend as advised by the Imp *sigh*) / a long-due lunch date with PY, this time at Real Food Grocer (food is really delicious by the way, especially the homemade dumplings, they were sooo good) / catch up with Mr. Wee over a gelato waffle at Haato (standards have dropped somewhat) / sighting of a row of whimsical chair-stools at Strip Raffles City (super cute!) / bookmaking lesson #2 that saw me making two books using the pamphlet and Japanese stitch methods (and inspired me to make handcrafted notebooks as gifts)

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