Where to Eat: Buono! At Bottega

Simply called “Bottega” on Muntri Street, not “The” Bottega or “La” Bottega, this modest Italian Deli/Restaurant/Cafe is a few minutes walk from the famous Blue Mansion, and runs perpendicular through Love Lane. I loved the versatile seatings, at the bar, or conventional tables, or al fresco, wherever you’re seated there is so much movement. We…

Things to do : What tattooed folks have in common; They have tattoos. Period. And it’s very personal.

“”The first two years I had to work on my own, a baptism by fire, I had a trusted and excellent friend who really believed in me, I would say more than myself, and he allowed me to practice on real skin, his name is Luis, and he ended up with my most bizarre work. For this I will be ever thankful. ” Weshmagul

Where To Stay : The Brand New Luxury Beach Resort , the Angsana Teluk Bahang , Penang

A salute and appreciation to yesteryears. This hallway separates the hotel rooms from the residences at Angsana. The panelling show cases up cycled old telephone poles covering floor to ceiling. How we must never forget how far we have come and preserve as much history and resources earth and time have given us. What a touching tribute to heritage !

Art Exhibition Review and Q&As : Witnessing the Stillness in Sharon

I was pleased to witness Sharon’s very first solo exhibition. The invite came through text, with several bossy messages later informing me that the private launch was on the 25th September NOT the 24th. We , Penangites, don’t like to read, we’re usually too lazy to scroll to the bottom, the fine print is way…