abu dhabi

My Week with Van Cleef and Tea with Missoni

February 24, 2015

A few weeks ago, I was invited to illustrate at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi in a gorgeous, spacious royal suite high up on the 60th floor. The occasion? High jewellery Week. Luxury jewellery brand Van Cleef & Arpels were having a week long event, promoting some of their rarest jewels and exclusive collections to a select few VIP clients. The idea was to make the event a very memorable experience, so a hair stylist and talented make up artist were on hand to pamper and preen the vip clients and teach them some amazing make up tips and tricks one-on-one. […]


Abu Dhabi Book Fair

May 14, 2014

I was certainly a busy bee from the 30th to the 5th of May! This year, I had participated in the Abu Dhabi Book Fair to promote my work as a children’s book illustrator. I was also looking for potential publishers for my latest book project. (hint hint) I was really impressed by how huge and well organised the fair was. The illustrator’s corner was situated RIGHT next to publishers so it was perfect for my ongoing pursuit! The fair is not just for sitting still in the corner in silent bookworm mode, though! Infact, it was actually quite interactive […]


Alright Mr Demille, I’m ready for my close up.

May 7, 2014

I’d just like to say that in terms of being camera shy … I was awkward wayyy before Kirsten Stewart made it cool. I know you may be skeptical as it may not seem that way with the abundance of photos I take!! It’s different when taking a photo with a camera – I’m totally cool with that! Basically – when in doubt, the secret is to adopt a “Liz Hurley Stance”. You know the drill – your weight on one leg, which comes forward. Hand on hip. Coy, close lipped smile and bada bing, bada boom!!! You just can’t […]