Posted by Lisa Hill on May 31, 2015
Artheline is the signature of artists Arnaud and Adeline Nazare-Aga, whose stunning sculptures – inspired by the original illustrations in The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint Exupery – are on display in the Fullerton Hotel.
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Posted by Lisa Hill on May 30, 2015
Well, here we are in Singapore, en route to the UK and Europe. The flight was uneventful and as always with Singapore Airlines, the service was faultless. Even the food is edible!
We are staying at the Fullerton Hotel, which is very grand. There were two Rolls Royces parked outside when we arrived (in a Toyota Camry taxi). This is the last of the grand hotels that we’ll be enjoying in Singapore: now that we’ve had a night at Raffles (which was lovely) and another at the Marina Bay Sands (too crowded, too noisy) we shall in future be staying in less expensive places. But it is a lovely way to start a holiday, especially when there is a 14-hour long haul next, to London.
We have a courtyard room, which is spacious and comfortable and deliciously cool. Through the window we can look down to the courtyard which is where we had afternoon tea last time we were here in Singapore. We went there again tonight for some splendid patisserie after we’d had a rather ordinary Chinese meal along the river. I couldn’t help thinking of Masterchef as I tucked into a scrumptious chocolate bombe, washed down with a nice glass of Baileys…
It’s only nine o’clock here but it’s after eleven Melbourne time, so it’s time to curl up with a book in bed.
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