Category : LIFE

Samsung NX300M

8 Jun 2015

Friends and some readers have asked me for camera recommendations before, but I always ask them: What kind of photography are you planning to do? I am specific about a digital compact alternatives to DSLR because I know exactly the type of photography needs which I have. I don’t waste my brain capacity trying to figure out technical specs but I know what sort of functions and features I need in a compact camera that serves my purposes.

Two criterias:

1. The compact camera has to have flippable display,

2. The lens must be interchangeable.

In this multi-part article, I am sharing my thoughts on the Samsung Interchangeable Lens Cameras aka the NX system cameras. To start, the camera in focus (heh) is the Samsung NX300M.

Samsung NX300M - The Moonberry Blog

NX300M 20.3MP with 18-55mm Lens


Lunch Actually Sends Me On A Date [Part 2 of 2]

12 Feb 2015


Lunch Actually, Asia’s premier dating company, offers eligible singles the chance to get acquainted by matching and sending them on a date. The initial interview with Lunch Actually’s dating consultants is non-obligatory and free-of-charge. Clients only have to pay if they choose to become a member. Before any future client signs up, every interested individual is invited to Lunch Actually office for a chat to verify each person’s identification and eligibility. All personal information are kept confidential.

Matching is done via a complete psychological, physical and intellectual evaluation, to ensure a high quality match between your date and you.

Following up on my previous post, after I’ve done my homework by sitting in the personal screening/interview and filling out a questionnaire etc., the next step for me is to go on a date with matches that Lunch Actually has shortlisted for me.


Lunch Actually Is Matchmaking Me! [Part 1 of 2]

22 Jan 2015

Lunch Actually - The Moonberry Blog

At the prodding of single friends who are curious about what Singapore’s premier dating agency, Lunch Actually, offers and how it works, I agreed to sign up for a trial membership for a first-hand experience to review its matchmaking services.

Back in the days, meeting new people used to be relatively easy and a frequent occurrence as we hung out in different circles, in the thick of our socializing stage and attending many a group gathering. I often ask couples, how did you two meet? The answers usually are either along the lines of “we were introduced through a mutual friend” or “we met at a social occasion”. Nowadays how often do we have those large gathering of friends?! Everyone has busy schedules and the social circles we used to be in have been whittled down to very few singles in the midst. How many more times must you get invited to someone’s wedding and everyone seated at the same table are already attached or married, while you’re sitting there solo and date-less?

As modern day has evolved, so has the mechanics of meeting new people. There is of course, online dating and dating apps which have soared in popularity but most have been underwhelmed by ambiguous shady profiles that people put up there. I hear a lot of bizarre stories from friends, the most common one being “He/she doesn’t look one bit like the profile photo”… *GUFFAWS*