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Gifted
Culture / Film

Gifted

Managed to snatch a film in between doing stuff today. The film, Gifted, features McKenna Grace as the seven-year-old mathematically gifted child in question, Mary, and Chris Evans as Frank, her caretaker uncle. I guess you could say this film is a gift, itself, in some ways. Chris Evans plays the grounded former Philosophy professor … Continue reading

Don’t mention McDonald’s, but that’s where the best Coke is
F&B / Popular Culture

Don’t mention McDonald’s, but that’s where the best Coke is

Interestingly, McDonald’s recently screened an ad that doesn’t speak its name at all. Shhh. It’s just “the place where Coca-Cola tastes so good.” The ad, starting self-proclaimed Mickey D’s fan Mindy Kaling simply features her in a bright yellow dress speaking in front of a dark red background. Now could that be ‘subtlety’ finally making … Continue reading

Fit for a King
Luxury / Travel

Fit for a King

Just watched the episode of BBC’s series ‘Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond the Lobby’ where they featured the Royal Mansour Hotel of Morocco. The hotel is essentially designed to make you feel like you’re in a kingly palace – all your quarters are private, you never catch a whiff of the ‘servants’, and you are as … Continue reading