(Christmas Feature 2013) Let Violet Oon Cater your Christmas Party!

Let the catering aficionados of Violet Oon’s Kitchen handle your party planning this festive season!

One of the highlights of their Christmas menu is Violet’s signature sliced turkey breast with apricot sausage stuffing and homemade cranberry sauce.

The Christmas Festive Menu and the Christmas Celebration Menu are available from 1st to 30th December 2013, and are priced at $38++/pax and $48++/pax respectively (min 30 pax).

Popular favourites include Shepherd’s Pie, Dry Laksa and Chicken Curry.

For enquiries, call or email .

Violet Oon’s Kitchen
881 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 279893
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Website: http://violetoonskitchen.com/

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SAFRA Photo Convention –a great opportunity for photography enthusiasts to elevate their photography skills!

SAFRA Photographic Club will be hosting the SAFRA Photo Convention on Sat, 23 November 2013 at SAFRA Mount Faber. SAFRA Photo Convention is held biennially and usually a renowned overseas photographer will be invited to speak on a particular theme.

This year, SAFRA Photographic Club decides to focus on areas of conflict and peace, calling attention to the importance of National Service, with the aim of highlighting NSmen’s role in national defence.

There are two parts to this convention: an enriching talk and an Adobe’s photo-enhancing workshop.

Look forward to the exciting exhibition of famous photographer Adam Ferguson from his assignments in Afghanistan and Iraq, and hear all about his experience.

Photography enthusiasts can also take this opportunity to enhance their photo-enhancing skills at the Adobe’s workshop, which is included in the ticket price.

Submit your inspirational stories relating to Singapore’s National Service to win tickets to the Photo Convention on 23 November 2013. Selected stories will be published online. The weekly lucky draw winner will be announced on www.safraphotoclub.com every Saturday.

Email your stories to with your name, NRIC/passport number and contact number.

More information here: http://www.safra.sg/en/Participate/SAFRA-Photo-Convention.aspx

Registration opening and closing date: 18 Sep 2013 – 22 Nov 2013-11-19
Venue: SAFRA Mount Faber. Function Rooms, Level 2
Time: 8.15am – 4pm
Fees: $2 for SPC members, $22 for SAFRA members, $60 for guests and $5 for students (Go in groups of 4 and pay for the price of 3)

(Melicacy’s Tech Want-List) Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II

The RX100, already hugely impressive, brings its brilliance to greater heights with the launch of the RX100 mark II.

Photo taken with the RX100

Check out the pictures that I’ve taken previously with the first model, RX100, at the following links:
- Travel Photography – Yogyakarta (Sunrise): https://melicacy.com/?p=5828
- Travel Photography – Boracay: https://melicacy.com/?p=6028
- Food Photography – Dim Sum at Regent Singapore: https://melicacy.com/?p=5886

Photo not taken using a Sony camera

The RX100 II surpasses the shooting prowess of its preceding version in terms of enhanced picture quality, increased capability of shooting at a higher ISO up to 12,800, and convenient new features.

Sony’s range of external flashes, microphones and the electronic viewfinder can now be used with the RX100 II, thanks to the new multi-interface hotshoe. Continue reading