Mini Jurassic Golf

This was the first time I’ve ever played miniature golf. It was fun yet somewhat challenging. I was competing with my friends who was all aiming to get first place.
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The way it works is that each player puts and tries to get their ball in the hole in the least out of tries. The player with the lowest number wins, and the one with the highest will lose.
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This particular mini golf we went to was near New Malden and it had a Jurassic theme to it.  So there were many dinosaur models dotted around the whole golf course. The weather was slightly chilly but as it was cloudy,  it meant the sun wasn’t in my eyes and it was clear to see the goal.
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We played two games and had to rush the second game due to time constraints. However,  I found I did slightly better under pressure. Ahahaha.

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Have you played mini golf before? How was your experience?

With love,
Kekidoll xoxo

The Crusader: Johanna painting.

Heroes of Storm UK Launch Party

Heroes of the Storm recently held a launch party at Old Billingsgate in London where many fans and gamers attended. I happened to be lucky enough to get a free ticket at the time.

Heroes of the Storm stage
Heroes of the Storm stage

For a free event it was rather nicely kitted out. There was a main stage where everything happened,  they gave out some freebies (including a champion and free skin), photo booths, computers to play the game (although you may as well played at home), free bar, a shop and a DJ stage where Madeon played.
HoTS Posing in the photobooth
Posing in the photobooth

HoTS Photoboth
We look so cool

Although I’ve only been introduced to the game recently, I wasn’t an avid fan but seeing them unveil their new champion on the night was something to experience. The cheers and noise from the crowd and amazing and actually being in the midst of people so passionate about the same thing was overwhelming. I loved that atmosphere and really enjoyed my time.
HoTS Cosplayers
Cosplayers

Madeon’s stage as the ending sequence was really well setup.  He had a DJ set,  really sweet screen setup and lots of bright and colourful lights. It really felt like a rave! However I don’t think we’re the right audience as most of the attendees would grab out their smart phone to record and Snapchat this moment.  Even I ended up Instagramming a snippet! You can also watch the full event on Youtube!

I would love to attend another event like this although I would have expected more attractions and things to do. I guess I was comparing it to the Final Fantasy Fan Festival from last year,  but that was a grand event that was paid for. So I think Blizzard did a good job.
The Crusader: Johanna painting.
The Crusader: Johanna painting.

Have you attended any interesting events lately? Any upcoming ones you’re excited about?

With love,
Kekidoll xoxo

Platter for 2

Bodeans. A meat feast fit for a king.

So for Manni’s birthday we all were invited to Bodeans for dinner.  Bodeans is a BBQ meat shack that boasts delicious barbecued meats in hearty portions. So if you’re a hungry hippo or feeling extra hungry, the this is the place for you.
The menu
The decor inside has a western ranch-like feel to it. With hanging wall ornaments to antler lamps.
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Restaurant Decor
As a group of 5, we ordered a dish each and a platter for 2 one (sidejoke) to share between us. The meal was absolutely delicious and we managed to devour the whole table of food. I think we consumed too much salt for one evening though…
Ready for their meal
And without further adieu, I present you the glorious meats. Which I like to call foodporn. You should look away now if you’re a herbivore…
Honeycomb Milkshakes

Beef Ribs

Baby Rack of Ribs

Platter for 2
Our platter for “1”

Steak with Sweet Potato Frites

Our Bodeans Meal
Our Bodeans Meal

Where’s your best BBQ shack?

With love,
Kekidoll xoxo

So much food for an afternoon…

I went out on a lovely sunny Sunday for Dim Sum at Wing Yip with a couple of friends. We ended up ordering quite a bit of food and waited till it all arrived so we could take a photo of a table full of food.

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Never had a photo like this.

This amount of food filled us up a lot! Nom nom nom! I really like Har Gao (prawn dumplings) whenever I go Yum Cha.

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Reading the menu

Afterwards I was taken across the road to a delicious ice cream parlour called Kaspa’s. They make an assortment of ice cream flavours and rather large bowls of ice cream sundaes. Bigger than the ones stereotypically from American restaurants. I mean look at them!

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Mango Mania Sundae
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Oreo Sundae

Each sundae had a few scoops of flavoured ice cream,  topped with soft ice cream and covered in sauce or chocolate toppings and two wafers. It was delicious!

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The Chocoholic

I was so full from eating so much in an afternoon! Was lovely though!

With love,
Kekidoll xoxo

An hour queue for a burger?!

So my friends invited me out to try a new Burger place down Bond Street called Patty and Bun.

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By the time we entered it was dark...

I’ve heard of it but have never thought that it’s be so small! The whole restaurant only had around 10 tables of 2. The decor was rather simple, old-fashioned Burger shack with only a few items on the menu to choose from. I believe this is the trend in London with restaurants that don’t take bookings, as it creates a long queue by the door making passed bys intrigued.
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What Should I eat?

My friends and I ended up queuing for a whole hour which is something I don’t usually do; I was surprised it took so long for a fast food joint. I wasn’t disappointed though. The burger served up was juicy, delicious and packed flavour from the meat and sauces contained within.
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This is gonna get messy. *drool*

The chips were crispy with hints of rosemary, but the chef overpowered the chips with salt :(
My friend also ordered chicken wings which reminded me of KFC. The skin was very crispy and the chicken moist and not so dry. We still aren’t sure which sauce was given, because despite ordering taramine sauce (supposedly non spicy) the wings were rather hot and felt like we were eating the jalapeño version…
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The meal!

All in all I enjoyed the meal but I don’t think I would like to queue for so long again. So I would suggest either rocking up around lunchtime or late around 8-9pm when there are less people.
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Look at it! Nom!

They have two branches in London to choose from.

Have you queued for a long time for food before? What was your verdict?

With love,
Kekidoll xoxo

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Red Nose Day Bake Off

We had Red Nose Day/Comic Relief last month where the company decided to support the Great British Bake Off Sale charity event in our UK offices.
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Our office had a lot of support as there were many talented bakers hidden amongst us!
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I managed to win the Best Bake with my Mickey and Minnie Mouse cupcakes! Whoop whoop!
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Alex won the prize for the most money raised with his sausage rolls. He made three huge mountains of them, and had three different delicious flavours.
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I love these bake off and didn’t really expect to win since I though my friend who made the White Chocolate mud cake (with the strawberries) would. Everything looked so professional and delicious!
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We managed to raise over £200 and the financial director matched it ^^ So it was a great turn out!
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Here’s some more photos!
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Did you support the cause? What was the last charitable event you did?

With love,
Kekidoll xoxo

Review: Roast, Borough Market

I went to London Bridge to meet up with friends for dinner. The original restaurant we wanted to go to was packed so we ended up wandering to Borough Market. I didn’t realise that there was a whole street of yummy restaurants!

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Roast

We ended up choosing a fancy restaurant above Borough market called Roast. Inside, the decor seemed like fine dining with love music and a beautiful bar.
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Sides

The food was delicious! We ordered a lot and the portions were healthy.
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My hake fish

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Chicken

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Steak with giant Yorkshire pudding

With love,
Kekidoll xoxo

Cinderella Exhibition, Leicester Square

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Interactive book

After having dinner with friends in London, we walked past Leicester Square and found out there was a few Cinderella Heritage exhibition, by Swarovski, still open for entry.
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Beautiful sketches

It contained items, drawings, merchandise and props from the original Disney film in 1950, plus the current Cinderella film. Cinderella was Disney’s 12th animation, the first being Snow White ^^
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Stepmother dress in movie

The exhibition was very beautiful and also allowed us to try on the glass slipper made from Swarovski crystals! Cinderella’s ball gown was also adorned with many miniature crystals and delicate butterflies to make her dazzle in front of her Prince.
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The props and costumes were absolutely stunning. The crystal shoe also doesn’t actually fit anyone… It was CGI’ed onto the actress’s foot. Like how it for me here!
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Glass slipper

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It fits!

I really need to make time to see the actual film now! Have you seen it yet?

With love,
Kekidoll xoxo

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Next to the golden carriage

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