Category Archives: reverse culture shock


Singapore’s attitudes towards drugs are pretty draconian. Some opioids are available via a doctor but when I would’ve been given a stronger pain killer in the US, in Singapore I was made to be an inpatient. (This would never happen … Continue reading

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I have two articles over at Sassy Mama Singapore, most likely my last two which saddens me. Another link to Singapore severed. The first is a roundtable discussion with three other moms about repatriation and whether we’d go abroad again. … Continue reading

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Reality has begun to set in

When I first started this blog, it was with the intention of keeping those back home know what our new life in Singapore was like. It was, in effect, a way of keeping hold of Boston while exploring Singapore. I … Continue reading

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