Category Archives: Attractions

Tattoo

I’ve wanted a tattoo since I was 18, but I wanted one that had meaning for me. In the spirit of dyeing my hair the way I had always wanted to, but been too frightened to do, I finally made … Continue reading

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“How do you and your kids enjoy life in Singapore?”

I’ve recently been emailing with a potential expat. I had a number of Singaporean expats respond to my emails, answer questions, and generally be a great resource for our move. Some of them are now irl friends (or were and … Continue reading

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Balloon Festival at Marina Square

It was only by virtue of the girls having gymnastics camp today that we were at Marina Square to see the balloon festival. If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, this is ongoing through Sunday, March 20, 2016. … Continue reading

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River Hong Bao 2015 Opening Night

In a fit of insanity I took Elanor and Rhi to River Hong Bao 2015 on opening  night (Tuesday Feb 17). The entrance if you’re coming from the carnival rides The massive tableau that celebrates SG50. Elanor and Rhi are … Continue reading

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Buddha Tooth Relic Temple (Photos)

I’m currently taking a photography class with Noodle Photography, and last Friday Paul and I worked on Aperture Priority mode at the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple in Chinatown.  The first four photos are from class, the second four were taken … Continue reading

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Bukit Batok Nature Preserve

Recently Claire and I visited the Bukit Batok Nature Preserve. Developed on an abandoned quarry site in 1988, Bukit Batok Nature Park features stunning views and crystal clear waters. Serene and tranquil, it is an ideal place for a peaceful … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Gardens By the Bay—The Meadow

Back in May, I kept Rhiannon home from school one day, and we spent the morning at The Meadow at Gardens by the Bay while Elanor was at school.  We looked at butterflies and caterpillars, she rode her scooter, and … Continue reading

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