Category Archives: Singapore

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

Sepsis is dramatic, and septic shock even moreso as the latter carries a very real chance of dying. Once you survive, the doctors talk about recovery being a matter of time. Time to regain your strength and stamina. Time to … Continue reading

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Changes

I feel it necessary to put a warning here to avoid this post if medical/psychological matters are triggering for you. I’m alive. In the past I’ve used that kind of greeting to start a blog post after a long hiatus … Continue reading

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Why I Chose Singapore’s Public Schools–Sassy Mama Singapore

I’m featured on Sassy Mama Singapore today, discussing why I chose Singapore’s Public Schools   My journey into Singaporean education began, as so many wonderful things do, with vicious morning sickness. Pregnant with my second daughter, I was spending most … Continue reading

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Translating Musicals, Trolls and More: an Interview with Anthony Drewe and George Stiles

If you are a fan of children’s theater in Singapore, odds are pretty good that you’re already familiar with the work on Anthony Drewe and George Stiles. In the upcoming 2015 The Little Company season, you will have the chance … 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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Thaipusam 2015

Thaipusam is a very moving Hindu holiday (celebrated primarily by Tamil observers) in which devotees carry kavadis (or burdens) from Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple to Sri Thendayuthapani Temple in a show of faith. Some of these are small jars, but … Continue reading

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