Category Archives: Shopping

“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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NoQ is no more

The online bookstore NoQ has closed.  I once reviewed them and in return for doing so had an active discount code for the website.  I have deleted that post to prevent confusion. If you are looking to buy books online, … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday–Near the ArtScience Museum

The weird effect is due to my lens fogging over after leaving air conditioning Water Lillies in the pond by the ArtScience Museum View of the city skyline as seen from MBS ArtScience and the Marina Bay area Skyscrapers Looking … Continue reading

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Exploring Singapore: Changi Airport

Changi Airport in Singapore has been recognized as one of the best airports in the world.  While I have flown in and out of Changi for four years, I’ve never really had a chance to explore it.  We often have … Continue reading

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Exploring Singapore: Thow Kwang Pottery Jungle

In February I went to go visit Hay Dairy Farm.  I tried, and failed, to visit Bollywood Veggies.  On Monday I tried and failed to visit Bollywood Veggies again. Since vegetables weren’t on the table (pun intended), I stopped off … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday–Kampong Glam


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The Uncomfortable Truth about Toys in Singapore

Around this time of year I start spending a lot of time at toy stores; Rhi’s second birthday is in October, Ellie turns five in November, and both girls get Christmas gifts.  Before I actually went shopping, I began to … Continue reading

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