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Changing your address in Singapore

One of the first things I did when we lined up our move was to change our address with Singpost.   I’ve had to go down and follow up with Singpost twice.  The mail isn’t getting forwarded. Which sucks on … 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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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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A photography lesson with Noodle Photography

****This is NOT a sponsored post.**** I took a photography class three and a half years ago with a photography school recommended by a friend.  Two and a half years ago, I upgraded from a point and shoot to a … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday–Kampong Glam

 

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Gardens by the Bay: Cloud Forest Dome

  Yesterday a friend and I had plans to walk Henderson Waves with our kids.  When it began to rain, we shifted our playdate to the Cloud Forest Dome at Gardens By the Bay.  Below are some of my favorite … Continue reading

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Expat to Expat Advice-The downside of NOT having a maid

I’ve talked before about the stresses and downsides of having a helper and all the ways it failed for me, particularly as someone who has no prior experience managing someone in that sort of situation. Our family has decided not … Continue reading

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