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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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Why I’m choosing Singapore’s Public Schools

  The Primary 1 registration dates have been released by the Ministry of Education.  Knowing that I’ll be queueing on July 30, 2014 to register Elanor for P1 makes everything more real.  As this is not a common experience, I’m … Continue reading

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LGBT Resources in Singapore

***I freely admit my pro-lgbt rights bias, and am openly bisexual.  Anti-LGBT comments will be deleted, and you may be banned–because it’s my blog and I don’t have to play fair on this.**** Pink Dot 2013 It’s no secret that … Continue reading

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Boston and Singapore are the same place

It occurred to me while home that in some ways, Singapore throughout the year and Boston in winter are the exact same place. Weather The weather is often so extreme that people stay indoors.  In Singapore we complain that it … Continue reading

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