Tag Archives: Singapore

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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Theater Review: Junior Claus (Sponsored Post)

***I received complimentary tickets to see Junior Claus.  However, all views expressed within are my opinion*** On Saturday Nov 8 we went to see Junior Claus, a Little Company production, at DBS Arts Centre. Elevator ad in United Square “I’m … Continue reading

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Halloween 2014

If you’re looking to celebrate Halloween with Trick or Treating, here is the low-down… On Halloween (Oct 31), take a CAB to the Singapore American School in Woodlands from 6-8 pm.  DO NOT drive yourself-there is no parking. You will … Continue reading

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We celebrate Diwali because of Singapore

Ravi grew up with only one family tradition surrounding Diwali–eating a jalebi (to give the new year a sweet start).  If we had stayed in the US, that would likely be the only Diwali tradition that the girls grew up … Continue reading

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Gender and Work Assumptions (MOE form edition)

To go along with yesterday’s post about the problem of racially based assumptions, today we’re going to talk about gendered assumptions. I took these photos of the P1 registration form I filled out last week.  Along with a zillion other … 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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Phases of Registration for SG Public Schools (as applies to PR/Expat families)

I’m not going to lie.  Registering your child for Primary 1 is a tricky needle to thread if you are Singaporean.  For non-Singaporeans, the process is confusing and overwhelming in the extreme.  There have been moments where the relatively straightforward … 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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Pink Dot 2014

I’m so excited to be taking the girls to Pink Dot tomorrow.  Last year we were running late–Rhi fell asleep in the car, and Ravi stayed with her so that Elanor and I could attend and witness the lighting of … Continue reading

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Sponsored Post: Food Playground Cooking Class

Those of you who know me in real life and are friends with me on facebook know that apart from talking about my girls, I post a lot about cooking.  I made a vow to expand my palate this year, … Continue reading

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