Tag Archives: Singapore

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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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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