Tag Archives: Southeast Asia

Chinese New Year Pics (at home) part 1

Elanor in her traditional Chinese Dress Playing with the kittens under the table (if you enlarge it, you can see their reflections in the floor) Giving Kerowyn a kiss Playing with her new drum With her drum and stuffed bunny … Continue reading

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Having a Maid…the bad and the ugly

Yesterday I talked about the positive aspects of having a maid.  I wish that this post wasn’t the longer of the two, but I think it’s important to highlight the struggles and challenges of adding another adult to your home. … Continue reading

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Having a Maid…part 1 Pros

We are quickly approaching the one year anniversary of our look-see visit to Singapore.  This time last year I was running around like a mad woman, trying to track down summer clothes in Elanor’s size, reaching out to a stranger … Continue reading

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Marina Bay Sands and The State of the Break

Sorry it’s been a bit quiet here on Expat Bostonians.  It’s more than a little difficult to write a blog about experiencing life in Singapore when, due to the break, you’re not leaving the house much.  And while I haven’t … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: The Breast Cancer Foundation Walk (Oct 2, 2010), Singapore

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Wordless Wednesday-The Big Buddha in Phuket (Thailand)

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Singapore Botanic Gardens-A moment of peace in Singapore

After our trip back from Phuket, I got sick (of course I did–one of the many truths about moving to a new part of the world is that for the first year or so, you’re always getting sick) so I … Continue reading

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