HAPPY 50th, SINGAPORE! 9 August 2015 in Living in... Singapore

Today is Singapore’s 50th birthday, and today is also the first time I’ve really taken interest in National Day. Partly because I haven’t lived here for many years; partly because my kids were a bit young in previous years to appreciate it (and it’s...

AVIVA SUPERFUNDAE… TOTALLY EPIC! 24 June 2015 in Events, Living in... Singapore

Look at that VIEW! We were blessed with pretty fantastic weather for Aviva Superfundae, an outdoor event held at The Meadow at Gardens By The Bay. It’s a one-off family carnival that was FREAKING AWESOME, so we’re hoping that they’ll run one again next...

AN OUTDOOR ADVENTURE AT SENTOSA 23 June 2015 in Family, Friends, HUNTER, CARTER & CHLOE, Living in... Singapore, Playdates

My lovely Aussie girl friend Christine and her family were in town over the weekend, so we decided to make a big tourist day out of it and enjoy Sentosa! I don’t think I’ve ever been on the cable car to Sentosa (or at least if...

GRUB’S LITTLE GARDENER WORKSHOP 14 June 2015 in Events, HUNTER, CARTER & CHLOE, Living in... Singapore, Playdates

It’s the Summer school holidays so every parent I know here is going bonkers trying to figure out stuff for their kids to do. Well, THIS event is really tops – so much so that Hunter declared he had heaps of fun, and wants to...

THIS IS WHAT LONG WEEKENDS ARE FOR… 2 June 2015 in Family, Living in... Singapore

…for waking up to snuggles and cuddles   …for morning craft work   …for admiring my 4 year old’s portrait of me (“a big smile, cos you’re always smiling, Mummy”)   …for indulging in waffles and ice cream – all for myself!   …for...