Last weekend we drove to the mall for grocery shopping. You complained that I deliberately shut the door of the car too hard. I complained that you deliberately parked near pillars so it was difficult for me to get out. Ryan made heroic attempts to climb into the stroller on his own. You asked me for the tenth … Read more
Dear Baby No.2, This is not an “I-love-you” letter, because I am sure even foetuses hate too much emotion (Gimme a break, Mom!) This is a “Let’s-get-acquainted-with-your-family-and-home” letter. First, let me explain the House Rules. You’re lucky you chose this home, cos there’s only one rule here. Which is we all love each other. Simple. … Read more
To read the first part in this series, click here. 4 years of hawker centre dining in Singapore has brought out the food enthusiast in me. I have mastered the art of eating with chopsticks, grown to tolerate tofu in large amounts and have a new-found fondness for soya milk. But there are days when … Read more
I have never blogged about food before. Well yeah, there that was offhand entry about my salad nightmares with the family, but other than that nil. So when I was asked to write about my expat life at Singapore, predictably enough the first thing I thought about was the local food. Not much of a surprise … Read more
One Family. Ten suitcases. And a vacation to remember.
It’s called Generation Gap Ten Years. The number of years between kindergarten and high school. The average time that it takes for an apple tree to grow from seed to tree. Ten Years. The age gap between me and my eldest sister. That’s a long time. Guess who is coming? While I was still struggling … Read more
If you have never, Then you will now (from a purely autobiographical point of view)
All hail the wonder grain – Rice!!!