My Father, The Troublemaker

My Father, The Troublemaker

I’m very fond of my dad for a number of reasons. Of late I’ve been particularly impressed by his knack of calling out people and things that don’t make sense to him. He told off a young couple for necking on the MRT in full…

Out and About: Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay

Out and About: Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay

The Singapore Garden Festival is running right now, and for the first time it’s being held at Gardens by the Bay instead of at Suntec. Tickets include entry to the fully-enclosed Flower Dome – an air-conditioned conservatory that mimics the…

Shopping For Baby Stuff: AgapeBabies.Com

Shopping For Baby Stuff: AgapeBabies.Com

Before Katy was born, my first few trips to baby goods stores literally made me ill. I visited the same store in Marina Square twice before giving birth, and on both occasions I reeled out of the place with a…

The New Place: The Living Room

The New Place: The Living Room

Our new place doesn’t get quite as much natural light as the old one. This is a mixed blessing: we used to get so much sunlight that our curtains and other furnishings would fade within months. But it took quite…