Monthly Archives: June 2011

Bussorah Street to Bugis MRT

Just a pictorial walking guide of how we made our way back to Bugis MRT. The Sultan Mosque. So much colour and fabric, along the way. Marvellous rugs. Mannequins draped in jewel tones. Sufi’s Corner, but no hookah smokers on … Continue reading

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Find Your Childhood at Children Little Museum (Part 5 of 5)

There was just so much to take in that day and it made it worth the S$2. You’ll be thrilled by the very local toys we used to play during recess. Some I can even make today just from rubber … Continue reading

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Find Your Childhood at Children Little Museum (Part 4 of 5)

There were recreations of scenes, like the drink stall, the barber shop and mobile theatre. For me they didn’t look familiar but the drinks brought back memories, especially the magnolia milk in a bottle.  Made me long for a magnolia … Continue reading

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Find your Childhood at Children Little Museum (Part 3 of 5)

A classic doll from the 60’s and 70’s. When I was small I was fascinated by dollies especially those which has eyes that could open and shut and the baby ones that could ‘drink milk’ from a bottle.  These days … Continue reading

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Find your Childhood at Children Little Museum (Part 2 of 5)

Kids were fascinated by rockets back in the 50’s and 60’s. It was all about moon walking and the spaceman. Even Santa joined in. And this is what a toy store looked like in the olden days in Singapore. I … Continue reading

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Find your Childhood at Children Little Museum (Part 1 of 5)

This little marvel of what I first thought was a little toy shop, is actually a tiny museum of sorts. It’s within Kampong Glam in a little shophouse on 42 Bussorah Street. You can’t miss it. Look out for the … Continue reading

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Rich & Good Cake Shop (24 Kandahar Street)

The famously light and fluffy swiss rolls at the Rich & Good Cake shop come in many flavours. We picked Orange, Mango and Strawberry – which was the one I liked best. The Swiss Roll is really long and you … Continue reading

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Parking at Kandahar & Baghdad Street

As we walked to the end of Kandahar Street and reached Baghdad Street, we realized that we had forgotten to buy the cakes from the Rich and Good Cake Shop. So after looking around we turned back. This is where … Continue reading

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Sabar Menanti – Awesome Nasi Padang

If Minang gets too crowded I have another excellent option – Sabar Menati and I think the service here is wonderful. You can dine in air-conditioned comfort upstairs and your food is brought upstairs and laid out for you. I … Continue reading

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Walking from Bussorah to Kandahar Street

As we walked on, this perfume store appeared at Bussorah Street – Jamal Kazura. The store that sells perfume made without alcohol. You can make your own fragrance too. Resisted the Turkish, Mediterranean place because Nasi Padang was calling. We … Continue reading

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