Monthly Archives: January 2013

Guess Where Again?

I’m so predictable. Can you guess where I had set lunch from the picture I took. If you can then you’re a fan like me. Wrote about it here.

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CNY2013: Chinese New Year Decorations at Nex

Was very impressed by the cute zodiac lantern animals. There were boards with fortunes for the snake year too.   I don’t believe in this kind of thing but it’s fun to read sometimes. Quite an attractive display of cranes … Continue reading

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Geylang Revisited: Retro Shops, & Almond Cream for Dessert

Saw this interesting old shop selling nothing but green weighing scales that you can spot at most market stalls.

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CNY2013: My Village has the Prettiest Chinese New Year Decorations

I just love the pink flowers and the sparkly lights. This mall always has a bit of class. I think the fact that it is owned by two brothers (twins I believe) and not a huge corporation makes a huge … Continue reading

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CNY2013: Chinese New Year at Kallang Leisure Park

A bit subdued here but still nice to see the decorations up. Each mall is different so it’s still interesting to check out and I found out that you can buy dragon puppets here at Kallang Leisure Park. I quite … Continue reading

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CNY2013: I Could Not Take the Scorching Heat at Chinatown

The blinding glare of the sun and the heat combined to give me a splitting headache, but the abundance of light made for great photos. I was wondering how the tourists from cold climates could bear this. I must prefer … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year at Johor Bahru (JB) Malaysia

I was impressed by the decorations at City Square JB. Especially the huge zodiac installation with paper cutting illustrations of the animals. I find the traditional paper cutting depictions the most pretty. I’m sure many Singaporeans come here to buy … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year 2013 in Singapore: What to Do With the Kids?

Wrote about it at Guillaume’s parenting blog, White as Milk. Included details about fun things like lion dances, although my favourite since age 3 has been the dragon dance. There are scheduled events, but the most fun is coming across impromptu … Continue reading

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CNY2013: Chinese New Year Fair at Takashimaya

We had to check out the yearly Bazaar just outside Takashimaya where I saw people milling around to try samples. Hard to even walk in here but you sure can feel the pre Chinese New Year excitement. What I also … Continue reading

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Expected Better from Hoshino Coffee

Every time I passed this new cafe the queue was so long I told myself to forget it. This time I braved the queue. In the end I found out that part of the reason the queue is so long … Continue reading

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