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Moomin at ION

It used to be pretty difficult to find Moomin toys. But last week I spotted this at a store on the 4th level of ION selling cards and gifts. I find these characters created in Finland in the 1945 so … Continue reading

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Singapore Daily Photos: Toys at Giant (Supermarket)

The bear is almost a metre high. I wonder if it’s too big for little kids. Might scare them or thrill them to bits. Eager for when my nieces are old enough for dolls. And I’ve aways found it so … Continue reading

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Year of the Snake at Singapore’s Chinatown

Worked up a sweat walking through Chinatown, but it was interesting soaking in the Chinese New Year atmosphere. I saw some very well dressed tourists and wondered how they could bear the heat. It’s the year of the snake but … Continue reading

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My Third Visit to the Children Little Museum at Kampong Glam

It’s still interesting when you come with someone who hasn’t been here yet. Nice to witness their reaction and the childhood memories it brings back for them. It was worth paying for the S$2 ticket again to see the upstairs … Continue reading

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Stumbled Across The Avengers at Nex & it Brought Back Childhood Memories

I don’t know much about The Avengers, but it looks exciting and I want to watch the movie now. Spotted an exhibition of sorts at Nex and as you can tell from the pictures, my favourite superhero amongst them is … Continue reading

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Helsinki: Moomin Trolls

In Helsinki I fell in love with a new bunch of characters. The Moomin, spelt as Muumi in Finnish I guess, which I saw everywhere in both Helsinki it’s place of origin and Stockholm. Moomin is a cartoon that was … Continue reading

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Toys at Ikea’s Kiddie Section

Absolutely loved the broccoli and carrot soft toys. Great idea to get kids to love these vegetables. The prints at the kiddie section are somehow more vibrant. Dolls depicting different ethnicities. I was very tempted to get this paint, crayons … Continue reading

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Retro Toy Store at North Bridge Road

This is the first time I am coming across this toy store called Tai Sing which has been in operation since 1971 and has branches in Malaysia. It sells mostly toy cars and although I am not into this kinda … 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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Plaza Singapura: Collectible Toy Art

I absolutely loathe shopping at the malls, but I do like looking at art and in this case it was collectible toys. It really is an art form and one of the shops even had a little museum section within. … Continue reading

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