In these few days leading up to Christmas, with the mad crowds, tragic happenings around the world, frantic preparations to celebrate the occasion, I wanted to take a little time to remember why we do it all:
We will spend the next 7 weeks with our family, celebrating Christmas, New Year and then Chinese New Year before we head back to Singapore.
Some of the things we are looking forward to:
revisiting Brick Lane & our fave food stalls there: Vegan Ethiopian cuisine at the Boiler House Food Hall , many many bagels & challah at Beigel Bake. Then to finally check out Dark Sugars, which up to now, we’ve only pressed our noses up to the glass
Younger Daughter and I had a mini-break this past week in Kuala Lumpur. Older Daughter was at a Malaysian Philharmonic Youth Orchestra (MPYO) Camp the past week, and had some time off on Thursday and Friday; so we decided to travel over a few days earlier before our planned weekend trip. Continue reading “Light one candle for Joy”
Older Daughter collects Linguistic Objects: brochures, magazines, snapshots of interesting signs. She snapped this one yesterday, at Optimist Coffee, a little coffee stand outside the LRT station at Ampang Park, Kuala Lumpur Continue reading “Lemons for coffee”
December brings about eclectic emotions: the closing of the year, looking forward to Christmas; farewells, parties, packing, planning. All these bring my preferred zen existence grinding to a halt. All of a sudden, there is so much to do & it feels like there’s not enough time to do it. Continue reading “Light one candle for Peace”