not too spooky or creepy

We didn’t have Halloween growing up – it is not a Singaporean tradition. But by some strange turn, it is now one of our family’s favourite holidays. There is no TrickOrTreat-ing, just themed food & dressing up.

I cannot do scary. Whether it is a faint heart or an over-active imagination, it has been this way for as long as I remember. I had nightmares for months after my first and only horror film at aged 13. As a young adult, I had to leave the cinema after 20 minutes of Sea of Love (1989), which is not even a horror movie.

But if your children want to dress up like pirates & fairies, eat ghoulie cupcakes & blood splattered sausage rolls, one has to say, Sure! Let’s have a party.

How are you celebrating Halloween?


Loving Husband spotted these cuties and took the Feature Photo at Sungei Buloh Wetlands Reserve last week.

This post is my contribution to One Word Sunday: Creepy hosted by Debbie at TravelWithIntent


I am not an early bird by nature. But necessity finds me up before the sun rises on most days (I drive Loving Husband to school so I can have the car – he likes to be in school round about 7am). Despite being heavy-eyed, I do enjoy my runs & walks before the heat becomes uncomfortable.

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