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?

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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

early

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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