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.
One of my greatest joys when travelling is to explore the lesser trodden places (read: less touristy spots) during my morning runs.
Came across this whimsical sight in Ipoh a month ago, along the less explored parts of the Kinta River. Upon closer inspection, it looks like the owners of this vegetable patch decided to repurpose the door. Maybe they had a sense of humour too.
One of the joys of a vacation are memories made. Another is the inspiration to incorporate travel flavours into our home eating. The day after we returned from Tokyo, Inspired Younger Daughter decided we had to recreate The Yogurt Drink, a daily staple we picked up from one of the many Convenience Stores around the hotel. Continue reading “reminisce with a healthy yogurt drink”
The summer has zipped by: holidaying with overseas family, nipping to Ipoh & then Bangkok, and taking care of those household chores screaming for attention (fortunately, Loving Husband took care of most of these). Continue reading “The Changing Seasons: July 2019”