21stCM Loves: Mahina MerFins

by admin on December 1, 2014


My kids are waterbabies. It’s hard not to be here in Singapore when swimming is such a big part of everyday life. Thanks to Ariel, they are also both wannabe mermaids. They dream of having tails they can swish and living in an underwater fantasy world.

Wait until they see these Mahina MerFins. [click to continue…]

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I was recently invited along to Cavalia (pronounced Cav-ar-lia) for its social media night. Cavalia originates from Canada and was created by Normand Latourelle, one of the co-founders of the world-famous Cirque du Soleil. It is billed as an epic adventure, a fantastic demonstration of horsemanship that transports the audience into virtual environments.
There are 50 horses and 46 performers in the production, which takes place under a vast white canvas tent that looks like it’s come from a fairytale. [click to continue…]

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Saving sea turtles in Bali’s party town

September 6, 2014

If there’s one thing I’ve always wanted to do, it’s help release baby turtles into the sea. Thanks to a tip from a family we met in Ubud in Bali a couple of weeks ago, I was able to tick it off my bucket list. The location: Kuta Beach (yes that’s right!)

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Living in Sin

July 11, 2014

                    The 13th edition of Living in Singapore has just been published. Produced by the American Association of Singapore, this is an excellent go to guide not only for anyone moving to Singapore but also for expats already living there (not just the American ones). Living […]

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Strike a pose at Singapore’s new Alive Museum

July 9, 2014

Last week I took the kids (aged 6 and 3) to the newly opened Alive Museum at Suntec City (ticking off one of the things on my list of 60 activities for these long summer holidays). The concept: A 3D trick art attraction from Korea featuring 70 artworks that use optical illusions to make visitors seem […]

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21stCM recommends: Jamie’s Italian, Vivo City

May 23, 2014

  We went for lunch at Jamie’s Italian at Vivo the other weekend. I’d been avoiding it as I’m not a fan of dining in malls and I expected it to be yet another over-priced, over-rated “celebrity chef by name only” restaurant. BUT, we happened to be in Vivo as we were going to Build-a-Bear […]

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Review: Lonely Planet World Search Books for kids

March 4, 2014

It’s World Book Day on Friday. At Tanglin Trust School, children are being encouraged to dress up as characters from their favourite books – all for a good cause – to raise money for Book Aid International. Miss C wants to go as Little Red Riding Hood (if I can only find a hoaded cloak). […]

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Find of the week: Feroza summer blankets for kids

December 2, 2013

  I’ve been on the hunt for a stylish cover for Baby C’s cot as she ditched her sleeping bag (a long time ago). As we don’t put the aircon on in her room at night, the temperature is over 25°C so she needs something light. I spotted these absolutely gorgeous Indian summer blankets (Dohars) […]

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21stCM recommends: Personalised video messages from Santa

November 27, 2013

  21st Century Mummy is a huge fan of the PNP Portable North Pole personalised video message from Santa. If you’re one of the few who doesn’t know what they are, these video messages are genius (and they’re free). It is like your kids getting a letter from Santa, only a thousand times better. The videos […]

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Find of the week: Liberty girl’s bracelet

November 22, 2013

We came across this gorgeous children’s personalised gold plated Liberty bracelet and we absolutely love it. It’s super cute and original. It’s available from Mercimaman in the UK for £35. You get to choose the charm, the words to put on the front and back, the clasp and the Liberty print. This Liberty girl’s bracelet will make […]

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