Bonfire Night Singapore-style

November 9, 2013

This weekend there will be all sort of events going on in the UK for Guy Fawkes Night (also known as Bonfire Night or Fireworks Night), although these days you rarely see any guys burning (perhaps it’s not PC!). It’s one British tradition that I get excited about. For those readers that don’t already know, […]

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Melbourne Cup party aftermath

November 7, 2013

              The Emirates Melbourne Cup Day is a big day in the expat community in Singapore (thanks to the big Australian contingent over here), and a surprising number of events are held on the island. This year I went along to the ANZA Melbourne Cup event. For those of […]

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Do you ever wish you were more ‘out there’?

November 4, 2013

              Tuesday 5th November 2013 is the big Melbourne Cup event, one of the most prestigious events in the horse-racing calendar. As there is a huge number of Aussie expats in Singapore, there’s are events being held all over Singapore tomorrow. I’m off to the ANZA Melbourne Cup event […]

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Find of the week: Pip Studio tea sets arrive in Singapore

October 31, 2013

  I’ve been on the hunt for an afternoon tea set for those all those times I have guests over for morning playdates and afternoon tea. I’ve been eyeing up the drop-dead gorgeous Pip Studio porcelain collection available in the UK, but hadn’t quite worked out how to get it over here. It would probably […]

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9 things you didn’t know about the American Association of Singapore

October 27, 2013

  The American Association of Singapore’s (AAS) ran its first ever event for bloggers last week, and I was thrilled to be invited. The event was held at ION Art gallery, which is currently featuring ‘Pop in the City’, a solo exhibition by famous American Pop artist Burt Morris. His work, including one of a coffee […]

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Review: The Tiara Society – where girls practise to be princesses

October 10, 2013

    Miss C has just turned SIX! She wanted a party in our function room with a Cinderella entertainer. Sounds simple, but there was clearly a shortage of Cinderellas in Singapore as they were all booked out. After deciding against roping in a friend to dress up as a princess, I had a look […]

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Yummy mummies, revamp your wardrobe with Chic Stash

August 25, 2013

    We all know how glamorous everyone is in Singapore. It never ceases to amaze me how glammed up people get just to go to the malls. I often throw on a posh frock to go to the cinema – because pre-movie martinis at the Hyatt, or somewhere equally swanky, are a must. Even […]

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Fun family ‘staycation’ at Four Seasons Singapore

August 18, 2013

Over the Summer, I have been having fun doing some fab one night ‘staycations’ at some luxury family-friendly hotels in Singapore. The first family-friendly hotel was at Four Seasons Singapore right by Orchard Road. As a travel writer I love taking my family away on holiday, but it was nice to go somewhere only a […]

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Freaky Friday: A lesson in Mambo Jambo

July 18, 2013

I haven’t done a Freaky Friday post for a while, in fact my posts have become increasingly sporadic. Kids, work, holidays are taking up too much of my time. I thought the bizarre dance phenomenon, Mambo Jambo, would make a great Freaky Friday feature. It’s one of the strangest things I’ve seen and is hilarious […]

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12 ways to entertain kids indoors and escape the Haze

June 21, 2013

The Haze has turned to smog, you can even taste the smoke in the air. Kids should be kept inside, but we all know that can be a nightmare. If you want to avoid them turning into horrible little monsters, here’s a few things you can do to entertain your kids indoors.

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