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Monthly Archive: November 2015

The value of TIME#MondayMusings 4

The value of TIME#MondayMusings

Well,  month is almost over and with December beginning tomorrow, I realised that the year is soon coming to an end. Every year I say that the year has gone by faster than it did last year and wonder what...

Rules of Engagement#Blogchatter#Prompt 25 Nov-2 Dec  0

Rules of Engagement#Blogchatter#Prompt 25 Nov-2 Dec 

I actually came upon a blogpost by Richa in the general timeline of Write Tribe’s Facebook and was intrigued by the Title – Rules of Engagement.  What are the Rules and what is the Engagement?  The art of war (which...

My most memorable gift#WYHO 0

My most memorable gift#WYHO

   Writing prompts are a great way to get those creative juices going; reminding me of a subject I loved in school – Composition–  an amazing word to describe the creative use of words and far more evocative than the...

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Gardens by the Bay – when technology and nature combine.

This afternoon I got a chance to visit Gardens by the Bay another complex of stunning gardens that are a major attraction in the city of Singapore. If the Botanic Gardens blow you away by their sheer natural beauty, the...

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Reaching for the sky

As I spend my last Friday in Singapore I’d like to share a sky that will forever epitomise this city in my memory : cranes reaching out to the sky,  making buildings that are taller and swankier.    And here’s...

Underneath the Golden Arches-Orchid Garden , Singapore Botanic Gardens  6

Underneath the Golden Arches-Orchid Garden , Singapore Botanic Gardens 

   It had to happen – after three weeks of non-stop eating , even the regular housework, the wheeling the baby in the garden, the frequent jaunts to the malls and sporadic morning walks didn’t help to keep the weight...

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Through a window raining

   I had to make another  trip to Little India in Serangoon Road today and it was just providential that I had stepped out of the house with an umbrella because now sooner had I finished my work and about...

#MondayMusings-#Different ,  yet similar 9

#MondayMusings-#Different ,  yet similar

   Every time I travel , I’m reminded of the conversation my husband had with his friend M when we were visiting M and his wife in Switzerland. It was late summer and we were in their kitchen. Both M...

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Singapore-  Fun Shopping for Serious Retail

Market places are a wonderful way of observing social behaviour – seeing the produce on sale,watching people interact, picking up on market trends and fashion.  I love visiting shops and markets in the different places that I visit to get...

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Out of context

Things are not always what they seem . This morning, for instance, I was visiting different blogs on Skywatch Friday when I came upon this photo by Debbie Smyth on travelwithintent.   Seeing the name of the blog, I naturally...

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Some more Singapore sky

    I visited Little India on Serangoon Road and managed to capture some cloud on the way. This whole week we’ve had scanty rain showers though one night there was a lot of thunder and lightening that was very frightening....

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The Confession of a reluctant iPhone blogger

Or how I was forced to blog on an iPhone    Blogging with a hard dicks It’s strange, but for all the years I’ve been blogging, I’ve used my trusty desk top right from the days it was a bulky...

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A thank you gift for helping women who help you

Currently I’m in Singapore which has a large overseas population and according to the Ministry of Manpower figures , in June 2015, the number of foreign domestic workers was registered at 227,100. These women come mainly from neighbouring countries, leaving...

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#MondayMusings-Be natural,be ambitious 

This weekend I came across a book that set me thinking – why are women ashamed of being ambitious. Yes , it’s true: a man who is ambitious is considered a real man,a go getter, a person worthy of emulating...

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