After all the talk of southern hemisphere rugby being better quality there were a few shockers last weekend. It's early days in the competition and let's hope some of the teams start to improve. Here are my predictions for round 3 of Super Rugby 2016. First here is a link to my round-up of last weekend's... Continue Reading →
Some thoughts about Father's Day in Auckland and the weather we have been having. Fathers Day So Father's Day in Singapore would normally be breakfast in bed from the kids. Then all go out for brunch, normally with free flow Champaign. It's been a little different here. I still got a lie in which was... Continue Reading →
Having been in Singapore for most of the last 9 years we've been through Changi airports quite a few times. Regularly appearing in the top 5 or 10 lists for best or favorite airport in the world Changi is a great airport. Considered by many as the best there has been plenty written about it... Continue Reading →
I have known about Christmas lights and Deepavali lights on Orchard and Serangoon Road. But this is the first time I have seen Hari Raya lights near Paya Ledar MRT.
Stumbled across this delightful little place in Wisma Atria on Orchard. Was out with one of the kids on Orchard. Having just got off the MRT at morning tea time dived into the first cafe we came across. Sophies' claimed to be a French bakery, but years of local sweat bread meant I wasn't expecting... Continue Reading →
I remember someone writing that just going out with a little kid was an adventure. Not because they are a handful but that can apply sometimes. Because they see the world differently and new. Well today took out my 5 year old for an unexciting trip to town. It's amazing the things we just blank... Continue Reading →
Found myself up at The Grandstand again the other day and decided to try another of the eateries. The exec. summary of Cicely Kitchen is try another place. It didn't start well, I asked what one of the display dishes was called and how much it was. You see all the others were labeled, well... Continue Reading →
Just a couple of things from being in town the other afternoon. One thing that I constantly get surprised at are the small things you see around SEAsia from the Empire. Before I left the UK I assumed that they all got destroyed as the locals took over. So see a statue to King George... Continue Reading →
Aquarium per shop? Nope local budget supermarket....
Just had the pulled pork sandwich from Seasalt @ The Grandstand. If you've not been up here since it changed from being Turf City it's worth a visit. The sandwich was great, looked like something off Man vrs Food. Thankfully only the warmup dishes. The first question was how to eat it? Tried picking it... Continue Reading →