So yesterday was the big day. My anniversary, as Mariah would say. Twenty nine years of being me. I was pretty stuck on what to do to celebrate the warm up event to my thirtieth next year, and then the lovely people at Silent Disco Asia got in contact and my birthday was suddenly a family affair of light up headphones, cheesy tunes and crazy dancing. Which, by the way, is exactly the kind of thing I wanted to do to mark the last year of my twenties. And, for complete transparency, this is a sponsored blog post in that…

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Nothing in life is free, or so they say, and so these day out ideas do have a small cost attached, but in Singapore terms they’re as good as free.¬†Being a stay at home mama with two kiddies of school age (ish) does mean that we try and have some educational value to trips out, but ultimately we want to go out and about and have some major fun. All our outings are accompanied by at least one scooter and usually a pushchair, so we do get to try out every lift and the ramp access wherever we go, although…

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So there’s two types of weather in Singapore. It’s either hot and humid (but not raining), or hot and humid (and raining). When the sun’s shining it’s impossible to do much without dying of heatstroke, and when the rain’s pouring it’s impossible to do much without getting absolutely soaked to the core. But here’s the thing, it actually almost doesn’t matter what the weather’s doing because there’s SO much to do. And guess what? It doesn’t all have to cost a small fortune! Seriously!!! Here are a few of my picks for a day out with little’s that will leave…

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In case you hadn’t picked up from previous posts, my research into our Singapore life was minimal. I sort of had an idea where Singapore is, and I knew maybe more than I should have done about the shopping thanks to my friend Georgia, but really I knew very little else. Shamefully my only attempt at cultural assimilation before we moved here was to order a Chinese banquet one evening and eat it whilst watching youtube promotional videos from the tourist board. If there is a 10 step guide to moving overseas, this suggestion probably doesn’t feature very highly. Or,…

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About a year and a half ago we did a family trip to the aquarium in Birmingham (where we used to live) and it was a complete nightmare. I swore we would never set foot in an aquarium ever again. Well, that didn’t exactly pan out because guess where we ended up last weekend… The justification for going to the S.E.A. Aquarium was mainly based around it being an indoors activity therefore keeping my fair headed mini people out of the sun and the assumption that it would be comfortably air conditioned. Those fairly compelling arguments to go clouded my…

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