Category Archives: In Singapore

Setting up playdates, Swedish-style

For the last couple of months (at least), our kids have been begging for playdates with their school chums. Often we would come to pick them up at school only to be told, for example, “Hedda said that I can … Continue reading

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Sounds of Singapore

My first trip to Singapore came after the first 2 months of our stint in China. I will never forget riding in from the airport in a nice clean cab with seatbelts and looking out over the neatly manicured landscape … Continue reading

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Gender segregation

Last night we went to Little India for dinner. We arrived just before 6 p.m. Immediately I thought there must be some event because the park across the street from the restaurant was filled with thousands of men, not a … Continue reading

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We’re in Singapore…

…and have one more day here until we fly to Hong Kong. I really like Singapore. Sentosa Isalnd is nice for the beaches, swimming, and general family fun (especially for the kids), but the country is clean, green, and wonderfully … Continue reading

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