The Spirit of Singapore

My husband, daughter and I arrived in Singapore in 2008. We’d been visiting this little city-state for years before that, marveling at its tourism driven economy, it’s efficiency, it’s attention to detail. But all our trips as mere visitors, did not reveal to us a side of Singapore that we see now. A nation that…

In a Man’s World- Women in Statecraft

Study Group Wednesdays are starting again! We begin on 30th January, with a group of 16 enthusiastic ladies, who’ve been reading up on their favourite historical woman- famous and infamous! Here is what we wrote for the ‘Passage’: History is defined by powerful men. Conquerors and conquistadors, explorers and emperors, pioneers and philosophers. Biographies have…

Blushing octopi

    My first post…. J & D had invited us over for dinner. They have two little twin boys who are a joy to spend time with. Smart, sweet and active! They also LOVE cake. I wanted to take them something that each could enjoy, equally, with no fights breaking out. So here’s what…