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3 Jan 2015 - Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

3 Jan 2015 – Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

With an available car to drive, since my sister was away for holiday with my brother and parents, we decided to visit Sungei Buloh wetland reserve, a mangrove ecosystem located in the north-western part of Singapore. It is a safe haven for several species of birds on their annual migration and has a rich biodiversity of flora...
Dot's first ice-skating experience at The Rink

Dot’s first ice-skating experience at The Rink

We went to JCube a few weeks ago and Dot wanted to try ice-skating. As it was getting late, her dad refused her request but he remembered Dot’s desire to skate on ice. As it was coming to the end of last semester in her kindergarten, we would be meeting with Dot’s teachers to hear...
Alive Museum at Suntec City

Alive Museum at Suntec City

3D street art is getting popular in Singapore. It amazes me how much depth, details and calculation go into producing all the artworks to create the 3D effects when view from a certain perspective. We must give credit to Paolo Uccello (born Paolo di Dono, 1397 – December 10, 1475), an Italian painter and mathematican...
Play@NMS

Play@NMS

23 May 2014 Dot and Annabelle are privileged to have a special preview of PLAY@NMS, before the official opening on 24 May 2014, 4pm. PLAY@ NMS is the first dedicated play area for young children to take their first steps towards museum-going with interactive exhibits and special activities. This short video captures what Dot and...
A new grocery shopping experience at the Weekend Farm

A new grocery shopping experience at the Weekend Farm

Buying fresh produce is my favourite pastime as my family juices raw vegetables and fruits almost daily. When I go to supermarket, the usual places you can find me are the fresh vegetable and fruits section. And I shop online for organic fresh produce too. I was happy that my sister brought us to the...
Part 2: Titans of the Past - Dinosaurs and Ice Age Mammals

Part 2: Titans of the Past – Dinosaurs and Ice Age Mammals

The 3,000 square meter exhibition at Singapore Science Centre displays dinosaurs and ice age mammals in their natural states, their growth and behaviours using animatronic effects. This exhibition is from The Museum of the Rockies (MOR) featuring the work of Dr Jack Horner, one of the world’s leading palaeontologists. “Science without physical evidence is opinion,...
Part 1: Titans of the Past - Dinosaurs and Ice Age Mammals

Part 1: Titans of the Past – Dinosaurs and Ice Age Mammals

We were invited to Singapore Science Centre for the “Titans of the Past” pre-launch party. The Titans of the Past – Dinosaurs and Ice Age Mammals exhibition will be held from 25 October 2013 to 23 February 2014. Jay and I brought Dot, Joey and Jensen to this party and they had a great time....
Our fancy flight to Flower Dome and Cloud Forest

Our fancy flight to Flower Dome and Cloud Forest

Buckle your seat belt and get ready for your flight into the land and mountain of exotic floras! “Flight of Fancy” – the theme of the two conservatories at Gardens by the Bay from 3 June till 21 July 2013. Here at Flower Dome and Cloud Forest, the two cooled conservatories house the floras from...
Up close and personal with the butterflies, macaws and iguana

Up close and personal with the butterflies, macaws and iguana

A couple friends blessed us with tickets to the Butterfly Park and Sky Tower at Sentosa. As the expiry date was end of April, we had to quickly utilized them before they became useless. J decided to take one day leave on the last week of April for this trip. My girl made this cute...
A brave girl’s encounter with a spider at Jurong Bird Park

A brave girl’s encounter with a spider at Jurong Bird Park

Dot’s dad promised that he would bring her to Jurong Bird Park after her pre-nursery class, off we went to one of her favourite parks in Singapore. It was already noon when we reached the entrance of Jurong Bird Park and I had to quickly feed Dot her lunch and changed her outfit before we...
Why children need nature

Why children need nature

More than a week ago, we went to Botanic Garden for a stroll and Dot tried climbing a big Tembusu tree but failed at her first attempt. She is not discouraged. She saw a smaller tree yesterday and said that she wanted to climb. I replied her,”This tree is too small. If you climb on...
Tree climbing is good for our children

Tree climbing is good for our children

This Monday, Evelyn and I with our girls went to Botanic Garden. It was my second trip there after my recent Saturday trip to Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden. This time we slow walked from Botanic Garden MRT to FFT which is from one corner of the garden to the other end. It took us about...
Our walk at the last 'kampung' in Singapore - Pulau Ubin

Our walk at the last ‘kampung’ in Singapore – Pulau Ubin

It has been more than 3 years since I last stepped on Pulau Ubin, the rustic sunny island off northeast of Singapore. Visiting Pulau Ubin brings me back nostalgic memories of those days when I stayed in my grandparents’ zinc roof house chasing a dog, fishing, catching bugs, climbed trees – so carefree and fun....
Comic #1: Dot is on a mission

Comic #1: Dot is on a mission

Dot is on a mission. She is at Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden… In search of something that is very precious to her. This comic strip is dedicated to daddy for his love for mommy and Dot!
Nature walk at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve

Nature walk at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve

We went trekking at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve recently and spent about 3 hours in this tropical rainforest which is home to many beautiful plants, animals and insects. When we were on the trail up to the summit, we saw a haversack and a man kneeling down by the side and thought what had happened...