Monthly Archives: January 2016

Geylang Girl in Toa Payoh

We moved back to Toa Payoh about a week before Christmas. Zoe has adjusted well. As has her grandmother. She has more space to run around (Zoe mainly, but her grandmother too) and the neighbourhood is more interesting (again for … Continue reading

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She walks in beauty like the night

So she has been toddling along on the bed/mattress where she feels safe and where falls are cushioned. And she is so proud of herself when she does. Then tonight (Sat 9 Jan), she started walking on the floor, with … Continue reading

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Changes after a year

On the last day of 2015, as I was leaving for work (late), I met the foreign worker who was sweeping the corridor outside my flat. (I assume that he is foreign because he is young, Indian, and working as … Continue reading

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New Year Wishes

“So what are you doing to ring in the New Year?” “Oh, the same thing I do every year.” “What’s that?” “Oh about 5 minutes before midnight on New Year’s Eve, I go take a shower, and don’t come out … Continue reading

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