Monthly Archives: January 2011

Auntie stumbles on some great finds in the supermarket

My grocery shopping in Singapore is never dull. Maybe the God of Small Shop Things places these products between boring stuff like cleaners and cereal, just to liven things up for us domestic aunties and uncles. Spotted in a leading … Continue reading

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About Auntie’s Brother who loves Sweeping and his Adventures at Mustafa

My brother loves brooms. And vacuum cleaners, mops and dust cloths. Which is strange, considering that in his childhood, he never came within smelling distance of any kind of soap, dishcloth or housework. His showers lasted less than a minute. … Continue reading

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The iThing spelling Auntie

Oh, how I do hate thee, iThing spell checker! Don’t get me wrong. I love my iPhone and iPad. I just do not like the patronizing way they insist on second guessing what I am about to say. Then, like … Continue reading

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Dishwash-splish-splash Auntie

I hate doing dishes. I hate it when the wash-up water splashes. Invariably, on to parts of me NOT covered by the apron. I hate it when the water gets into my gloves. I hate it when the nasty little … Continue reading

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The Taxi Stand Auntie

Have you ever arrived at that ungodly in-between time at the taxi stand? I have.┬áMany times. It’s just that bit too early to take a cab and the stand is not crowded. I am probably all alone. A long line … Continue reading

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The Daily Small Things Auntie

I am the Auntie of Small Things. And I am not referring to my nieces and nephews. I really am talking about Small Everyday tiny discoveries that fill my life with secret thrills. A new way to organize the kitchen. … Continue reading

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