Category Archives: Auntie in the City

Auntie steps out to tackle public transport, parking, shopping and events

Three is a queue

This morning I marched off to participate in the Great Singapore Sale at Takashimaya. I was determined to buy new bedding for my 5 year old who spent a rough night battling his rustly blanket and overbig new pillow (we … Continue reading

Posted in Auntie in the City | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Stunning Skies and Cloud formation – ECP from Changi – iPhone via Car Windscreen

How gorgeous is this? Photography has truly become egalitarian! I am no hot-shot camera person. A simple phone camera at the right time and right place works magic… No. I haven’t touched it up. All naturel. (And also a lot … Continue reading

Posted in Auntie in the City, Auntie uses Gadgets, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

This Store Is Now Closed. Borders fenced up.

This gallery contains 4 photos.

So Borders shuts shop at Wheelock House. It was a lovely in-between location for my Orchard Road trysts. Loads of books, comfy chairs (ok – very few, much sought after comfy chairs*), staff who didn’t mind moochers, and loads of … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

The Twilight Saga – Part 2 – The Browbitten

The Singapore mosquitoes have good company in the Vampire Department from some unidentified arachnids. Here is a true story: I went to a well established eyebrow shaping franchise in Orchard Road for some aesthetic arch-work last week. The eyebrow artist … Continue reading

Posted in Auntie in the City, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

The Twilight Saga – Denguerous in Singapore

Twilight in Singapore, is getting as dangerous as the eponymous movie. Nasty bloodsucking creatures can swoop on you, as you step outside the safety of home. Some devious ones, get past the garlic (repellent) and crosses (electric traps) to come … Continue reading

Posted in Auntie at Home, Auntie in the City, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Auntie in the City, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

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

Posted in Auntie at Home, Auntie in the City, Auntie uses Gadgets, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments