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Anxiety: Why Am I Wired This Way?

My brain has been wired by trauma to always think of the worse possible outcome, so that I can be prepared. I’m constantly in fight or flight mode. It’s a terrible state to be in and I wish I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Singapore Museums: The National Museum is Amazing & A Must Visit

It’s free for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents so we really should take advantage of this. The building itself is spectacular and we are always awestruck looking up at the dome with the stain glass. As I went with two darling … Continue reading

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Nostalgia: Old Fashioned Cream Cakes

These butter cream cakes with jam on top, transport me back to afternoons with my grandmother, aunties, uncles and cousins. I was one of the younger ones then as it was the early 70’s and the rest of my cousins … Continue reading

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My Revelation on Instagram

I bit the bullet & revealed myself, sort of, on Instagram. My real name is Shanti & I love the fact that in Sanskrit it means peace. I dislike confrontation or conflict, am always seeking peace. I’m rather a passive … Continue reading

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Toddler Safety

Toddlers can get into all kinds of scraps so I had to write a post about toddler safety. I feel like they need to be supervised at all times. I would be fearful about unsupervised toddlers as they are constantly … Continue reading

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Tang at Mustafa

Had to snap a shot of shelves of Tang, a powdered vitamin C drink I used to have as a kid in the 80’s. I haven’t seen this in a while and it’s cool how this department store in Little … Continue reading

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Birthday Cake Memories

Wrote about my birthday cake memories. Remember when you were a child and the big reveal – when the cake box was opened for the first time and everyone marvelled? There was something magical about that. And who doesn’t like cake … Continue reading

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