Tag Archives: Nostalgia

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

Posted in Anxiety, Midlife Musings, Singapore Living | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Singapore Living | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Can I Go Back to the Nineties Please?

I must be missing out I think, as I watch people get ecstatic on social media, posting jubilant memes in response to Singapore lifting some covid restrictions. Alcohol consumption will soon be allowed after 10.30 pm and live music. You … Continue reading

Posted in Anxiety, Culture & Society, Midlife Musings, Singapore Living, When Work Sucks | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Midlife Musings, Singapore Living | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Shibly Prata & Biscuit King Next Door

Made another visit to Shibly Prata which is very near Lower Pierce Reservoir, and if you come here you also have to check out the Biscuit King next day for a bit of nostalgia. It’s where you can get 70’s … Continue reading

Posted in Food in Singapore | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

My Third Visit to the Children Little Museum at Kampong Glam

It’s still interesting when you come with someone who hasn’t been here yet. Nice to witness their reaction and the childhood memories it brings back for them. It was worth paying for the S$2 ticket again to see the upstairs … Continue reading

Posted in Singapore Living | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Payasam

This South Indian dessert might be a bit too sweet for many, but it’s one of my favourites. I explain why here. I have a preference for South Indian food while my sister prefers North Indian food although Payasam is … Continue reading

Posted in White as Milk | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment