Expat friends, me with 4 friends in a bar in singapore

Expat friends

Expat friends.  When you live far away, your friends become your everything. They’re the ones who you got to know super quickly because expat life goes too quickly to let them develop slowly. They’re the ones you call to recommend a doctor or find out where to buy an obscure ingredient that you just can’t […] Read more…

The happiest day in the world - the statue of three swans in teh middle of the still lake are reflected almost perfectly. There are lots of green trees that surround it and the sky is pastel blue with a hint of a sunrise starting

The happiest day in the world

I feel guilty for feeling so happy when other people are happier than me.  Said no one ever.  A couple of weeks ago, Mr Wanderlust and I went to the spa for my birthday. We had a glorious day. It started off in a spin class at my favourite gym with one of my favourite […] Read more…

Thing 1 in a black face mask is on the left. I am on teh right with a white and peach flowery face mask and a bright orange top. Thing 2 is between us with her arms over our shoulders. She is also wearing a bright orange top and has a pink face mask on. Our hair is blowing in the wind and the sky is bright blue

Silver linings

This photo wasn’t this from this weekend.  It wasn’t even from last weekend!  But it was the last time we really got out and did anything adventurous due to the restrictions here. Those restrictions are now being progressively limited but I keep forgetting we can get out and do stuff! Throughout most of COVID, although we […] Read more…

Think one in great shorts and a bright blue top stands at teh top of a green stretch of grass. On the left is green shrubbery and on teh rights some white walls with Spanish style terracotta grooves and shutters. There is also some scaffolding on the left. In the distance is a high rise, some smaller buildings and a blue sky

A long week

It has been a long week. A hard week. An exhausting week. It’s hard to believe that just seven days ago we woke up thinking we were almost a week into three weeks of a few tightened measures. Yes, we could meet up with less people and yes, gyms (a mental health saviour for many […] Read more…

Sembawang Hot Springs Entrance - the Sign is in black capital letters on a white background, there are tropical green plants all around it. In the top left there is an old fashioned style lamp post and the sky is blue with some wispy white clouds

A comprehensive guide to Sembawang Hot Springs

One of the best things about being marooned in Singapore has been the ability to explore the island in ways we just would never have done had we been able to travel frequently like we used to. Last week, I headed to Sembawang Hot Spring Park with a couple of friends and I just had […] Read more…

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