Singapore Tamtam

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Singapore Tamtam
A long long time ago, a Dutch woman took her daughter by the hand and followed her husband to the Far East isle of Singapore. Thirty years later, the daughter did the same. This is my blog.
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  • Finally, a triathlon (sprint edition) 2 days ago Triathlon take away #1: I RULE on a bicycle. Eat my dust, all you intimidating athletic looking females in your fancy triathlon suits.Triathlon take away #2: I SUCK at transitioning (getting changed between sports). Do other people not mind if they get sand in their shoes? (EWW, gross, no, not...
  • Singaporeans do things differently: Discounts 4 days ago Never ever buy anything without a discount, my colleagues told me. Shoes, clothes, washing machines, houses. There is always room for negotiation. And Singaporeans are masters of the art.Take for instance the property market. Right now is supposed to be a renters' market in Singapore. There's lots...
  • Plaatjespost & Picture Post: Reading habits of Toddler J. 6 days ago There are certain things in life that J. loves. Balls. Music. Food. Running. His sister, usually. And yesterday I realised that his reading habits are a perfect mirror of his other fascinations.In order of adoration:"Les instruments du monde" (with sound effects)"Op een grote paddenstoel"...
  • Plaatjespost & Picture post: Desaru, again 2 months ago So we thought of going to Melaka again, and ended up going to Desaru, again. This time, we didn't even rent a car, we decided to take the ferry. This is actually much more convenient, especially since nobody else does it, so there are no queues, no waiting time and lots of immigration officers to...
  • Singaporeans do things differently: dressing for rain 3 months ago Last Thursday I realized I had not brought a jacket.Last Thursday I realized I do not actually own a jacket, by which I mean a functional one, not a decorative one. (I own three decorative jackets.)Which in Singapore does not really matter. However, in the Netherlands when it starts to rain, it...

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  • Top 5 Surprisingly Toddler-friendly Adult Hang-Outs in Singapore Writing Contest March 2013 There is a place on earth where parents will be welcomed to have a drink or shopshopshop or listen to classical music or even gaze at timeless art all the while accompanied by their equally happily entertained toddlers. Yes, it really, really...

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Fien Van Wagenberg
13:24 PM November 30, 2012

A Lovely blog, I enjoyed reading it every day. It is interesting, humorous and nice to read.

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