Bedouin Mama

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Bedouin Mama
After a nomadic childhood I couldn't adjust to chilly Europe, so I moved my family of 3 young kids back to the tropics. Join in and read my tales of expat life, parenting, recovered memories and culture clashes in sunny (or rainy) Singapore
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  • Domestic drama 4 days ago Dinner is never a quiet event at our place, although this is normally due to our children’s lack of table manners, or their refusal to sit still and well, eat. But today we have another form of entertainment: a family of wild jungle fowl.  Mother hen struts around the grass niftily, a clutch of...
  • The story of the suitcase 4 days ago Yesterday the suitcase went home, after spending forty years in a dusty attic. A few years ago we found it there when we lifted the trap door to get rid of the rats. For something sitting in a tropical attic amongst rats, civet cats, termites and who-knows-what-else it was in a remarkable good...
  • Home for the holidays 3 months ago In multi-cultural Singapore we have a never-ending sequence of free days and colourful celebrations that we all join in happily. The Deepavali henna had barely faded from the palms of my hands when Sinterklaas arrived at Marina Bay in his bumboat. As soon as the Sint leaves it will be time for...
  • Adventures with the apes 5 months ago  Sumatra holiday part 1: Adventures with the apes‘Watch out,’ the guide in front of me yells over his shoulder when he suddenly stops in his track. ‘It is Jackie. Jackie loves to hug. But don’t worry, she is not dangerous like Mina.’ In this jungle we are not alone, we hike with some...
  • Pipsqueak and Squeakpip 5 months ago One morning before school the cats dragged in something that at first sight looked like a naked rat. Closer inspection showed the tail too short, the nose too blunt for a rat. This was more exciting: this was a babys quirrel. Linde, who considers anything tiny ultimately cute, was instantly there...

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San Kay
11:10 AM April 16, 2013

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