Partly Cloudy

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Partly Cloudy
A two-year Singapore sling with a dash of school and work thrown in. This is me keeping my brain alive while my husband works and my son learns. I also write from home and try to see as much of this energetic island as I can
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  • A month in the country 1 year ago I was never meant to resurrect Partly Cloudy. It could have been seen as attention-seeking, like threatening to leave then not going, or waving madly just to get people to look. But then this summer happened, and having one last … Continue reading →
  • The last post 2 years ago I wrote most of this in a local library, the same one in which I did all my A-level revision. Seems like only yesterday since I holed up in ART HISTORY chewing the ends off my pencils, gazing out of … Continue reading →
  • Enter the dragon (exit via the gift shop) 2 years ago In Chinese temples you enter via the dragon door and exit through the tiger, having moved in a counterclockwise direction through the building. If I throw a load of pins on a map of the Far East I can’t see … Continue reading →
  • If you leave me now... 2 years ago As the timer’s counted down, I’ve spent a lot of time whizzing about the city in cabs, most of which are tuned in to Singapore’s bluesy, drowsy retro radio stations. WHY there is this national interest in cheesy schmooze I … Continue reading →
  • Nine days around South Island: lakes, peaks, prairies and pies 3 years ago A month after our return, time to head back to this very special place for a review. None of the pictures do it credit, none of the words either. This is a proper travel-bore post so no offence taken if … Continue reading →

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  • Welcome to Singapore: don't look down Expat Blog Awards 2013 Not long after we moved to Singapore a friend came to visit. Together we worked out a list of places she wanted to see and then we caught a bus to town, ready to hop onto the tourist trail.‘There’s just one thing,’ she warned me as we trundled... Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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16:24 PM May 22, 2013

Genuine, funny, thoughtful. This is the best ex-pat blog, even better than my own.

16:34 PM May 22, 2013

Brilliantly written and so evocative. Love how this blog highlights the highs and lows of being away from home with great humour but also such tenderness. Beutiful.

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