We visited Phuket over the March school holidays. T had a nosebleed that lasted about 5 minutes when we boarded the flight, but he managed to nap an hour after the plane took off. He took an airsick pill and didn’t puke, so that was considered a good flight to me. We arrived on 3.14 – which, the […]
We renewed our Science Centre membership today. I don’t know how the Centre does it, but they’ve been capping the annual membership fee at $65 for so many years. Such a reasonable deal! We haven’t been here for a while. Virtual reality is now gone and replaced by a Boeing-sponsored flying exhibition.
Nerf fights. Once in a while when we feel like it, we switch off all the lights at home, hide in the dark, and try to shoot each other. When shot, T always drops down so dramatically! The game is fun! Pineapple boat. Made this on CNY eve. Hollowing out the fruit was hard because […]
Another weekend, another visit to Sentosa! Nobody wanted to exercise with me today, so I jogged on my own and finished before we reached Sentosa. I do not like to lie on sand at all, so while they were playing, I laid on the beach mat to read.
Nice day to be out. We chose to jog at Sentosa instead of a park today since T wanted to play with sand. It’s only Feb and we’ve been to Sentosa twice this year already!
We opened our presents late this year because K was away in the last week of December. He went on a cruise with his grandma and auntie and cousin. We were nice and waited for him to be back to open the presents together. The boys received so many gifts from family and friends again! […]
We arrived bright and early at Kidzania Singapore at 10.15am! That was the day before T turned 8. The queue was so short because the early birds already made their way in at 10am sharp. Yeah, we took less than 5 minutes to check in! Consistent with their character, K went to check his bank […]
The Singapore Science Centre recently revamped it’s exhibits. It was so fun that we went TWICE in September. The second time was with cousins and they enjoyed the visit very much too. When you enter the Centre now, you will encounter many exhibits that try to trick your perception. Quite near the entrance there’s also […]
Boys attended a holiday art camp in September. It was organized by the CC downstairs. Although it was a really short camp (2 half days), they came back with lots of things – batik tees, lanterns, photo frames, fancy colour pencils etc. Both said the camp was fun!
Trip was good. Although I think I ate too much! We’ll definitely be back again!
Our second time staying at Golden Sands Resort in Batu Feringgi, and boys don’t remember their previous stay here. Then, they were too young to try the fast slides at Adventure Zone. Now that they’re so big, they had a really good time zooming down non stop! 15 minutes before they were at Adventure Zone, they […]
Made in Penang is a newish 3D interactive museum. Again it’s one of the many attractions in Penang that is styled as a musuem, but it’s really not quite. Like Dark Mansion, there were plenty of good photo opportunities here. The place was cheerier and boys had more fun here than at Dark Mansion. Tickets were […]
Penang is home to a number of small eclectic attractions scattered around the UNESCO World Heritage Buffer Zone. They’ve all called themselves museums but they’re really not quite. We went to the 3D glow-in-the-dark museum that has zero educational value. Plenty of photo opp in the place. So photos were nice! It’s a fun 45 minutes […]
Brayven turned 9 this week! Last weekend’s gathering at Pasir Ris was partly to celebrate his birthday. So many big cousins and so many small cousins at the party! Grandparents were all stowed away at the mahjong room and only appeared at mealtimes when they were in between games. Good that everyone had their own […]
Extended family gathered for 2 nights at a chalet in Pasir Ris. Cousins had fun chasing each other around the huge chalet, hanging out together to play their mobile phones, and sweating it out at Pasir Ris Park. They especially loved this spinning thing at the Park and would not get off to play other […]
Us after playing frisbee at Fort Canning Park. I have not laid on grass for a long time. Nice grass.
Courtesy of Melbourne Scienceworks
We visited ScienceWorks today. It’s a small place with just two main galleries. We got in free with our Singapore Science Centre pass because this is a partner centre. We spent the most of our time at “Think Ahead”, an area that imagined the future. Boys designed jet powered sneakers, flying cars, and even superpowered […]
Today was a Museum hopping day. After the Melbourne Museum, the boys (all three of them) asked to go back to the Australian Center for Moving Images (ACMI). We’ve been here on our first day when we had a few hours to spare, but the boys all felt that they could do more playing. The […]
Bangkok. Me and KL took a short trip to Bangkok this month because we always like to travel together on our birthday month. While we were there, we met with Lewis to celebrate his birthday! Spinner. Fidget spinners are all the rage now. Boys forked out $15.90 from their own savings (that’s a lot […]
Impromptu decision to go on a staycation since KL did not have to work over the Good Friday weekend. We stayed at Capri by Fraser, and boys liked the fact that we could see planes land at Changi every 3 minutes or so. This is actually our second time staying at Capri but because they […]
K turned TEN on Friday! KL got him some science toys and I made him some vouchers to be used in the next 365 days. K went to school as usual on Friday. Except that they counted him as a ten-year-old instead of nine-year-old for his Napfa test that afternoon. Dinner was at a Jap restaurant […]
Tear off stripes of masking tape. Stick one on your face and one on your brother’s face. At the count of three, grab your brother’s tape while protecting your own. First one to get eight stripes of tape wins. * Game was ridiculously funny! Awesome that their childhood is filled with ridiculous things like that!
We’ve finally saved enough to buy a Lego Mindstorms set! Since October, I’ve been sending the boys to school on foot a few days a week. It started out as a punishment for them because I caught them lying and this was one of their entitlements that I slashed. As the weeks passed, it turned out to […]
Cousins played blackjack on the last day of CNY. My brother was the banker. K earned $3 that evening. T didn’t join the game. He played Lego with a younger cousin instead. Coke light and eggs were assembled for a science experiment. T had to soak one raw egg and one hard boiled egg in […]
First time renting adult bikes at West Coast Park. The boys only joined us for 20 minutes of cycling before they ran off to play on their own.
Fort Pasir Panjang is located within Labrador Park. There are a couple of signs explaining the defence features of the fort, but because the tunnels and underground rooms are not accessible, it was quite a boring place to visit. We left after 10 minutes to play and jog in the park.
The Science Centre is our go-to place on weekends whenever we have a few hours to spare and nothing to do. We spent our New Year’s Eve afternoon there. We pop by the ecogarden trail sometimes because the treehouse is quite lovely – to the boys, not to me. I have NEVER stepped foot into […]
Last post to round up the year! Stuffed toys neat and snug under the blanket. When K sets the sleeping area (not so often), he makes an effort to line things up nicely. When T sets the sleeping area (most of the time), everything is randomly left on their tilams. Used many plasters this month […]
We stayed at Holiday Inn Resort Benoa for five days and boys loved it as usual. They have the same program every day: breakfast, Kid’s Club, lunch, Kid’s Club, swim, dinner, Kid’s Club (sometimes night swim). They play with the same things at the Kid’s Club and eat the same meals every day but they’re not […]