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Writing Craft from Ballet Chickens

Writing Craft from Ballet Chickens

The Tour de France is on right now–on in real life (1st to 23 July) and on the TV now as I’m writing this. That’s only relevant because here we’re playing ‘Tour de Park Natura’ at our place over the next 3 weeks….

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Popiah Lessons

Popiah Lessons

We had popiah for lunch at Coronation Plaza; the first time in a long time for both Coronation Plaza and popiah. Coronation Plaza used to be a regular haunt when I was growing up…

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My Time in Crime(fest)

My Time in Crime(fest)

Given the 14 1/2 hour flight and 7 hour time difference between the UK and Singapore and because I haven’t yet come down from the high of traveling again, this is going to be all about Crimefest and my time in the UK–

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Departure Changi

Departure Changi

This post was originally published on murderiseverywhere.blogspot.com. I'm in Changi airport waiting for my flight to...

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The Empty Tomb @ 38 Oxley Road

The Empty Tomb @ 38 Oxley Road

I was thinking about the coming together of Easter, Passover and Ramadan this year–but other people have written and will write about that better than I ever could. I’d like to talk about something else…

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It’s Ramadan here…

It’s Ramadan here…

I was all hyped up to write about TikTok’s Singaporean CEO Chew Shou Zi getting grilled in Washington–but I realise there’s no point writing when my only source of information is the media…

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Happy Days in Coughing Hills

Happy Days in Coughing Hills

I live on the Western side of Singapore, in Bukit (hill) Batok (cough) so literally, ‘Coughing Hills’. And yes, it was a very good district to spend the Covid shut down! In the old days…

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Light A New Lantern

And I don’t really feel like celebrating because Xiao Huang (literally ‘little yellow’, my Honda Jazz), is fifteen years old today and though she still runs fine, she’s run out of time. This little yellow car saw me through my recovery and my shift from writing plays to writing books. It was thanks to Xiao Huang that I could volunteer at the SPCA and that I came to adopt Princess and Hermione… and drive them to dog runs and dog cafes all over the island!

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