Monthly Archives: May 2012

sexy in singapore!

I am someone who really likes working out.  I know, I am sick like that.  But I like pushing my body;  whether running or lifting or going to a Barre3 class, I like seeing what my body is capable of … Continue reading

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tasting singapore – dreaming of dessert

Desserts in Singapore suck.  Seriously, cookies, cakes, brownies, cup cakes, and ice cream — all of them — they are just awful.  The desserts look fantastic, but they are lacking in flavor. I am not entirely sure why all-things-sweet here … Continue reading

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house hunting international – part iii or dreaming of gardening in singapore

I’ve not yet posted an update on our house hunting international endeavors as we are stuck in a bit of a holding patter.  Go figure – you can’t secure a place unless you can write the landlords a check.  You … Continue reading

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exploring singapore – a weekend in little india

I can’t believe that we have been here for two weeks already.  In that time we’ve been pretty busy with settling into our temporary place, finding a routine, trying to find a permanent place, and adjusting to the insanely warm … Continue reading

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singapore style — or the last minute, omg, I have a job interview outfit

I feared that a suit would be too formal for today’s interview.  Plus, I don’t have shoes to go with any of my suits, so here’s what I managed to throw together out of the random things that were in … Continue reading

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cultural differences – the job search

I came to Singapore without a job.  I came to Singapore with two weeks in which to complete the final edits and revisions on my dissertation.  I came to Singapore knowing that task #1 was going to be finding us a … Continue reading

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body beyond borders – held hostage by pharmaceutical companies

I knew that there we a number of things that I was not going to be able to readily find or get in Singapore.  Even being here for a week has shown me just how many options we are used … Continue reading

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house hunting international – part ii

It was a long weekend of apartment viewings, but we are a few steps closer to securing a place for us to call home for the next two years. Going into the weekend I had two top contenders from my … Continue reading

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cultural differences – commuting

On Friday Partner and I had to go visit the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) to have our visa and employment pass paperwork approved.  As our appointment was at 10:30am, I just went into work with him to experience his commute, … Continue reading

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don’t mind that mess over there…

I have been meaning to post pictures of the house, but I just can’t bare to do so right now.  The place is still in such a chaotic state that there are moments that I don’t even want to look … Continue reading

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