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Last week Sandy’s sister Ngae lost her handbag to a motorcycle snatch thief in KL. She was with friends, about to get into her car in Pudu, when a Malay guy on a motorbike drove up, snatched her bag and sped off. The bag’s strap broke and Ngae took a tumble after trying in vain [...]

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don’t walk on the grass

Just in case this Sunday’s Paris Open men’s final and Montreal F1 grand prix aren’t exciting enough for you, you could always head down to Willoughby on the Wolds for Mum & Dad’s open garden! I hear there’s free flow of Earl Grey.

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The Railway Children

Walking to Malaysia …

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Zombies

Sandy and I are both walking around like zombies. It’s Night of the Living Dead here in Jalan Hang Jebat! We’re finding it difficult to put Olive down to sleep. Carry her and she’s out like a light; put her in the cot and she wakes up and screams. Naturally we’ve had plenty of suggestions [...]

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Two weeks old

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Sandy and ah ma (granny) did a superb job today of taking Olive into town to shoot her passport photos, then on to KK Hospital to visit the paediatrician to check on Olive’s cold (which I gave her … sorry kid, if you didn’t have 47 relatives staying over I would have slept in the [...]

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Expat Interviews

Phil was interviewed recently for the website Expat Interviews: Phil is a UK expat who’s been living in Southeast Asia for more than a decade; the past eight years have seen him set up his residence and business in Singapore. Take a peek into his expat life in Singapore: his description of the area in [...]

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three generations

Here we have ah ma (Hokkien for grandmother) teaching daughter how to bathe granddaughter. Sandy’s whole family are down from Malaysia (plus brother over from UK), spending the long May Day weekend in Singapore to see grandchild #1. There are eight of us camped out in a two-bedroom flat. As I sleep at about 8pm [...]

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like father, like daughter

OMG, all these two ever do is eat, sleep and poo!

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I’m here! I arrived 4 mins ago.

posted from iPhoneSlide.com

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The Birth (Tuesday 10.45am)

We’re still in the delivery suite. Sandy’s waters broke 12 hrs ago but her contractions are still too far apart. Naturally she’s disappointed she was unble to set a new record using her one breath-one push strategy so she’s now aiming for the word’s longest delivery.

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