Monthly Archive:: March 2013

Making poo

Squirt has just been supremely hyper – he is mobile, he is energetic and he is quick! He perspires a lot as he is constantly on the move, and hardly ever takes a break when he gets

Hot and bothered

The weather hasn’t been a whole lot of fun these days. It has been humid and sweltering hot, with temperatures as high as 39 degrees Celsius in the day. Every step is laborious and one cannot walk

Earth Hour

Two Saturdays ago, the world observed Earth Hour as people around the globe turned off their lights at 8.30pm local time for a whole hour. The entire Bangkok did not plunge into total darkness – almost every

Eavesdropping Spud

While we were driving to the kids’ swimming class on our usual Saturday morning, we heard Spud chiding her little brother from the backseat. Spud (in a somewhat stern voice): No, Squirt. NO swimming for you today.

Ode to the departed

Exactly a month ago to the day, I sent a private message to an old friend right after I read her Facebook status update that went, “Still miss her. Emotionally painful.” I didn’t know what that meant,