Tell-all

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I actually reckon it’s a bit weird to broadcast who you’ve voted for. Surely just knowing you’ve voted is enough?

Daddy’s girl

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But Anne isn’t Neil’s princess, she’s his apprentice. In light of baby #2 coming very soon, we’ve been getting our place ready. Slowly. We’ve had some furniture delivered from everyone’s favourite affordable Swedish flat-pack furniture retailer, and this was the day Neil was putting Anne’s new bed together. He asked if she wanted to help. … Continue reading Daddy’s girl

TMI #42

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The ladies at the Chinese grocery shop tell me it’s going to be a boy, because it’s a pointy bump. An Italian lady I know says the old wives’ tale from Italy predicts a girl from a pointy bump, or a beautiful boy.

I have the fear

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We just went to Anne’s (prospective) preschool’s open evening, and were told there had been 80 expressions of interest, but only 50 places. My Singaporean kiasu fear has totally kicked in — I need to have a home school backup (all other preschools in the general area are full as well), and a proper curriculum … Continue reading I have the fear

TMI #41

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Note to self: do not do any sort of jogging when in a hurry. One, I look like a twat; two, what remains of my stomach muscles ached for two days afterward. (Anne’s discovered how to work my camera, so the lens is covered in fingerprints.)

Quid pro quo

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Anne was demanding to go on the swings at the pub-restaurant where we had lunch. As it was Neil’s birthday, he needed some sort of consideration for his unique position that day.

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