The last two weeks have been the busiest since I stopped full time work in February. Several freelance writing deadlines converged with two workshops I agreed to conduct plus a Groupon deadline for some photobooks I have been wanting to complete. I learnt my lesson the hard way, no more piling too much on my plate!
Monthly Archives: April 2014
One of the reasons I like Shannon’s preschool is how the kids know the names of all the adults in the school, even the non-teaching staff. They cheerfully greet Aunty Teoh, the cook, whose food they love; Aunty Eileen, the cleaner who has recently left, whom we would sometimes offer a ride home; and Uncle Jaffar, the gardener, who tends to the beautiful greenery and compound the children enjoy daily. Continue reading
I can’t, don’t know, don’t want to, don’t dare to… chop a chicken even though I’ve cooked chicken many times. I either get the lovely aunties in NTUC to help me chop it up in whatever permutations I want, or I buy chicken parts. But I recently ordered a whole Sakura chicken from their website not realising that it would come frozen, with legs, backside (and maybe neck?!) all intact. I don’t know and I don’t really want to know. Continue reading