7 Useful Tips For Parents To Encourage Their Children To Become Independent Thinkers

“It is widely agreed that children should be taught how to think, not what to think, in order to be successful twenty-first century learners and citizens. Avondale Grammar School’s Assistant Principal and Head of...

White Lodge visit Jamie’s Italian

Eighty-eight children from White Lodge Kindergartens descended upon Jamie’s Italian VivoCity on Friday 16 May to celebrate Food Revolution Day. For those unfamiliar with the campaign, Food Revolution Day is celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s...

From the Archive: The Ex-Pat Wives Prayer (1979)

December 1979 – Oh Heavenly Father, look down on us your humble ex-pat wives who have flown from our countries of origin to live as dependents in an alien society. We beseech you, O...

Pete Murray concert an Absolute Winner

The Wave House with its tropical vibe on sandy Sentosa beach was the perfect venue for the sounds of Pete Murray. Openers the Sam Willows, a local indie quartet comprising of siblings Narelle Kheng...

Expat Cancer Support Group

The CanHOPE Expat Support Group meet on alternate Friday mornings between 10 and noon at The British Club on The Windsor Terrace. The meetings are small, friendly and informal and a chance to have...

The Supermarket Hierarchy

Food shopping in Singapore can be a challenge, so no wonder the locals favour eating out at the hawker markets.  In general, the supermarkets that look and feel more like a Western supermarket will cost...

Member Benefits: How much can you save?

I just worked out that I saved $310 using my ANZA Membership in the last year: $168 savings on entry to Go-Go Bambini for playgroup, $84 on a case of Chandon, $40 at The...

Fine Art Prints as a Keepsake Gift for Friends Leaving Singapore

                    ‘Shophouses’ by Clare Haxby When expat friends, colleagues or neighbours return home after their time in Singapore, finding the right gift can be a challenge....

Lotus Culture: Shop for a Cause

Lotus Culture is holding a Grand Sale in celebration of their Third Anniversary. All items are at a discount of up to 50{d2c05350095ed942d62ca1635aad234a702e9575e5f9632e6c89e76dec25dfbf}. These are high quality products sewn by survivors of human trafficking...

A Ball Gown on any Budget

The countdown is seriously on to Anza’s 50th Anniversary Black and White Ball. For all those ladies looking for a relatively last minute ball gown purchase here are some options for a broad range...