Author Archives: BritMumInNZ

Water play & keeping cool with children in Singapore


Coming from a New Zealand winter the heat and humidity of Singapore was both welcoming and – at times – exhausting. However, plentiful air conditioned spaces and a great apartment to sleep in meant we were given respite from the … Continue reading

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Magic moments on holiday with Grandparents in Singapore


Singapore, halfway between the UK and NZ, or thereabouts. A guaranteed warm destination to break up our NZ winter. A couple of weeks by the pool with plenty of entertainment to please everyone in our group – from the children … Continue reading

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Back in town!

Wellington Aotea Lagoon

After an amazing fortnight in Singapore we flew back to New Zealand last Sunday, bracing ourselves for the cold. We had an overnight stay in the comfortable Novetel Hotel at Auckland International Airport, before flying down to Wellington on Monday … Continue reading

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Singapore calling!

Chinatown Singapore, next to the financial district

It’s been over ten years since I last visited Singapore, in 2005. That visit was accompanying my hubby on business, with our first born daughter (at 19 months of age). I’d also travelled before children, back in 2002 (which was an … Continue reading

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Mini creations

Alice drawing at the museum of Te Papa, Wellington

Last Thursday I picked up my youngest daughter from school and we headed straight to the museum – Te Papa – in Wellington. The museum is open late on a Thursday night and she’d been asking to go for a … Continue reading

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Magic Moments – spent celebrating our daughter turn 12!


There’s nothing like a Birthday, particularly one of your child, to make you aware of how time flies (and seems to keep speeding up the older they get!). Our oldest daughter turned 12 today and she’s had the most fun … Continue reading

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