Holiday Inn Weiss is Open!
Nov26

Holiday Inn Weiss is Open!

I have been meaning to post this and am just getting around to it now! We have had a number of visitors in the past month or so. The most recent has been Beth and Rose Klassen (Abbotsford) and a couple of ladies from Cambodia (Bori and Sreymon) passing through. The four of them were on a Malaysia-Singapore tour for a week or so.  As Les and I just got back from a rained out free concert in the park on a Saturday night – I saw a...

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Navy Ball, Uber Premium, First BBQ, First Lady, and Jelly Fish
Oct16

Navy Ball, Uber Premium, First BBQ, First Lady, and Jelly Fish

Below I will be starting with the most recent to the older stories- only because the recent stories are fresh in my mind. NAVY BALL: We experienced our first US Navy Ball here in Singapore this past Saturday night. The Ball is very well done and is held as a Birthday celebration of the Navy in the USA (242 years). With around 500 people or so in attendance, our school has been a long time supporter through donation, buying tickets,...

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Meeting Singapore’s first First Lady and other Amazing things.
Sep17

Meeting Singapore’s first First Lady and other Amazing things.

Just a few quick snippets from the past week or so. Order listed is from latest to oldest news Well tonight was big! It has taken us 7 weeks to collect all of the items and find a way to make home made pizza! This may seem like no big deal to you- but it is a big deal for us! To be honest- for the final missing pepperoni-  in the end we found a Subway and bought a “salad” to place the remaining items on the pizza! We asked...

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How Community is looking here- School community is important.
Aug30

How Community is looking here- School community is important.

Our Community So life out here really does revolve around school life. Our work life is obviously soaked into the school- both during the day and some evenings. From our own prep to helping Maya with her homework- life in the evenings is often about ICS.  Our social life involves many of the staff and students around the school as well. Friday night we ended up going to a Night Festival downtown and met up with some of the teachers...

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Singapore Life after three weeks
Aug13

Singapore Life after three weeks

So as I have been trying to decide how to write a collection of my thoughts and impressions since arriving here- I thought I would break it down into life in Singapore and school life. Singapore Life We are slowly figuring out where we live relative to the entire country of Singapore. We live in the bottom west side of the island and we venture out regularly to explore. For example-we successfully can navigate to a south central mall...

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