Come November and the shops are chock-a-block with Christmas lights, decorations, ornaments and table cloths. Although there are plenty of decorations you could easily make yourself, shopping malls and Mom & Pop shops house everything we could possibly want or need; so why bother, right? When it comes to Easter on the other hand, the most we can expect from the shops are seasonal flowers and an abundance of chocolates in the shape of eggs, …[Read more]
At Secondsguru, we adore the yesteryear vibe, and we love a good bargain. So you can imagine how excited we are for the weekend to arrive – to go check out The Great Singapore Garage Sale! The event organisers promise 26 stall-fulls of pre-loved and vintage items such as jewelry, clothes, shoes, toys, records, books and other wares you didn’t even know were missing from your life. You can take the kids along too – there …[Read more]
Remembering Singapore’s Founding Father.
The first weeks of March may still be chilly as I write this down in Spain, but I can already see the manifestations of Spring all around me. The grass is finally settling back into a luscious green, trees and flowers are ready to sport their summer colours and the days are finally getting longer. Going on long walks during this time of the year pulls us out of our winter blues and readies us for …[Read more]