Month: July 2009

Weekly Tweets

From miyagi.sg: Weekly Tweets http://bit.ly/vcwDq # Is looking forward to lunch with Bob Blumer # Bob Blumer's hair is not as big as I remember. # The bus driver is taking the longest route possible to get to the first stop. Bob's telling us about limes and lemons. # Bob Blumer is making popiah skin. His version is a bit thicker. And less round. There is some on his shirt. # Bob Blumer would pay $10 for a popiah. Ang Mo always push prices up. # We're with @bobblumer at a restaurant called Old Mother Hen. It is in Geylang. They will fry pig's fallopian tubes for us. # Fallopian tubes are really quite yum. # We might not have time for @bobblumer to arbitrate on Original Katong Laksa. # That was the best bak chor mee! # Bob Blumer Makan Tour photos: http://bit.ly/Q0afZ # Yes, Celest Chong, self-promotion is best promotion. http://skitch.com/t/wuj # 40 years ago today, my mum considers naming me "Apollo", not Neil, or Armstrong or Eagle. But luckily not 'Lunar' either. …

Wanted: Diaper Ninja Warrior

A full night’s sleep still eludes us as Kai still manages to stir for a night feed at least once in the night. And by stir, I mean he cries loud enough to wake the neighbours. Doing things while sleep drunk should by now have been second nature to us, but second nature it isn’t, and it is still a challenge to keep our wits about us as we carry him from his cot, or when we find that he needs a diaper change. I’m already a clumsy fella when I’m awake, so it’s necessary to snap myself into full baby care mode to make sure Kai’s transported, cleaned and changed without too much fuss or discomfort to him. One thing that I’ve learned over the past couple of months is that in a flash, just like that, one nanosecond of a lapse of concentration, and you will get baby poop everywhere. Your shirt, your pants, your hands, your feet, the carpet, the wall. And when you finally manage to extract the very soiled diaper …