After 7 years in Singapore my family and I are onto new adventures in Perth, WA. As a tribute here is my rendition of Singapore’s ABCs. This is a draft with notes for illustration.
A for Aww! An Oriole! (Who sings admist the green)
B for Bay, Sands that is, a cote de the Marine.
C for chicken rice
D for Dempsy twice (pic of both Demspy Hill and Demspy Road).
E for easylink
F for flower in a flower
G for gasp! Gecko that is! Darting up a tower!
H for hawker center (rating a-c)
I for ice cream uncle (1 dollar durian ice cream).
J for Jalan Kingru, Jalan Besar (which means street)
K for kaya, kopi O, K for kopi C.
L for la
M for monsoon
N for night shopping opportune (picture of pasar malam).
O for orchid blooming in garden botanic
P for people – Singapore – a true multi-cultured fabric.
Q for Qoo10
R for the one and only Raffles
S for Singlish (ok lah? every expatriate baffled).
T for Tanjong Beach Club, T for taste it from a wok
U for umbrella (picture of carrying umbrella in the sun)
V for….hmm, unsure (while you wait here’s a Macaque).
W for wet market
Y for you (Singaporean through and through)
Z for zzz (a blue eyed white Tiger dozing at the Zoo).