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winter in singapore :)



One of Aidan's wishes was to see 'snow'!

Last week, when we were staying at Sentosa, we rode the cable car to the island after having dinner at Vivo City. I decided to take the longer route so that the boy could spend more time up in the air. The boy was excited and he was fascinated by the cable cars which had been decorated with festive lights shaped in different designs (Christmas trees, stars, candy canes). It was quite lovely actually ..especially the panaromic view of the beautifully lit-up skyline of Singapore. Actually, the last time I'd been on the cable car in Singapore was probably about 20 years ago :P

When the cable car was making its way pass Mount Faber, we saw a big crowd at there and there were 'snow flakes' falling from the sky..! (I only found out later about Jewel Box's winterwonderland promo) . The cable car attendant enquired whether we would like to stop there for a while. I asked Aidan and he shook his head so we decided to skip it. On the way back, the boy was surprising silent.. But when we reached Sentosa and stepped off the cable car,the boy came out from his daze and started clamouring for snow! Arghhhh...! No, I didn't head back and he cried heaps but it was late, and I was tired.

And so on his birthday, we decided to grant him his wish! You know..nothing beats seeing that look of glee on you boy's face as he reached out to touch the 'snow'. He was bobbing happily to the Christmas carols that was playing as snow was swirling about.

Yes, it's only foam..and we all got wet and dirty but the whole family had fun. And one day, we'll be able to let him experience real snow..!





Happy Birthday Aidan ♥
I wish you good health and hope that you'll continue to be such a good natured, loving & affectionate boy!


Last week when hub was out of town, I'd applied for a few days leave and booked us into Rasa Sentosa for 2 nights.

The other half wasn't big on the island and had always turned down my suggestion of spending a few days at Sentosa so I decided to do it when he wasn't around. Aidan loved it there! He got to swim for all 2 out of the 3 days that we were there (well, he only got to dip his feet into the pool for the first day 'coz the rain poured the minute we hit the pool). And I brought him to explore the island and enjoy some of the activities it had to offer..Li' Alison came along on one of the days too and the both of them had a great time! The boy said to me when we were checking out "Thank you mommy for bringing me here! I enjoyed it!". He's really such a sweet boy!

Aidan getting inked..

Superboy!

Aly and Aidan showing off their tattoos!

at the Underwater World. Thankfully, I had Nenita & Emily to help me.
Don't think I would have coped with 2 kids on my own!

Aidan's favourite fish!

Aidan sizing up Aly to see if she's tall enough for the luge

At the luge

Aidan 'saving' Aly ala Baywatch style when she got stuck at the corner of the pool..

MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE!!!

All the Sentosa pics here


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e_rambler
Dec. 24th, 2006 03:35 am (UTC)
For a moment I thought tattoo leh!!!! O.o
angeliatay
Dec. 24th, 2006 03:38 am (UTC)
I am quite liberal but not THAT liberal hehe..
but looks quite 'real' hor :)
e_rambler
Dec. 24th, 2006 03:48 am (UTC)
I also only thought for a very fleeting moment lah. Heh.

Yah especially with the airbrush...
smallbully
Dec. 24th, 2006 03:44 am (UTC)
the picture of Aidan savin Alison is just too cute! ;)

Merry xmas!
angeliatay
Dec. 24th, 2006 05:12 am (UTC)
heh..英雄救美!
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angeliatay
Dec. 24th, 2006 05:05 am (UTC)
yeah sometimes, he surprises me by his politeness..and he can be ever so sweet. many a times, he'll just come up to us, wrap his hands around us and say "I love you soooo much!"

MERRY CHRISTMAS :)
jasmah
Dec. 24th, 2006 05:02 am (UTC)
Merry Christmas!
angeliatay
Dec. 24th, 2006 05:09 am (UTC)
aiyoh ur avatar so cute :)
dotteddreams
Dec. 24th, 2006 05:04 am (UTC)
when is aidan's birthday?

hehe anyway, happy belated birthday to your sweet boy! :)
angeliatay
Dec. 24th, 2006 05:05 am (UTC)
It was yesterday..23 Dec :)
dotteddreams
Dec. 24th, 2006 05:09 am (UTC)
ooo! mine was on 22dec! hehe!
angeliatay
Dec. 24th, 2006 05:13 am (UTC)
woah close by!! HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY!!!
dotteddreams
Dec. 24th, 2006 05:15 am (UTC)
thank you! hehe

have a merry christmas with ya family!
am_klutz
Dec. 24th, 2006 05:52 am (UTC)
Merry Christmas to you all and happy belated birfday to Aidan! Love the pic of the 3 of you and he's really such a sweet kid!
angeliatay
Dec. 24th, 2006 01:47 pm (UTC)
he is..and we are so blessed to have him :)
(Anonymous)
Dec. 24th, 2006 10:25 am (UTC)
Merry X'mas to you and your family! And both of them look so cute in the pix showing off their tatoos. :D Sesame
mummywendy
Dec. 24th, 2006 01:36 pm (UTC)
Aidan is so sweet to say thank you to you! Aren't you glad that you bought him there :)
For the snow thingy, how did you guys wash up after that?
angeliatay
Dec. 24th, 2006 01:47 pm (UTC)
it wasn't that soapy..esp in comparison with the foam at Tanglin mall..we all just wiped ourselves dry and drove home quickly to have our shower..

But it was beautiful..because it was set up on the mountain top. Does make it seem like real snow :)
littlepoppet
Dec. 24th, 2006 03:19 pm (UTC)
Merry Christmas Angelia! And Happy Birthday to Aidan! Need to get your address - we have his present and would like to drop it off one of these days. email me at patsyteo@gmail.com k? :)

PS: I have a Nemo picture too! I think they're real cute!
slumbermydarlin
Dec. 24th, 2006 04:57 pm (UTC)
hahaha superboy leh!

merry xmas to you and your family!
angeliatay
Dec. 25th, 2006 05:12 am (UTC)
And a Happy Belated Birthday to you Nicole!
mengchoo
Dec. 24th, 2006 11:37 pm (UTC)
Wah... chao sai ah!
MAcy not around for 2 wks and he chao sai with another girl ah!!

This is so funny... but Macy also got a Superman tattoo in Australia.haha..really great minds think alike!
mengchoo
Dec. 25th, 2006 12:06 am (UTC)
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Merry Christmas Aidan... She talked about him everyday!!!! at GC
angeliatay
Dec. 25th, 2006 05:12 am (UTC)
sorry hor..aidan out of sight out of mind. but after he heard macy's voice just now, he 'woke up'. he's now insisting we go ur place :D..

wah..really great minds man !
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