Singapore Day 2014 in London

Hello all..  My feet feel the itch, the desire to travel.  So the only travelling I managed to do lately is travel to Singapore Day in London.  LOL!  It honestly felt like I was in Singapore.  We had to register way in advance as the entry is free.  It was strictly for Singaporeans, which I really liked as the feeling of being there was exclusive.  Although saying that, you can register a Non-Singaporean Plus One that’s a family member.  Which was great as I would have loved to go with my husband.  He loves Singaporean Food – even more than me.

The Perks of Singapore Day:

  • Best Chefs from Singapore flown to London to serve FREE FOOD for all.  The queues were really long – but the taste of Singapore was priceless.  I was a happy person.  Especially eating freshly made Roti-Prata.  The one hour wait was worth it.
  • You mingle with about 10 000 Singaporeans from UK and Europe.  It’s pretty extraordinary that a day like this can bring everyone together.
  • You feel extra patriotic.  I wore Red, it pretty much SPELLS OUT PATRIOTISM.  I was simply proud to be Singaporean.  I loved every minute of it.  Maybe being away from a country really makes you appreciate your country more 🙂
  • The PM was the guest of honour and I got a picture with him.  Well sort of, but managed a handshake.  Maybe the Red Shirt did the trick? LOL.
  • To end the day off there was chilled water.  That might sound trivial but on a hot day, chilled bottle water is truly appreciated.
  • Well planned till the last detail…!

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Casuarina Curry.  The prata is awesome and crispy.  My mouth is watering thinking about it….!

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So many people.  Turn out was so great that somehow I didn’t manage to meet all my friends that were there. Unfortunately, the phone network wasn’t too great.

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The PM of Singapore – Lee Hsien Loong.Image

 

My RED SHIRT that got me noticed?  LOL.

 

All in all – really enjoyed a taste of home in London..!

xx

B

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