Last blog, we were in Singapore talking to these students about writing ...
Ooooh, if I were a bookstore, this is who/what I'd want to be . . .
Look! Look! It's the owner, Kenny Leck!!!!
And it's not just books, it AMAZING RETRO STUFF and ORIGINAL ART!!!!
And here's handmade stationary and awesome writing tools!!!!
Want to see a documentary of the BooksActually story? HERE it is.
On another afternoon, we visited Chinatown . . .
In Singapore's Chinatown, I came across the SMELLIEST fruit in the world - the Durian. (In my next blog I will tell you how it tastes.) Plus, we were discombobulated by this odd package . . .
Then there were these sights . . .
This man carved my daughter's name in Chinese . . .
I bought tea here . . .
I am so glad I made it to theChinatown Heritage Centre. The exhibits were enlightening, and it was sobering seeing the cramped "cubical living" spaces many families occupied . . .
Later, we visited the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple Museum . . .
As you can see, it was gorgeous!
Next Blog: A Chinese American sees some Singapore sights with an Australian, plus a store devoted to picture books, plus plus food GLORIOUS food!!!
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