Christmas in Singapore

Christmas in Singapore

Nobody likes change.

Only joking.  I like change.  It’s one of the reasons I love London.  (It’s also one of the reasons I left London).  But when it comes to Christmas, change is very, very bad.

That’s probably why we neglected to plan where we would spend the day itself: the idea of this beloved annual tradition being so utterly bereft of all the identical customs, clichés and cracker jokes was too traumatic.  Add in the lack of proper build-up and I could just pretend it wasn’t happening.

Then suddenly there was less than a fortnight to go, our parents were asking “where are you spending Christmas?” and we thought – crap, where are we spending Christmas?  Probably ought to get that sorted.

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