Christmas is a time for reunions with friends and family, so I had a gathering with my hometown friends on Dec 16 in Dazzling Cafe, which was suggested by Elma.
I was impressed with the cafe’s interior – the chandeliers were true to their name.
We decided to order their Christmas specials for sharing.
I was really impressed with the snowman toast. Not just because it looks pretty but tastes delicious as well. The inside toasts are very creamy and nice.
I also had to have some rainbow latte.
While the food warmed my tummy, the kids warmed my heart. Bryce was so excited to see Karl and even spoonfed him. So adorable!
When we stepped outside to enjoy the Orchard Road Christmas decors, the two held hands as they ran. We joked that Bryce was now ready for a younger sibling. 😆
We noticed that there were a lot of people holding clear balloons wrapped in led lighted string and Brian decided that he would buy one. Before we could find any to buy, though, we saw a train in front of Ngee Ann City and of course the kids had to get in them with their moms.
As I watched their gleeful faces while they rode the train, it was then that I felt the Christmas spirit – which had been missing – fill me. Christmas is for kids, they’ve always said, so maybe that’s why I had to be with kids in order to feel it.
After a while we finally reached Wisma Atria, in front of which there was a sidewalk vendor selling the led light stringed helium-filled balloons. The parents bought one for each of the kids and took photos.
I had to have one, too, naturally. 😬
The last stop was Ion Mall, which always has the most elaborate Christmas decors.
It was at this point that we had to bid goodbye. I’m glad I had a chance to catch up with the few hometown friends I have left in Singapore. Everyone else has moved elsewhere. 😢