Bollywood translated

Two dozen expectant eyes bore into my face, waiting for me to move. I scanned them all in one long pleading sweep, looking for an escape route. ‘Go on!’ urged my traitorous boyfriend, who’d sided with the crowd. My only other ally shrugged at me. He was conveniently pinned down as his hand was tattooed…

Things you can buy in a Singapore supermarket

(To be sung to tune of My Favourite Things): Fish balls and tofu, bean curd and kiwis, Quail eggs and Chang beer, noodles, shiitake, Fresh crab with chilli, starfruit and choc mousse, And let’s not forget about Kickapoo juice! Dim sum and chicken, durian and Tiger, Fish crackers, kopi, lemongrass and kaya, Fried wonton and…