About Flossie

Let me start by saying who Bossy Flossie isn’t. Do you know those apparently brave and annoying travel bloggers, who quit their jobs to travel the world? Well, I am not one of them. They irritate me. Why is quitting your office job to go travelling brave? The majority of the world’s population do not even hold office jobs #firstworldproblems. And with a little resourcefulness and good time management, it is possible to explore the world without shirking your responsibilities. Read More about “About Bossy Flossie”

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Why are gyms so expensive in Singapore

Why are gyms so expensive in Singapore?

When you first move to Singapore, it is a slow awakening to discover that it is a damn expensive place to live. Like a mirage, the cheap transportation and hawker food lures you into a false sense of financial security. The realisation I was living…
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Protest in Singapore and why Freedom of Speech is overrated

I was wandering around Raffles Place deciding what to buy for lunch, when I came across a crowd of people watching a single man in protest in Singapore against the Terrex conspiracy. He was holding a flimsy placard calling for the Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to resign…
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The Foods and Fashions of Phosi Market in Luang Prabang

The Phosi market is the biggest market in Luang Prabang, where hundreds of merchants setup their stalls daily from 7am until 5pm. I love Asian markets because they are vibrant and colourful places of business, where you can get a glimpse of the way of…
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Chop Kongsi Atelier Workshop by May Lyn Foo in Penang

I was strolling through George Town in Penang and seeking refuge from the heat, when I happened upon the Chop Kongsi atelier workshop. This darling little store full of quirks and delights is run by May Lyn Foo. The hour I spent browsing the trifles…
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Too many High Rises in Singapore causes Elevator Anxiety

There is a well-known saying in the UK… you know you’ve become a Londoner when waiting more than 2 minutes for a tube is a frustration. Whilst Londoners love to complain about the tube (signal failure on Metropolitan, District, Central and Circle lines, otherwise good…
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Swee Choon Dim Sum for Chinese Brunch, Dumplings & Noodles

Swee Choon Dim Sum Restaurant is an unassuming, little place along Jalan Besar road in Farrer Park. If it wasn’t for the street-facing take away counter displaying row after row of delicious egg tarts, I may have walked passed and completely missed this little gem….
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Dreamy Mayfield Lavender Farm with no Fragrance

We drove from London to Surrey one weekend to see the stunning Mayfield Lavender Farm. Waves of vibrant purple lavender stretched out as far as the eye could see however we were disappointed the lavender had very little fragrance. We bought some beautiful lavender products and…
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An Ordinary Life After Breaking my L1 Bone

It took many years for me to achieve an ordinary and pain free life after breaking my L1 bone. I had broken my back after falling two stories from the roof of a building in London. In hospital just days after the fall, the surgeon…
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Hot Pools to visit in Southwest Iceland during Winter

Relaxing in steaming hot waters whilst appreciating the natural beauty of southwest Iceland is on the wish list of many avid travellers. Iceland has a lot of thermal activity and natural occurring hot springs. It is a way of life for the locals to chill out…
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109 Teochew Yong Tau Foo Self-Service Soup Counter

109 Teochew Yong Tau Foo is a hawker style restaurant in Singapore specialising in fish balls and Teochew yong tau foo, which is tofu filled with fish paste and served in a fish soup. I had passed this place at lunch time many times and it always…
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