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Christmas 2017 – hooray!

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

Christmas at our place is usually a pretty low-key event, with simple meals, small gatherings, and only a few gifts exchanged. I also like to make calendars from photos of the year-past, as well as an annual album of real prints of the “greatest hits” pics of the year gone by – for the record, of course.

This year is even more low-key, as my parents aren’t visiting, and we also did most of our partying the week previous on our amazing Taiwan trip. However, there were presents. I got these two gorgeous Twin Peaks books (The Secret History of Twin Peaks, and The Final Dossier).

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Zen got two models, both of them during our Taiwan trip…

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…and Naoko & Zen both got Fit Bits! Naoko’s is the Blaze (watch-shaped) on the left, with the purple strap, and Zen’s is the conventional band-like Fit Bit on the right.

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We had yummy roast chicken and beer for dinner Christmas Eve.

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Merry Christmas everybody!

Christmas 2017 Naoko Zen

On Christmas Day, Zen had to work. Naoko & I decided to check out the new Pure Fitness gym at Ngee Ann City. It’s pretty cool, and this is the view from the west side…

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… and this is the view from the east side, showing the big square in front of Ngee Ann City.

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Here we are in our active wear!!

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Naoko’s trying out the mobility clubs, I forgot what they’re called.

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Cool space – under a pyramid dome and everything!!

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After the workout we went for yummy soba ramen, this shop even has a Michelin star! The soup is very rich, and flavoured with truffle, which isn’t really to my taste, but it’s still pretty good!

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To top it all off, we had some Baumkuchen as our “Christmas cake” with Zen when he came home from work. Hooray!

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