Merlions for Tokyo

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Ash and I passed by this really old school biscuit shop in Upper Serangoon Thomson about two weeks ago and we found these really cute merlion cookies. I thought it would be a nice touch for the Singapore Film Festival in Tokyo. So on impulse, I bought every single merlion that was left in the shop and lugged them home.

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The giant tin of them has been sitting in the mahjong room since. My dad suggested wrapping them up in tiny gift bags and give them out like at a kid’s birthday party. I sat on the idea for a while and finally got down to getting it done this evening. I was thinking.. otherwise how? dump the festival organisers with the whole tin meh?

My parents were so eager to help. It was a nice way of spending quality time with them. I hardly see them nowadays cos I’ve been writing and traveling so much. They looked so cute doing it lah!

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My dad was so conscientious he made sure the broken ones stay in Singapore. As if the ones in tact will survive the baggage handlers lidat.

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Good thing the whole tin fits into my luggage. Means I’ll have more space in it on my way back. All the more reasons to shop! hehe

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5 responses to “Merlions for Tokyo

  1. Hah! That’s just so cute and cool 🙂 hopefully STB doesn’t turn it into a $5/100g tourist product LOL xP

  2. Director Boo ,
    I have been given it from you at SINTOK today^^
    Thank you so much and feel happy to meet so kind and talent director☆
    Hope you could enjoy Tokyo! =Arigato=

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