Not sure where to bring the kids to this school holiday? Check out the retelling of a timeless classic, The Nutcracker which is produced and presented by Gateway Entertainment and P’Art 1 Design. The Nutcracker infuse spectacular magic, special effects, video animation, and costumes that will capture the imagination and bring this wonderful tale to life. This is a first time I was seeing dance, lasers and magic tricks being combined into one exciting performance.
This magical, theatrical production, directed by Fan Dong Kai, will incorporate world-class illusions performed by award-winning illusionists and father-daughter duo Lawrence and Priscilla Khong. This is the first time the magic duo is staging a performance that has no narration or dialogue, and will rely solely on the art of magic, dance and state-of-the-art technology to tell the story. It will also combine classical music arranged in a modern style by renowned music director Kenn C. The retelling of the old Christmas classic will be the largest scale performance to be held at Gateway Theatre to date with an international dance troupe of 14 dancers and over 50 backstage production crew. The Nutcracker promises to take you on a magical adventure, that will dazzle your senses and touch your heart along the way.
OMG, I can’t believe that it is already September. We are reaching the end of Q3 and it is mere 4 months away from a new year. Time flies once you grow old and have babies. On a lighter note, it would be a month and a week before Asher turns 2! I can’t wait to throw him another birthday party.
Looking back, it has been 11 months since I left the world of steady pay checks for uncharted waters. I have amazed myself especially with my money-managing skills, given how I now only have a pittance as compared to before. Dear hubs pays for most of the household and gives me some cash now and then (without me asking and I’m thankful for that) of which I never spend but save up instead.
I still manage my own bills which includes my mobile, credit cards, insurance premiums (including a few policies that are for Asher) and occasional shopping (which are mostly for Asher too). So you could say that I am still very much financially-independent. Maybe one day I should dedicate a blog entry on how I have managed to survive on cheap deals.
Anyway, I’m thankful that I’ve come this far, it has been a wonderful learning experience which I never regretted. And it won’t have been possible without support from the family. I feel very blessed. I know I usually end the monthly reflections entry with a ‘Please Be Good To Me’ image but this time round. Let’s try something different.