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Singapore Notes - Hazel Larkin
Maid For It
Friday, 25 July 2003
Think a domestic helper sounds like a good idea? So did Wicklow ex-pat Hazel Larkin - until she read the fine print.
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Divided By The Same Language?
Wednesday, 18 June 2003
"Sorry, your slang's too deep." English is spoken in Singapore - but Hazel Larkin tells us that it's not the same language she grew up with.
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Being Neighbourly
Thursday, 12 June 2003
Where does a fashion conscious gal get her gear when she's thousands of miles from Grafton Street? Singapore-based Hazel Larkin does her designer shopping in Malaysia.
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Skin Deep
Friday, 23 May 2003
"I'm so pale that the sun's rays bounce off me", says Hazel - but now that she lives in Asia, her pasty Irish skin makes her an exotic woman of mystery.
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The Great Lockout.
Friday, 16 May 2003
"Jim is not the only Larkin to have been involved in a lockout...": Lock yourself out! That's how Hazel met her neighbours and gained a police stalker in Singapore.
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Singapore Notes
Friday, 25 April 2003
Hazel Larkin describes life as an Irish person in Singapore.
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Baby Talk
Tuesday, 22 April 2003
Wicklow native Hazel Larkin speaks to her daughter in three languages - English, Tamil and Irish. Why has this Singapore resident chosen to raise her half-Indian, half-Irish child as Gaeilge?
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