Singapore Life #16 – Singapore Botanic Gardens – Picnic In The Park

Last weekend we spent all day having a picnic in the park at the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Our social event organiser, The Lovely L, rallied the troops and we spent the day snacking on delicious goodies, drinking sangria, throwing the frisbee, meeting new friends and just generally sitting on our butts. It was one of the best days I’ve had so far in Singapore.

flowers

We arrived a bit before we were meeting everyone else, so we wandered around for a bit. I took some photos of flowers because apparently I’m into that.

 

dragonfly

The more accomplished photographer between the two of us (read Key) got this amazing shot of a dragonfly. And…

 

waterfall

…this amazing long exposure of a waterfall.

 

grass

Green grassy goodness.

 

teamlou

Picnic essentials #1: good friends

 

snacks

Picnic essentials #2: The Lovely L’s world famous sangria and lots of snacks.

 

snacks2

I contributed my guacamole, savoury scones and a very tart lemon tart. Recipes for the scones and tart coming up over the next few weeks. There was also some amazing honey brownies, an awesome spinach dip and a tasty shrimp dip.

 

cockstirrer

Picnic essentials #3: Penis shaped bottle opener that can double as a sangria stirrer and spoon.

 

bruno

Picnic essentials #4: A friendly puppy. This is Bruno.

 

undertree

Picnic essentials #5: A big leafy tree to sit under for shade and to keep cool. Bliss.

 

singapore botanic gardens

There were a few groups around during the day but around dusk when it was cooler, many more people joined in.

 

  dusk

   We were there from around midday to 8PM. Fantastic day!

 

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Hi! I’m Taryn. The Wooden Spoons is a food blog and collection of wooden spoons, recipes and stories. I’m a Canberra fan-girl with a passion for all things food. I love South East Asian food, fusion food done well and slow cooked anything. I don’t get quinoa, have a mild phobia of milk touching my skin and custard from a package freaks me out. Thanks for joining me on my cooking and food adventures.

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