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Old Buildings Quiz 18
This is what the place looks like today (Jul 2012) Answer :
It’s the Nurses Quarters at Singapore General Hospital. But did you know that
this was known as Vickers’ House ? Lot’s of history and memories behind this
place. Read more about it here and here . ...
This is what the place looks like today (Jul 2012) Answer: It’s the Nurses Quarters at Singapore General Hospital. But did you know that this was known as Vickers’ House? Lot’s of history and memories behind this place...
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Remains of my kampong
I have often been
approached by students; usually from NUS or NTU, to assist them with their
projects. Usually they found me through this blog or my Goodmorningyesterday
Facebook Page.  Much as I enjoy speaking to young people about the Singapore of
my chil...
I have often been approached by students; usually from NUS or NTU, to assist them with their projects. Usually they found me through this blog or my Goodmorningyesterday Facebook Page.  Much as I enjoy speaking to young p...
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Never too old to blog
Did you see
the article in the Straits Times today, where I was featured together with my
fellow senior nostalgia bloggers, Philip Chew, James Seah and Victor Yue? There’s
a photo on page A4 of me and James. And do you know where this photo was taken,
what’...
Did you see the article in the Straits Times today, where I was featured together with my fellow senior nostalgia bloggers, Philip Chew, James Seah and Victor Yue? There’s a photo on page A4 of me and James. And do you know w...
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There are many lessons that we can learned from the past experiences to use them in the future Very educational and practical Treasure old friends
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Tracing my amah Chew Joo Keng (Margaret)
Like Judith Johnson and IngridKivikoski , Shona Trench would like to contact her amah Chew Joo Keng (Margaret).
Shona writes: “Hello, I am a British expat,
living in Singapore now for four years, with my husband and two teenage
children. I was born here in ...
Like Judith Johnson and IngridKivikoski, Shona Trench would like to contact her amah Chew Joo Keng (Margaret). Shona writes: “Hello, I am a British expat, living in Singapore now for four years, with my husband and two tee...
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Hi Yee Ting. I can scan the relevant pages from my directories and email them to you if you like. Send me an email at: cslam@hoshin.com.sg. I think I also have an old  topographical map of that area which someone shared with me.
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Tracing my amah Rukiah
Like Judith Johnson, Ingrid
Kivikoskiy would like to contact her amah Rukiah and her daughter, Senipah. Ingrid
wrote in her email: “ I lived in Singapore from 1958 to 1968. I
lived on 214 Dunearn Rd when it was flats owned by K.P.M/R.I.L (Dutch Shipping
Com...
Like Judith Johnson, Ingrid Kivikoskiy would like to contact her amah Rukiah and her daughter, Senipah. Ingrid wrote in her email: “I lived in Singapore from 1958 to 1968. I lived on 214 Dunearn Rd when it was flats owned ...
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Sorry I don't hv any old photos of Upp Serangoon.
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Old Buildings Quiz #19
Here are 2
buildings built in the 1960s.
Here are 2 buildings built in the 1960s.
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The Golden Hairpin
When I was
very young, our family’s favourite pastime was watching black and white
Cantonese kungfu movies at the South Country (Lam Kok) Theatre in Kampong San
Teng. This was in the 1950s. One movie that I cannot forget is The Golden
Hairpin ( 碧血金钗 ). Afte...
When I was very young, our family’s favourite pastime was watching black and white Cantonese kungfu movies at the South Country (Lam Kok) Theatre in Kampong San Teng. This was in the 1950s. One movie that I cannot forget is T...
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A story Lee Kuan Yew told
I cannot
recall for sure; but I think he told this story to a bunch of foreign
correspondents at an event in Helsinki. Anyway, this story is based on a
Chinese idiom; 塞翁失马,安知非福 *. This story can be found in The Straits Times
Bilingual Collection, Vol 1, pag...
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I cannot recall for sure; but I think he told this story to a bunch of foreign correspondents at an event in Helsinki. Anyway, this story is based on a Chinese idiom; 塞翁失马,安知非福*. This story can be found in The Straits Times B...
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Meeting my new old friend Judith Johnson
Last month,
I met another of “my new old friends”, Judith Johnson , and her husband, Robert.
I brought them to see two places that held strong memories of her years in
Singapore, the Changi Airbase in Loyang Avenue, where her school, the RAF Changi
Grammar ...
Last month, I met another of “my new old friends”, Judith Johnson, and her husband, Robert. I brought them to see two places that held strong memories of her years in Singapore, the Changi Airbase in Loyang Avenue, where her ...
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Gotong Royong
Not
long ago, I came across a book entitled, Citizens, Conversations and
Consultations . I think it was published by the Peoples Association to
commemorate the institution known as the Citizens Consultative Committee. In
it, I saw some photos of soldiers he...
Not long ago, I came across a book entitled, Citizens, Conversations and Consultations. I think it was published by the Peoples Association to commemorate the institution known as the Citizens Consultative Committee. In it, I...
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Retracing the Iceball Trail - Edmund Arozoo
Your whole life flashes in
front of you when you experience a near death moment. Memories come flashing
back. Memories of all the good times and bad – and times that one had forgotten
or chose to forget come back vividly. Having been in that position almost...
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Tracing my Amah – Judith Johnson
Judith Johnson, who shared her
memories of Braddell Heights here ; has approached me for assistance in tracing
her amah, who was with them during the 1960s when she stayed at this house in 10 Chiltern Drive,
Braddell Heights. If you have any information, pl...
Judith Johnson, who shared her memories of Braddell Heights here; has approached me for assistance in tracing her amah, who was with them during the 1960s when she stayed at this house in 10 Chiltern Drive, Braddell Heights. ...
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