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We've had lots of similar advertisements over the years. But what I would like to draw your attention to is the fine line below the picture of the camera - [...]

By |2018-12-03T17:09:09+08:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Identify Photographs|1 Comment

Dirgahayu Tuanku

Merafak Sembah Setinggi-tinggi Tahniah Duli Yang Maha Mulia Paduka Seri Sultan Perak Darul Ridzuan Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah Al-Maghfur-Lah Sultan, Yang Di-Pertuan dan Raja [...]

By |2018-11-02T11:31:10+08:00November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Identify Photographs|0 Comments

Ipoh, 1990s

Yes, folks. This is Ipoh back in the early 1990s. Compared to the skyline of today, not many tall buildings were around back then.

By |2018-07-25T12:37:38+08:00July 25th, 2018|Categories: Ipoh Town|1 Comment

Ipoh, 1936

This picture was taken from a postcard, which was sent in 1936. Of course, this may not be the exact year the picture was taken. What drew my attention to [...]

By |2018-05-16T17:23:31+08:00May 16th, 2018|Categories: ipoh, Memories, nature|3 Comments

All ‘charged’ up!

    A rechargeable battery, storage battery, secondary cell, or accumulator is a type of electrical battery which can be charged, discharged into a load, and recharged many times, as opposed to a disposable or primary battery, which [...]

By |2017-12-11T17:19:42+08:00December 11th, 2017|Categories: Identify Photographs, Memories|5 Comments

Famous Names (3)

Today's famous person was also known as the 'Protector of Chinese'. One of his main duties was to monitor the Chinese Secret Societies. The Protector also held the responsibility for the registration [...]

By |2017-08-02T17:13:42+08:00August 2nd, 2017|Categories: history, ipoh, People|9 Comments

Man of steel?

According to the caption of this photo, the man being rammed by a tree trunk (right) is Khoo Way Poon. Perhaps this was a martial-arts demonstration. Do you remember the [...]

By |2017-05-19T16:30:31+08:00May 19th, 2017|Categories: Events, People|2 Comments

Did you know….?

  ....that Ovaltine was actually Ovomaltine? And that the name changed because it was spelt wrongly when the trademark was registered? Here's a extract from Wikipedia: Ovaltine was developed in [...]

By |2016-07-15T16:35:00+08:00July 15th, 2016|Categories: childhood, food, Memories|7 Comments

Kultar’s Mime

Kultar’s Mime is a devised play that blends painting, poetry, theater, and music to tell the stories of Sikh children who survived the 1984 Delhi massacre organized in the wake [...]

By |2016-05-11T10:06:57+08:00May 11th, 2016|Categories: concerts, Events|0 Comments