"Commonly made of bamboo, plastic, wood or stainless steel, Chopsticks were first used by the Chinese. This later spread to various parts of the world through cultural influence or through [...]
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This photograph - from Sybil de ROQUIGNY-IRAGNE - was taken at Kam Loong Restaurant, back in the 1960s. They were celebrating a relative's 60th birthday! Yes, the Year of the [...]
Have you heard of this company before - Sharikat Sim Lim (M)? It used to be along Brewster Road (as seen in the picture above). For those who are still [...]
...a collector of those Nestle labels? The one we have below had a simple recipe printed on the back. My aunt and I used to collect some of these back [...]
An old Dunlop sign with the man himself John Boyd Dunlop at the bottom of the sign. We think its from the 50's, have you all seen this sign with [...]
We thank Pat Price (from Sydney) for this picture. Price was formerly an engineer with Anglo-Oriental. This dredge was said to be in Kampong Gajah, Perak. Perhaps you're wondering why [...]
...that the YMCA Ipoh building used to be along Cockman Street? Check out the pictures below :) Apparently, this premise later became the home for Lido Cinema. Does anyone [...]
Here's a multilingual sign to keep you guys busy...
Some say chicken, some say fish, some say other things. From the design, we think this rattan basket was used to transport fish. What say you?
photo from: Lay Jin Chew Here's another river scene, from one side of the Hugh Low Bridge. Can you see the wooden bench near the lamp post? I doubt there's [...]
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I'm sure everyone recognises the gentleman seated in the middle. :) Yes, he's none other than Rev Bro Vincent Corkery - of St Michael's Institution. The photograph was part of [...]