I’m sure you’ve seen this before. The question is, have you seen one with the words “E II R”?
Yes, another corny pun 🙂 Remember this brand of detergent? What about the free gift that came with it? I’m sure there are some of you out there (yours truly included) who bought certain items simply because there was a free gift offer…..come on, own up!
No, we didn’t make this word up 😉 ‘Sinalco’ is said to be an abbreviation of the Latin sine alcohole, which means “without alcohol”. Sinalco is the oldest soft drink brand in Europe (it was first marketed in 1902!), and is produced by Sinalco International, Germany. Perhaps the advertisement might give you a clue as to how these […]
Yes, this IS Peoples’ Park…with part of Hugh Low Bridge on the right.
No, we’re not trying to scare you 😉 Although not strictly a Psychological Warfare tool, like the air-dropped leaflets, this brochure certainly formed an early part of the psychological fight against the communists. For those of you who remember the Malayan Emergency, have you seen similar posters in and around your neighbourhood?
Synopsis In the best of philosophical tradition, the speaker is not an academic philosopher, and he is not in academia. He is, however, a philosopher in the sense that he is extremely curious and inquisitive about the vast diversity of human nature, the concern and search for a meaningful and purposeful life, and the varieties […]
Yes, pun intended 😉 How many of you remember THIS product?
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 the picture was the person sitting on the river bank – wonder if he/she was fishing…or simply appreciating nature?
Here’s another Kaulfuss postcard for you. Do you recognise the building in the background? Wonder if it’s still there in Gopeng…
After a history-making election, here’s a throwback to the first general election that took place in 1955. The photograph above is that of a Bomoh in Pasir Salak, who with his sheep’s head and other paraphernalia of his trade, keeping the crowd in suspense.
Keep calm and vote wisely!
No, we’re not predicting the coming election results 😉 This is an article from 1963, from the Straits Times, which reported that PPP (People’s Progressive Party) retained Ipoh.
Manufactured by Shibata Industrial Co. Ltd and distributed by Taiwo Trading (Penang) likely before Independence, this manual paddy treadle thresher definitely requires a bit of effort or footwork to say the least. Those who have used threshers like these will tell you it’s no easy task. Have you had to work for your meals (literally) […]
A book written by Lee Weng Onn and published in 2006 is the story of Nephew and the FMS Bar & Restaurant. To all those who used to frequent the FMS Bar & Restaurant I’m sure you’ll remember Nephew, the barman well. Do share with us, what’s your fondest memory of Nephew and the FMS […]