61 years ago, the Union Jack was lowered signalling the end of the British administration in what was then Malaya, 61 years ago, a new flag was raised and a new anthem was played signalling the dawn of a new age, 61 years ago, one word echoed throughout the Selangor Club Padang as the crowd […]

We thank Lennie Brooks for these pictures. Her father once served in the 15/19 Hussars as their Company Sergeant Major Instructor. Back in 1955, they lived at No. 20, Chung Thye Phin Road – yes, at Chung Thye Phin’s mansion nonetheless. These pictures show a mosaic of Chung Thye Phin and also an interesting marble […]

Some of you may remember Fung Lum Restaurant – at 118 Brewster Road, Ipoh (they also had a branch KL). But what about Maple Leaf Coffee Court?   Have you been to this cafe? Was it run by the same people who ran the Fung Lum Restaurant? Or, maybe it was part of Rendezvous?