for some, it would also be the end of their schooling years. Back in December 1957, Lo Yuk Zhu graduated from Perak Girls’ Secondary School. Pictured here is a unique [...]
Bombs and bullets found at Ipoh Terminal Cargo on Monday (Dec 23) Sorry folks I am running a little late with this piece of news! https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2019/12/24/wwii-unexploded-ordnance-found-in-ipoh
Perhaps a biscuit (or 5) from Huntley & Palmer?
They say this is the season of "goodwill to all men", irrespective of race or religion. That is exactly what we wish for you all. Peace in the World. Let's [...]
Did you know .. that on 21st December 1945, 3 months after the Japanese surrender, the Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus (Main Convent) had a Christmas concert? Teachers and [...]
First, a quick shot from the Sunday Star today: And the link form today's Star Online: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2019/12/22/lenggong-valley-lacking-appreciation-as-a-unesco-site-say-experts and from two days ago: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2019/12/21/lenggong-valley-a-world-heritage-site-is-in-peril#cxrecs_s
Well, you still have a few days left. Somebody followed our advice as this receipt from Whiteaways Laidlaw & Co Ltd is dated 14th December 1957. No doubt this was [...]
What is unique about this card? No snowman, no decorated Christmas tree…no Santa either. Just a simple bullock cart. A Christmas greeting card sent to Mr & Mrs Peter. Sender [...]
Tommy is seen decorating the tree, while John and William (the twins) look on. Peter is seated on the sofa. A Planter's family Christmas in Malaya.
We thank Mary Olver for sharing this photograph with us. Standing from left to right are: Mark Olver (Hon Secretary), Harold Edge (BOAC) and W. D. Green (Club Captain). Incidentally, [...]
Anyone know what's become of the famed French Bakery?
John..who? John Robson, best remembered as the founder and proprietor of The Malay Mail newspaper :)
Hello there, Andersonians! Do you remember this letterhead? Note the address of the school - Ashby Road. That should give you a clue as to which year this was.... We thank [...]
Taken from the Straits Times, dated 25th Dec 1959, it states that many have complained about the long waiting hours at the Taiping District Hospital. One of the patients, who [...]
Did you know...that the foundation stone for the present building of St John's Church was laid on 15 December 1910? Here's a picture of the church when it was just [...]