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June 2019

A Picnic

By |2019-06-03T16:59:11+08:00June 3rd, 2019|Categories: childhood, Memories|

When was the last time you had a picnic with your family/friends? Well, why not take advantage of the upcoming public holidays? These children seem to have the right idea....

May 2019

A Protest in Grik

By |2019-05-03T16:32:46+08:00May 5th, 2019|Categories: Events, history, Memories|

Where were you in May 1974? Do you remember an incident, whereby a hundred members of the Communist Party of Malaya (CPM) guerillas gathered and planted explosives which blew up [...]

April 2019

Driver’s Ed….

By |2019-04-16T09:24:00+08:00April 16th, 2019|Categories: Identify Photographs|

I remember when I took driving lessons, I practiced on a small Kancil ( with no power-steering....oh how my arms ached :O ). This picture here shows a Morris Minor [...]

March 2019

February 2019

The perfect menu?

By |2019-02-25T17:06:54+08:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: food, Memories|

The above menu was chosen for Mr & Mrs Michael Lim's Golden Anniversary. Judging from the list of dishes, I dare to say no one went home hungry that night [...]

January 2019

Somewhere in Ipoh…

By |2019-01-18T10:05:00+08:00January 18th, 2019|Categories: Ipoh Town, Memories|

Thanks to Ipoh Remembered, we have the above photo to keep you entertained this weekend. Some of you may have already guessed WHERE this place is. Can you also guess [...]

December 2018

Click!

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

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 - [...]

November 2018

October 2018

September 2018

Monday Puzzle

By |2018-09-24T15:31:56+08:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: Identify Photographs|

Today's puzzle is brought to you by Ipoh Remembered. click to enlarge Can you guess what the green, blue and orange sections are in the photograph? And while [...]

August 2018

An Interesting Find

By |2018-08-13T17:17:46+08:00August 13th, 2018|Categories: childhood, ipoh, Memories|

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 [...]

July 2018

Ipoh, 1990s

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

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

June 2018

May 2018

Perak Academy Talk

By |2018-05-19T11:21:55+08:00May 19th, 2018|Categories: Events|Tags: |

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 [...]

Ipoh, 1936

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

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 [...]

April 2018

March 2018

Crusader Magazine?

By |2018-03-09T17:10:51+08:00March 9th, 2018|Categories: Identify Photographs|

courtesy of: Veronica Wong While sorting through our collection of photographs, artifacts, documents and such, sometimes we come across 'mysterious' things - such as this metal badge. Have [...]

February 2018

January 2018

Guess the place!

By |2018-01-03T17:15:27+08:00January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Identify Photographs|

Yes, this was taken at a funeral...no, we're not in a morbid mood this Wednesday ;) We'd just like to draw your attention to the building in the background (behind [...]

December 2017

All ‘charged’ up!

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

    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 [...]

November 2017

October 2017

Who knew?

By |2017-10-04T17:31:33+08:00October 4th, 2017|Categories: childhood, Memories|

Heard of this brand? Yes? No? These matches are locally made. Don't believe me, check out the next picture. Yes, this brand is made in Teluk Intan.

September 2017

Eel Soup?

By |2017-09-15T14:08:55+08:00September 15th, 2017|Categories: food, ipoh|Tags: |

No, we're not joking. This delicacy can be found right here in Ipoh - at Restoran Nasi Lemak Ayam Kampung, Jalan Ali Pitchay. Have any of you tried this? Do [...]

August 2017

Famous Names (3)

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

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 [...]

July 2017

June 2017

May 2017

Man of steel?

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

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 [...]

April 2017

March 2017

A Round of Golf anyone?

By |2017-03-20T16:42:44+08:00March 20th, 2017|Categories: People, Sports|

We thank Ruth Iversen Rollitt for the photograph (below). She told us that her late husband Donald Baxter was rather fond of the game of golf. We believe that the [...]

Calling All Movie Buffs!

By |2017-03-07T15:50:38+08:00March 7th, 2017|Categories: Events|

  "Hassan Abd. Muthalib, Toko Seni and Bapa Animasi, was with SW last August,and he agreed to come back and conduct a workshop on movies in Ipoh. This is also [...]

February 2017

Were you there…?

By |2017-02-13T16:13:03+08:00February 13th, 2017|Categories: Events, history, ipoh|

....when the Royal Ipoh Club celebrated its 100 year anniversary? It wasn't that long ago - 1995 to be exact. I'm sure some of you members out there remember something....

January 2017

December 2016

Paraffin Gauze?

By |2016-12-05T16:01:22+08:00December 5th, 2016|Categories: Identify Photographs|

I've never heard of such a thing, but apparently it did exist once. I'm talking about paraffin gauze. Any First-Aid experts out there? Perhaps you could share more details about [...]

November 2016

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July 2016

Did you know….?

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

  ....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 [...]

June 2016