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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....

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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 [...]

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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.

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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 [...]

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Sports Day at ACGS

By |2015-10-13T16:51:21+08:00October 14th, 2015|Categories: childhood, Events, games|

source: Janet Ferguson & Nellie Cumming This was probably taken at a school sports day - most likely the ACGS (Anglo Chinese Girls School) Sports Day! I do wonder is [...]

September 2015

Malim Nawar, 1981

By |2015-09-14T11:03:48+08:00September 14th, 2015|Categories: childhood, Memories|

Our donor Marea Smith tells us that this was what Malim Nawar looked like in 1981. Been to Malim Nawar lately? Has the place changed much over the years...or is [...]

August 2015

Outdoor Fun

By |2015-08-25T09:11:46+08:00August 25th, 2015|Categories: childhood, Memories|

  At first, it seems like a game of Tag....but I suppose this is based on a similar concept. I'm talking about Kabaddi. How many of you played this outdoor game [...]

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Thaipusam Greetings

By |2014-01-17T08:20:32+08:00January 17th, 2014|Categories: childhood, greetings|

We thank Alison Caldwell for sharing these pictures with us. They were taken when she lived here in Perak in the 1950's. Has much change been made to the festival [...]

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Awesome Playground Equipment found in Ipoh ACS 1953

By |2012-06-10T17:31:56+08:00June 10th, 2012|Categories: childhood, games, ipoh, Memories|Tags: , , |

The  Americans termed it "The Witches Hat"   by  IpohBornKid Introductory quote from:http://tstbob.blogspot.com.au/2009/12/walk-down-memory-lane-to-dangerous.html "No; I'm not talking about those sterile plastic lysol-sprayed hunks of crap nestled in a bed of rubbery [...]

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