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With Children’s Day just around the corner, can you recall any wise words a pioneer imparted while you were growing up? From a tender young age, Seth, Beth and Janneth Cheong were taught many life lessons by their grandmother. Watch their video tribute to learn how she helped inculcate the values they carry with them today. Do […]
Caleb Poh remembers moving from Kampung Chai Chee to Bedok in late 1977 and one of the most enjoyable things he had in those days was a chance to visit a bookstore in his neighbourhood where he discovered his love for Ladybird Books. Short storybooks by the Ladybird Books. Photo Credit: Caleb Poh One day, […]
Back in her Junior College days, Sharmini used to be a student who scored Fs in History despite all her best efforts. Watch her video tribute to find out how a teacher, Ms. Narinder, went far above the call of duty to help her turn things around. Do you have a personal story of a […]
‘Points of Departure’ is a creative project, supported by irememberSG Fund, seeking to create new narratives from collective memories. The project is a collaborative effort between Juria Toramae and Jerome Lim which focuses on our relationship with the sea through time. Over the one-year project period, Toramae and Lim aim to weave a selection of […]
Despite caring for 5 kids by herself while having to make ends meet with 3 jobs, Izam’s grandaunt displayed a generosity that knew no bounds. Find out how she cared for him, just like one of her own, by watching his video tribute here. Do you have a personal story of a pioneer who touched […]
Remember when you had to get up to physically change the channel on your TV sets? Tan Jia Xian’s father reminisces about the days when owning a TV wasn’t as commonplace as it is now!