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Ladybird Children Books: Caleb Poh

Sep 30, 2014 | No Comments
Ladybird Children Books: Caleb Poh

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, […]

Sharmini’s Tribute to her Teacher

Sep 28, 2014 | No Comments
Sharmini’s Tribute to her Teacher

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

Sep 26, 2014 | No Comments
Points of Departure

‘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 […]

Izam’s Tribute to his Grandaunt

Sep 25, 2014 | No Comments
Izam’s Tribute to his Grandaunt

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 […]

Television Singapura: Tan Jia Xian

Sep 23, 2014 | No Comments
Television Singapura: Tan Jia Xian

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!

The Greatest Gift of a Generation

Sep 22, 2014 | No Comments
The Greatest Gift of a Generation

From the unconditional givers in our lives, the mentors who had never given up on us, to our parents and grandparents, selfless pioneers have given much of themselves to the society and their families – all for a better today. The Greatest Gift of a Generation, the latest campaign by the Singapore Memory Project, wants […]