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Mrs Leong studied at Bukit Ho Swee East Primary (BHSEPS) at Jalan Bukit Ho Swee from 1964 to 1968. During that time, BHSEPS was an English stream school and also shared the canteen with the Bukit Ho Swee West Primary School (BHSWPS), a Chinese stream school. Read more about her school’s unique structure and the activities that Mrs […]
Suffyan shares his mother’s childhood memory of living in Seraya Crescent and her experience of watching Singapore’s First Grand Prix behind her house. It was the 19th of February 1968. My mum was looking forward to her first ‘motorbike’. She had always wanted it as her birthday gift. When her parents bought it for her, […]
Growing up as one of the 13 kids in a Peranakan household, it was no surprise that Mrs. Joyce Foster has a keen sense of taste and love for cooking. Now, after exploring diverse backgrounds across various roles, her son, Paul Foster revisits his roots. Watch as she shows him all about the Peranakan culture, […]
It didn’t matter if the junior colleges that Treena Clark wanted to study in involved travelling across the border from Kuala Lumpur to Tanjung Pagar. She just wanted to make full use of her good results from O Levels. It didn’t matter, I didn’t know better. All I had to do was to get across […]
Tan Mei Jun shared how her family used to make yearly trips to the chalet at St John’s Island in the early 90’s before the government chalets on top of the hill transformed into a fishing R&D facility utilised by the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore today. It was a mammoth task to plan […]
‘What’s keeping the team behind irememberSG so busy lately?’ you might ask. Well, we are preparing to go offline and hit it big with the crowd in the upcoming Singapore Art Book Fair that will be held at the Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA) in Gillman Barracks. This former military camp will host contemporary art […]