Reflections

The cruel fate of Sungei Road market

The cruel fate of Sungei Road market

21 July 2017 / Reflections / 2 comments

Looking back at how this flea market came about and why it is important to find a permanent home for it.

 
Living in Tiong Bahru

Living in Tiong Bahru

14 February 2017 / Reflections / No comments

A woman shares her experiences living in a Government rental with her mother and three uncles, and a growing extended family.

 
Life in Taiping

Life in Taiping

11 January 2017 / Reflections / No comments

Moving to this town in Perak was a change but not all rosy. This is Part III and the final part in the series.

 
A glimpse into the Japanese Occupation

A glimpse into the Japanese Occupation

5 January 2017 / Reflections / 2 comments

An 87-year-old shares her trials and tribulations from 1941 to 1945. Originally this story was shared with her young granddaughter. This is Part I in a three-part series of her story.

 
My bucket-list

My bucket-list

19 April 2016 / Reflections / 1 comment

Dr William Wan shares his bucket-list and quite a few items he has already checked off including skydiving and scuba diving!

 
Arranged marriage

Arranged marriage

15 March 2016 / Reflections / 1 comment

An 80-year-old grandmother of four and mother of two shares her story of her arranged marriage, her husband’s passing and her taking control of her life.

 
Separated by sea & sky

Separated by sea & sky

20 January 2016 / Miscellaneous, Reflections / No comments

Sixty-nine-year-old father of two and a grandfather of four opens up on his poignant story about his long-lost father and how today, he is closer to his children and grandchildren.

 
“My three retirements”

“My three retirements”

12 January 2016 / Reflections / 2 comments

A 79-year-old grandfather of two shares about his retirements and where he currently finds meaning in his life.

 
My childhood adventures

My childhood adventures

15 December 2015 / Reflections / 6 comments

A 76-year-old shares what it was like when he was younger and the games he used to play.

 
For the love of teaching

For the love of teaching

17 November 2015 / Reflections / 4 comments

A 90-year-old shares his fulfilling life teaching.