Memories of Singapore

Photos and Images submitted to the Memories of Singapore website


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Dakotas netball team174 viewsThe Dakotas netball team in action at Far East Mansions. Mum is in the orange top, bandaged knee.
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Junior netball180 viewsThis was the Junior netball team from Far East Mansions. Mum used to help with the coaching.
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Pacific Mansions170 viewsPacific Mansion taken from the "garden" of Far East Mansions. We kids used the roof of the building in the foreground as a short cut. The occupants of course used to object! A block of flats now stands where the “garden” used to be.
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Raffles Village159 viewsRaffles Village, not sure what the building was.

TK Chia wrote to say that
Raffles Village is located on Cuscaden Road, just behind Tanglin Road. Today it is the proposed site for the new St. Regis Hotel

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Raffles Village132 viewsMy sister and I are in the cart taken at Raffles Village.
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Singapore National Theatre151 viewsSingapore National Theatre
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SSPCA180 viewsSome of the Brownies who helped out down at the SSPCA. My sister is in the blue Guide uniform.
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A general street scene161 viewsA general street scene, note the black car with the yellow roof, a standard Singapore Taxi.
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Tanglin Court Hotel175 viewsTanglin Court Hotel in the foreground and Far East behind. Some families initially stayed at Tanglin Court while waiting for a vacant married quarter. Posh looking residential flats have since replaced Tanglin Court.
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Thaipussam144 viewsThaipussam, a Hindu festival of penance. This guy is wearing a Kavardi, (a steel cage) complete with spikes that penetrate the body.
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Thaipussam134 viewsThat pin goes through his cheeks and right through his tongue, so much for seventies punk era, this lot were doing it first!
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Thaipussam127 viewsA general view of the festivities.
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