Memories of Singapore

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Brownie revels July 1969184 viewsBrownie revels July 1969,
First names, (L-R) Susan, Helen, Kim and Jane.
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Dakotas182 viewsMums Netball team the Dakotas. Netball amongst the wives was very popular. Louise Manning is front row far right. Phyllis Kieft is second from left on back row.
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Taken in the grounds of Far East Mansions180 viewsTaken in the grounds of Far East Mansions. That’s me in the glasses and my sister is in the green skirt. These are some puppies we temporarily looked after from the SPCA. Note the Buddhist temple in the background.

The boy with the striped T-Shirt is Peter Manning. Far left is Paul Kieft and next to him with the dark hair is his brother Mark Kieft.
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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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SSPCA180 viewsSome of the Brownies who helped out down at the SSPCA. My sister is in the blue Guide uniform.
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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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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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Wyang theatre173 viewsA Wyang theatre that sprang up in Orchard Road.
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Hill 152171 viewsHill 152 was in the NE of the island; an old saw mill was situated there and was a favourite place for the "Mansions" Cubs, Brownies, Guides and Scouts to go. Here we are learning to cook. (I am in the green shirt).
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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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Changi Hotel169 viewsFront view of the Changi Hotel
Some families stayed here in transit back to the UK at the end of their tour. We were here for two weeks having missed our flight back twice!
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Changi Hotel169 viewsRear view of the Hotel. My mum is on the seat.
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