Memories of Singapore

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Last additions - Bill Johnston
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Bill Johnston - Pasir Panjang Junior School, Recorder Group Reunion333 viewsOn 28th August 2014 I met four of my former recorder players in London and we had a great day together. The picture shows me (of course) and Christine Harrall, Jane Edge, Jenny Tippett-Iles and Judith Beeston (all their maiden names).Oct 02, 2014
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after a typical rainstorm222 viewsTwo views of the wide, deep monsoon drain on the other side of Orchard Road - one comparatively empty, the other after a typical rainstorm.Jan 18, 2014
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comparatively empty243 viewsTwo views of the wide, deep monsoon drain on the other side of Orchard Road - one comparatively empty, the other after a typical rainstorm.Jan 18, 2014
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A typical means of transport for local workers!182 viewsJan 18, 2014
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Fitzpatricks217 viewsFitzpatrick's was the 'other' supermarket in Orchard Road, much further up than Cold Storage, next to Champion Motors (the VW dealers). You could park right outside AND drive off up or down Orchard Road afterwards!Jan 18, 2014
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The junction of Circular Road with North Bridge Road218 viewsThe junction of Circular Road with North Bridge Road, a couple of hundred yards south of the bridge over Singapore River. Jan 18, 2014
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The bank notes we used back in the 1960s158 viewsJan 18, 2014
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The bank notes we used back in the 1960s199 viewsJan 18, 2014
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The bank notes we used back in the 1960s172 viewsJan 18, 2014
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Bukit Timah Road would often flood194 viewsBukit Timah Road would often flood, especially when the monsoon rains coincided with the tide coming up from the sea. Enterprising Singaporeans would offer to 'push out' vehicles that became stationary in the floodwater, making sure they pushed your exhaust pipe beneath it, ensuring a handsome tip from grateful motorists!Jan 18, 2014
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Robinsons geared up for the festive season209 viewsRaffles Place, Christmas 1968, with the original Robinsons geared up for the festive season.Jan 18, 2014
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From Liat Towers looking up Orchard Road222 viewsFrom Liat Towers looking up Orchard Road towards Tanglin. The Thai Embassy, on the right in spacious grounds, is still there and looks exactly the same. The site must be worth billions of dollars! The wide monsoon drains are all underground now.Jan 18, 2014
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