In the 1970’s there were a number of gambling dens in Chinatown. One of these was on the 3nd storey of a shophouse at No.7, Trengganu Street which was about 3 minutes walk from Chop Wah … Read More

Johnny the much feared midget of a dog   Johnny, a mixed-breed dog was the regular play-mate of Margaret, our pet tigress. Somehow the two got along very well. They used to have a roaring good … Read More

The Perfect Crime In the 1960’s/70’s, South Bridge Road was the favourite shopping haven of well-heeled Chinese tai-tai’s, kept concubines and others who were  looking for the finest gold and jewellery,  high -fashion shoes from Hong … Read More

The late Sultan Ismail of Johore The Incognito VVIP Visitor The late Sultan Ismail of Johor was a friend of our late father, Tong Seng Mun, as they shared a common love for animals. He was … Read More

The Chinatown Stall Which Out-Sold All Its Competitors In the 1960’s three brothers operated a garment stall along Terenganu Street in Chinatown’s  Night Market for about 4 years. The prices of their garments were always lower … Read More