The Sri Mariammam Temple at junction of South Bridge Road/Pagoda St/Temple St. Another Chinatown Story – Another   Example of Gifting Of Charcoal In A Snow Field   A number of years ago, an Indian friend was … Read More

Moon Cake Festival/Mid Autumn Festival 中秋节 – A Brief Account The Moon Cake Festival also called the Mid-Autumn Festival is the second most celebrated festival in the Chinese calendar . There are two different legends which … Read More

Lunar New Year Greeting Messages 对联 – An Unintended ‘Off” Outcome During Lunar New Year it is a very common practice for every  Chinese family to stick Lunar New Year messages 对联 on  their doors to … Read More

Tobacco Leaves Recovered From Cigarette Butts Reovered Tobacco Leaves Rolled Into New Sticks Of Cigarette In the 1960’s/1970’s and earlier, Chinatown was very densely populated and many residents were poor and unemployed. Cigarette smoking was a … Read More

Not Actual Portrait ( Representation Only) Swanky Cars Which Children Bought Shortly After Patriarch’s Passing. Good Vehicle Which Doubled As Family Transport Vehicle. In the 1960’s/70’s, a Chinatown businessman started off life selling Chinese pastry and … Read More