Monthly Archives: August 2013

31st AUGUST 1957 in Muar Town

I was seven years and four months old when Malaya gained its independence from the British and I was clueless what was independence all about but I knew there was going to be a big celebration at the Padang Muar Club, at the High School … Continue reading

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“THE PREMATURES” AND THE ERA OF POP YEH YEH

The Prematures..From Left: Ajis, Mohammad Shah, Ramly. Behind from left: Sahak, Daiman and me at the door. In the mid sixties, the Malay music industry was at its peak. Malay songs began to transform drastically and new singers suddenly emerged … Continue reading

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PUBLICATION OF “PAGES FROM MY PAST”

To my dear readers, Some fifty articles written in this blog will soon be published in a book form. These articles, which bring together my recollections of the life and people of Muar town has surprisingly received very good response not … Continue reading

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CLIMBING TREES

Learning how to climb trees, particularly fruit trees was another interesting episode in my growing days. It would not be a complete series in our lives if boys my age could not climb a tree. However, climbing trees was not only confined to … Continue reading

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RIDING A BICYCLE

I began learning how to ride a bicycle when I was seven years old, considered quite late compared to some other kids in the neighbourhood. My three ‘sisters’ were already riding the bicycle and it was time for me to … Continue reading

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THE YELLOW ROOM

How many of us believe that we are living in a world full of mysteries and unexplained paranormal occurrences where science refuses to entertainment? What you are about to read may be hard to believe but they are true. Each of the experiences narrated … Continue reading

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BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO

Falling in love while in school could be very exciting but falling apart would surely be disastrous. While in school I was never in love but as a normal boy of course I used to admire some girls and even hoped to … Continue reading

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