Wayang days

7 10 2015

Wayangs bring much colour to the now colourless streets.

Wayangs bring much colour to the now colourless streets.

A Lao Sai Tao Yuan perfromer on stage.

A Lao Sai Tao Yuan perfromer on stage.

The stage at Tiong Bahru during Lao Sai Tao Yuan's recent performance. Wayangs today attract much less of a crowd.


Backstage with the Lao Sai Tao Yuan






Last(ing) impressions

6 10 2015

A last stroll.

A last stroll.

A last hurrah.

A last hurrah.

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A last peek.

A last peek.

A last song.

A last song.

The last photographs.

The last photographs.

A last hello.

A last hello.

A last toss.

A last toss.

A last pat.

A last pat.

A last sit down.

A last sit down.

A last reflection.

A last reflection.

A last look (1).

A last look (1).

A last look (2).

A last look (2).

A last look (3).

A last look (3).

A last visit.

A last visit.

The last hydrant.

The last hydrant.

A last ride.

A last ride.

The last tall tree.

The last tall tree.

A last descent.

A last descent.

A last show.

A last show.

A last walk.

A last walk.

The last days.

The last days.

A last boundary (the boundary wall between the former Malayan Railway land and Singapore).

A last boundary (the boundary wall between the former Malayan Railway land and Singapore).

A last look at Block 75.

A last look at Block 75.

A last sunset.

A last sunset.

The last smiles.

The last smiles.

A last glance.

A last glance.

A last gathering.

A last gathering.

A last stop.

A last stop.

A last laugh.

A last laugh.

The last goodbye.

The last goodbye.

A last shot.

A last shot.

The last game.

The last game.





Parting glances: Blocks 74 to 80 Commonwealth Drive

2 10 2015

A window into the past. Inside an early HDB flat at Commonwealth Drive soon to be demolished.

A window into the past. Inside an early HDB flat at Commonwealth Drive soon to be demolished.

The back of Singapore's first one dollar note.

The back of Singapore’s first one dollar note.

Block 74 Commonwealth Drive, 1968 (Courtesy of Jasmine Cheng).

Block 74 Commonwealth Drive, 1968 (Courtesy of Jasmine Cheng).

The carnival will allow access to Block 74 and two of its units.

The carnival will allow access to Block 74 and two of its units.

Formerly occupied by Chin Hin Eating House.

Formerly occupied by Chin Hin Eating House.

Reminders of yesterday - retrofitted 2nd generation HDB letter boxes.

Reminders of yesterday – retrofitted 2nd generation HDB letter boxes.

The common corridor - the slot in the original door found on many of the vacated flats were for mail - a reminder of when the postman used to deliver mail door to door.

The gas holder (photo: National Archives of Singapore).

The gas holder (photo: National Archives of Singapore).

The site of the former gas holder.

The site of the former gas holder.

The area is a popular shortcut during lunch ... the masks are not because of the long gone gas tank that used to also be remembered for the smell behind them but due to the current haze.


Goodbye 74 to 80 Commonwealth Drive Programme

What to expect:

  1. Access to Block 74 (1100-1900)
  2. Screening of “Singapore Dreaming” (1200) “Taxi Taxi” (1430) “7 letters” (1700)
  3. A photography exhibition by Nicky Loh Photography and Erwin Tan (1100-1900)
  4. Performances by White Ribbon Live Music (1200) ShiGGa Shay (1500), Tay Kexin (郑可欣) and the Switch (1600)
  5. Free flow of drinks and ice cream ! (1100-1700)


Some may remember this bathroom door - a standard one-time HDB fitting.

Some may remember this bathroom door – a standard one-time HDB fitting.

A close up of the door with the manufacturer's name.

A close up of the door with the manufacturer’s name.

Signs of the times.

Signs of times forgotten.





The final act

29 09 2015
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A final peep into the Sin Sai Poh Hong's art.

A final peep into the Sin Sai Poh Hong’s art.

A ritual at the temple related to the Monkey King.

A ritual at the temple related to the Monkey King.

Last words ....

Last words ….

Sentiments expressed by a puppet?

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Behind the stage door

27 09 2015

What goes on behind the stage-door.

What goes on behind the stage-door.

Nick Shen introducing the concept of the stage door or hu du men (虎度门).

The troupe's deities are an essential part of wayang back stage area.

The troupe’s deities are an essential part of wayang back stage area.

The back stage area is abuzz with preparation activity before each performance.

The back stage area is abuzz with preparation activity before each performance.

Backdrops are an important part of the Chinese opera stage.

Backdrops – an important part of the Chinese opera stage.

The backdrops are changed by drawing them in a similar way to curtains.

The backdrops are changed by drawing them in a similar way to curtains.

The headdress for the character of a scholar.

The headdress for the character of a scholar.

Nick Shen doing a demonstration of an actor's beard is sometimes moved on stage.

Nick Shen doing a demonstration of an actor’s beard is sometimes moved on stage.

Traditional musical instruments.

Traditional musical instruments.





The elegant city Singapore has lost

26 09 2015


Empress Place and Princess Square

The statue of the founder of modern Singapore, Raffles, was moved to (its current location at) Empress Place from the Padang on the occasion of the centenary of British Singapore's founding.

Another view of Empress Place, with the Fullerton Building (completed 1928) already constructed.

Another view of Empress Place, with the Fullerton Building (completed 1928) already constructed.

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Princess Square - looking up High Street towards Fort Cannin Light. The Singapore Cricket Club is on the right and the Hotel de L'Europe stands where the old Supreme Court (now part of the National Gallery) now stands.


Battery Road / Fullerton Square

Battery Road, seen with the Tan Kim Seng fountain (now at Esplanade Park).

Battery Road, seen with the Tan Kim Seng fountain (since moved to Esplanade Park).

Another view of Battery Road at Fullerton Square.

Battery Road at the turn of the century.

Another view up Battery Road.

Another view up Battery Road.


Finlayson Green

Another view of Finlayson Green.

Another view of Finlayson Green.


Anson Road / Robinson Road

Anson Road, with the once iconic Boustead Institute at the meeting of Anson and Tanjong Pagar Roads.

Anson Road, with the once iconic Boustead Institute at the meeting of Anson and Tanjong Pagar Roads.

Robinson Road. Part of Telok Ayer market can be seen on the left.

Another view of Robinson Road.

Another view of Robinson Road.


Collyer Quay and the lost waterfront

Collyer Quay in the late 19th century. The first HongKong and Shanghai Bank chambers can be seen at the near end.

A view from the far end of Collyer Quay at Finlayson Green.

Collyer Quay in the 1920s.

The waterfront in the late 1920s with Johnston's Pier.

The waterfront in the late 1920s with Johnston’s Pier.

Clifford Pier, built in 1933, in uncluttered settings.

Clifford Pier, built in 1933, in uncluttered settings.

The view of the waterfront from the inner roads.

A view of the Fullerton Road end of the waterfront.

A view of the Fullerton Road end of the waterfront.


The Esplanade

The Esplanade.

The Esplanade, late 1920s.

Anderson Bridge, when first completed.

Anderson Bridge, when first completed.

Connaught Drive, possibly in the late 1920s.

Connaught Drive, possibly in the late 1920s.


 

 

 

 

 

 





The opening of the revamped permanent galleries at the National Museum

21 09 2015

Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong revisits the plaque he unveiled a quarter of a century ago as the first Deputy Prime Minister.

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Doing the honours 25 years later to opened the revamped Permanent Galleries in independent Singapore's Golden Jubilee year.

At the Surrender Table, on loan from the Australian War Memorial.

At the Surrender Table, on loan from the Australian War Memorial.

Coming face to face with Mr David Marshall, Singapore's first Chief Minister.

Coming face to face with Mr David Marshall, Singapore’s first Chief Minister.

Visiting a HDB flat even after the GE.

Visiting a HDB flat even after the GE (a display at the Singapore History Gallery).

Prof. Tommy Koh showing his Chapteh skills at the Opening Weekend Carnival.

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At the opening.

At the opening.

Opening the revamped permanent galleries.

Opening the revamped permanent galleries.

 

 








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