Tag Archives: Gu Chia Zhui

Searching for Singapore’s Last Water Wells

Water wells were once part of the essential amenities for the residents in Singapore. Its water supply was used by the villagers for cooking, drinking, washing and bathing purposes. It took more than four decades before they were totally replaced … Continue reading

Posted in General, Historic | Tagged , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Compassvale Ancilla and Mang Kah Kar

Recently, there was a rather amusing news regarding the chim (profound) names of the new housing estates at Sengkang and Punggol. Some joke that the job of a taxi driver will get tougher next time with the latest Build-To-Order (BTO) … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 48 Comments