TV Shows 101: Space 1999, The 1970’s Classic Science Fiction

Moonbase Space 1999 TV Shows 1970 Science Fiction Eagle Spacecraft

The race to space propelled imagination of many around the world and that included the television & movies which gave us many classics such as the 1970s science fiction TV show titled “Space 1999”. Image source: Ultimate Classic Rock

During this lockdown and self-isolations in quarantine centre, one of the things I decided to do to kill the boredom (and make full use of the free internet) by watching old TV series which now is available on Youtube.… [Click to read the rest] “TV Shows 101: Space 1999, The 1970’s Classic Science Fiction”

Nostalgic Tamil Song 101: Unnidam Mayangugiren by V Kumar 1975

Then Sindhudhe Vaanam Kamalahasan Sivakumar 1975 Tamil Song

Tamil movie from the 1970s, Then Sindhudhe Vaanam (translated as the sky is spilling honey) had Sivakumar and Kamal Haasan in the lead roles. Image source: IMDB

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Childhood Memories: Part 00 – Demise of the Indian Barber Shop

Indian Barber

Don’t think any Malaysians from my generation had not been to an Indian barber in the neighbourhood. Image (Source)

My first experience of going to a barber was back in the old neighbourhood where the barber was actually the neighbour who lived in the same row of houses like us.… [Click to read the rest] “Childhood Memories: Part 00 – Demise of the Indian Barber Shop”

Childhood Memories: Part 26 – Deepavali Gathering At Grandma’s House

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deepavali childhood

(No Deepavali is ever complete without the crunchy murukkus – I am sure everyone agrees on that. The photo was taken on Deepavali last year)

Certainly, Deepavali was not like how it used to be back those days, somehow some things have changed, don’t you think so?… [Click to read the rest] “Childhood Memories: Part 26 – Deepavali Gathering At Grandma’s House”

Childhood Memories: Part 25 – My First And Only Precious Bicycle

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bicycle

(Long before mountain bicycles, you still remember the BMX madness in the 1990s? Back then I did not know BMX stood for bicycle motocross, instead, I thought it was a brand. I think there should be a rule that all kids should be able to ride a bicycle at least one point of childhood life.[Click to read the rest] “Childhood Memories: Part 25 – My First And Only Precious Bicycle”

Childhood Memories: Part 24 – Different Types of Memorable Radios

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childhood radio

(The granddaddy of all radio and even entertainment devices – the one that ruled long before we had satellite TV and one good source for news)

I was watching TV a couple of nights ago when my wife asked me to “update” her MP3 files in her thumb drive.… [Click to read the rest] “Childhood Memories: Part 24 – Different Types of Memorable Radios”

Childhood Memories: Part 22 – The Old Friendly Neighbourhood

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Childhood

(The old neighbourhood – today Institut Megatech stands on its ground and the uncle’s barbershop used to be where Intec College now stands.  The only thing that has not changed in the last 40 years is the Shell Petrol Station. It has been there as far as I can remember. [Click to read the rest] “Childhood Memories: Part 22 – The Old Friendly Neighbourhood”

Childhood Memories: Part 21 – Best Old TV Series

combat TV vic morrow 1980s

(The dependable Sergeant Saunders with his platoon from the TV hit series, Combat! Image source: Pinterest)

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Lately, I have been watching M*A*S*H (the series) – last seen on national TV in the 1980s (or earlier, I can’t recall) and I must say that I almost missed something rather brilliant.… [Click to read the rest] “Childhood Memories: Part 21 – Best Old TV Series”

Childhood Memories: Part 20 – A Good Sleep At Grandma’s House

sleep childhood stress

(The kind of sleep that every one of us longing for. Image source: Charismatic Planet)

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I must admit that I have been feeling very sleepy at work for the past few weeks ever since I was back from overseas.

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Childhood Memories: Part 19 – Driving My Uncle’s Gutsy Car

mitsubishi lancer 1980 uncle car childhood

(One of my uncles had a second hand white Mitsubishi Lancer as his first car and it was the workhorse of the whole family for many years. Image source: DSF)

Last week I attended my niece’s birthday party and as usual, once the cake has been cut and the dinner has started, my cousins and myself made our way to the outside of the house, set up a table on the porch, rounded several chairs and started to chit chat over a large bottle of liquor and wine.… [Click to read the rest] “Childhood Memories: Part 19 – Driving My Uncle’s Gutsy Car”

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