Childhood Memories: Part 28 – Revisiting Grandma’s Old Neighbourhood With Google Street

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Continuing with the new idea of going through the neighbourhoods during my childhood, I decided to do one on my grandmother’s (from my mother’s side) old house and neighbourhood. Image source: Google Street.

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Children: Letting Them Go

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(There will be time when parents will need to allow their children to stand on their own and make decisions that will determine their own future)

I had 2 phone calls from my dad yesterday…

One call was during lunch time informing me that he had cooked something at home and asked whether I had time to drop by the house for lunch. Given the traffic situation, it was an impossible mission to achieve.

Another was late at night when I was still in the office, asking me to drop by his workplace to pick up something. My dad, these days, works as a night shift security guard to pass his free time (he got so bored sitting in the house) and earn some cash (a far cry from those days when he was young and was driving a 10 tires truck)

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Childhood Memories: Part 00 – My Dad’s First And Only Car

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(Similar car model but in brown and there was plenty of room for 3 kids at the back – Austin 1100 was one of the classic cars we ever rode. Photo source: Wikipedia)

This is the very first car that was owned by my family – my Dad’s Austin Minor (I think this is what was written at the back of the car). I even still remember the registration number – BK 7426 (a good number to take for 4 digit number?).

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Human Relationship 101: 12 Sad Ways Men Became Sissies & Whiners

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This one is for all the men out there – how more macho can a man can get? Picture source: www.huhny.de/categories/20-Bilder

This was something I stumbled on the net was at the AskMen.com – the website dedicated to men when I came across this article by the one and only Mr Mafioso. It was titled “12 Ways Men Became Sissies & Whiners”. In this article, M says that women want a man who will act like a man, who will take charge, who can make decisions, who doesn’t cry, and who faces fear.

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History 101: Morib, The Deserted But Fun Beach

morib beach plaque history world war 2 indian army

This World War 2 plaque in the centre of the Morib beach states the 46th Indian Beach Group landed in Morib on 9 Sept 1945 and handled 42,651 personnel, 3,968 vehicles and 11,224 tons of stores. It was reported that it took four days them to reach Kuala Lumpur as there was fierce resistance from the Japanese Army.

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