Also burned into my memory was the fantastic meals we relished down along Prince Road and how the restaraunt, cafe & Makan stall owners constantly created us so welcome Joyful Instances!! Even my eldest daughter was born there during the maternity medical center while in the military healthcare facility that was identified as Minden Barracks (now the College, I believe) I am hoping to revisit Penang in another 12 months or two. Will it be as I remember it or will it have changed out of all recognition I'm wondering? I stay up for everything you could possibly explain to me regarding the Penang of your year 2000 Julian Derham
I accustomed to catch a lorry from Green Lane up to the rail station before travelling to the best the place we might be picked up in a very convoy of landrovers which took us into the radar intricate on the very best. There were the outdated Japanese lookout posts, nicely built, that appeared in excess of to Alor Star along with the North. God the way it rained in Penang. We left Penang in 1967 to work at Bukit Gopmbak down in Singapore.
I achieved and befriended lots of Australians and have joyful Reminiscences of All those times. My father, who was Together with the RAF, acquired a publishing to RAF Seletar Singapore in 1963. I might be pleased to hear from anybody who remembers me. Jo Ferguson
Accustomed to Dwell just past the bus station at Tanjong Bungah Village up a facet Avenue next to a Chinese Temple 65-67 so a several years back now.
Do realize that diving and snorkeling around All those islands is impossible amongst October and March as a result of Northeast monsoon year.
And that i try to remember them as always getting delighted. We lived at five Jalan Azyze And that i don't forget the Morris's and also the Lane's who Reside across the street at time. It took me awhile when we returned to Australia to know that people today You should not generate close to on pushbikes and scooters providing and delivering every thing for your door! Not All people experienced all their apparel tailor designed. Rather than every single park is stuffed with monkeys! Thanx
I way too lived at ninety nine TANJONG BUNGAH PARK, sometime all-around 1963, Once i was eight yrs outdated. My father was stationed in Penang At the moment with the RAF.
Stumbled upon the site by chance and browsed the information board along with the pictures. I with my spouse to start with went to Penang in January 1963 and we lived in 550G Tanjong Bunga Street. (On my modern visits your home was the PENANG SAUNA Residence. I was within the RAAF and we stayed there until eventually Oct 1965. My Eldest Daughter was born in Minden Barracks Armed forces Hospital. Did a next tour of obligation in Penang in 72-seventy five and this time live at fifteen Jalan Bunga Bakawali, just around the back again in the NAAFI. By that time experienced 2 young children who equally attended the RAAF faculty. They utilized to don wonderful tiny white uniforms and have been picked and introduced home daily in just a little mini bus. I are already back again to Penang two times considering the fact that then, after soon after my marriage broke up (As an tried reconcilliation) in april 1991 and however 2 yrs in the past with my new wife. I was amazed that a number of the spots were being continue to there but the vast majority of my favourite places had dissappeared. I utilized to acquire all my photographic equipment and electronic gear at a little store in Penang Road termed Sik Hong.
How am i able to at any time forget about this good area on earth it had a lifestyle impact on me. It commenced years back arround 1981, A Chinese Buddy that I've satisfied in Sydney, he was Operating in an Italian piza store. This created the best in Sydney. Anyway we designed good close friends, we use to consume in Sydney china town normally, late during the night. did we take in some actual chinese food, you name I try to eat it. In the future he inquire me to return to Penang. That modified my entire existence arround. I ended up Assembly a girl in Penang, two many years latter I married her.
I grew up in Tanjong Bungah and Tanjing Tokong and remaining in page 1971 for England. In this era I've only been back two times. I usually do not recognise any on the properties at all.
Accumulating the rubber points beneath the drinks caps and exchanging them for things such as Pepsi frisbees.
Regrettably we have not been in a position to return to Penang but We've several excellent memories of your gorgeous island. Immediately after Penang we have been then posted to Singapore where we lived for an additional two decades. I have delight in thinking about the images to the Penang Web-site and hope to view many far more acquainted places on it Down the road. Peter Matthey
Ahh! the Reminiscences-----fishing from the rocks which has a coke bottle to be a reel-catching bloodworms and pippys over the Seashore-swimming day by day-movies and very hot chips with tomato sauce in the Aust Hostel-a good looking Amah, Chen,cooking curries, washing and cleaning anything in web-site-makan carts with 25c meals and their late night cries-tambarans and durians-kites and spinning tops-bus rides to city-trishaws and Chilly Storage-cokes and haicuts in the Garrison penang beaches Club-catching fighting fish and chasing mud skippers with indian and chinese friends-swimming and diving at minden barracks pool-shoplifting through the naaffi-providing cheek to -pomme and aussie soldiers (not to much more mature than us )-videos and bafs schooling at minden barracks-train trips to KL and also the ordeals of co-ed Bourne Grammar and great english visit girls (You will find there's e book there!