A house full of memories in Saunders Road

The terraced house my mother grew up in will live on in my reminiscences of life in 1960s S'pore

The writer’s mother at around age 10 in her Saunders Road home in the 1930s. ST PHOTO: COURTESY OF ROSIE WEE
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My one-year-old granddaughter celebrated her birthday last week. She lives in the United Kingdom with her parents. She will grow up without knowing the Singapore her great grandmother and grandmother lived in unless it has been captured for her.

I have already crossed the defining age of 70. And before the sands of time run out of my hourglass, before my memory fades into oblivion, leaving me with neither the past nor the future, there is an increasing urgency for me to put thoughts to paper as my legacy for her.

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