I am 33 this calendar year and I had been born below. It is so wonderful to browse trhrough all the good Recollections of yours in Pg And that i trully understand your feelings to Pg and exactly how much you wish Pg is going to be preserved. On the other hand, not each Penangites want her to stay the way she seemed not even 10 years back.
I treasured those valued Recollections. Now exactly where am I? Oh! Indeed, in Blighty and are actually right here for the last 28 several years. I adore it a lot of which i even served in HMS Vivid for a brief time period just after the Falkland Conflict. I continuously share earlier ordeals with ex-sailors in the pubs. Also to my expectation in a navy town like Plymouth, numerous Males experienced or remains to be serving in the Royal Navy or Royal Marine and the greater part of them were to Penang. What can I say, but Durian continues to be the king of fruits and Penang remains the Pearl on the Orient! I would want to hear from any individual who had handed with the Mount Erskine Street or experienced observed the Scout Emblem carved about the hill. All the top and take great treasure of one's Reminiscences of Penang. - Anthony Khong, Ivybridge, Devon, UK.
He is Jamaican and my mother is English. I am going to Penang in October 2005 for your holiday with my spouse, and it'll be The very first time back again given that leaving while in the sixties. Do you've got any Photograph's of quantity ninety nine or the road? Thanks.
I remember we utilized to go the the Monkey Backyard garden (I feel that is what it had been termed) and there would be a bunch of little Indian boys offering packets of peanuts for 10 cents (Malay) to feed the monkeys. A faculty excursion to your anti-venene centre is my scariest memory. Countless differing kinds of snakes. And also the sight of a fifteen foot king cobra looking to strike you through the glass is not some thing a young kid forgets. But excellent memories These are. I'll often rembember my time there, life was carefree and lots of fun.
Pam Rackley Hello all, I chose to set Yet another Observe here as mates of mine have just gotten back from a week on Penang and had a good time. They took photos of our aged home and it appears just fantastic.
) My father was posted to Malaya with RAR fifty nine/sixty.Used my initial teen years there. We 1st lived at Minden Barracks then experienced The nice fortune to get presented a device around the Seashore in 1St block 3rd flooring on Tanjong Bungah Rd-frequented with my wife in 1999 and enjoyed immensely although couldnt locate a couple of aforementioned landmarks.Still regard time spent in Penang and KL as Better of childhood .Intend to stop by again soon and remain more time.A happy and idyllic island!!
During the day There's not a lot more to do than loaf around on the Seashore or on the pool of your hotel. The seaside url vacation resort does even so have things to do, As an illustration you could lease a moped to go round the island.
My wife And that i lived on Penang/Butterworth from 1986 - 1988 whilst posted to Butterworth While using the RAAF. Occasionaly we catch up with the odd ex-pats we understood back again then. They are becoming significantly and couple of amongst now I've still left the RAAF. We designed loads of pals whilst living in that superb nation and may return again for holidays quickly. The pictures are certainly fantastic and produce back again many pleased Recollections.
G'day Penangites, Good day from the other side of your rock. Being an ex resident from the married quarters more than at Butterworth for 5 a long time, the bus/ferry visits alone wherever eye openers. As I have lost connection with all ex schoolies am hoping websites such as this a person along with the "R.A.A.File College Penang" web-site will end in a protracted overdue beer or three. Have a billion and 1 Reminiscences/questions for the various a long lost pal achieved through the a long time 'seventy two-'seventy four and 'seventy seven-'80.
I used to be also peeved that Mum & Father obtained to head out Each individual evening & us Young children not even in double figures in age experienced to hang in the home. But reflecting back & how lucky to experience these kinds of 'flexibility' that only Youngsters our age could! Mum hardly ever knew in which we had been for hours on end (neither did we on several instances) nonetheless it didn't be concerned her! . We went up into to forests chatting to the noggies @ the Kampongs & receiving them to climb the trees to receive us fruit. Remember some of the fruit - Rambutans, Mango Steens...so highly-priced to obtain listed here on Oz. Perfectly the perfect time to go but page I will be returning to this site around & over cos its wonderful to read through your stories about a location which I'll normally treasure...Penang. Catchya Len Sharyn Brown (nee West)
.. and I could also recall the blasting of your quarry... this Site actually is superb and I skip Penang greatly.
I was a RAAF-Brat,and lived in Tanjong Tokong from 83-86.Wow the put has improved alot,I've quite a few wonderful Recollections with the hostie and penang.It was a good time to get had by all.If Anyone remembers me(you carn't neglect that nickname)fall a line.
It will only be throughout the help of men and women in existence that this facet of lifetime in Penang may be recorded in a single spot for posterity. The net handle is , then Visit the new website page on Radio RAAF Butterworth. Stay up visit for Listening to from any one and thanks. Also because of Kayes for this terrific web-site.