I delight in thinking about the Streets on your web site and recognizing the ratan home furnishings maker who made my ratan household furniture that I love and even now personal. The picture on the Hawker stands - makes me drool for my favorite rooster dish w/brothy rice and pink pepper condiment on best - yum. I would've been satisfied residing in Penang the rest of my existence. I hope to go back some working day. Thanks with the flashback.
I treasured People valued Recollections. Now in which am I? Oh! Certainly, in Blighty and have already been right here for the final 28 decades. I find it irresistible so much which i even served in HMS Vivid for a brief interval just once the Falkland Conflict. I constantly share earlier encounters with ex-sailors within the pubs. And to my expectation in the navy city like Plymouth, a large number of Males had or remains to be serving from the Royal Navy or Royal Maritime and the vast majority of them were to Penang. What am i able to say, but Durian continues to be the king of fruits and Penang remains to be the Pearl on the Orient! I would like to listen to from any one who had handed from the Mount Erskine Street or experienced seen the Scout Symbol carved over the hill. All the most effective and consider good treasure of one's Reminiscences of Penang. - Anthony Khong, Ivybridge, Devon, United kingdom.
The previous residence that appears familiar would be the semi detached for lease. It truly is similar to People properties where my parents live in the Vale of Tempe. Could possibly be I ought to go dwelling abit far more to familiarise myself Using the area once more. Regards Yat
Len Mezzina I lived in Jalan Azyze, Hillside 1964-66. A teenager then, I have excellent memories of this Section of Penang; even though considering these pix it absolutely is just not as I bear in mind it. Sad to say, I have forgotten names of streets - wherever can I supply a detailed map?. Mountaineering and tenting from the hills about Mt. Erskine, (there were World War II bunkers are they however there?)The Penang Swimming Club? I attended an Australian Air Power faculty, is a faculty still there? There was an yearly motorcycle hill climb race up the Vale of Tempe, pretty interesting for all those situations; I continue to have scars from the pushbike tumble on that street.
I are back to Batu Ferringhi a number of periods throughout the last number of years. I'm so unfortunate at what's happened to Penang just lately and my condolences to every one of the survivors as well as their familes. Terima Kaseh Ron Collins
I had an excellent 7 days heading spherical each of the sights,the hill, markets & temples, not forgeting the incredible smell that you get also.I continue to have images,a single Specially of a wonderful sunset in the Beach front.
Throughout the day There may be not far more to do than hang around around the Seashore or within the pool of one's lodge. The seaside resort does on the other hand have pursuits, for instance you may lease a moped to go within the island.
I am also surprise no-one say just about anything concerning the Satay stall instantly across with the outdated Fatty Loh hen rice area several blocks down within the aged Fettes park market. A Malay lady and her sister or sister-in-regulation utilized to run the enterprise. But I read they've moved. The place am i able to obtain great satay the following time I return to Penang???? Sigh.... David Josephs
G'day Penangites, Hello there from another side with the rock. Currently being an ex resident with the married quarters about at Butterworth for 5 several years, the bus/ferry excursions by itself where eye openers. As I've dropped connection with all ex schoolies am hoping web sites similar to this a person and also the "R.A.A.F College Penang" web site will bring about a lengthy overdue beer or 3. Have a billion and one particular Reminiscences/queries for the numerous an extended dropped pal achieved through the years '72-'74 and '77-'80.
How am i able to at any time fail to remember this excellent put in the world it experienced a life affect on me. It began decades back arround 1981, A Chinese friend that I've satisfied in Sydney, he was working within an Italian piza store. This made the most effective in Sydney. In any case we produced superior good friends, we use to take in in Sydney china town frequently, late in the evening. did we take in some authentic chinese food items, you name I consume it. Someday he talk to me to come back to Penang. That improved my complete everyday living arround. I ended up Conference a girl in Penang, two years latter I married her.
I have just found this Web site and don't have plenty url of time at this time so I am printing off all of that is on it although I publish this. Why have I not obtained time? We have been packing at this time mainly because we've been leaving for Penang on holiday this 7 days. We've been taking outdated photos and looking out ahead to it. I'll return and report in url about 5 months time. The printer is still going so I'm wanting ahead to a fascinating read. Au revoir. Tony Parker John & Pleasure Horsting
My daughter was also born from the BMMH, Dec ten 1967. I am certain we must have satisfied, even walked down for that bus together, although the name won't ring any bells. I was again there this march, and I liked it. Hard to see the Outdated penang from memory, but nonetheless the same warm greeting and frindly persons. In case you utilized the identical grocer as me I even uncovered his (new)keep there. His spouse was my Amah. Delivers a lump to the throat. Will send somemore when I've had an opportunity to glimpse through a few of the old slides (produced at Ruby colour link Photograph). Hope to hear from you or any one else who labored at Foundation SQUADRON RADIO RAAF Butterworth.
Penang is often frequented throughout the year. There is certainly a relatively mild monsoon time period among June and September. We've got frequented Penang through this wet period; and did probably not discover any difference between the dry and soaked time.