Remembering Seah Eu Chin

Today, 27 descendants of Teochew pioneer Seah Eu Chin went to Grave Hill in Toa Payoh to visit the clan patriarch. Amazingly, after the event, we realised today is the 129th anniversary of his burial.                                         Watch the Facebook video of the families taking turns to pay their respects.     The inscription shows 2 wives, sisters from the same hometown. […]

Canadian Association’s Visit

On Nov 28, the Canadian Association of Singapore was guided by Claire Leow (heritage), Georgina Chin (birdlife and bio-diversity) and Victor Lim (tile history). This is the event report.         First stop, Tay Koh Yat, war hero.         For an explanation on Peranakan tiles, read this post and on Art Nouveau Majolica tiles, here.     More on the “naked angels” tomb here.   Then on to the beautiful tombs of Tok Cheng Tuan […]