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Canopy – A Film Review

by Catherine Lim Canopy by Arron Wilson is  a World War Two  film  shot mainly in Sungei Buloh and Bukit Brown, with flashback scenes that takes viewers to the Australian outback farm from where  Jim, the Australian fighter pilot – one of only  2 lead characters – is from.  It has a script which consists of  a few phrases of incoherent Hokkien spoken by Seng, the Chinese resistance fighter   – incoherent perhaps because my rudimentary Hokkien could not grasp it […]

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Sat 27 Dec’2014 : 9am – 12 pm: Collections, Recollections and Our Favourite Moments

  Saturday 27th Dec’2014 9am – 12pm Meeting place: At the Lor Halwa Main gates Join the Brownies for the last guided walk of 2014, as they look back at their journey and share their collection of individual stories and experiences at their favourite tombs: stories of women breaking the glass ceiling, of great sacrifices and humble deeds, experiences of the joy of discovery and connecting the living to the dead. It is also our thank you tour for the […]

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Battlefield Tour Report on Sun 7 Dec’14, 09.30am – 12.00pm)

Tour Report  by Catherine  Lim( Brownie safety marshal) It was the last battlefield tour of 2014, and the “Commander-in-Chief” stood at the look out point of the Sime Road/Adam Rd pedestrian bridge for what has become the de factor lookout point for  “hell fire corner” and held captive the 25 participants who had turned up for the tour.   The battlefield terrain included a golf course, graves, a nature reserve and came replete with maps and old photographs of landmarks […]

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Jon Cooper

Thank you to all those who came for the Battlefield tour. This is a video of highlights produced and shot by James Tann. Thank you for your interest. Registration is now CLOSED as all slots have been filled. For those of you who missed the registration, you may still apply to be on a wait list. For the successful participants, please inform us in advance if you are unable to make it so that your place can be released to […]

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The Story of Bo Ya and Zhong Ziqi _Ang yik Han

  Disclaimer: By agreeing to take walking tours  of Bukit Brown Cemetery, I understand and accept that I must be physically fit and able to do so.To the extent permissible by law, I agree to assume any and all risk of injury or bodily harm to myself and persons in my care (including child or ward) Please read if you are attending our guided walks for the first time, useful info on safety : Getting There/游览信息 If you have a facebook account […]

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Mid-Autumn Lanterns (photo: Khoo Ee Hoon)

  Romancing the Mid Autumn Festival by Andrew Lim and Victor Lim Romance the night with tales of myths and legends of the mid-autumn festival recounted by your brownies in attendance Andrew and Victor as they guide you to their “magical” spots at Bukit Brown. Please bring your own lantern, or at the very least, a stick for paper lanterns and candles which will be provided if you don’t have one. Also bring torch lights, wet weather protection just in […]

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Battlefield 28 Sept _ Oh Li Li

  Tour highlights and photos of 28 Sept’14 Battlefield Tour with Jon Cooper. They came and they were engaged, held spell bound as Jon Cooper weaved a story of WW 2 so little heard with wit, verve and boundless energy in the only way he knows how. Complementary narratives from both sides of the battle and heart warming vignettes  of the women who were prisoners of war and who met in a bitter sweet reunion earlier this year in the […]

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