Top: C J Koh Law Library, National University of Singapore | Bottom-left: Eco-Lake,
Singapore Botanic Gardens | Bottom-right: A jungle path leading to…where else? [photography  by: Raymond Yeo]

From Park to Jungle (and back)

[a contribution by one of our walk participants earlier this year: Raymond Yeo] From Park to Jungle (and back) Raymond Yeo instagram.com/raymondyeo.sg I had been looking forward to this Jane’s Walk not just because I had never been to Bukit Brown, but also because it promised to be a long and leisurely walk on a Sunday afternoon, with the Bukit Timah entrance to Botanic Gardens as its starting point. You see, I enjoy walking from Points A to B when […]

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The grave of Lee Kim Soo

Reflections in Bukit Brown

by Eugene Ang Living in Pasir Ris, the prospect of having to wake up early on a Sunday morning for a 9am walking tour—in a cemetery of all places—is definitely unappealing. After all, I am your typical Singaporean millennial, more in tune with the modern than the traditional and more interested in the future than the past. That said, I was glad that I did eventually pull myself out of bed in the nick of time to join Claire and […]

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Ong Chong Chew – Found!

#Flashback: 10 October 2012 by Catherine Lim I was working on a production of History from the Hills – an 8 episode docu series which traces the history of  Singapore from the perspective of Chinese pioneers who made significant contributions to  society and the region in the late  1800s to the 1900s (post-war)  and who are buried in Bukit Brown. We were to shoot a sequence with Ong Chwee Imm – whose great great grandfather Ong Chong Chew was one […]

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Tan Kheam Hock tombs Bianca Polak

  Meeting Point: Road Junction of Kheam Hock Road, Sime Road, and Lorong Halwa Please note: Tour starts at 9am and ends at 12pm. Join Keng Kiat for the first of the BB annual special: Visiting Tan Kheam Hock and family. A leisure walk to visit Kheam Hock and his family members, to unravel the stories behind one of the pioneers of Bukit Brown, and Singapore. ————————–————————–———————– Difficulty: Average, some trekking required Please bring umbrella or poncho. Please wear covered […]

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  Sunday 11 Jan, 2015: Time 4 pm – 6.30pm Meeting Point: Gates at end of Lorong Halwa About the Guided Walk: Catherine and Claire (co founders of the All Things Bukit Brown) invite you to join them on a guided walk to share what in Bukit Brown, has inspired poetry, prose, photographs and paintings. End your Sunday in a reflective mood to fortify against the Monday blues. We will share inspiring stories, told and untold, large and intimate narratives, […]

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Adviicacy awards

  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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Group Photo 7 Dec 2014 Bianca Polak

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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