I used to trek a lot during my growing up years. We didn’t have a vehicle back then, so other than my school bus which I used to travel back and forth from school, all the rest of my childhood explorations were done on foot.
And how I was allured to the world around me then! I will always remember traipsing after school from River Valley to Queenstown, walking passing by the old F&N Factory and the lion landmark at the old Thye Hong Biscuit Factory . I remember marveling at the modernity of the Princess House where my mom used to tell me this where the “choy fu” (government officials) work and told me to study hard so that I can be just like them when I grow up. [Read more…]