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Sharlene (17)

My house is my favourite part of the neighbourhood and I love to spend time with my family and friends! ...

Ms Lam (49)

Lived at shophouses along old Lim Chu Kang Rd. Whenever it rains heavily, the road will be flooded with rainwater. As our house is on higher ground ...

Mr Fow

The most significant part in the neighbourhood are the food places. There was a lot of places that serve great food around from local and ...

Mr. Chen S.S

The most significant part of the neighbourhood are the HDBs as there was a lot of interesting stories there. ...

Mdm Low

My most significant part of my neighbourhood is the kampong spirit and how everybody knew one another and would help one another out. I used to live ...

Aaron (47)

I lived in the west part of Singapore Ghim Moh Road when I was in Primary School, and Dover Crescent during my teenage years. I enjoyed playing ...

Angie (48)

The most significant part of the neighbourhood is behind the housing estate is a Chinese Teochew Cemetery. I would walk through the cemetery ...

Hamisa

Lived at Bukit Timah RaceCourse. The most memorable memory is when my father worked at the turf club and saw my father walk the horses out every ...

Juliana W.

To me, the most significant part of my neighbourhood is the coffeeshop near my house. The coffeeshop has been there for a very long time now and ...

Rakin (18)

The most significant part of my neighbourhood is Whampoa Park Connector. It’s where i discovered fun, animals and the great outdoors. I also ...

Ms Lim (46)

The most memorable memory is most neighbours would have their door open so all the children would be running/cycling up and down the corridor and in ...

Mr Robi (46)

The most significant part is the giant football field right beside the MRT, it was an open space and my friends and I used to play football matches ...

Ong S.K. (56)

Back then I stayed really close to the highway and we could see Woodlands Checkpoint from our window. The market place near the Checkpoint was very ...

Gaw

The most significant part in the neighbourhood is the Fajar Shopping Centre. When I was a child, I cried and screamed there. Now, most folks still ...

Mr Tan C. S.

Serangoon Garden Secondary School was right beside my house. Often, I would cross over the school with my friends and go play soccer in the school& ...

Madhulisha (49)

Studied at Pei Tong Primary school and used to meet her best friend, Debby, every morning. They used to go to the Char Kway Teow stall below their ...

Josephine Lim

Worked at McDonald which was my first part-time job during the school holidays. Got to know a lot of things that I previously didn’t know. Met ...

Neo Muay Huay (64)

The most significant part of the neighbourhood are the shops around Bukit Ho Swee. Being able to go for the 50 cent movies and buy cheap snacks when ...

KC

The most memorable memory is going to the library every weekend with primary school friends in the ’70s and ’80s because everything is ...

Fiona

The most memorable memory is playing at the playground after school with my classmates. We used to play hide and seek and Hopsotch a lot. After ...

Chang (Chin Yi)

The most significant part of the neighbourhood is his childhood playground. My father could interact with the neighbourhood kids and have fun. It ...

Darwisyah (19)

The most significant part of the neighbourhood is when you alight at khatib and take the bus to my house, you’ll actually see the transition ...

Valerie (17)

The most significant part of the neighbourhood is the Fajar Playground. I used to go there to play with my friends after school. It was destressing ...

Mrs E

The  most memorable was when i was staying in Bencoolen, there was a fire. All the shop houses are attached to each other. We had to all run out of ...

Jessline

The most significant part is the Playground, My house is located right is front of the playground and from time to time, i’ll visit the ...

Belle

The most significant part is the Yuhua Village market and hawker center near my house. It has been a big part of my life since all the food, cooked ...

Mdm Ling

The most significant part of the neighbourhood are the mango and papaya trees. My siblings and I would always play around the trees and we would ...

Mdm Zhou

When our neighbours came over to pass us red packets during Chinese New Year when we first moved into our house from a foreign country, I was really ...

Jo Shen (17)

I lived there when I was really young, but I remember being amazed by the shape of the flats because of how uncommon it was. I also remember several ...

Mdm Sri (50)

Back in the 1970s, the neighbourliness of the area. There would be hawkers carrying baskets around. We would always buy satay from the satay man and ...

Zhou Y.F

The Verge was replaced by Tekka Place in 2017. I remembered bringing my daughters out to shop as a family. Though there were barely any shops, the ...

Ruixuan

Hanging out with my primary school friends at the playground after school. We used to visit the mama shop nearby and buy our favourite snacks like ...

Jewel

My neighbourhood is very culturally diverse! If you take a stroll around Tiong Bahru you will see a variety of people – from the Chinese ...

Irish

Every wednesday in primary school, my friends and I would have to stay back for Chinese remedial. Our class was quite small so most of us would ...

Trisha (18)

My most memorable memory when living there is with my neighbours. I am happy to be blessed with my kind and gracious neighbours. Having stayed at my ...

Koh Lay Ting (20)

The most memorable memory when living here is that I helped bring a lost terrapin back to its original owner. I’m glad I saved it because ...

Oscar (20)

The most significant part of my neighbourhood is the basketball court. The most memorable memory when living here is always after school during my ...

Pei Chee

The most significant part of my neighbourhood is the environment and neighbours. They make me feel a sense of belonging. The most memorable memory ...

Clare (18)

The most significant part of my neighbourhood would be the ProVision shop that is right downstairs my block. This is because I grew up frequenting ...

Jolene (18)

I think the field near to where I live is the most significant part of my neighbourhood. It used to be a huge empty field with pathways around the ...

Kareen (18)

Although i don’t live in Bishan, my grandmother took care of me when i was younger (before primary school) so technically i grew up there…. ...

Ashley

I remember when I was a child, I would often go play at the playgrounds. I would always look forward to going there and try to quickly learn ...

Christelle-anne (19)

The most significant part is the people as we know almost each other and always wave to each other. The most memorable memory when living here is ...

Anonymous (20)

The most significant part of my neighbourhood is Waterfront as my family visits the place every once a week, and cycling at the playground almost ...

Sarajane

The most significant part of my neighbourhood is the nearby market. I used to go there with my grandmother or mother when I was younger to get ...

Joanne (17)

The most significant part of my neighbourhood is chomp chomp food centre. The most memorable memory when living here is after church, my friends and ...

Ashlyn (18)

The most significant part of my neighbourhood is Bishan park. I get to see the best sunsets & I also meet people from different neighbourhoods ...

Valencia

The most memorable memory when living here is playing with my friends at Vista Park. ...

Alexis

My most memorable memory is rollerblading at Vista Park. I went there a couple times to rollerblade. I went with my family and my friends. When i ...

Alphonsus (15)

The most significant part of my neighbourhood is the people are friendly as they knw me frm young and they too take care of the stray cats. The most ...

Shalena (22)

The most memorable memory when living here is the famous dragon playground in tpy!!!!!! Used to play with my cousins and made some friends there! ...

Anonymous

The most memorable memory when living here is seeing the surrounding green land slowly developing into high-rise HDBs. ...

Ashley (18)

The most significant part of my neighbourhood is Republic Polytechnic, I have been going there since secondary school to study and go to the park ...

Crystal (19)

The most significant part of my neighbourhood is Jurong Lake Garden and S11 food centre which opens 24 hours. The most memorable memory when living ...

Ow

The most significant part of my neighbourhood is the Mama shop. My grandma always hide from my parent to buy me snack there ...

Nicole (18)

The most significant part of my neighbourhood is the shophouses at Upper Thomson… it’s always nice to walk past at night and see so many ...

Nashitah (18)

The most significant part of my neighbourhood Vista Point playground as my secondary school friends and I used to hang out there a lot after school. ...

Lucas (19)

The most significant part of my neighbourhood is the Macdonald at Fajar as it has like some of my favourite memories and where a lot of things ...

Izzah (19)

The most memorable memory is when i was younger my family and i used to go to the canal at fajar to ride our bikes and have quality family times. It ...

Phyllis (18)

The most significant part to me would be the area around my house! The area holds many stores like 7-11, hawker stalls and also Chong Pang Market. ...

Eunice

The most significant part of my neighbourhood is my playground. The most memorable memory when living here is when I spent mid autumn festival with ...

Syarah (19)

My most memorable memory when living here is back when I was in primary school and play at the Mega Playground with my neighbours every day during ...

Wong An Wei (19)

The most significant part of my neighbourhood to me is the Nature Park, because I use to frequent there to exercise. Heritage Museum, learn about ...

Ellyn (18)

The most significant part of my neighbourhood to me is Teck Ghee park right beside my house is the most significant part of my neighbourhood to me. ...

Wen Jun

The most memorable memory when living here is when my neighbour bought a big carton of instant noodles and she shared it amongst the people in the ...

Tan Wee Keng (19)

The most significant part of my neighbourhood to me is the sound of mrt passing by and numerous people exercising. The most memorable memory when ...

Ernest (19)

I like how my neighbourhood is like a newer estate, so like most things here are like more modern. The most memorable memory when living there was ...

Maevis

The most significant part of my neighbourhood is Ang Mo Kio Hub. It was where everyone gather together after school to have lunch and I go there ...

Jiaxuan

The most significant part of your neighbourhood to me is the void deck as I spend a lot of time playing games with my neighbours. The most memorable ...

Ash (18)

The artisan cafes nearby like The Tiramisu Hero, Druggist and Island Creamery. There is also many nice bars there like The Black Fairy with nice ...