Chew Joo Chiat 周如切 is my great grand-father. My family tree in Singapore begins with him. The puropose of this blog is for my children and grand children to know their root's humble beginning. Secondly, there are inaccuracies and gaps I discovered published in books, articles and websites about Chew Joo Chiat. I also want to talk about some lost landmarks in Joo Chiat.
Monday, September 17, 2012
Your Grand Father's Road
I like to walk in Joo Chiat for it gives me many fond memories of bygone days. Recently I walked down memory lane again to see the changes and reminisce the past. At Joo Chiat Road opposite opposite Joo Chiat Lane was a block of three storey shophouses. It was built after the war. Before then it was a vacant land and a railway line passed through the land, cut across Joo Chiat Road and continued along Joo Chiat Lane and ended up at Eunos. The block of 3 storey shophouses has now been upgraded into a ..........
change no. 2
crossing the road oblivious to the surroundings until a car screeched to a stop beside me