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.