A day in the heart of Georgetown

At 1:08, the Chinese words on gold plaques are clan mottoes or phrases of poems. At 1:41, those are name plaques honouring / highlighting/ showing-off prominent current and past members of the clan that spread out everywhere locally and overseas. Using millennial terminology it’s akin to “Lincoln Inn Lawyer Represents!”. The “successful” Khoos likely gave… Continue Reading


Peranakan Mansion, Penang

We were lucky enough to be shown around the Peranakan Mansion by Baba Stanley Teoh who really brought the building to life. There is much to admire within the mansion and the house itself is a wonder, but Baba Stanley Teoh’s interesting anecdotes about the family who lived in the mansion, as well as about… Continue Reading