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Kampung Memories - A Life's Journey Revisited

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Kampungs were once a part of the Singapore landscape. The word kampung, which means a Malay village, is more than just a physical structure. It encompasses a unique way of life.

Sharifah Hamzah takes you on a trail of getting to know the kampungs of Singapore, its history, customs and the people who grew up there and lived the life. She also weaves in her own memories and r
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Published 2012
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Ririn Marina
Oct 08, 2016 Ririn Marina rated it it was amazing
Reading this book might be like walking down memory lanes for those who would have lived or visited Malay kampungs of Singapore.
Though I wasn't brought up in kampung way, but I had frequent a kampung in Onraet Road where my grandparents' house was. My grandparents' home was considered the more modernised home in the kampung as it was built with cement and had glass windows. But I had always hated the bucket system outhouse toilet! I hated the thought of having my tiny body dropped into the big o
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Sharifah Hamzah is a multi-cultural blogger and writer. Born in Johore and grew up in Singapore, she has worked as a feature writer for a lifestyle magazine in Singapore; a feature writer for a daily English newspaper in Malaysia; and in library services in the United States.

Her blog Building Bridges contains snippets of life from both sides of the globe.


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