Days and nights at Claremont

By Christine Khor

December 2015 FEATURE
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Diary, June 19-23, 1989June 19, Monday:It’s up Penang Hill for a few days to unwind from the stress of Singapore’s workaholic lifestyle. Blustery weather, with a hint of rain, as I set off for the funicular railway turns into a downpour en route to Claremont Station. Each of the four coaches has 25 people – mostly Caucasian and Japanese tourists – jampacked like sardines even though it is a weekday. When the rain comes, you can sense everyone’s wonder at...

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