Discovering Penang anew

By Julia Tan

July 2013 FEATURE
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No project lasts unless the young are engaged. The Heritage in Penang Trail tries to show young Penangites how little they know about their wonderful hometown’s surroundings."Places we took for granted often turned out to hold a treasure trove of history."St George's Church on Farquhar Street.Saturday, May 13, was a breezy morning. I was among a ragtag group of adolescents and adults, sitting on the steps of the quaint pavilion on the grounds of St George’s Church, right in the...

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Julia Tan

went to primary and secondary school at Convent Pulau Tikus before continuing sixth form at St. Xavier’s Institution; any other school was out of the question. She misses the fried rice at the school canteen, and laments the passing of the wan tan mee lady.