The year was 1961. I was just 10 years old (11 only in October). But I had fallen in love!
She was just sooooo beautiful. I saved up to buy a Matchbox diecast model in red, and then a Dinky Toys diecast model in red:
Was the E-Type iconic? For sure, But that buzzword need not be used, as the very well written ad copy above shows clearly. Well-chosen alternatives like most beautiful car, signature outline and distinctive shape make the same point elegantly.
Geylang, my Geylang!
I have fond memories of my teenage years in Geylang, after I moved out from Pulau Bukom. These letter writers (ST, Sept 6) describe the contemporary scene:
This person below attempts an out-of-the-box solution to one of Geylang's infamous activities:
Hmmm. Take your pick....
How Brady beats the hot weather!
(His out-of-the-box solution)
Litterally, a poo-dle?
Finally, this pic must have been snapped by someone with the literalitis condition...