10 Mar '11, 2am

Tell me if you're visiting, i stay 2 blocks away. 'Last Kampong standing in Singapore'

Hey all... I am a current resident of Kampong Lorong Buangkok and my grandparents have been living here since the late 1960s... We are still staying with my grandmother til today. It is our family's most valuable treasure because the house was built by my late grandfather and his brother. Its great to see that many Singaporeans would like to preserve the village. But let me just say that its not as easy and beautiful as you see... When all of you are tucked in your warm beds as it rained heavily outside, we have to start arranging pails because the zinc roof has small holes and water drips into the house every time it rains. Last year, after so many years, there was flood and our houses were affected. We had to wake up at 4am in the morning to throw out the water. Mosquitos all over. Have you seen a kampong without trees and plants? No. We do our part by overturning the pl...

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