Monday, April 14, 2014

Memories Of The 70's

Dug through some folders this evening and saw some childhood pictures I have taken with my camera before they faded off.... 

This black and white picture was taken in the early 1970's, I think I was around 13-14 years old and my sister was only 7 that time.  Taken at the balcony of our town house and I remember eight of us were squeezed in one room with one corridor leading to the balcony.  Six of us slept in the room whereas my two elder sisters slept at the corridor with just mat on the floor but covered with a mosquito net to keep cockroaches from "disturbing" them.... 

Yes, those were the poor, old but happy days!
I notice I still have some puppy fats here! 
Many years later.... 
We are now matured and growing old gracefully... (i hope!)
Time has changed us physically and environmentally...
At least now we do not have to sleep at the corridor 
with the fear of cockroaches as our night guests anymore....
LOL...


32 comments:

  1. Any more black and white pictures to share?

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  2. A Walk down memory lane! You can scan all your old black and white photos to keep them forever.

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    1. Yeah , if not the colours will soon fade out...

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  3. aiyoh, Claire!! i was comparing the two photos to spot the differences on you, but couldn't lah, you didn't change much at all for 40 years!! @_@"

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    1. Is that supposed to be a compliment? hahahaa... Ok, I thank you for it!

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  4. Both look very different now, more beautiful, more glamorous, of course, Wink! Wink!

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    1. hehehee... guess you never lie, right? wink! wink!!

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    1. You want me to show yours in FB? Just wait and see... hehehe...

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  6. I still have a black & white photo of my sister and me taken when I was 6 years old. The one and only left. These black & white photo are precious to keep for sweet memory.

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    1. Yes, last time we din't take many pictures... so must treasure just the few...

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  7. Actually those times are pretty fun, sleep together and talks over midnight!!! =]

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    1. Now we have our own separate lives..yes..

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  8. that's a nice shot of both of you back then. Good memories..

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  9. The two of you are beautiful, and I love comparing the pictures! You both do not look that much different now...very young looking! You are blessed, I always wanted a brother or sister.

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    1. Thank you! Siblings or no siblings, you are kind of special in your own way...

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  10. I want more! Any more pictures to share? I wana see you when you were 17 or 18.. Can ahh?

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    1. ooohhh... got... wait till I got the mood to arrange them... how about yours???

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  11. Those were the days when they were black and white. My time is sepia or brownish picture.

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    1. Mine are all black and white those days.. no choice one... but nowadays, even wedding photos are purposely made black and white.. hahaha...

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  12. Ever lovely women!
    ALOHA from Honolulu
    ComfortSpiral

    =^..^= <3

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  13. wah really cantonese say Kum Lan Ji Mui

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  14. Hey Reana, you haven't changed much! I could recognize you instantly!

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  15. Sweet! I love to see these nostalgic then and now photos. It's heartwarming to see how much people can change physically :)

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