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08 June 2009

St. John's Kindergarten Ipoh

After blogging for more than 1 year, I realized that I never mentioned anything about my hometown before. Well, in case you don't know, I was born and raised in a little small city called Ipoh.

*cue Point Blanc's Ipoh Mali song*

Okay, I'm gonna start off with my kindergarten - St. John's Kindergarten.

The St. John's Church is the first building to welcome you when you enter the kindergarten compound.


St. John's Church.

Before any of you misunderstand, lemme clarify - that's not the place we learn our ABC and 123.

We study at another building with a stretch of classrooms.


St. John's Kindergarten.

Recently I had a chance to visit the kindergarten. I was actually attending a wedding, which was held at the St. John's Hall.


St. John's Hall.

As I stepped into the hall, pieces of memories started falling into place. Amazingly, it has been more than 10 years since I left St. John's Kindergarten. How I wish I'm a kid again, with minimum worries in life.

My earliest performances took place on the stage of this very hall. Beating toy drums in a mini kiddo band, dancing and putting make up and lipstick - SO GAY!


Classroom.

The classroom tells a story of the friends I made when I was a little boy. Some stayed on till this very day, and well, some were forgotten. One of my kindergarten friend who is still close to me at the moment is Mishal Kothari - he's featured on my McAwesome Burger entry.

The tables and chairs are still the same till this very day. I remembered sitting on the small metal chair, drawing my house and a T-Rex dinosaur attacking it. Oh yeah, and Ultraman flying in the sky too!


My digitalized kindergarten drawing.

Somehow I managed to recall the drawing and I redraw it using Paint. Masterpiece huh? Definitely better than Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa painting.


Playground.

The playground was the favourite place of all time. Slides, bars and whatever. Doesn't seem fun to me now but it certainly was back then.


Playground swing.

The swing reminds me of my kindergarten girlfriends. I always bring my girlfriends to play swing swing together. Can't remember how many girlfriends I had but I do remember their names - Ah-Sue, Ah-Lian, Ah-Chin, Ah-Ling and all the others Ah-s lah.

Oh yeah, if any of you Ah-Whatever remembers me after reading this entry, do contact me ya! ;)

Anyway, I have a kindergarten secret to share - when I was a little boy, I never asked for permission to go to the toilet during class. So if nature calls, I'll just "hang on" and wait for the break.

So there was one incident, we were sitting on the floor and I was trying my very best to "hang on" as long as I could. However, the nature was no longer calling, it was screaming "LET ME GO!!!".

But stubborn me didn't bother and unfortunately, I "released" bit by bit while sitting on the floor. When it was finally break time, I stood up and there's a small puddle of water. My pants were obviously wet too.


Nature is calling!

Don't ask me what happened after that. End of my embarrassing kindergarten story.

54 comments:

  1. wei ken i miss st john's oso... lol... had alot of fun there....

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  2. wei ken pee-d in his pants =)
    urrgh.. kids time is fun xD
    But it's more fun now!~ =)

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  3. i bet you drew that only moments ago. Don't blame it on your past :P

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  4. wow this bring me back the memories of my Kindergarden life :), aww it would be nice to go back, less worries XD

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  5. I like the church design :)

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  6. i love drawing house and car last time.

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  7. i saw SUPERMAN in your kiddy drawing :D *flying in the air* your childhood dream kah :P

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  8. ehhh... st john's kl is my seoncdary school.. hahah

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  9. I would love to visit Ipoh again. It's such a homey place with yummy food. :)

    My kindergarten has long since gone. No embarrassing moments for me. haha...

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  10. Looking forward for more posts on your hometown

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  11. you are obviously one mischievous kid back then.
    but to actually "hang on",
    were you too shy to ask? :)

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  12. i was one quiet cute little kid =p i miss my childhood days now >.<

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  13. I went through yr post. I checked yr grammar and spelling, sentence structure etc. Hey, what are you doing still in kindy ? hehehehehehe You shud have grad from kindy decades ago hahahahah

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  14. yep! It's about time you tell us about your hometown. :D The kindergarten really looks nice. You draw like Picasson ler. haha :D

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  15. Hello, I'm the Ah-Sui..
    Remember we swung together?
    =P

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  16. lol...i'm a perakian too!!! but not ipoh..from taiping =) oh and ur secret..i had that one-time experience before too eeee =/ i was wearing a skirt and not pants la..haha

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  17. hey bro...nice kindergarten story of urs...u really can remember much....i only can remember a few things only...

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  18. funny kindergarten post XDDD

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  19. Seriously, I don't know you are from Ipoh. A great town nevertheless.

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  20. HAH You pissed in your PANTS! LEGENDARY!

    But at least you din't go buck naked in front of the class. *don't ask*

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  21. Ha Ha ha, can tie with a rubber band lah! LOL

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  22. "My earliest performances took place on the stage of this very hall. Beating toy drums in a mini kiddo band, dancing and putting make up and lipstick - SO GAY!"

    OMG you know, I did a similar performance in my kindergarten and I also wore lipstick. I thought I became a dragqueen already -.-

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  23. hey how come you nvr tell me that we're sekampung. btw ipoh mana? lol

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  24. Everyone has embarrassing moments when they're kids, that's what make our childhood life memorable. HAHAAAAA.
    St. John's, isn't that practically at the east of SMI?

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  25. This post makes me want to be age like Benjamin Button --- backwards. :)

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  26. hey, i was from st. john kindergarten ipoh too!!! maybe we were classmates? haha, not sure whether i'd been called as Ah-xx..
    why not u upload some of your kindergarten photos here?
    i had performance in that hall too... performing hawaiian dance.. =P

    jiaji

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  27. never heard of it leh...
    mana ultraman in that picture leh??

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  28. yeah~ me too miss my kindergarten study time!! hehee..

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  29. Who has never wore lipstick as a kid? We all did!

    Nice kindergarten story! And yes, your masterpiece definitely better than Leonardo da Vinci's! Haha!

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  30. I don't quite remember my own kindergarten experience although I still remember I have a very nice female teacher though I could not recall her face! I was very shy back then : )

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  31. Kindergarten days, not so fun to me. lol~

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  32. 10yrs? Still so young huh! Kindergarten brings happy memories to me...it's nice to be a kid!

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  33. I'd love to visit Ipoh again esp for the food! :-D

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  35. gosh...i miss ma kindergarden too...hmmm....

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  36. Well, those are the good days isn't it? Great of being a kid again. Well I definitely have more memories about elementary school, the earlier years. Sometimes still laugh at my silly experiences back then.

    @wchingya
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  37. Hmm... I have my own set of embarrassing stories when I was a child too, but I followed my father who have to be constantly transferred, so i dun recall having much friends...

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  38. The church and the kindie look nice. Some nice down-memory-lane moments there. LOL on the puddle of water.

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  39. wedding your head la.. it's mum's friend's birthday dinner lar, teruk case..
    btw,im a good photographer, lol..
    thanks to me.. =D

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  40. hehe... your pants wet wet ler...

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  41. Ha..Ha..sweet memories!
    Lovely kindergarden, love your cute digital drawing too!
    You just manage to turn back the clock kenwooi:)
    You got magic wand!

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  42. ah, after your clarification,
    it turned out you are too "un-mischievous" to ask? :p

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  43. School days were THE days wei! all the pee / running about like nobody's business / vomitting / black school shoes..haha..!!

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  44. haha, isn't it great to go back to all the places you have spent your childhood before?? sure brings you back lots of good memories.. :)

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  45. The church photo look like it was in Europe.. = )

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  46. Now that was hilarious, mate!

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  47. i'm not sure if the kindergarten i went to still exist or not.

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  48. hahaha cute drawing =P not bad not bad

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  49. man u actually remember ur kindergarten so vividly:) skip the pee stories! lol..it happens to most ppl at tat age :P

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