Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Pahang Club

It was the earliest building built by the British in 1907. This building site was the first base where the English first administer Pahang. The purpose of building this house was for Sir Hugh Clifford's at upon of time was the Ulu Pahang Suprintendent who resided in Kuala Lipis.

In June 1898, Kuala Lipis had replaced Pekan as the capital state of Pahang. From the date this house was the official house of the British Resident. During that time the British Resident was Sir Hugh Clifford and planned to build a more suitable residence to monitor Lipis area. Later he found Bukit Resident a more suitable site. While waiting for the house in Bukit Resident to be completed, he resided in the Pahang Club House till 1922- source

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Wednesday, June 23, 2010


(my daughter with a cheerful face)

Might as well jump. Jump!
Go ahead, jump.
Might as well jump. Jump!
Go ahead, jump. Jump!

(a song by van halen)

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

i can live

*location: shop wall near the Kuala Lipis Train Station

Saturday, June 19, 2010


Spread your wings and prepare to fly
For you have become a butterfly
Fly abandonedly into the sun

If you should return to me
We truly were meant to be
So spread your wings and fly

( a song by Mariah Carey)

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

post office

Post office which was located in Jalan Besar was constructed in year 1910. Initially, the postal service was under Federal Government administration. This building was shared with Telegraph Services one of Jabatan Telekom services. When Jabatan Telekom was privatized fully in 1989, this service was transferred to the current Telekom Malaysia's main building.

At first, entrance to this post office was facing towards Jalan Besar. But after the huge flood incident in 1971, the main entrance had been shifted to as where it is now.

Post services began to be privatised on 1 January 1992 and known as Pos Malaysia until now. This building had undergone various modifications until being upgraded to the newest in 2002. Branch Manager and his staff had beautify the area and give quality service to the society, in 2004, Pos Malaysia Lipis branch has been accredited as the best Post Office in Malaysia.

The uniqueness historic place at Kuala Lipis was zero marked stone near Post Office. Zero marked stone indicate the beginning of measuring distance of Pahang where its starting point was at Kuala Lipis.- majlis daerah lipis website

Friday, June 4, 2010

abandoned house part i

Abandoned houses are
illusion reaching
its end;

wind and rain and time
root for the

author: Zorika Petic

*Location: Kampung Kuala Kenong - there is an interesting story about this abandoned house. I'll let my friend, ubilepih, to write about it. Hopefully he will publish it on the next entry.