Overwhelmingly, most pansyfans hail from Britain, Turkey or the States so you can imagine my delight when I noticed that someone from Malaysia was pushing the numbers up by having a good old root around the blog – 334 posts and rising. In the late Sixties, I spent nearly three years in Malaysia as a young army brat on a base just outside Malacca. My memories of life in the tropical sun are vivid and glorious. In fact, both my sisters were born in the country (at different times – my sergeant major father was posted there twice). I hope to pop back one day, as my eldest brother has done. So, whoever you are my Malaysian friend, I thank you. You’ve provided the perfect excuse to fish out some ancient time-worn snaps and take a skip down memory lane.

5 thoughts on “It Ain’t Half Hot, Mum

  1. I must be at the age when (some) people like nostalgia. I’ve found myself lost there a number of times. Nothing wrong with happy, fanciful or reconstructing memories. Seems it happens to a lot of us. I especially like the HAPPY ones.

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