A short story about a successful man who forgets his roots as a kampong boy in Tanjung Rhu, and only realizes its importance and how much he misses it after his mother passes away. The poignant/sad story demonstrates the cultural circumstances and dilemmas about identity which people face in Southeast Asia. It also looks at the conflict/struggle and tension between the traditional and modern society in Singapore through the relationship between Mr T.W. Li and his mother.