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Remembering Belle Wirekoon

by Eric Motha Belle Wirekoon departed this world two years ago and her 90th birthday fell on June 16, 2018. She was born in Kandy and blessed with five sisters and a brother. Belle had her education at Hillwood College, Kandy and Good Shepherd Convent, Colombo. Many tributes were paid …

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Memories of a legendary tutor

Dr. Rohan Philip reminiscing memories of his father R.H.Phillips   Dr. Rohan Phillip recently retired as Vice President/Chief Technologist for Information Technology at McDonald’s Corporation.  He was responsible for Global Infrastructure Solutions and Services, including Enterprise Architecture.  He also served as Chairman of the Global Infrastructure Management Team which has …

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A Synonym with Netball in Sri Lanka, Cynthia

By Algi Wijewickrema   How easy it is to conduct an interview when the personality you wish to interview has put you at ease even before the interview. That’s what happened when I was looking to make an appointment to meet Cynthia Rasquinho (nee Earnst), netball’s super personality of yesteryear. When …

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Vale Ranjith Samarasekera

Antonian dynamo sadly missed Former St Anthony’s College, Katugastota, sportsman and a stalwart of Colombo Colts Cricket Club Ranjith Samarasekera passed away in 2017 in Colombo following a brief illness at the age of 76. Ranjith Samarasekera was an outstanding sportsman, excelling at athletics and cricket. He was one time …

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BROTHERLY LOVE

Rugby an essential strand in Van Langenberg DNA By Algi Wijewickrema Many brothers have played rugby for many a school from the time the game was introduced to Sri Lanka’s schools (Ceylon then). This is true of those schools, Kingswood, Trinity, Royal and St Peter’s, that adopted rugby from the …

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