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May, 2020

  • 11 May

    REMEMBERING BRYAN

    By Lorenz Pereira Eustace Bryan Pereira passed away on 3rd April 2019 at the age of 78, quite unexpectedly, but peacefully, with dignity and with no fuss in keeping with his gentle character and laconic lifestyle. Bryan operated in a by-gone time capsule setting his own agenda, quite oblivious to …

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  • 11 May

    The Peterite band plays on

    By Algi Wijewickrema A few months back Sri Lanka’s first ever television station, ITN (Independent Television Network), concluded a competition among Sri Lanka’s schools, titled “Band the Band” (thankfully it wasn’t ban the band) and Holy Cross College, Grampaha were crowned champions. Not to be left out, St. Peter’s College, …

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  • 11 May

    Remembering ‘SELVI’

    By Michael Wille I was saddened to hear of the recent passing of Selvi Perinpanayagam in Ontario, Canada (in 2019). He and I played for Royal for three years (1954-1956). Of those three years we opened the batting for two years. Opening partners often develop a close friendship having been …

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  • 11 May

    205 Years, Methodist Church in Sri Lanka

    Interview with His Lordship Rev. Asiri Perera, Bishop of Methodist Church in Sri Lanka By Sujith Silva (June, 2019) As part of our coverage of Old Schools in Sri Lanka under ‘A journey through Quadrangles’ we met His Lordship Rev. Asiri Perera, Bishop of Methodist Church in Sri Lanka to …

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  • 10 May

    Colossus who shaped Sri Lanka Cinema

    Tribute to Lester James Peiris By Algi Wijewickrema To say that Lester James Peiris turned the then cinema industry upside down – if a cinema related industry existed in the 1950s in Ceylon – would be an understatement. At a time when what passed off as cinema craft in Ceylon …

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  • 10 May

    Dr.Michael Emil Joachim

    By Felix Dias Appreciation delivered at the thanksgiving celebration of Dr. Michael Emil Joachim in 2018   I consider it an honour and a privilege to say a few words at this Thanksgiving Celebration for the life of our dear friend Michael Emil Joachim.   We have all read the …

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  • 8 May

    Spirit of Big Matches – 2019

    From the 12th edition of Quadrangle Magazine; Quadrangle interviewed former Captains, Players, and Principals during the 2019 Schools Big Match coverage.  By Kineta Fernandez When it comes to traditional school cricketing battles in Sri Lanka, a ‘Big Match’ is more than just an ordinary cricket encounter between schools. Cricketing battles …

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  • 1 May

    Cagers who were greats and who would have no equal

    By Elmo Rodrigopulle St Benedicts College, Kotahena, easily the leading Christian Brothers school in the country is celebrated its 150th year in its glorious existence few years ago. Since its inception, the school has produced brilliant alumni and continues that way. Not only in studies, but also in sport there …

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  • 1 May

    JOSEPHIAN SOCCER; 1964 AUGUST FAIR VICTORY

    From the 2nd edition of Quadrangle, 2015. Just a couple of years after its formation, St. Joseph’s College, Colombo 10 fielded a cricket team and defeated Royal College in the inaugural cricket match. In the same year- 1898, they also fielded a soccer team and trounced Royal College F.C and …

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  • 1 May

    Maurice scissorhands

    Lawrence Heyn was sports editor of the SUN and WEEKEND newspapers in Colombo in the 1970s and early ’80s. He migrated to Australia in 1984 and worked for 27 years as an editor and production editor for a newspaper group in Brisbane. He is a partner in a design company, …

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