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January, 2019

  • 4 January

    Voice Of Kandy Scholarship Programme 2018.

    The Kandy Schools Past Pupils’ Association held its Annual Student Scholarships awarding programme at Trinity College Hall for the students of Kandy Schools. The funds were raised through several fund raising initiatives held throughout the year by the Voice of Kandy Association.  

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  • 1 January

    Trinity – Fully powered by the Sun

    Departing from tradition, the Trinity College Kandy (TCK) Batch of 92 celebrated its 25th anniversary since leaving Trinity by taking over the responsibility of converting the entire school’s energy supply to solar power. This is perhaps the first time a 100 % conversion amongst schools has been completed in Sri …

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  • 1 January

    STUMPED – PLACIDUS LEANAGE, BOWLED – BERCHMAN DE ALWIS

    HOW MANY TIMES IT APPEARED IN THE SCORE CARD?   QUADRANGLE SPECIAL BY NEIL WIJERATNE Have you ever noticed the uniqueness of score sheets of the matches played by St. Joseph’s College, Colombo 10 during the 1963 school cricket season? Forget about the astute leadership of Brian ‘Bumper’ Perumal; forget about …

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  • 1 January

    Dynamic Ruwini Dharmasiri

    by Rochelle Palipane Gunaratne   “You must make women count as much as men; you must have an equal standard of morals; and the only way to enforce that is through giving women political power so that you can get that equal moral standard registered in the laws of the …

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  • 1 January

    Played the game straight and kept the good old name respected

    Geoff Garnier By Neville Athukorala It has been our good fortune to be associated for 51 long years and now write about a thorough bred Peterite in Geoffrey Aubrey Garnier affectionately known by us all, as the one and only ‘Geoff’.   Born on the 24th of May 1932, he …

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  • 1 January

    He played the Game of Life as well to Perfection!

    Eddie Gray – Memorial Oration by HE. S.Skandakumara at RCOBAA AGM, Melbourne, Australia HE S. Skandakumar recently delivered the Eddie Gray Memorial Oration in Melbourne before a distinguished audience of old Royalists of all vintages. The event was part of the Agenda of the AGM of the Royal College Old …

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  • 1 January

    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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  • 1 January

    Trinity College National Drum & Dance Orchestra Celebrates 45 years of Excellence

    by Rochelle Palipane Gunaratne I was first introduced to the rhythmic wonders of the Trinity College National Drum & Dance Troupe (TCKNDT) by my husband Vidura Gunaratne, who had been a member of this prestigious contingent during his school years. He would regale me with stories of their glorious victories …

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  • 1 January

    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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December, 2018

  • 31 December

    Big matches forged many friendships off the field

    Vijaya Malalasekera By Sujith Silva   My first Royal-Thomian memory goes back to 1953 when Royal College was captained by Ubhaya de Silva; the Thomians were down I think 4 for 14 and then P.I. Peiris and Geoff Wijesinghe put on record partnership of 187 runs. The Thomians went on …

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