eLanka Newsletter: January 2018 – 1st edition
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2018, THE A.B.& C OF IT

by Desmond Kelly – ‘the Star of eLanka”

There used to be a famous slogan in Ceylon, as I remember her, (important “things” are always, or should, always be referred to, in the female gender, because, while we cannot sometimes live with them, we certainly cannot live without them!),”TIME PASSES, QUALITY REMAINS”. This little “ad” was in reference to a “wristlet watch”,.as we knew them, but let us leave the “brand” to the advertising “gurus” of old.


“Why are the cars not honking?”

It wasn’t quite the first question Melbourne Renegades coach, Tim Coyle expected from his team’s international signing, Chamari Atapattu while driving her from the airport to the team hotel. Accompanying Coyle in the car was Atapattu’s uncle, Vernon Tissera, who quickly explained to his niece that Australia is significantly different to Sri Lanka and there was a fair chance she might never hear a sound of a horn during her tenure down under.



by Desmond Kelly – ‘the Star of eLanka”

Relax, Read and make your New Year Resolutions
Health Education for Sri Lankans & others by Dr Harold Gunatillake



The story which is set in Sri Lanka, is about a compassionate and dedicated burn unit doctor working at the Colombo General Hospital who struggles to deal with the pain and suffering caused by a vicious civil war.

It is available on Amazon as an eBook/Paperback.

“BURGHER BUGGERS” Drinking Whisky
by Desmond Kelly ‘the Star of eLanka’

Doubtless, most of us will probably remember the little “Lansi-Limerick” (above), I certainly do, although most of 


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eLanka Events - MELBOURNE

Australia Day Celebrations

26th of January 2018

Be My Valentine

03rd of February  2018

Gulzar Saab – Melbourne

28th of January2018

15th Annual Celebration of the feast of the Infant Jesus of Prague

14th January 2017

Rajakapuru – stage play Melbourne

24th of February 2018

Kelani Nite – Legends of 70s

21st of April 2018
eLanka Events - SYDNEY

Shen Yun – Sydney Lyric Theatre

7-11 February 2018

Golden Oldies Sing Along with Bonny Fernando & Heartbeatz

24th of February 2018

National Day of Sri Lanka 2018

05th of February 2018

Shepherdian Valentine Night

10th of February 2017

Royal College OBA NSW & ACT – A Royal “Rendezvous”

17th of February 2018

Fundraiser – to Support the National Cancer Institute 

23rd of February 2018

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eLanka Advertisers

Ceylinco Life Introduces “La Serena” – a seaside retirement resort for active retirees

Orbit Remit – International online money transfer

Quantum Fitness – Introducing the “Power Plate”

Ishan Bahar Family and Friends

Willows Real Estate – Bella Vista, Sydney, NSW

Shen Yun – Sydney Lyric Theatre – (7-11 February 2018)

Blue Ocean Group of Companies

Bollywood Elegance Indian Tailoring

Benefit Property Group

Dusit Thani Sri Lanka –  Beachfront Balapitiya

Mobile Credit Advisers – Rajeev De Silva

Properties for Sale

Property for Sale – Mount Lavinia
Brand new luxury house completed in January 2016

Brand new luxury house completed in January 2016 in the newest gated community by Kelsey Homes off Templer’s Road in Mount Lavinia. 3 kilometers to the beach. 3BR house 2,400 sq feet on 12 perches with a garden and 2 car garage (with roller gate)


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Sri Lankan Recipes by Curry Mad – Stuffed Crab Shells


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