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eLanka Newsletter: January 2018 – 4th edition
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Health and views -Jan 3rd 2018
by Dr Harold Gunatillake


“ALERIC’S MILK-SHAKE-DUCK”
by Desmond Kelly – ‘the Star of eLanka”
That is how silly the present Media is getting, folks.

The Milk-Shake Duck going viral, and, serve them right, they ARE racist, because they forgot (on purpose)to mention Sri Lanka’s “Aleric”s”, without any doubt, whatsoever, the BEST Milk-Shake-Makers in the World, where, on exceptionally special occasions, this writer would share one, with one of the most beautiful girls of the 50’s era (from Ceylon, of course), after “cutting-College” (St.Peter’s of Bambalapitiya),
 
 
 

DAVID AND GOLIATH

by Bernard VanCuylenburg.
 
During the colonial period of the lat 1930’s, a tea plantation in the Madulkelle district Relugas Estate, was the place where what appeared to be a simple act of insubordination by an assistant superintendent, was to have far reaching consequences and wider ramifications not only for the company concerned, but for the colonial government of the time and a left leaning socialist political party called the “Lanka Sama Samaja Party”, (The Lanka Socialist Party) popularly known as the LSSP. The “David” in this case was a young assistant superintendent named Mark Bracegirdle and the “Goliath” was the government of the day – at first glance an uneven match.






 
Artist’s impression of the Port City at night

Forget the changing skyline. Colombo’s Port City will have mapmakers in a tizzy as they hurry to re-draw the shape of Sri Lanka. This is the massive scope of the multi-billion dollars’ project which has drawn controversy as well as admiration. When it is fully completed, in 23 years from today, the tear drop island will have changed forever.


 
The etymology of the word ‘arrack’ has always left room for some doubt ‒ partly because it has been around for a very long time. What’s more, the word is also used in different parts of South and Southeast Asia, to describe local beverages made from the fermented sap from various sources ‒ fruit, sugarcane, grain etc. ‒ depending on the country in question. In Sri Lanka, ‘arrack’ is the much-loved local drink, distilled from the sap of the coconut flower.

 

by Dr harold
How would you differentiate between a heart attack and heart burn?
This is something that every householder must be aware of. I had the experience recently when my wife at 2 am complained of chest pain and also burning sensation in the chest after returning from a dinner party at a friend’s home. 

 
by Desmond Kelly – ‘the Star of eLanka”



Australia, as a Country, is the great brown Land that many of us, Lankan/Aussies are lucky to be living in, at the moment. How it will be, in the future, is anybody’s guess.

Australia’s”Country Musicians”, while getting better, “As time goes by”, still have a long way to go, in comparison to their American counterparts. America, while boasting some of the greatest “names” in Country Music,




 
 
Excellent news, (not silly “breaking news”, that has got to be “fixed”), our new “Young Australian” of the year N.T. is none other than  Kevin Kadirgamar, the proud grandson of the late Rajan Kadirgamar, M.V.O., A.D.C., Rear Admiral & for 10 years from 1960-1970, the longest serving “Captain of the Royal Ceylon Navy”.
 



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11th March 2017

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10th of February 2018

Hanthanata Payana Sanda



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28th January 2017

Rajakapuru – stage play Melbourne




24th of February 2018

Kelani Nite – Legends of 70s





21st of April 2018

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Parangi Hatana



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11th  February 2018

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26th of January 2018

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12th of February 2018

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







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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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