DESMOND KELLY

“MERLE HAGGARD” – By Des Kelly     In addition to the great “post” of my good friend Joe Van Langenberg, who certainly knows his business as both a writer and reviewer of our Show Business personalities World-wide, I do feel that many thousands of eLanka members and readers (World-wide, ...

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“A DIFFERENT BAILA” -by Des Kelly     This time, Wally Bastiensz had nothing to do with it. The true King of Baila is now no more, so R.I.P. Wally, but here, I am introducing every one of our Lankan/Aussies & Members of the greatest Lankan Website around the  World, ...

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“The Cockroaches Are Back”! – By Des Kelly    A most interesting “return” of a story that has been aired before. Too little, and too late, as regards to a resurgence of Lansi-Eelam, I am afraid, but for those of you who missed the 1st Edition, do try and read ...

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                   “SILVER & GOLD” – by Des Kelly   Silver & gold,& treasures of old,   bracelets, bangles, and chains, but a shirt made of gold, is too much to behold, though sometimes it pours, when it rains. This story is true,  it’s ...

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True Story – Pfizer – by Des Kelly Image Source: Business Round Table His name is Albert Bourla, the C.E.O. of Pfizer, not in the habit of sleeping late, he was an early riser. That said, another true story is that, from the conception of the idea of a vaccination ...

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“NUWARA ELIYA” – by Des Kelly     The Town I would have chosen to live in, had I been born again in Ceylon, which is also the “name” I have always preferred, for the tiny teardrop of an Island that was to be my home, for all of twenty ...

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A forgotten tragedy – By Des Kelly  Captain Elmo Jayawardena, a Gentleman, Scholar, and Author, has titled this piece very adequately indeed. It was forwarded to me via two other great gentlemen and friends of mine, Victor Melder and Charles Schokman, to be, in turn, passed onto  the many thousands ...

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          “THE QUEEN OF ARTS” – By Des Kelly “JUST GRAB YOURSELF A DECK OF CARDS, YOU MIGHT FIND YOURSELF AN ACE, BUT THE PRETTIEST CARD, OF THE WHOLE DAMN LOT, YOU’LL FIND AT MAXIE’S PLACE”.  The “QUEEN” of arts is magnificent, Max. This Cartoon will ...

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