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“A COOKING FANTASY” – by Des Kelly

    "A COOKING FANTASY" – by Des Kelly    MAXIE GERREYN HAD TO BE HUNGRY WHEN HE SENT OUT...
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“MILLER’S MOONLIGHT” – by Des Kelly

           "MILLER'S MOONLIGHT" – by Des Kelly    Going back a while, and getting away from...
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“LANKAN STORIES TO PONDER” – by Des Kelly

"LANKAN STORIES TO PONDER" - by Des Kelly So, it is back again, to why I consider Country Music to...
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HISTORY BAKED IN BANANA LEAF- By Vidya Balachander

                  "LAMPRAIS" by Des Kelly Here we go again, with history baked...
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“LOVE SONGS, LANKAN STYLE” – by Des Kelly

"LOVE SONGS, LANKAN STYLE" – by Des Kelly      I chanced to hear this video and decided that THIS...
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Colonial Sri Lanka: Uncovering Ceylon’s Colombo capital

"DOWN MEMORY LANE" - by Des Kelly           Sent to me via Max Gerreyn and an...
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“A WORLD WITHOUT HAGGARD” – By Des Kelly

"A WORLD WITHOUT HAGGARD" – By Des Kelly He was born in America on the 6th day of April, 1937,...
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“THE GYPSIES’ KUSSIYA” – By Des Kelly

            "THE GYPSIES' KUSSIYA" – By Des Kelly      It was in 1973 (or...
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“TWO TICKETS FOR CRICKET” – By Des Kelly

     "TWO TICKETS FOR CRICKET" – By Des Kelly           "It matters not, if you...
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“LAUGH A LITTLE”!!.

               "LAUGH A LITTLE"!!.   We will hopefully be able to laugh a little...
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“COUNTRY ROYALTY” – by Des Kelly

"COUNTRY ROYALTY" – by Des Kelly   He died at 64 years of age, in 2002, after having suffered multiple...
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“BOUNTIFUL BANANAS” – by Des Kelly

    "BOUNTIFUL BANANAS" – by Des Kelly Source: https://www.poemhunter.com/poem/banana-7/           We used to call them Plantains in...
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Buckingham Palace – by Des Kelly

Buckingham Palace – by Des Kelly "THE PALACE"           "EXTRAORDINARY", is perhaps the most unique description...
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“BACK HOME AGAIN” – By Des Kelly

            "BACK HOME AGAIN" – By Des Kelly They say that a change is as...
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COUNTRY SHAKESPEARE – BY Des Kelly

COUNTRY SHAKESPEARE – BY Des Kelly    "For the good times", just one of the many songs written by the...
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“GARDEN HUMOUR” – By Des Kelly

"GARDEN HUMOUR" – By Des Kelly    Thank you, Charles, for your "drift-back" into the good old days of gardening,...
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Generation Gap – by Des Kelly

Generation Gap – by Des Kelly A most interesting comparison between the two present generations. We never really stop to...
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“FROM THE HART OF GINA” – By Des Kelly

      "FROM THE HART OF GINA" – By Des Kelly Coming from the wealthiest woman in this great...
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“KINROSS KATASTROPHE”.- Des Kelly

        "KINROSS KATASTROPHE".- Des Kelly   While feeling a bit sad about it, I would like to...
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“MUSIC HATH CHARMS” – By Des Kelly

"MUSIC HATH CHARMS" – By Des Kelly   He was one of the most highly rated "Comics" of his era,...
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“UP YOUR’S”!! – By Des Kelly

 "UP YOUR'S"!! – By Des Kelly  Is a favourite phrase of most Aussies when faced with some bloody ignoramus trying...
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“TO THOSE, CONCERNED” – By Des Kelly

        "TO THOSE, CONCERNED" – By Des Kelly   A video that essential viewing, especially to all our...
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“BAMBALAPITIYA BEAUTIES” – By Des Kelly

       "BAMBALAPITIYA BEAUTIES" – By Des Kelly  The memories keep flooding back. Very nearly 60 years ago, this...
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“KOTHAMULLI” – By Des Kelly

                "KOTHAMULLI" – By Des Kelly    This interesting song, based on a...
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MUSIC, MUSIC, MUSIC – by Des Kelly

           MUSIC, MUSIC, MUSIC – by Des Kelly     "IF MUSIC BE THE FOOD OF...
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“LEGS ELEVEN” – by Des Kelly

"LEGS ELEVEN" – by Des Kelly           Compliments of Charmaine Gunatillake and Keith Bennett, this both...
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“ANOTHER DAMN SCAM” – by Des Kelly

         "ANOTHER DAMN SCAM" – by Des Kelly     Something that I do not have to worry...
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“Vale’, Gypsy King” – By Des Kelly

"Vale', Gypsy King" – By Des Kelly    I met him for the first time, when in 1973 I visited...
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“MUSICAL MAGIC” – By Des Kelly

         "MUSICAL MAGIC"  - By Des Kelly Another special dedication to each and every Lankan/Aussie everywhere. A...
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“STORMS NEVER LAST” – By Des Kelly

"STORMS NEVER LAST" – By Des Kelly  One of my favourite Country songs, written and composed by the beautiful Jessi...
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