Trinity v ACM Lafir in the 1950s Commemorating 100 years of Trinity v St Anthony’s cricket by Errol Fernando  Dr Lakshman Karaliadde a British Sri Lankan doctor gave the Dr BS Perera memorial oration on the invitation of the Anesthesiologists and Intensivits of SL in 2010. He wanted some of his Trinity College and Kandy friends to attend. He rang me from his home in Kandy to invite me for the oration and asked me to let him know who of my Trinitian friends I was in contact with, in order to invite them too. I mentioned YU Chang and Gamini Fernando, old school friends, mean rugby players and inveterate Marine Drive (Colombo Plan ‘Gota’s Road) early morning walkers. They had already been invited. I could not recall any others. To be helpful, I told him that I meet ACM Laffir who was for his sins an Old Anthonian. ...

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The Melbourne TCK OBA – By Errol Fernando Writing about the early years of the Melbourne TCK OBA takes me back to a gathering in 1975 to bid farewell to former principal Mr. Norman Walter. He was about to return to England after spending a few months in Melbourne with his son Martin, himself a former Trinitian. While he was here he did some teaching at Melbourne Grammar School. This was our very first gathering of Trinitians, their wives and partners, and I was amazed to find that there were so many Trinitians in Melbourne. I was particularly delighted to meet “legends” such as Mr. Hilary Abeyaratne, Mr. Harry Geddes, Mr. Philip Buultjens and Dr. Percy de Zilwa. May I also acknowledge that over the years the wives and partners of Trinitians were invaluable and indispensable to our organisation and made an immense contribution to our O.B.A. My lasting memory ...

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