Walter May – by Ernest Macintyre A GENTLE HUMAN  Few of Sri Lanka today may know of people who passed away recently and were much of that society long ago. And yet those still left who remember have urge to leave public record, as tribute. Walter May of Perth, Western Australia and of Ceylon till the 1960s, died peacefully a couple of weeks ago, in his ninetieth year. After a variegated childhood and fine records at Trinity College Kandy and St. Thomas’ College Mount Lavinia he graduated with honours in History from the University of Ceylon with also an outstanding record as a national track athlete. He reached the ideal conveyed in the poetic expression, “ The Paragon of Animals” for by birth and upbringing he was gentle, dispossessed of envy, anger or harshness. My wife and I came to be a friends with his family when I joined the ...

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Trinity College Kandy, Sri Lanka Choir – Land Of Hope and Glory At a time when we live in Hope, this song will remind us of our obligation to the land we are born to. Covid is a clear indication that we continue to abuse Mother Earth. We pollute the air, water and soil and then wonder why such disasters take place. It is time to give back to the Land – A land of hope and glory – The Trinity College Choir with the De Lanerolle Brothers and Neranjan de Silva recorded this in the beautiful Trinity College Chapel – a chapel which is one of a kind – is totally open with garden surrounding it; to mark their 150th year. ...

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THE UNSUNG HEROES OF TRINITY Source:Dailymirror The Colombo Branch of the Old Boys Association of Trinity College Kandy went back to School yet again! Trinity College Kandy which is a prestigious Campus has been standing in its glory for almost 150 years. One can imagine the plethora of Principals, Teachers, Staff members and Students who have risen through these hallowed walls.  Amongst these personnel are the Minor Staff of College who are very much a part of the “Trinity Family”, to whom the Colombo OBA focused their attention this year.  “Trinity College Kandy which is a prestigious Campus has been standing in its glory for almost 150 years” Although the students go through College for a mere 13 years, these staff members attached to various fields of College such as the Office, Boarding House, Sick Rooms, Transport, Gardens, Kitchen, Laundry, Library, Maintenance, Sports Grounds, Farm, and the whole School in ...

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STC OBA NSW/ACT Carol Service Report 2019 THOMIAN CHOIR HERALDS THE ADVENT SEASON, CHRISTMAS JUBILATION, A SPURRING MESSAGE FROM REV. DULEEP FERNANDO All Saints Church Parramatta looked a picture, and the faithful gathered in great numbers, to herald the season of Advent and Christmas in true Thomian tradition. Months of preparation preceded the event. Vasantha Weerakoon’s skilful tutoring and direction made for an evening of inspiring choral music with the story and message of the Nativity clearly and powerfully delivered by Rev Duleep Fernando, a former President of the Methodist Church, Sri Lanka. 2019 | DECEMBER                                                          STC OBA NSW/ACT Godelieve Ghavalas was in her element on the Pipe Organ! Cherished memories of Mt. Lavinia…of Lucian Nethsingha, Simon, Rev. L.G.B. Fernando and Russel ...

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