I = A Note from Mike Morley, A Kiwi in Adelaide
I DO hope you hadn’t switched off either after the first 2 wickets in 2 balls, let alone the second. I’d been watching until they got to over 200, and then switched on to watch a bit of the rugby I’d recorded. Then switched back when they were round 220, and decided to watch till the end, as it looked to me that No. 11 just MIGHT last two balls.
Thank God I stayed with it. What a win! And what an innings from Perera!
Unbelievable how unflustered he seemed. And what glorious sixes! Let alone the final four brilliantly placed through slips. His SECOND Test century? Incredible!
You’ll probably be celebrating all week ….. M
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Lynn Ockersz, in Island 26 December 2018, with this title “Trilingual Wonder”
Voices of the North, Welcoming in unison the Lord’s Coming, In Sinhala, Tamil and English – Marking a ‘First’ for the Land, That by man-made divisions, Had been in the throes of suffering; A Trilingual Wonder we may call this, Thanks to the SL Army’s, Novel Hearts and Minds path to Healing, In recognition that Humanity is the key, To giving a war-wasted country, A New Birth and Beginning.
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Sunil Vijayapala, in Email Memo to The Editor, Thuppahi …. partly a response to the article which SWR de Samarasinghe presented in three outlets including Thuppahi
A= There is no solution other than going for a general election, which might materialise.
B = Tourism is not a solid dependable income, it depends on so many factors – a single bomb going off in Colombo is all that takes to reverse the flow. Besides it’s all cheap shit arriving here – lower end tourists – hardly a good investment.
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