Colombo near Fort Station. Photo courtesy: Calflier001 – Wikimedia.org
Being in Hikkaduwa for six weeks before the internet meant day trips to Colombo to pick up snail mail. 69 more words
‘I desire now, lest I may not have an opportunity later, to pay homage to the gallantry of the soldiers of Irish Freedom who have during the past four days been writing with fire and steel the most glorious chapter in the later history of Ireland. 82 more words
Embrace the spirit of Saigon – “Pearl of the Far East “.
Ho Chi Minh City – former name Saigon is Vietnam’s largest city. A fast paced city with a unique mix of French colonial architecture, Chinese influences, a modern entrepreneurial spirit and numerous temples. 442 more words
1 March 2016
Tim Koch writes:
To those who give the matter any thought at all, there is a tendency to think that the story of amateur rowing in Britain has been, until comparatively recently at least, the story of about half-a-dozen clubs, all of them big, old and rather grand, their membership continuously refreshed by the products of long-established private schools and ancient elite universities. 883 more words