Tag Archives: Jaffna

Revelations by my Youngest Uncle

Uncle S related that it’s very hard for him to recollect a lot of the past as he has memory lapses due to the seizures he suffers from. But I appreciate that he did try very hard to share his … Continue reading

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My Childhood: Garden Stories & Jaffna Cousins

I miss our small tropical garden. Of course, as these things go, I didn’t appreciate it till it was reduced to just a tiny patch devoid of any fruit trees. I miss the Japanese roses my mum tended to in … Continue reading

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My Ceylon Connection

When you hear Ceylon, you think Ceylon tea.  Today most people know Ceylon by it’s modern name Sri Lanka.  I prefer the old name.  The name I heard throughout my childhood.  The word that conjures up an island paradise complete … Continue reading

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