Thuppahi's Blog · This web site presents the interventions of MICHAEL ROBERTS in the public realm with reference to Sri Lankan political affairs. It will embrace the politics of cricket as well. ROBERTS was educated at St. Aloysius College in Galle and the universities of Peradeniya and Oxford. He taught History at Peradeniya University and Anthropology at Adelaide university. He is now retired and lives in Adelaide.
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AN EMAIL NOTE from PRASANNA MENDIS, 25 July 2020: “Enjoyed these photos and material immensely Mike. Many thanx.
Just had something cited from Norah’s book about the beeg society wedding (THA Soysa and Miss Perera-Abey of Closenberg fame) in 1999. All roads led to Galle apparently. Trainloads of people had come to see Ceylon’s ‘royal couple’ of sorts – CH de Soysa’s fifth son.
Wedding had been at All Saints Church which is prominent to this day. Saw pictures of its side in recent newspapers on the internet because the Post Office next to it collapsed…….
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