Month: May 2018

Cinemas

For archive (Updated on January 26, 2019) Before the advent of DVDs and Video Streaming, one has to rely on the Silver Screen. In our younger days, there were fifteen (or so) cinemas in Rangoon. They include President (Thamada) Palladium (Pa Pa Win) Globe (Gon) Royal (Taw Win) […]

Swel Daw

For archive (Updated on February 27, 2019) The following is a rendition of “SWEL DAW” from the poems by Saya U Moe Aung (Tekkatho Moe War), Maung Sein Win (Padeegone) and Saya U Nyunt Htay. You were the victim of a superstitious power monger willing to crush “Pretenders […]

Men on the Moon (2)

Update : March 4, 2020 In 1957, USSR launched the Sputnik. Soon, Yuri Gagarin became the first cosmonaut to orbit the earth. USA was left behind in the Space race. NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) was formed. President Kennedy’s historic speech : “Before the decade is out, […]

Learning

For archive (Updated on February 26, 2019) There are several ways to classify learning. One example is the Four Pillars of Learning: Learning to know both formal (via schooling) and informal (via senses) Learning to do both formal (via a mentor or supervisor) and informal Learning to be […]

SPHS : Matriculation

For archive (Updated on February 26, 2019) SPHS (St. Paul’s High School) used to display a “Roll of Honor”. It mainly lists those who finish in the top three positions in the Matriculation examination. It sometimes lists a “block” (1st to 4th in 1959, 1st to 5th in […]

Volleyball

For archive (Updated on February 27, 2019)     Volleyball is played by two teams of six players each. Some players may have preferred roles (e.g. striker, lifter).     Beach Volleyball is played by two teams of two players each. Each player has to lift and strike.     Ko […]

RIT : Tekkatho Moe War

For archive (Updated on February 26, 2019) Saya U Moe Aung (Tekkatho Moe War) is a distinguished poet, writer, editor and publisher. Saya wrote for newspapers, magazines and journals. Saya has compiled and published some collections of his works. Saya’s mentor was Daung Nwe Swe (Laureate Poet). Saya […]