Month: May 2018

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

For archive (Updated on February 27, 2019) In 1957, USSR launched the Sputnik. For archive (Updated on February 27, 2019) 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 […]

Ngapali

For archive (Updated on February 26, 2019) Some early European visitors supposedly called it “Naples of the East”. Several people (e.g. parents of Saya U Tin Htut (M60)) owned bungalows. At one time, U Mya Maung (GBNF), elder brother of Saya U Tin Htut, and his team took […]

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 […]

Apples

For archive (Updated on February 26, 2019) There are 100+ varieties of apples. Most are eaten fresh. Some are eaten as salad. Some are cooked or made into pie or sauce. Grannie Smith was chosen by the Beatles for the logo of their company “Apple Records”. Steve Wozniak […]

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 […]