Happy New Year!!


As you can see , another year has gone by since we started the blog in 2015. Thanks to all our faithful followers, we had over 70,000 views from 10 countries this year!

This site is fully funded until the end of 2019.

Thanks to generous contributions from, all RU ’18 attendees and some individual contributions from, Deepthie Rajes and Eddie.

Best of luck to all of our Batch mates for continued health and happiness in 2019 and beyond.


Looking back the years gone and friendships grown
We are passing another significant mile stoneSadly, not many stones left In our marathon of life As a great poet once said, it is the journey that mattersBy George we have had a good stretch thanks to qualify of friends
The tide of friendship, I more than anyone else in batch have realised Does not bank on perfection, riches, looks  or not even the backgroundIn fact for mates, my weaknesses & shortcomings became the food for friendship None of us are perfect but those imperfections made us a perfect groundAs perfection is not essential for friendship but care & friendliness are must

Ariya De Silva

16 thoughts on “Happy New Year!!”


    This is to inform you that our beloved & well known friend Mr 2018 is retiring on the 31st of December.
    His 12 wives, 52 children & 365 grand children will be attending the GRAND SEND OFF on Monday the 31st Dec at 23.59 Hrs.

    However, His family members asked me to inform you that he is retiring with ALL YOUR PROBLEMS, SICKNESS, DISAPPOINTMENTS, FRUSTRATIONS, FAILURES & REJECTION.

    His successor Mr 2019 asked me to inform you that he is going to compensate you with : LONG LIFE,GOOD HEALTH, WEALTH, LOVE, PEACE, JOY & PROSPERITY.

    God’s blessings be always with you & your family for 2019 & many more years.



    1. It was the Ceylon Daily News of 24th April, 1974 that carried the β€˜Obit’:

      “O’Cracy. The death occurred under tragic circumstances of D. E. M. O’Cracy, beloved husband of T. Ruth, loving father of L. I. Bertie, Faith and Justicia. Interred on Saturday, 20th April instant – Aralia Medura, Pangiyawatta, Anduruwella.


  2. Thank you Sam for your sterling work which has kept us together. I feel really proud to belong to this wonderful batch.
    Happy New Year to all.


    1. Absolutely true
      Totally agree with sentiments expressed by Chrisantha Jayantha,
      Do not know if I guessed his names correctly, yet will forgive me
      Sterling contributions of Sam must be described as batch 64 glue
      How lucky to have mates huddled together with varied know how


  3. Eulogy written by Seelan of Mr 2018

    A beautiful idea, beautifully crafted and presented
    Departure news of our good old Mr 2018, much loved
    Write up by Seelan, clever, erudite and accomplished
    Remind obituary of D.E.M.O Cracy, Dr Riley published



    With the dawn of another new year🎊
    Ranjit and I wish you happiness health and good cheer 🎈
    May the Good Lord bless and keep
    Till we meet again at the next RU πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦

    Praxy and Ranjit


  5. Piching and I wish all our class of 64 and all their loved ones a very happy New Year filled with good health , peace and prosperity.

    Nisantha and Piching


  6. To The Class of 64-
    Here they come on Eagle Wings – Greetings from Canada !!

    – Good Health and Happiness, Peace and Prosperity to ALL of you for 2019 !

    Loved the Greetings from Down Under — OOOps !!!- Up Above from Sydney Seelan !

    Special Good Wishes to our Dear Web Master- Sam- for the wonderful way you have kept us all together, from Ocean to Ocean, from Near and Far, all huddled up , addicted to the web !!

    Long Live The Web- Long Live The Class of 64.



  7. Forgot to mention- UK- gets The Prize for the most ‘views ‘– 2018 . !!
    Well Done – Praxy, Ariya and CJ. and others across The Big Pond !

    Canada and NZ- did well- considering the small numbers of mates in those locations .

    How many of us are there in NZ ? I can only think of Eddie – at least, he is the only one who writes regularly from NZ , and the rest have moved up to Aussie . ?

    Lets see who gets The Prize for 2019- !

    Thanks again Sam for the wonderful web work – taking the time of day, from your regular day, spending your personal time , time away from family , and A Special Thank You to Kathy — for your tolerance towards all of us/ web readers, when Sam is spending his time ( time away from you ! ) pouring over Class of 64 stuff !

    Special Good Wishes to both of you and your family for 2019 .



  8. Wishing everyone a happy and healthy new year 2019. As I write this some have entered the new year. We have 12 hours to go in Chicago. Remember only the calendar changes, rest are unchanged, including our batch mates and our friendships.


  9. Dear Batchmates

    Wish each and everyone A Very Happy and prosperous New Year. May the good Lord Bless you with good health and peace of mind in 2019 and years to come.

    Thank you Sam for your continued effort to keep us in touch with each other ,

    Best wishes



  10. Thanks Sam.I am a bit late on this as I was travelling back from London on 1.1.19.! Yes, Sam deserves credit for his untiring interest in maintaining this important chat room as our web master.The statistics provided by Sam should be an impetus for more participation.So come on all and pour your heart out as we move slowly into 2019.Best wishes to all for a healthy start to finish throughout 2019.Eddie.


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