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Some Pretty Nifty Christmas Cakes By ‘Kapruka.com’ For Sri Lanka.

by Anura Guruge


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I have said it before, I will say it again: “I wish these cakes, at these prices, were available in the U.S.“. Alas, not so. They are only available for delivery within Sri Lanka.

Well, I rave about these Kapruka cakes at least once year, either at Christmas, Sinhalese New Year or Easter. Do a search on ‘Kapruka‘ on this blog if you don’t believe me.

Over the years, when more of my relatives were alive, I used to be a real good Kapruka customer. Would order multiple cakes per year. I don’t avail myself to their services that much anymore — though I did send a cake in September.

Just wanted to share this with you.

For all the publicity that I give them, Kapruka, in typical Sri Lankan fashion, has never said thank you. C’est la vie.


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A ‘$40’-Thank You Note.

by Anura Guruge


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Other than the circles, everything else is hand drawn.


What can I say other than this is the front of a ‘Thank You’ note done today by Teischan (12). I am trying to convince her that she needs to start doing commercially. The actual card, with 3-sides of painting looks pretty spectacular.


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Hand Drawn Intricate Mandalas By A 12-Year Old.

by Anura Guruge


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Other than the circles, everything else is hand drawn.


Just from the last few months.

We are running out of room.


On a Christmas card, for a lucky recipient, today
— in minutes


 


She showed us the mandala (right at the top) this morning. She was (justifiably) quite proud of it. She has worked out that she is onto something special. She is getting better — i.e., more intricate and symmetrical — with each one. I think she does about 2 a week! I think she has put up 12 of these on the dining room wall in the last few weeks. Never asked permission. Just started putting them up.

I will share the finished version with you. Yes, we go through a lot of Sharpies and she has asked for more for Christmas.


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When You Claim To Be An Educational Site & Then Get Your Basic Math So, So WRONG!

by Anura Guruge


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Teischan (12) was struggling with metric conversion so I was trying to find resources that might help her. Came across this. The table on the left looked just what I was looking for. I was going to print it for her. Then I saw the example. That is EXACTLY the type of conversion she was having trouble with.

I had to do a double-take. Ahhh! Millimeters are SMALLER than meters. Ahhh! I had to check with a calculator to see that I was NOT cracking up.

Of course it is WRONG. Very wrong. SHE (and it is a she (and I am not talking about Teischan)) got it wrong. Got it backwards.

I send her a polite e-mail because we have all goofed on the Internet. She was snooty and told me that she was CORRECT. That was SAD.


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