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Most of us have traveled back home from our Class of 1965 reunion in Vancouver, Canada.
Please visit your website frequently as I update it over the next few days. I am currently traveling but plan to post updates regularly till the job gets done.
Aga Khan High School, Mombasa – Class of 1965
Reunion - Vancouver, Canada
Friday July 31, 2015 to Monday August 3, 2015
(submitted by Zaitun Jiwa (nee Samji)
“The WORLD suffers a lot.
Not because of the violence of bad people,
But because of the silence of good people!" (Napoleon)
Nostalgia - to connect with our shared past. Submit your stores, images and pictures. You will enhance everybody's experience.
Tafuta Habari- to help me locate and, for classmates who I have contact information on, encourage our classmates to be part of our web landscape. Let's get them registered.
Reunion Messages - to post your messages. This message area is for everybody, not just for those folks who made it to Mombasa for the Reunion. Email your messages and I will have them posted for everybody to "feel" your feelings.
Quiz & Humor - new Youtube by Shabbir, the Kenya comedy maestro
REUNION OF AKHS CLASS OF 1965
Mombasa, Kenya (July 29 to August 1, 2010)
Judging from the emails and calls I have received, the 20 of us who made it to the Reunion had a wonderful, uncomparable experience.
Truth be told - this was not something that one person could have possibly organized, certainly not to the degree of detail that was called for. Our local anchors were:
Zaitun Samji - now Zaitun Jiwa
Rashida Samji - now Rashida Alibhai
Shameem Karamshi - now Shameem Popat
Without their help, it would be safe to say that our experience would have been quite different. So, please acknowledge their input whenever you wish to thank the organizers for pulling this one off.
You will find the Reunion information in 3 different areas:
Tab 2 - Reunion Info. Here you will find information about the reunion, including the list of attendees.
Tab 3 - Reunion Messages. This tab will list all the emails I receive concerning the reunion. It starts with an email I received from Jennifer Price
Tab 8 - Photo Albums. We have lots of Reunion pictures on the website. The pictures were uploaded to the following albums:
Album 8 - Aga Khan High School visit - July 30, 2010
Album 9 - Whitesands Hotel, Bamburi
Album 10 - Aga Khan Academy visit - July 30, 2010
Album 11 - Restaurants - Mubins on July 29, 2010 and Galaxy Chinese Restaurant on July 30, 2010
Album 12 - Vistas of Mombasa - 2010
Album 13 - Tamarind Dhow - July 31, 2010
Please visit your website often as I shall be continuously updating it with new information over the next month or so. When viewing the photo albums, I suggest that you click on "Click to view slide show" button for the album you wish to see.. You can then chose to either play the slide show or advance each picture manually - your choice.
For the 20 of us who made it to the Reunion, I hope you spend some time perusing the website and reliving those precious moments over and over.
For the rest of you who did not make it to the Reunion, I hope you get a sense of what we did and the places we visited. I hope that some of the pictures bring happy memories of Mombasa.
Life cannot be measured by time - it can only be measured by moments.
THE GROUP IN THEIR REUNION SHIRTS AT LIGHTHOUSE
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SORAB SURATIA'S original photo album - FRONT COVER and inside of FRONT COVER (Std 6B = 1960)
1. Does anybody have anything school related that is that old?
2. How did Sorab paint the front and the inside cover sheet? Who was our Art Teacher? (see answers below)