Bouncing back from Pandemic

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RC Thursday Dinners Group set up when restrictions ease COVID-19 has affected most of our lives. The situation in first few months of this year was especially serious. Wave after wave of the outbreak caused the Hong Kong government to implement various kinds of social distancing, interrupting our normal daily activities in very noticeable ways. … Continue reading Bouncing back from Pandemic

Raimondians worldwide chat with RAA as New Year begins

The New Year got off to a promising start when representatives of the Raimondi Alumni Association reached out to old boys scattered around the globe. James H.G. Wong 黄漢根, who has stayed in touch with many Raimondian schoolmates over the years, explained: “Raimondi Alumni Association (RAA) would like to establish a strong connection with as … Continue reading Raimondians worldwide chat with RAA as New Year begins

Dancing the night away with songs from younger days

50th anniversary dinner in Toronto. Two summers ago, Raimondians danced the evening away in Toronto to familiar tunes played on stage by a few former schoolmates. The pandemic had not yet begun on July 7, 2019, when we celebrated the 50th anniversary of our Form 5 graduation from Raimondi College. The world has changed so … Continue reading Dancing the night away with songs from younger days

Famous scholar, respected teacher turns out to be classmate’s father

Most of us who were young men in the 1960s and '70s knew his name: 司馬長風 was one of the best-known intellectual figures in Hong Kong. He is fondly remembered by 梁立勳 as an inspiring teacher who guided younger generations to appreciate the splendid literature and culture of China. Forty years after the famous scholar … Continue reading Famous scholar, respected teacher turns out to be classmate’s father

Facing the challenge of the Pandemic, Life goes on, fun still possible

By now we are into the dreaded “Second Wave” of the COVID-19 pandemic, and if we have learned anything in the past six months it is that we are a resourceful and resilient bunch. Life goes on, pandemic or no pandemic. Old boys from the Class of ’69 and their former schoolmates have been anything … Continue reading Facing the challenge of the Pandemic, Life goes on, fun still possible

‘Yumcha Zoom’ a new online connection for Old Boys worldwide

A Zoom screen background using an 1880s 'crazy quilt.' https://publicdomainreview.org/blog/2020/04/zoom-backgrounds It used to be so easy in the good old days before the pandemic. A bunch of old school friends would get together regularly for Dim Sum. Tasty food, casual camaraderie, and a few good laughs were in store at the social gatherings. The simple joys … Continue reading ‘Yumcha Zoom’ a new online connection for Old Boys worldwide

Rugged Nevada, Glitzy Las Vegas: Another Raimondi Adventure

By Joseph Lynn Ho Huen 連浩煊 The Raimondi Class of ’69 alumni had a most successful 50th Anniversary celebration held in Toronto on July 7, 2019. The Toronto old boys felt very excited about the reunion, and they thought that as the largest number of alumni was in Toronto, maybe they could extend the fellowship … Continue reading Rugged Nevada, Glitzy Las Vegas: Another Raimondi Adventure