Friday, December 19, 2008

Saki (H.H. Munro) was born today, Dec 18, in Akyab, Burma --

http://www.findingdulcinea.com/features/happy-birthday/2008/Dec/Saki.html

Very interesting. I did not know this, nor his "Burma connection" in colonial military police force in Burma, so like George Orwell's.

I also did not know he died of a sniper's bullet while an enlisted soldier.

I wish more native Burmese wrote/write in English then and now.

Kyi May Kaung