Category: Outings

That specific shade of green you get on some tree leaves, that color which transforms the sunlight that penetrates through it into something vibrant and optimistic, filling the environment with positivity, is truly one of the small things in life worth enjoying. Having a Gavel discussion under such an environment was truly magical and heightened […]
~ Official Gavel Trip – 2022 ~ Prep week It all started on May 6th, a Friday night with a WhatsApp group called “Gavel Trip ’22”. All the gavel people were calm and quiet except for 13 gaveliers chosen from a volunteering request, who knew something super exciting is going to happen in the upcoming […]
It was the 27th of April. The day began with the first light of sunrise. We all gathered at the university where we were willing to take free transport from the University of Colombo to the Wayamba University. The journey wasn’t supposed to be a trip, but it was. This was an acceptance of an […]
Gavel Under The Trees – or commonly referred to as the GUTT meeting is one of the most looked forward to days by our gaveliers. Even though the meeting itself was held over the LEARN zoom platform, GUTT was a much-needed getaway for most of us. Stepping away from the traditional Educational meeting, GUTT is […]
(Introducing PARTY HOUSE HOME to Gavel) When a bunch of people do get a chance to hang around at a home, the first problem they have is, they do not have a common place to go; but when they fix this problem, it becomes the greatest comfort to the spectrum of their relationship. Nishedha Indraratne, […]
If there is one thing that the whole world would agree on right now, it is that 2020 has been a very crappy year, to say the least. Even though many of us had high hopes for the 2020s to be The Decade that sets the wheels spinning in the right direction for us, it […]
In true Gavelier fashion, a handful of members of the University of Colombo Gavel Club set out to conquer the rainforests of Kanneliya on the 24th of August, with enthusiasm at a boiling point, enough to tip the scales from mediocre to slightly mad. What followed the boarding of our bus was a two-hour journey […]
“Life is impermanent; death, inevitable.” Everyone has differing opinions about death. Some have come to terms with the fact that “everyone dies” while others still shudder with fright at the very thought. On the 29th of July, the Gaveliers from the University of Colombo gathered under the trees in front of Independence Square to discuss […]
A list of 14 reasons to visit Galle by “MidnightKnight” had 25 Gaveliers fired up for the annual excursion of the Gavel Club of the University of Colombo. After some meticulous planning by members of the Executive Committee, it was time to embark on a journey to make memories that would last a lifetime. A […]
Recently we added few new members to our WhatsApp chat and the activity in the group spiked up. Although it was a minor annoyance to see 65+ unread messages in the group everytime you open the app, I was happy that the newcomers have made themselves at home. But has the Gavel Chat always stayed […]