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Swim together or sink separately

A New Year in the Gregorian calendar has dawned. For the Chinese it is the Year of the Rooster. 2016 was the Year of the Monkey; the monkey being regarded as a clever animal. There is also an old Chinese saying; “May you live in interesting times”, the origin of…



Lament for a littered ‘lake’

Lament for a littered ‘lake’

The messenger bird in the 15th century epic poem- Selalihini Sandeshaya (Grackle Letter) composed by the monk scholar Ven.  Thotagamuwe Sri Rahula Thera pays homage to the fauna…

Are you born or Kohomada?

I wonder if it has come to your notice, like it has come to mine, that “Foreigners” (tourists) visiting our lovely country say and do rather funny things.…

Rekava: Lester’s ‘line of destiny’

Rekava: Lester’s ‘line of destiny’

In his Dickman’s Road (most of us still refer to it by the old name) residence, Lester James Peries had two favourite places to sit and chat. One…

Local fare adds new aromas to Grande Gourmet at Nirj’s

Local fare adds new aromas to Grande Gourmet at Nirj’s

Only about a year after its opening, “Grande Gourmet at Nirj’s” welcomed two more additions this December. “Café Ceylon” and the “Scottish Bar” were opened to a select…

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All about the bass

All about the bass

Being a woman in the music industry is hard especially when being judged all the time,…

Unique sounds of Salvage

Youth driving sustainability

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War declared against the king

War declared against the king

This article is part of a continuing series on Sri Lankan history In 1644, the Dutch…

Kids Essays

Graduation 2016 and Broadway Extravaganza

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