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Disturbing Type of Sri Lankan Migrant

December dinner parties are a time for meeting recent migrants. On their first “homeland” visits after “settling” in a new first world. This year I began to notice a different type of migrant at these events. 1,178 more words

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Sampling the Portuguese and Dutch Heritage during Sri Lanka Tours

Sri Lanka has been known to the western world since long. Historical records reveal that cinnamon was exported out of this island nation as early as 1400 BC. 329 more words


Nepal officials visit Sri Lanka as part of the South-South Cooperation efforts

Last month a delegation of ten officials from the government of Nepal and representatives from UNFPA Nepal Country Office visited sunny Sri Lanka as part of the South-South Cooperation efforts to observe the health sector response to Gender-based violence (GBV) in Sri Lanka. 938 more words


Weekly Snap

For my Weekly Snap, I’m featuring an oh so favourite charm pair of earrings I had customized by Firefly.

This Facebook page is by a lady who makes her own jewellery pieces by hand, inclusive of beautiful and intricate charms, beads and wires. 50 more words


There's a gentleman in the lobby for you...

Sri Lanka might seem a surprising choice of holiday destination given my dislike of spicy food and stringent toilet requirements, but so far said choice is proving pretty sound. 270 more words


Weeks! #29: Sri Lanka and sickness

So on Monday morning I got on the lane I thought I was catching all along,even though I should already have been in Colombo. Oh well. 490 more words