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Tired and Emotional

A short version of this article appeared in Ceylon Today on Thursday April 6 2017

The other day, I was reading HLD Mahindapala’s blog about the last days of Prabhakaran, I was surprised to read this: “In a desperate bid K. 2,050 more words

Ceylon Today

Ken Hom's Stir Fried Life

“I am a believer in the doors theory of life: in this corridor of existence one door might close but another will open. Sometimes both doors stay open, which is even better …” 1,680 more words


The 80s: History, Politics and Social Media

Year: 2016

Genre: Documentary

Broadcaster: BBC2

BOB URL:  https://learningonscreen.ac.uk/ondemand/index.php/prog/0D0F2873?bcast=122226213

Reviewer: Aaron Andrews

For a contemporary British historian, watching a Dominic Sandbrook documentary can be a highly emotive experience – just ask the #twitterstorians, whose trepidation I was able to follow before catching-up later. 757 more words