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Book Review: The Tea Planter's Wife - Dinah Jefferies

I’ve been trying to delve a little deeper into Sri Lanka’s history and culture by visiting the Museum and other cultural institutions around Colombo. It’s very factual but kind of dry after a while and there is no context really. 360 more words

Sri Lanka

Dravidian Words in Foreign Languages 1

The Oxford English Dictionary set tongues wagging in India and Sri Lanka with its inclusion of the word ‘Aiyo’ in 2016. The word is widely used across South India and Sri Lanka, and parts of Southeast and East Asia. 511 more words

Culture

The one where Mab has a rant.

Horekelly, Madampe Ceylon

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Dearest Tommie

I am cross and I should like to smack someone. I nearly did George but not quite. We did up your little parcel, sent it off gaily yesterday and the postmaster sent it back and said we must insure it. 872 more words

Letters From Mabel

Ayubowan! (Greetings from Srilanka)

A food tour. Yes.

In Asia. Yess!

In Sri Lanka? YES PLEASE!!!

So, we did a food tour in Sri Lanka and can I just say how beautiful the Island truly is? 83 more words

Exit Wounds (Soldier and the Tamil Girl)

A proud soldier of the state inside a bunker
A canvas about to be painted
In shrapnel wounds, blood strokes,
Dappled red, turning white to a paler shade. 276 more words

Poetry

Sri Lanka (Ceylon) - The Colours of Colombo

Located around the Southeast from India, there lies an island that many would not consider her as the top country to visit. Sri Lanka, the land filled of Sinhalese as a majority, has portrayed a vision of continuous tensions and dangers. 1,297 more words

Night Safari crowns Chawang the elephant as animal icon

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: Chawang the elephant has been crowned the Night Safari’s first animal icon, announced Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS) on Friday (Nov 18). 328 more words

Current Affairs