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Floods and Feelings

Feeling contemplative.

We went to bed at 10pm last night but then were called into the living room by the coordinators to hear about the flooding, as they had had some worried parents contact the uk office. 959 more words

GLOBAL PULSE: Merkel's warning to Europeans, North Korea's latest missile test and tragedy in Sri Lanka


In an election rally on Sunday after the G7 summit, German chancellor Angela Merkel was characteristically candid. 522 more words

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More on Orientalism and Sri Lanka

This article appeared in Ceylon Today on Thursday April 27 2017.


In previous articles, I have noted that much of what is written by foreigners about Sri Lanka conforms to Edward Said’s concept of… 1,375 more words

Sri Lanka

Thomas Meaney on Sri Lanka

This article appeared in Ceylon Today on Thursday April 13 2017 under the title “Crawling with Errors”.


I recently moved closer to the fleshpots of Colombo after spending nearly fifteen years enduring the privations of life in a remote location in Uva province. 1,355 more words

Sri Lanka


Hark, the whisper of a forgotten land,
Melancholia swims on the airy domes of slums, that embank,
The bountiful floor, as river Goddesses veer.
On this cold lonely night, Gods too shiver. 153 more words


Your Momma Jokes, in the name of Racism

On days like today, where many people try to get through to me to get more info on disaster relief I check all my social media channels. 285 more words

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