Sri Lanka and I recently celebrated our three month anniversary. While that might sound silly – because obviously I’m not actually in a relationship with this beautiful island – the word “anniversary” is the best way I can describe how I’m celebrating the past three months I’ve spent in the country. 1,106 more words
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For one of our trips we decided it was time to see what Sri Lanka was all about. A country that only a little while ago was not on the list of places to visit due to the civil war which finished in 2009. 524 more words
Rohini Mohan’s debut novel touches upon a sensitive topic: the Sri Lankan war against the LTTE. There have been books written about this war from the point of view of the Sri Lankan Sinhalese but for the first time, the horror of the war has been brought to light from the point of view of those affected the most in the conflict-the Sri Lankan Tamils. 354 more words
Australia scraped past Sri Lanka by two wickets to spoil Tillakaratne Dilshan’s one-day farewell and go 2-1 up in the five-match series on Sunday.
Opting to bat first, Sri Lanka were all out for 226 with four balls remaining, a total built around Dinesh Chandimal’s gutsy 102 in an otherwise poor batting display by the hosts in the third match of the series. 306 more words