So yet another election is upon us. A general election. Needless to say, this is the second most important one for us Sri Lankans. The 8th of January 2015 was a day of great significance. 832 more words
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If you’re looking for somewhere vibrant yet varied, Sri Lanka is the destination for you. An island off the south-eastern coast of India, and surrounded by idyllic Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka offers an extensive variety of sites, scenes and activities, from shopping and tea tasting to rock climbing and leopard safaris. 740 more words
Published on 17th February 2012. Groundviews and Ceylon Today.
If the time ever does come for a comprehensive evaluation of security policies and legislation adopted during the privation and emergencies of war and the peacetime ‘stability’ of a post-war context, it would only be fair to conclude that the unpleasantness of the former far exceeds the unpleasantness of the latter, but it is still just that – unpleasant. 1,165 more words
Left the hustle and bustle in Colombo and headed north east to Kandy, travelled 1st class (3.5 hrs LKR500 – AU$5). Stayed a couple of kilometres outside Kandy city in the green lush hillside. 755 more words
Having been fortunate enough to have lived, worked abroad and set up a family business whilst enjoying a career that has taken me to many places; it wasn’t until last year’s voluntary redundancy that I finally enjoyed much needed time off. 415 more words