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What’s Going RIGHT with Sri Lanka?

02 Mar 2024

Embarrassingly, it took a YouTube video from Aquaman himself for me to learn that Sri Lanka had been awarded, “recognition as the UN World Restorati

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The Insatiable Shobhaa De.

17 Feb 2024

I had the pleasure of sitting down with the fearless and fabulous Shobha De. Her insatiable zest for life is contagious; forget wanting to be like her

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Heir, Spare and the Heartache of the Bromance

08 Apr 2023

Like the rest of the world, I probably have had my fill of the headlines of the trials and tribulations of the dynamics between the two British royal

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NFTs: Farce or the Future?

01 Oct 2022

If your house was burning down, what would you try to take with you as you ran out? For many of us, and I am dating myself here,

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Paradise Disrupted

11 Jun 2022

In the last 25 years, this small island has repeatedly re-emerged; it has suffered a brutal civil war, devastating tsunami, heinous terrorist attacks,

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Change is Constant; Communication Should Be Too

02 Apr 2022

As I boarded the flight to New York from Sri Lanka in April 2021, I envisioned how my beloved NYC would look after the battering it took due to the pa

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Sri Lankan Superfoods

03 Apr 2021

As a former New Yorker, it’s practically in my DNA to look for the next hot new table in town. When I lived in NYC, I always wanted to eat at the p

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WHEN A CHILD ENCOUNTERS RACISM

20 Mar 2021

When my son was five years old, a fellow camper said to him that he “wasn’t any colour on the rainbow.” According to his little friend, this mea

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A Treasure Island Called Home

27 Feb 2021

Like most of us, it has now been a year since I left Sri Lankan soil. A New Yorker, turned islander, I have lived in this tropical paradise for over 1

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LESSONS IN QUARANTINE FROM SRI LANKA

19 May 2020

Just over a year ago, those of us in Sri Lanka were under curfew after the tragic Easter terrorist attacks on the paradise island we call home. School

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Paradise Is Bleeding

11 May 2019

A lifelong New Yorker, I moved to Sri Lanka in 2008, when it was in the midst of a brutal and seemingly never-ending civil war. I quickly became accus

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