Red and white in winter urban nights! When I saw a “Double-Decker” bus coming towards me, teetering, it was like seeing an old comrade. As a little boy, I always wanted to ride on a Double-Decker bus, but never had a single chance. When the bus stopped in front of me, I hopped in and ran to the upper deck with glee, settled in a corner seat. ...

The Art of Surfing, The Music of Surfing: Surf Culture! "...there was purity and there was the dream, and the adventure, and there was the counterculture aspect. It was like shove society, shove the nine to five, shove the rules... we're just going to follow our hearts, treat each other well, eat well and enjoy the ocean. It was not for money and it wasn't for fame... that's what we're ...

By Pathum Punchihewa This is a short story. As the Star Wars prologue quotes, “A story probably happened in a galaxy far far away...” A dead man’s crepuscular confession maybe; or a perturbing near death experience... Who knows? What matters now is William Shakespeare quoted ages ago, "All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players. ...

By Pathum Punchihewa “You are dreaming… You see a tranquil meadow with lambs browsing grass under the wide bluish empyrean. The skyline is mysterious with a thousand various cloud patterns thus the enchanting and picturesque scenery was complete.” “Indeed you are dreaming… You are about to wake up to the reality far far away from the blissful meadow, you are ...

Take nothing but memories… Leave nothing but footprints… By Pathum Punchihewa Life reveals its true form to us, humans in such mystique ways. One day, out of the blue, life unveils its intriguing, miraculous and resplendent panorama in front of your naked eyes, and it might be the very moment before you die…

By Pathum Punchihewa I remember… Once, one of my friends wrote a song. ‘What if we die, will the sun stop shining? What if we die, will the earth stop whirling? What if we die, will the birds stop singing…’ That was his idea and yes, it was a good song. But it took almost five years for me to ...

By Pathum Punchihewa Afoot and light-hearted I take to the open road, Healthy, free, the world before me, The long brown path before me leading wherever I choose. Henceforth I ask not good-fortune, I myself am good-fortune, Henceforth I whimper no more, postpone no more, need nothing, Done with indoor complaints, libraries, querulous criticisms, Strong and content I travel the ...

By Pathum Punchihewa I have never celebrated New Year’s Eve or 31st Night or the Beginning of a New Year(NYE) or whatever you love to call it! That’s a confession not a tagline. Yes, I have been at NYE parties but I think it was another club party or a beach party to me. It doesn’t mean that I never ...

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