Sri Lanka is truly living up to its reputation as the ‘Miracle of Asia’ these days. Firstly it was the former CJ admitting to the fact that he released someone accused of embezzlement in the hope that he would eventually become a champion of human rights, and now we hear of how an internationally wanted terrorist being declared innocent of ...

It seems like ages since I last wrote anything on here, and while lots of reasons have contributed to that fact, this is an attempt to break through the silence. I was reading through the headlines today and came across an article that had me stumped for a while. I momentarily wondered if my comprehension skills had taken an abrupt ...

I thought I didn’t need you anymore… I thought I was ready to handle things alone… I forgot the reasons why you were in my life for so long… I thought it was safe to walk out of your shadow… How silly I was to forget how weak I really was… How easily I forgot the way you kept me ...

Stats Monkeys at work The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers A helper monkey made this abstract painting, inspired by your stats. A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can ...

In Florida , an atheist created a case against the upcoming Easter and Passover Holy days. He hired an attorney to bring a discrimination case against Christians and Jews and observances of their holy days. The argument was that it was unfair that atheists had no such recognized days. The case was brought before a judge. After listening to the ...

8,9,10 or 08th September, 2010 is a day that will go into the history books of Sri Lanka. For some it will be the day that democracy was stabbed in the back quite viciously, while for others, it will be a day when their hero cemented his rightful place at the top of the feeding chain of politics. For the ...

8,9,10 or 08th September, 2010 is a day that will go into the history books of Sri Lanka. For some it will be the day that democracy was stabbed in the back quite viciously, while for others, it will be a day when their hero cemented his rightful place at the top of the feeding chain of politics. For the ...

It’s been a really long time since I’ve actually written anything in here. Probably because I didn’t really have the time and also because there wasn’t much happening that I felt needed writing about. But that’s changed over the last few days. For the last couple of days I’ve been seeing a lot of uproar in the newspapers and on ...

Why is it that we as humans always seem to expect too much out of life? We expect people in our life to fulfill all our expectations, no matter how far fetched they may be. In the same way, we expect situations in life to work out just as we want them too, our careers have to get to the ...

I heard an interesting story the other day while sharing in the usual ‘spiritual’ experience that happens during the weekend. One of the guys was telling this story about how strangely some people tend to interpret gratitude. Apparently in a land far, far away, there lived a very normal, average kind of guy. Now this guy went about his daily ...

Ok… RD and DD have started off the tagging game again and since I’ve accused of holding up the whole process, here goes my letter to the past. Hi there past me, I know you’re going to be pretty cynical about getting a letter that claims to be from your future self, but before you sneer and chuck it in ...

I’m sure many of you have at some time or the other heard of the saying “In the kingdom of the blind, the one eyed man is king”. It’s one of those easily understandable sayings that make perfect sense the very first time you come across it ya? I mean what could be simpler than imagining a country full of ...

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