Door Mat: Dawn to Sunrise: Credit: Sayanthan Its still not dawn in Jaffna yet! Time is half past five in the morning. Wilson's sudden barking woke u...

Exactly six months back, the lead of this plot, Kajan Anna aka Kanna, joined our “Young Stars Volley Ball Club”. Our club is three years old, formed by the friends in Athiyadi village, about a mile away from the Jaffna town, Sri Lanka, only participated in this year community centre knock-out tournament with a first round exit. The club has ...

It was an April vacation, year 1991, I was waiting for my father to arrive home, wait .. wait is perhaps the wrong word, I was dying to see my father coming home. He was a government surveyor, working in Nochiyagama, a small village in Anuradhapuram. The rest of the family was living in Jaffna, by then it was under ...

I am right here at the Changi airport, Singapore, gate number 15, waiting to board into EK 404, the flight to Melbourne. There is a little girl, sitting in the same row, is playing something on her iPad2. I can see her excitement and the care when using it, a brand new piece. What was I doing at age ...

This post is not a cry of getting into my thirties, you don’t cry when you get older, otherwise nobody would be celebrating their birthdays. This is a post about how cruel a Thirty would become, if you are not moved on from what you were doing in your teens and early twenties!!! Let’s take a shot at it, the ...

June 5th, 2011, I was on my way back from Sri Lanka to Singapore. I especially requested for front row seat, only to alight early so won’t miss any action of the final of Rolland Garros that day between Federer and Nadal. Soon after I cleared the immigration, I checked the score, Federer was leading, having just broken Nadal’s serve. ...

The Girl Is Mine! "Good Morning Jessie, past six already, Coffee Time, get up, get up" "Good Morninggggg Jake" , Jessie mums with a deep yawn without opening her eyes, stretches her hands, turns to freefall and continues sleeping. I stand still and start staring at her proudly. Jessie has a mid length sleek hair with a slight curl ...

My Picks of 2010 Technology/IndustryBest Applications : Singapore iPhone Maps and SG Buses Best emerging product : Tablets ( iPad ofcourse ;) ) Flop application/framework : Mobicents! ( !@#$) Emerging Concept : Domain Specific DSL, way to go! Best Blog Post : Subscriber Created VAS ( He he !) Best I learned/ing : Scala(Contd), DSL Regret : All is ...

I used to tell people whether they know the Papaya story when ever they try to butter to get things done from me. But I never revealed the story to anybody. People became curious in the end I had to tell the story eventually. The story is nothing but the old mother-times story but I made it little more interesting ...

Door Mat Dawn to Sunrise: Credit: SayanthanIts still not dawn in Jaffna yet! Time is half past five in the morning. Wilson's sudden barking woke up every dog in the neighborhood and neighbors too. Jessie noticed her mother has already woken up."Wake up Jessie, I don't know why is this dog howling like seen a ghost, can ...

DISCLAIMER: The events depicted in this post are fictitious and any similarity to any person living or dead is merely coincidental"You know crap, can you just stop whining and enjoy the the evening. Remember Rule One? No office stuff after hours""Oh yeah, its my choice today, ok what would you like haa?""You won't change, will you moron?, mmm may be ...

"The next train to Flinders Street station via the city loop will be departing at five", the recorded voice was played when I pressed the green button. I sat on the near by bench which is inside the safety zone. We are tipped as soft-targets for crime and advised to stay within the safety zones in railway stations. Epping station ...

Technology/Industry Best emerging application : Google Wave ( We use for everything now) Flop application/framework : Mule ESB ( !@#$) Emerging Concept : Multi Paradigm Programming (Hitting the balance rite) Best Blog Post : State design pattern ( He he !) Best I learned/ing : Scala (Change of gears ! ) Regret : Failure to convince docbook to our engineeringPolitics ...

Recently during my Australian tour I bought two books mainly to understand the culture and the lifestyle of the country. It was a month tour and I was impressed with the people in Australia for their passion and fun. None of the people I met, could portray the so called Australianism. So I wanted to buy a book which should ...

I arrived Melbourne on 1st of October. Around 3 weeks I stayed in Melbourne. Here is an album of photos taken in the city of Melbourne. I visited MCG, Telstra Dome, Vodafone arena, Crown Casino, exhibition center , yarra river look out and several other places in the city. ...

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