I’d been using voice enabled old button phones just over a decade and   undoubtedly those phones have   helped me overcome the disability to a greater extent   . In one of my previous   posting, I had written   how blind person use a mobile phone and   how useful a mobile phone to a blind person. https://dushyapa.wordpress.com/2013/03/12/how-i-use-a-mobile-phone/ However, it is a known fact ...

Day Outing in Kandy by Abimansala 3 I just thought of writing on my recent day outing to Kandy and it was apparently the first   outing organized by Abimansala 3. It is little over 10 months since Abimansala 3 came into effect and glad it is now functioning almost similar to other Abimansalas that are in Anuradhapura and mathara. Since the Kandy is not that far from ...

Little daughter  Yenuli goes to nursery. I can’t believe that already a month has gone by since my daughter started going to nursery and I am so glad that she enjoys it much. She has now learnt few nursery rhymes and interesting life skills which she demonstrates us whenever we gather in the sitting room. In deed, It is a pleasing sign that she is catching ...

Outing at Elephant Orphanage – Pinnawala My daughter who is now 3 and half years old is very fond of elephants though she had not seen them much in close proximity except once at Kandy when she was very young. Her fondness may be due to the fact that most stories that we tell her when she is fed or goes to bed featuring elephants , ...

Why and How I came to own a house It is exactly a month since we moved into our new house and started living on our own. Obviously, it is a new and exciting experience to both me and Darshi as we have never lived in a house of our own before. The new house has given us not only independence and freedom but also an opportunity to heal ...

Why and How I came to own a house It is exactly a month since we moved into our new house and started living on our own. Obviously, it is a new and exciting experience to both me and Darshi as we have never lived in a house of our own before. The new house has given us not only independence and freedom but also an opportunity to heal ...

Sinha Regiment recognises sports achievers at colours night It is in deed a pleasure to receive regimental colours once again at Sinha regiment colours night 2013 and it was held at Sinha regiment headquarters – Ambepussa on 21st March 2014. The chief guest was retired Major General Hapuarachi and several senior officers including present colonel of the regiment Maj. Gen Bonipus Perera graced the occasion. This time too, ...

Receiving Colours at Sinha Regiment colours night It is in deed a pleasure to receive regimental colours once again at Sinha regiment colours night 2013 and it was held at Sinha regiment headquarters – Ambepussa on 21st March 2014. Retired Major General H Hapuarachi graced the occasion as the chief guest. Colonel of the regiment, Major General bonifus Perera and number of senior officers of Sri Lanka ...

There is tremendous happiness in making others happy, despite our own situations. Shared grief is half the sorrow, but happiness when shared, is doubled. If you want to feel rich, just count all the things you have that money can’t buy. Today is a gift, that is why it is called The Present. The caption may puzzle you. But fancy ...

There is tremendous happiness in making others happy, despite our own situations. Shared grief is half the sorrow, but happiness when shared, is doubled. If you want to feel rich, just count all the things you have that money can’t buy. Today is a gift, that is why it is called The Present. The caption may puzzle you. But fancy ...

What I want is a change. Before long, there will be a complete change in my lifestyle as I am going to move in to a new place. That is Abimansala-3 which is now under construction at Ibbagamuwa. It is the 3rd phase of army wellness resorts that are built for totally dependent soldiers of SL army who got injured & disabled during the thirty years long ...

Before long, there will be a complete change in my lifestyle as I am going to move in to a new place. That is Abimansala-3 which is now under construction at Ibbagamuwa. It is the 3rd of its kind of army wellness resorts that are built for totally dependent soldiers of SL army who got injured & disabled during the thirty ...

Last Saturday (8th) morning Major Suranga, one of my dearest friend informed me that he and Abimansala team were going to visit a unique hotel in Anuradhapura and if I wish I could join them. That suggestion instantaneously made me happy as I had not been able to go out from Abimansala last couple of months due to a surgery that ...

Last Saturday (8th) morning Major Suranga, one of my dearest friends informed me that the Abimansala team and he were going to visit a unique hotel in Anuradhapura and if I wished I could join them. That suggestion instantaneously made me happy as I had not been able to go out from Abimansala for the last couple of months due to ...

As we know the 4th Jan. 2014 is 205th birth day of mr. Louis Braille, I wish you all the people who is using, teaching and trying to learn braille “happy Louis Braille day”. The place that had been given to BRAIL in the past has been reduced to some extent due to technological development such as screen readers for ...

As we know the 4th Jan. 2014 is 205th birth day of mr. Louis Braille, I wish you all the people who is using, teaching and trying to learn braille “happy Louis Braille day”. The place that had been given to BRAIL in the past has been reduced to some extent due to technological development such as screen readers for ...

Visit to Mannar Island and around A few days ago I have got an opportunity to visit Mannar Island & its surrounding. The journey was organized by the Abimansala-Anuradhapura with the view of entertaining its residential war heroes as a part of their rehabilitation program. The journey had helped me to recollect some of old memories that I had of that area by being a member ...

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