The Journey of Truth: An Ecstatic Generation We are discussing a depiction of a mother. It is an ethnographic portrait, now manipulated, set against a fiery explosion. It has been sourced from various art blogs on the internet, and is now being exhibited at the Saskia Fernando Gallery. Muvindu Binoy is a visual artist and a cinematographer. The Holy Merchandise is the title of the exhibition that ...

The Journey of Truth: An Ecstatic Generation We are discussing a depiction of a mother. It is an ethnographic portrait, now manipulated, set against a fiery explosion. It has been sourced from various art blogs on the internet, and is now being exhibited at the Saskia Fernando Gallery. Muvindu Binoy is a visual artist and a cinematographer. The Holy Merchandise is the title of the exhibition that ...

Post War Wakarei : A Story of Three Generations I met Kusalini when I was in Wakarei on a field visit. She peeped at me while sitting on her mother’s lap and I was busy noting down the answers her grandmother was providing me on the challenges she faces to continue her agricultural work. At first Kusalini was hesitant to come to me, a woman who was strangely dressed ...

“Miss you in a heartbeat” A few notes and I am owned by the song. I go back in time, a few months a few weeks, a few days. “I miss you in a heartbeat” the chorus goes on, and I think of you. I never do much, but then I do at times. I am weird like that. And you know that. So are ...

The fluttering heartthe unfocused gazetowards his heartI walked the pathWith worst in mindand nervous at his sightI babbled on for a whiletill I saw him smileThe feared needhe wanted indeedtime to comprehendhis inner feelsWishes were grantedthough never requiredhe came back to admitthat his heart was mine!Elated and overjoyedI finally realisedthat I am truly and madlyin love with this blissful being! ...

“What matters is the way you look at things, and your attitude to life.” – Dilum Goonewardena (Photo provided by Dilum Goonewardena) Dilum Goonewardena works at the Permanent Delegation of Sri Lanka to the UNESCO. From Sri Lanka, after moving to France for her studies. She shares her story today on what inspired her to follow her dreams. Life: An inspiration “I left Sri Lanka when I was 21, and since then I have become an independent ...

I remember shivering in your presence With a kind of repressed glee Because a part of me envisioned Everything that we could be And my life hung in the balance Depending on my move But I couldn’t lift a finger Because it would be wrong to prove That you were my soulmate And I could be your sun And we ...

Good byes are meant for healing, For retrieving the tiny bits of self, scattered Along the milky way that you built inside your head Loving mirages, takes a lifetime to build But minutes to dismantle, the loosened bricks That had crumbled over the years. Goodbyes are meant to bleed they say First in gushing torrents, […]

Women at Work : Share Your Story! A good morning to all of you! (A morning, and afternoon or an evening depending on where you are of course). I am sharing my latest venture which is collecting stories, and then of course sharing them. Yesterday when on twitter, a colleague drew my attention to something, which is that when we speak of women in developing countries, it ...

What does it mean, to love Sri Lanka? We Sri Lankans have a complex relationship with Sri Lanka.  Like all humans, we hate certain things. The dust. The public transport. The electricity bill. The mid-year heat and the politicians with their promises and that random uncle who always gets drunk at the wedding. But we love our country. If the US takes a go at us, we curse Obama and ...

Oh.. the tragedy of not being able to forgive the past and move on to the present.  The  hold on  grudges, scars and pain when it is required to move on and see the light at the end of the tunnel. The requirement to understand the life doesn’t wait for anyone and it is important to move on with the experiences ...

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