Tired of the same old cricket talk? You’ve never heard cricket stories quite like this. Seetha is a 72 year old cricket buff and her infectious zest for life is only outdone by a sharp memory that has been defined by the sport.
The Lost Pages of Colombo
A photo essay on the enduring legacy of Colombo’s book men. Natalie Soysa tries to shine a light on the stories behind the men of Peter, Sarath, Premasiri and Premadasa book shops, Colombo’s venerable second hand book store.
Ceylon & The Colonial Freak Show
Sri Lankan participation in ethnographic expositions (human zoos) was initiated by 3 brothers in the late 1800’s. Their connection to Ceylon was long, deep & profitable.
For too long economics has been thought to belong to boardrooms and conference halls. Join Deshal de Mel as we take it back to the streets, kades and buses – where it belongs.► SEE THIS. #ECONOMIX4ALL
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