December, 2012

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American Premium staff in flood relief effort

American Premium staff hand over their donation to officials

When Cyclone Nilam caused extensive flooding in several parts of the island, flood relief operations were organised by American Premium Water Systems staff at Hanwella in November. American Premium staff visited the Hanwella Pradeshiya Sabha and donated cases of one...
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For the Greater Good


Building lives, protecting a nation’s future, paving the way to knowledge and wisdom and above all, courage for the preservation of humanity; these are no small feats......
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From Kuchchaveli To Mullaitivu Northbound Across The East Coast


We sped past the silently roaring sea, countless little gleaming ponds and mangroves with their feathery occupants....
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The Lady Ridgeway Hospital For Children A History Beyond Medicine


During the period 1890–1895 when Sir Arthur Havelock was Governor of Ceylon, one of his greatest achievements was making available many advances and new......
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Treasure of the Island: The resilient ‘thal’ that graces the dry zones


December brings respite to Sri Lanka’s arid North and East. Cooling sea breezes and occasional rains soothe and quench the parched earth....
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Locked In The Jungle Lost In Time The Oil Tank Farm Of Trincomalee


“Locked in the jungle and lost in time” is perhaps the easiest and surest way to describe one of Sri Lanka’s greatest assets. ...
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Borawa anyone?

Flavoursome Borawa

Sweet and coconut-y and a touch of spice. It challenges your teeth with its hardy crunchy bite. ...
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Kala Wewa: The Lure Of An Ancient Lake


The ripples lapped gently upon the banks like silk upon the skin. The sunset in the distant horizon veiled the serene surroundings with a dusky enchantment. People strolling......
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Tunes from Jaffna

L-R: Varnan, Stalin and Amalan on the Sangupiddy Bridge from the video Kadhal Mozhi

The tunes of a popular song drifted towards me, I start to tap my fingers in time. But, there was something different, the melody was more refined and smooth, the lyrics......
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The World Market Bargains Galore


The World Market in Colombo Fort is filled with great bargains in clothes, shoes, souvenirs and many other items. It’s also a fun shopping experience, as you haggle over......
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