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More than just Fluff

It is a tree for all seasons. Typical to the tropics and subtropics, it is tall, but not so grand in appearance, yet, resilient to the vagaries of nature. The benefits though are manifold....
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NAWAM MAHA PERAHERA

The full moon day in the month of February marks Nawam Poya, signified by incidence of two events in Buddhist history...
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Railing by Southern Life

It was early in the morning and sleep had not yet left our droopy eyes. We were at the Fort Railway station ready with three tickets to Matara. Amidst the busy hum of trains arriving and departing we descended the...
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THE UNSEEN OF MAHIYANGANA

When speaking of Mahiyanganaya, locals often point to the more renowned places of interest. The Mahiyanagana Raja Maha Viharaya, Sorabora Wewa and...
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A footprint for all seasons!

Shortly after I arrived in Sri Lanka, my daughter and I were having our morning coffee on the balcony of her high rise apartment in Rajagiriya,a suburb of Colombo. It was an extremely clear day and she pointed to the...
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FROM A KITCHEN PAST

Preparing a meal was a labour of love for the cook of yesteryear Words Daleena Samara Photographs Rasika Surasena Rosalind would not have liked my little electric grinder that comes in handy for a quick pol sambal, a spicy coconut...
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Through grounds of reverence

Overhead the skies darkened ominously, foretelling impending rain. Even as people scurried about, some to escape the rain, others to find a better vantage point to either participate or to observe the unfolding activities, a slow drizzle engulfed the periphery....
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A Cruise to Sunny Negombo

To Negombo. A smooth ride, soothing sights sailing by. A palatable while by the sea and back… All in an afternoon. No sweat....
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An Afternoon in Jaffna Town

We had just finished lunch and had the rest of the day ahead of us. As the sun spread its afternoon rays we scrambled out of the vehicle to stretch our legs and explore the curious town of Jaffna....
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A Journey Through Anamaduwa…

On and on we went as the road twisted away to the far distance with pockets of greenery and small towns lining the sides. Gradually we edged on to Anamaduwa in Puttalam to see what lay within to fascinate the...
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