In the scorching, dusty streets of Colombo the scene is all too familiar. As soon as the traffic lights switch to red, a beggar with a brawling toddler over her […]
Sex slavery sounds like something out of the Middle Ages. When women were examined, bargained and sold like meat. While you won’t see that happen so flagrantly today; it’s nonetheless […]
I checked out Sri Lanka’s first 3D cinema last week. While it might have been that Three Musketeers was shot in 2D and rendered 3D later- it just wasn’t all […]
When CNN concentrates wholly on little ol’ Sri Lanka during the weather report– there’s reason for concern. Don’t head to the hills though; plenty of landslides predicted. The forecast […]
…but pretty decent for beach bumming! I popped over to Wadduwa on Saturday for some beach bumming (because Colombo beaches are teeming with large noisy families and drunk people). And […]
Of course, I hadn’t committed any terrible offence. It was just that one of the headlights of my car was busted; visibility was barely relatively all right. So around 11pm […]
The Chinese prostitutes aren’t going to like it much. Neither will the paedophiles and the beach boys; which all together makes scrapping off the visa on arrival policy a good move by the government of Sri Lanka, I’d say.
There’s a fine line between adventure and plain stupidity; my last hike to World’s End was a tightrope walk on just that line. Yeah, that’ll teach me to be impulsive. Though, with luck on my side, I managed to get home alive.