The Healer & the Drug Pusher

April 20, 2009, 6:57 p.m.

First Chapter THE CASTAWAY Kita’s eyes followed the slow, majestic glide of a sea gull. All around him was the dark blue sea, calm, silent and almost motionless. The sky above was a lighter shade of blue. An occasional white cloud would drift by, breaking the monotony of the world around him. He was ...

'Sinhala' new year

April 17, 2009, 7:56 a.m.

In Sri Lanka we celebrate the New Year on April 14th, when the sun moves from the House of Pisces to Aries, or Niryana Mesha Sankranti. The irony is that the Sinhala people probably borrowed this day as their own New Year from the Tamils of South India. Today the Sinhala community 'celebrate' the Ne ...