voyeur and exhibitionist

Sept. 7, 2011, 8:11 a.m. exhibitionist , voyeur

daya dissanayake “Every writer, without exception, is a masochist, a sadist, a peeping Tom, an exhibitionist, a narcissist, an injustice collector and a depressed person constantly haunted by fears of unproductivity.”- said Edmund Bergler, the psychoanalyst who has been called “one of the few origin ...

Don’t let the sun go down

Sept. 6, 2011, 8:19 a.m.

Nawalowa Nawahiru’ was the title given by Bandara Eheliyagoda to the biography of Deshamanya H.K. Dharmadasa. I had the good fortune to translate the book into English, with the title ‘Son of the Soil’.   Bandara Eheliyagoda was able to take us through the life of ‘Nawaloka Mudalali’, from his early ...

Bulgari Connection

Sept. 5, 2011, 8:21 a.m. embedded marketing

“…white gold and pavé diamonds, cold metal intricately, beautifully worked, lain heavily against the cool, moist flesh of wrist and throat”. This is not a line from a jewellery advertisement, but from Fay Weldon’s novel, ‘Bulgari Connection”. The novel is also an advertisement and the copy was writt ...