reflections

May 22, 2013, 12:50 p.m. Lakshmi de Silva

CRAFT OF VERSE daya dissanayake Here are Reflections that span a long period, four decades. Add to this the long wait for publication and the time seem to stretch even further. The long wait was worth it. The reflections soon become our own, and we find ourselves reflecting on these reflections, ove ...

going green for Mother Earth

May 16, 2013, 12:41 a.m. Green Earth , Jayawardenapura University

Going Green daya dissanayake There is still hope for Mother Earth. She is very sick, and getting worse by the day. Yet when young people take an interest in trying to save her, we can look forward to a better future. It is the youth who can change the world, who have the courage, the strength and ha ...

emperor and the peasant

May 2, 2013, 12:48 a.m. Beijing , Forbidden City , Lama Temple

emperor and the peasant daya dissanayake There are over ten thousand visitors a day at what is now called 'The Forbidden City' in Beijing, which had been the emperor's palace for about 6 centuries. Most of the visitors could be the descendants of several hundred generations of people who had slaved, ...