My Mother*

I’ve been thinking of you much although more than two years have passed. I’ve been thinking I wish you lived up to your true potential while in this life coz you get one life right? or so they say. I wish you sharpened your many talents and let your passions …

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Christmas in the Air

Growing up my playmate was Catholic telling me tales of angels? and miracles out of this world (to non-Christian me) In a ‘third’ world ‘Buddhist” metropolis I was delighted by carols in the air Christmas cake?, home-made milk wine? and minced pies generously showered on us by caring neighbours. I …

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Why War?

By Sharmini Jayawardena Referred to by different folks in different terms: War mongering, organized murder, mass murder and the like, war was a necessary evil back when there was a need to contain population growth or so they say! Civilians did not get caught up in these wars as much …

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