Budget with a vision
People’s oriented economic strategy:
I had the patience to listen to the speeches of
Members of the Opposition representing UNP, JVP and TNA. I regret
very much the pathetic position that they are placed in.
The Morning Inspection
Reflections on ‘microchip of our civilization’
A few days ago I wrote about Lionel Ranwala, the
indefatigable archivist and exponent of traditional Sinhala music. A
line at the end of the article prompted a response.
Meeting Martin Wickremasinghe over Bava Tharanaya:
Sri Lanka’s renowned writer
Legendary author and sensational novelist Martin
Wickremasinghe was living at Kirimandala Mawatha in Nawala. He was
80 then and the interview with me was being put off because he had
an ailing tooth. Thousands of words and articles have been written
about the writer who had been hailed among other platitudes as the
Bard of Koggola - Koggola being the village he grew up and lived.
Most of his writings were done there.