Tag Archives: Sri Lanka

People that know the ‘old’ you

I spent this weekend with people that have known me from 30 years and earlier, if not more. My maternal aunt, who has known me since I was born, and took care of me every summer (I have written about … Continue reading

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Sri Lankan days – Rice and Curry, please

Peering up through a small window, he took my lunch order. “One rice and curry packet, please,” I said, handing over Rs.30. I was an 11th-grader in my school, the Overseas School of Colombo (or, as it was called in … Continue reading

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Sri Lankan Days

This afternoon, sitting in a quiet suburban neighbourhood in Santa Cruz, Mumbai, Sri Lanka came flooding into my thoughts. I grew up there for a significant part of my childhood, and a phone call from a friend who also grew … Continue reading

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