Ways Sri Lankan Girlfriends Drive You Nuts

Relationships

Sri Lankan girlfriends are the ultimate ‘lunu dehi’ – they’re hard to eat and need to be taken in smaller doses with a lot of o...

Relationship Advice from Sri Lankan Parents

Relationships

If you are a Sri Lankan, you are a recipient of a wealth of relationship advice, mostly unsolicited. Sometimes ‘relationships’ and ...

Business Dining Etiquette

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Meeting with clients or business partners can be daunting. You have to set the right tone so that the experience is without any hitches...

2six4

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Women in Need is a non governmental organisation that has been tirelessly striving to eliminate all forms of violence against women and...

Pimp My Tuk Tuk Charity Ride 2017

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The Pimp My Tuk Tuk Charity Ride (PMTT) is set to take place for the second time in Sri Lanka with the collaboration of the Foundation ...

8 Types of Infuriating Coworkers

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We spend more time in the presence of our coworkers than we do our own families. And irrespective of the industry or culture of the org...

THINK Before You Forward That Message

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To love someone is to place your trust on him or her. At no point would you imagine your naked body to be shared with the rest of the w...

In Pursuit Of Happiness In One’s Twilight Years

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Old age is something that none of us can avoid. But once wrinkles appear on your skin, you are regarded as a ’burdened being’. It i...

Mother’s Day Is Everyday

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In view of Mother’s Day which fell on Sunday, we spoke to a few mothers to find out the challenges they face in the present day and w...

Is Being A Mum Getting Tougher By The Day?

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Every mum worries about their children. Be it about falling while playing, or eating well or their entire future in general regardless ...

Taking A Day Off Vs. Receiving Gifts

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This Mother’s Day we speak to mums to find out what they really want!

Threats To Dogs At UoSJ

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The removal of dogs has raised concerns among the dog loving community and many incidents have been reported with regard to inhumanity ...

The Art of the Email

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Communication in the work place underwent a serious and rapid transformation, when email was first introduced to say ’hi’ and ’by...

The Good, The Bad, The Casual

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Globalisation brought one thing into Sri Lankan culture – it normalised casual sex. I’ve really no intent to discuss my opinion on ...

University students relate their ragging experiences

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Bullying in universities, commonly known as ’ragging’ has continued to reveal the ugly side of the Sri Lankan higher education syst...

10 Ways Bollywood Movies Lied And Continue To Lie To Us

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There’s something about the theatrics in Bollywood movies that have us hooked - from the histrionic reactions of the lead cast, the d...

Lies Every Girl is Tired of Hearing

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There are times I dream of éclairs from Tasty for weeks – the distance isn’t in my favour, so I settle for whatever comes my way. ...

Shirin Merchant

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The behaviour of dogs is often misunderstood by dog owners and people around them. Since many people do not understand the behaviour of...

Relationships in Your 20s Vs. 30s

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If I had to compare my relationships in my 20s versus those in my 30s, I’d say they are two extremes. While my 20s would be a spicy A...

Tales of a Mortician

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The life of an embalmer is one such critical role which involves much courage, concentration and responsibility. In an interview with L...

In Pursuit of Happiness

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Happiness is fleeting. It is elusive. It encapsulates the firmly established paradox in human nature - valuing that which we cannot att...

Thankful for My Thirties

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I remember thinking that I would never live to be 30 – how could one possibly be that old? I always imagined that life would end at 3...

International Women’s Day

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A day that has been observed since the 1900s International Women’s Day is now recognised each year on March 8. In 1910, a woman calle...

Feminism, chivalry and sexism

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As the world celebrates International Women’s Day tomorrow, many women’s rights activists have once again started to question the t...

Cheat Me Not

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Recently, I was going through my Facebook feed and I caught sight of a very good-looking female colleague. Like many, she tirelessly up...

Meet Gayle Boomer

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Gayathri and Gayle have been inseparable ever since she received him as a gift. This photogenic puppy with a face that will melt the co...

Meet Misty

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To Sanduni and Laksri, Misty has always been and will continue to be a member of their family; and she’s now older sister to their al...

Seeing me as a ticket out of Sri Lanka?

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Living along the southern coast of Sri Lanka was certainly idyllic. Palm fringed beaches, azure waves gently lapping against the golden...

The Romantic and The Realist

Relationships

In most relationships there is a Romantic who loves big gestures and surprises and a Realist who is the more responsible and practical ...