Fathers day without one

Nothing new really, just hurts when all those kids call into Gold Fm to talk about their dads. Sometimes I wonder why fate screws over the good people, but that answer is just beyond me, or anyone else for that matter. Sometimes I guess you have to stop asking questions and be satisfied with the…

Go with the flow

It’s been an interesting year for Srilankan politics, we started with all the hype about Fonseka becoming the President, but instead of Temple Trees, he went to jail, hence ending the alliance with the JVP. But it was quite ‘refreshing’ to see two parties with so many differences come together for a common goal, regardless…

I lovethathouse…i mean, i love your daughter

I’ve lived in Sri Lanka  long enough to know most of the customs, traditions and all that jazz. Some of them I like and respect, but some I think are just fucking dumb. Before I had cable TV, I was stuck watching the local channels  and there used to be this show on Swarnawahini called ‘Yeheli’ or…

Our Public Servants

“Where do we draw the line between national pride and pride in being a human being?” was a comment made on a post of mine yesterday and in the current context of things it is the brutal truth. If the government did commit human rights violations, why still keep them in power? True that war has…

National Security and International Wankers

“A threat to National Security”, quite a smart guise under which to impose media censorship and suppress freedom of expression. But then again is national security and government integrity the same thing? There has been an increase in the raids on media organizations, especially the print media. Apparently their statements against the government are a…

In that Srilankan way

He came, he campaigned, he lost. So ends the story of the once great General Sarath Fonseka. Yes, we have the various texts and stories going around about them not accepting the result but sadly, there is no mechanism in place for such a scenario so the result will stand. Which means congratulations Mr.Mahinda Rajapakse for…