The Sinhalese

Many a times I have always tried finding out on how the Sinhalese people came to be? There are so many texts on various inhabitants of Lanka. Yes, Lanka - in short for Lankapura, the oldest name known for the then modern days Ceylon which was recorded during the times in the Ramayana. Many know … Continue reading The Sinhalese


Inky – The Lazy Donkey

Another story customized in my style for my little ones... * * * Once upon a time, there was a salt merchant named Simsim who owned a donkey named Inky. Simsim was a very patient, calm and a very kind master. Inky, the donkey was lazy and always found ways to avoid work. One day, … Continue reading Inky – The Lazy Donkey

The Lion and The Mouse

Today, I share with you one of my daughter's favorite bedtime story. There are several versions of this, but this is one of my versions that I knew would be interesting for my little girl of age 3. Yeah, she simply loved it - being so animated, sweet and short. * * * * Once … Continue reading The Lion and The Mouse

Unless You Change And Become Like Little Children

We were the only family with children in the restaurant. I sat Erik in a high chair and noticed everyone was quietly eating and talking. Suddenly, Erik squealed with glee and said, “Hi there.” He pounded his fat baby hands on the high chair tray. His eyes were crinkled in laughter and his mouth was … Continue reading Unless You Change And Become Like Little Children

Veera Puran Appu – A Heroic Son of Mother Sri Lanka

Ceylon (Sri Lanka) is known to have received its Independence from the British Rule on the 4th of February 1948. Behind the story of independence, lies a lot of national heroes who have contributed till the day. The struggle began not just a couple of years before 1948, but much more before that… Ever heard of the … Continue reading Veera Puran Appu – A Heroic Son of Mother Sri Lanka

Family – Nothing In Life Is More Important

After 21 years of marriage, my wife wanted me to take another woman out to dinner and a movie. She said, “I love you, but I know this other woman loves you and would love to spend some time with you.” The other woman that my wife wanted me to visit was my MOTHER, who … Continue reading Family – Nothing In Life Is More Important


Every second leaves me empty, Even my path seems empty, with out you Come now and hold me, My path is lonely and awaits you, Let's turn back once along that path, And see the union we once had too, Limitless love I still hold here, Waiting to be in yours arms when near. Though different … Continue reading Limitless