Kick ass poetry worth checking out


I avoid poetry as a survival instinct. There are a few poets that make the exception. Bukowski for one. Green Tea diaries is another. The first is dead. The second is not as prolific as she used to be. Thankfully there's the latest member of the trinity "Life that Demands to be Noticed". I've blogged … Continue reading Kick ass poetry worth checking out

2 Sri Lankan bloggers worth your time


One is a photographer. The other is a poet. Each I feel has a rare mastery of her medium. Your attention to their work will be well rewarded. The photographer is Aamina Nizar. I blogged about her years ago. She sort of “went” off line for a while. She’s back with a new WordPress.com blog. … Continue reading 2 Sri Lankan bloggers worth your time

8 thoughts on 8 years of blogging


There’s pro blogging. Then there’s typing stuff the voices in your head comes up with and putting it on the web. This blog is in the second category. Of course there’s a middle ground between the two. It’s harder to navigate. Resulting in middling half baked words. Unless you are incredibly disciplined in using your … Continue reading 8 thoughts on 8 years of blogging

Happy 9th blog birthday to the Court Jester


Happy blog birthday to Jack Point, "The Court Jester" of the Sri Lankan blogosphere. His blog jestforkicks is 9 years young today. Making it one of the few still active "war era" (pre 2009) Sri Lankan blogs. Both facts earn Jack Point a place among the gnarled elders of Sri Lankan blogging. Yet I find … Continue reading Happy 9th blog birthday to the Court Jester

Obituary for Kalusudda, a Sri Lankan blogger


Kalusudda, an active, positive presence in the Sri Lankan blogosphere (2008-2009) has died in what appears to be a terrible mishap at sea. His wife has posted the sad news on his blog. He died saving the life of his brother. Unaware that he was a father to be. I read his wife's post with … Continue reading Obituary for Kalusudda, a Sri Lankan blogger