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A convoluted inheritance of its colonial past, Sri Lanka’s tea industry has been sculpted with increasing global competition and market volatility and is central to the country’s narrative. This is a glimpse of the man who made Ceylon Tea into a household brand.
Swarna Mallawarachchi celebrates 50 years in Sri Lankan cinema.
On the link between culinary memory, food narratives and identity.
In which I rekindle a love affair with the beach - my favourite thing about Colombo.
The Sapumal Foundation is a lovely, old house tucked in Colombo 7 and crammed with some of the best known names in Sri Lankan art -- probably one of the nicest art spaces in the city.
A look at two popular Facebook pages, taking steps to archive history
French artist C215 was in Colombo and stopped between stencils to have a chat about street art. I loved that he travelled to a pocket of Colombo that most artists would be hesitant to visit.
Hulftsdorp's street food offerings offer a bit more than than the kotthu, pittu and hopper Sri lankan street food troika. Here's a quick glimpse.
An overview of the strands of religion, politics and academia which punctuated the festival.
Colombo Book Swap is a small group which has an interesting book exchange going.
We've been covering pockets of food-neighbourhoods in Colombo and beyond. This was the Negombo edition.
"It is a truth universally unacknowledged that when one first meets a person they have been keen on meeting for a while, all semblance of coherent thought will promptly fly out the window. "
tldr: artists doing cool things around the Colombo. Many pictures.