Tired of the same old cricket talk? You’ve never heard cricket stories quite like this. Seetha is a 72 year old cricket buff and her infectious zest for life is only outdone by a sharp memory that has been defined by the sport.
A photo essay on the enduring legacy of Colombo’s book men. Natalie Soysa tries to shine a light on the stories behind the men of Peter, Sarath, Premasiri and Premadasa book shops, Colombo’s venerable second hand book store.
Sri Lankan participation in ethnographic expositions (human zoos) was initiated by 3 brothers in the late 1800’s. Their connection to Ceylon was long, deep & profitable.
Today Colombo is closer to fulfilling its destiny. The last decade has seen a new cycle of development that will permanently alter the city. It is then as good a time as any to capture her in all her essence as she is today.