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.
For too long economics has been thought to belong to boardrooms and conference halls. Join Deshal de Mel as we take it back to the streets, kades and buses – where it belongs.► SEE THIS. #ECONOMIX4ALL
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.