Sanjiva Wijesinha -writer and physician

Short stories, Travel and Health Information

Sri Lanka Needs not another Regime Change – but a Mindset Change

I am reproducing this sober and thoughtful analysis of the current situation in Sri Lanka by my friend  Prof Janek Ratnatunga in order to give his views wider publicity. From the … Continue reading

August 11, 2022 · Leave a comment

Cometh the Hour

Citizen Silva, columnist of the Sunday Times, provides a different perspective of Sri Lanka’s new president. I am sharing his/her article on my own webpage to give it a wider … Continue reading

August 1, 2022

The Wickremesinghe Presidency – an analysis by Anura Gunasekera

I am reproducing this excellent analysis of the current political situation in Sri Lanka by my friend Anura Gunasekera in order to give his views wider publicity. July 20th 2022 … Continue reading

July 28, 2022 · 4 Comments

SRI LANKA’S CURRENT CRISIS

Over the past month I have been seeing at first hand just how bad the crisis in Sri Lanka is. Travelling from place to place in motorised vehicles is virtually … Continue reading

July 9, 2022 · 2 Comments

As You Like It – by the Melbourne Theatre Company

Simon Phillips directs a delightful production of Shakespeare’s ‘Rom-Com’ as Melbourne welcomes a return to live theatre. Having throughly enjoyed the opening night at the Sumner Theatre last Thursday, I … Continue reading

November 20, 2021 · 2 Comments

THE POST-COVID WORLD

Can we predict the new ‘Normality’?  The two countries that I have been most interested in during this Covid pandemic -Sri Lanka and Australia – have both been lagging behind … Continue reading

October 2, 2021 · 1 Comment

Dr. David (Devendranathan) Chanmugam – an Eulogy

One of the best teachers I had in Medical School was Dr David (Devendranathan) Chanmugam. He was someone who simplified complicated medical subjects for us students. His lectures were succinct … Continue reading

September 11, 2021 · 4 Comments

To Vaccinate or Vacillate?

It is gratifying for us to note that Australia is finally beginning to get its population efficaciously vaccinated against COVID – having bungled the initial roll-out of its vaccination programme. … Continue reading

August 21, 2021

Lt Gen Denzil Kobbekaduwa

Twenty nine years since his untimely death on 8th August 1992, we remember one of the finest officers to have served in the Sri Lanka Army. I am posting on … Continue reading

August 6, 2021

Living in Covid Times

A conversation with Prof Leon Piterman: I was having a chat the other day with my friend Professor Leon Piterman. Now Leon, former head of the department of General Practice … Continue reading

July 31, 2021 · 1 Comment
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