Sanjiva Wijesinha -writer and physician

Short stories, Travel and Health Information

The Best Books about the Camino de Santiago

I was recently invited by the folk at Shepherd.com to compile a list of the five best books about the Camino de Santiago. Now I am aware that there are … Continue reading

July 1, 2021 · Leave a comment

Birth Centenary of Sam Wijesinha – 27th June 2021

This lovely article by my cousin Rakhita Jayawardena was written as a tribute to my father Sam Wijesinha on the hundredth anniversary of his birth. Published in the Sunday Times … Continue reading

June 27, 2021 · 5 Comments

Urgent – a strategy to control COVID 19 in Sri Lanka

I am sharing this link on my webpage because I am of the opinion that this article should be disseminated to the widest audience possible. It is a timely article … Continue reading

May 21, 2021 · 1 Comment

Finding Clarity – the Journey of a Musician

I am placing a link to the recently released documentary FINDING CLARITY about the musical journey of my son – musician and actor Shivantha Wijesinha. The video is 26 minutes … Continue reading

April 17, 2021 · 1 Comment

The Pilot and The Doctor

In the context of the recent resolution against Sri Lanka by the United Nations Human Rights Council (a body where Human Rights matters are taken up and voted on by … Continue reading

March 29, 2021 · 1 Comment

The House of a Thousand Memories

A Book Review I have just finished reading a delightful book, Sunil Tantirige’s charming collection of stories about his childhood in Sri Lanka in the sixties and seventies. Entitled The … Continue reading

February 20, 2021

If they didn’t convict him, isn’t Trump Innocent?

British statesman Edmund Burke served as a member of parliament in the British House of Commons from 1776 to 1794. Regarded as the philosophical founder of modern conservatism, Burke’s famous … Continue reading

February 14, 2021 · 1 Comment

COVID – The View From the East

Having lived and worked as a surgeon in Hong Kong for many years, I still have friends and colleagues there with whom I keep in regular contact – and I … Continue reading

February 8, 2021 · 1 Comment

Sharing a good article….

As I did a couple of weeks ago, using my webpage to post articles by other writers, I decided to share this very relevant Opinion Piece published today in the … Continue reading

January 24, 2021 · 2 Comments

How Long Does Trump Have Immunity?

With Donald Trump due to lose his job as President of the US come next Wednesday, the question in many people’s minds is this: For how long does Trump have … Continue reading

January 16, 2021 · 1 Comment
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