Sanjiva Wijesinha -writer and physician

Short stories, Travel and Health Information

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

COVID Vaccination – a false sense of security?

With our state of Victoria in Australia – and specifically the city of Melbourne where I am staying – having come out of many weeks of lock-down last month after … Continue reading

January 12, 2021 · 2 Comments

The Illusion of Development

I thought of sharing this excellent Opinion Piece published a week ago in the popular Sri Lanka Sunday Newspaper, The Sunday Times as well as the morning daily The Sunday … Continue reading

December 28, 2020

Vaccines won’t end the COVID pandemic!

With vaccines against the Coronavirus becoming available in the near future – Britain has already commenced vaccinating its population this week with the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine– and US President-elect Joe Biden … Continue reading

December 12, 2020 · 3 Comments

“Ninety nine point nine percent recover from COVID”- Right?

Despite former US president Donald Trump foolishly claiming during his debate last month with the now incoming president Joe Biden “COVID is a mild disease – 99.9% of affected patients … Continue reading

November 29, 2020

Deepa Mehta sets the screen ablaze again…..

I am sharing this excellent article by journalist Aparita Bhandari which was published last week in Canada’s largest circulating newspaper The Globe and Mail It is about director Deepa Mehta’s … Continue reading

November 24, 2020

Trump or No Trump?

I am sharing this article from today’s edition of The Sunday Times – written by popular Sri Lankan journalist Citizen Silva in his column ‘Monthly Musings’. It certainly provides food … Continue reading

November 22, 2020 · 1 Comment
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