Sanjiva Wijesinha -writer and physician

Short stories, Travel and Health Information

Twilight Reflections – 5

Time, energy and money Now that the psalmist’s ancient prediction that “the days of our years are three score and ten” no longer holds true for many of us – … Continue reading

May 14, 2023 · 3 Comments

Twilight Reflections – 4

“Home-Coming” Friends The month of April this year is very auspicious for us in Sri Lanka because our traditional New Year (Aluth Avurudu and Puththandu) as well as the festivals … Continue reading

April 14, 2023 · 4 Comments

Twilight reflections -3

My first day at school Tuesday, 17th January – it was my first day at school. A 60-strong group of seven-year -olds were gathered  in the school’s old dining hall, … Continue reading

March 19, 2023 · 2 Comments

Twilight reflections -2

Return to Childhood I am sure that all of us older adults feel a bit sad when we think of our childhood. It may well be because the world that … Continue reading

February 12, 2023

Twilight Reflections – 1

Morning Thoughts at Twilight After many years of living overseas, I am back once more in Colombo.         Seated on the veranda in a comfortable armchair and sipping my morning cup … Continue reading

January 9, 2023 · 2 Comments

Book: Tales From my Island