Sanjiva Wijesinha -writer and physician

Short stories, Travel and Health Information

The Camino Cafe – a series of podcasts and videos

My interview with Leigh Brennan I was interviewedlast month by Leigh Brennan for the first episode of Season Two of her Camino Cafe series of podcasts – which are also … Continue reading

December 19, 2021

My Friend Tiny

I first met ‘Tiny’ Reid on the day we both started primary school at Saint Thomas’ College in Sri Lanka. After the new boys were ushered into the classroom, our … Continue reading

August 29, 2021 · 2 Comments

Strangers on the Camino – A Review

I am sharing this lovely review of my book Strangers on the Camino written by Canadian author Sunil Tantirige. It was published recently on his Facebook page . I have … Continue reading

March 7, 2021

My Camino Stories – Rev. Sandy Brown

This month’s Camino Authors Collective Story Last weekend we had the privilege of listening to Caminoist Sandy Brown being interviewed by Russ Eanes for our monthly Camino Authors Collective meeing. … Continue reading

October 25, 2020 · 1 Comment

Our Journey on the Camino – video presentation

Illustrated Talk for the Sri Lanka Literary Society – UK On 27th September this year I was invited to deliver a presentation to the Sri Lanka Litereray Society of the … Continue reading

October 20, 2020

Camino Stories: One Good Turn

This is the happy sequel to my Camino story about the Pole in the Rain that I published a couple of weeks ago. Leaving the albergue in Portomarin early that … Continue reading

August 21, 2020 · 1 Comment

The Danger of the ‘Single Story’

While writing this week’s Camino story – how I met this dear old lady in the tiny 10 square kilometre village of Ventosa (population 166 at last count) when my … Continue reading

August 14, 2020 · 2 Comments

Camino Stories: Catholic or Moslem?

It happened in Ventosa. Having had our usual Spanish breakfast (desayuno) of orange juice, napolitanas and coffee, at the local bar in Navarette we set off on our journey. My … Continue reading

August 12, 2020 · 2 Comments

Camino Stories: The Pole in the Rain

Having spent the previous night in Pamplona, we had a leisurely breakfast , bought ourselves some yoghurt and fruit for our lunch, and a little before noon set off on … Continue reading

July 28, 2020

Health Benefits of Walking the Camino

A Long Walk to Health After I walked the Camino in 2011, I was invited by various people and organisations to give talks about my experience of what it was … Continue reading

July 12, 2020
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Book: Tales From my Island

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