Sanjiva Wijesinha -writer and physician

Short stories, Travel and Health Information

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 · Leave a comment

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 · Leave a comment

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 · Leave a comment

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

FRIENDS – second edition now available

The second paperback edition of my book FRIENDS is now available in paperback. Published by Amazon, the book may be conveniently purchased online from the publishers (Amazon.com in the US, … Continue reading

November 17, 2020

Danu Innasithamby interviews SHIVANTHA WIJESINHA

Popular columnist and famous media personality Danu Innasithamby interviewed Shivantha Wijesinha for his column ‘Buzz With Danu‘ this week in the Daily Mirror. I am reproducing his article here. Danu … Continue reading

November 11, 2020 · 1 Comment

Deepa Mehta’s New Film Funny Boy

World Movie premiere on Netflix on 10th December TV Broadcast premiere on CBC (Canada) on 4th December Watch Video: Deepa Mehta talks about her new film Funny Boy Oscar nominated … Continue reading

November 1, 2020
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