Sanjiva Wijesinha -writer and physician

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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 · Leave a 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 · Leave a comment

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 · Leave a 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 · Leave a comment

The Pleasures of Reading

“I find television to be very educational. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book” – Groucho Marx (1890-1977) I remember … Continue reading

October 28, 2020 · 1 Comment

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

A Vaccine for COVID?

Despite US President Donald Trump during the presidential debate today blithely and mendaciously claiming “We will have a vaccine in a few weeks” the truth of the matter is that … Continue reading

October 23, 2020 · 2 Comments

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 · Leave a comment

Deepa Mehta’s Movie ‘Funny Boy’ to premiere in December

I am delighted to be able to report that the iconic Oscar nominated Canadian film-maker Deepa Mehta’s latest film, an adaptation of Shyam Selvadurai’s novel Funny Boy, will premiere on … Continue reading

October 16, 2020 · 1 Comment
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