Sanjiva Wijesinha -writer and physician

Short stories, Travel and Health Information

Appendicitis Strikes Twice

I have learned over the years to curb my impulsive tongue and refrain from rushing into give someone the tongue lashing I think they deserve, however much I feel that … Continue reading

September 19, 2020 · 2 Comments

The Dream

Sergeant Vitharana, who was usually the epitome of calm, was seated outside my office when I arrived that morning, a look of consternation on his swarthy features. He sprang to … Continue reading

August 2, 2020 · 2 Comments

The Illusion of Permanence

“And one man in his time plays many parts“: Shakespeare: As You Like It (Act II scene vii). I first met Sergeant Nimal at the time I started working at … Continue reading

June 28, 2020 · 2 Comments

Goodbye, Davo – a short story

The unexpected shell scored a direct hit on the Resuscitation Bay. One moment the team was hard at work, resuscitating the wounded soldier on the stretcher table – and the … Continue reading

May 9, 2020 · 2 Comments

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