Sanjiva Wijesinha -writer and physician

Short stories, Travel and Health Information

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 Importance of Being Like Ernest

A “short short” story by Sanjiva Wijesinha Many years ago, as a young medical officer in the Army, I had the singular experience of working with a sergeant by the … Continue reading

July 26, 2020 · 2 Comments

Always a Princess – a short story

    It had, as usual, been an exhausting day for me and it was now time to leave. I had helped Sam to clear up while Lynne sat expressionless in … Continue reading

May 3, 2020 · 17 Comments

Tales from My Island – my new eBook

On December 8th 2008 my book FRIENDS was launched – published by Vijitha Yapa Publications as a paperback. FRIENDS was a collection of essays – vignettes if you like – … Continue reading

December 6, 2014

‘Not Our War’ Launched as Paperback

This is the cover of my new book which is being launched as a paperback on December 12th 2013 by Vijitha Yapa Publications in Colombo. The book will be available … Continue reading

November 24, 2013

Book: Tales From my Island