Sanjiva Wijesinha -writer and physician

Short stories, Travel and Health Information

Lt Gen Denzil Kobbekaduwa

Twenty nine years since his untimely death on 8th August 1992, we remember one of the finest officers to have served in the Sri Lanka Army. I am posting on … Continue reading

August 6, 2021

Birth Centenary of Sam Wijesinha – 27th June 2021

This lovely article by my cousin Rakhita Jayawardena was written as a tribute to my father Sam Wijesinha on the hundredth anniversary of his birth. Published in the Sunday Times … Continue reading

June 27, 2021 · 5 Comments

Urgent – a strategy to control COVID 19 in Sri Lanka

I am sharing this link on my webpage because I am of the opinion that this article should be disseminated to the widest audience possible. It is a timely article … Continue reading

May 21, 2021 · 1 Comment

The Pilot and The Doctor

In the context of the recent resolution against Sri Lanka by the United Nations Human Rights Council (a body where Human Rights matters are taken up and voted on by … Continue reading

March 29, 2021 · 1 Comment

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

Nimalsiri’s Archives

  “You can go through life and make new friends every year –every month practically –but there is never any substitute for those friendships of childhood.” -Mma Ramotswe (in Alexander McCall … Continue reading

August 8, 2020 · 1 Comment

A Friend in Need

 Looking back on my primary school days, I often remember my old friend Anton Achilles. Now Anton and I were not particularly close friends – we did not share the … Continue reading

July 18, 2020

The Dangers of Diabetes

Data from the International Diabetes Federation reveals that in 2017 no less than 425 million people in the world had Diabetes. This number is expected to increase to over SIX … Continue reading

June 26, 2020

Gordie and the Pope

 A Short Story by Sanjiva Wijesinha  “Never let the truth stand in the way of a good story” Tarzie Vittachi (1921-1993). The story went that when Pope Francis I arrived … Continue reading

June 6, 2020 · 2 Comments

First World Problems

I am re-posting this article that was published today in the Sunday Times of Sri Lanka. Written by one of my favourite columnists, Citizen Silva, it certainly provides food for … Continue reading

May 31, 2020
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