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Home again, naturally

It’s been a whirlwind of activity since returning home to Bowen Island two weeks ago.  So many friends to spend time with, catch up on 12 months worth of stories from their lives, and share my stories with them (not … Continue reading

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Farewell, Kutpai, Ayubowan Sri Lanka

Looking back on all that I experienced, there are two things that surface over and over – the people and of course the food.  I was lucky to be working with a bunch of ladies who love to cook, and … Continue reading

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Nepali Night in Sri Lanka

It’s all thanks to Gayathri who spent a little time in Kathmandu a few years ago, and her scrummy memories of Nepal’s infamous mo:mo. Mo:mo are little dumplings stuffed with meat or veg, and served steamed with a chilli/tomato achar. … Continue reading

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Real impact

As part of the ‘CANDID Voices” project developed by the Sri Lanka Development Journalist Forum, they challenged the young journalists to shoot short videos to showcase women’s empowerment across the island. Fortunately for us, they deemed the stories of six … Continue reading

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Brewed in Nepal

It’s hardly surprising that I see eye to eye with Arvind Das Joshi.  A person who sits on the SIRC Board can hardly be a bad person, now can they? Arvind joined the SIRC Board about the time I left … Continue reading

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The joys of people

A light-hearted post for you to lift your spirits despite the daftness that is hitting us daily these days. I realized only this weekend that I have not been ‘home’ for more than 2 consecutive days since mid December. Yup. … Continue reading

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VEGA recognizing King Ice and the BIZ+ Team in Sri Lanka

This is a pretty neat coincidence.  In a recent blog post, I talked about visiting an ice manufacturer in Trinco  and we discovered today it’s story has been chosen to be featured by VEGA Innovation as making an example of … Continue reading

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