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Breaking barriers and rules, one Comic Con at a time

Comic books, artwork, anime and games; if you’re a local who happens to love any of these or all of these, then Lanka Comic Con is THE place to be for you. The two-day geek cultural fest kicked off with…

What do we really know about Sri Lanka’s wetlands?

Urban wetlands are at high risk, as they are most susceptible to illegal land-grabbing and exposure to pollutants: Jayantha Wijesinghe, Rainforest Protectors of Sri Lanka We are unable to break away from our misguided understanding of development: Supun Lahiru Prakash, Director, Muthurajawela…

A foodie’s stairway to heaven

The Fairway Colombo Street Food Festival 2018 took place on Sunday 26 August 2018, at Hospital Street from 6.30 -11.30 pm. Needless to say, the place was packed with food enthusiasts, both young and old, who weren’t just locals. The…

Cheat meals, scaling Everest, and the importance of being earnest

The Launch of Sri Lanka’s First Fitness Week With Colombo’s most stylish milling about under one roof, ODEL’s premier Fitness Week was launched at dusk on 23 August 2018. With the agenda comprising a stimulating panel discussion and Q&A, the…

An organic culinary experience not to be missed

Cinnamon Lodge Habarana, Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts’ eco-friendly resort spread across 27 acres of lush woodland gardens and forests, is now offering its guests a novel culinary experience that is both organic and authentically Sri Lankan. Based in the resort’s…

Five reasons why you should check out Ask For Fern!

Ask for Fern is the newest and one of the few speakeasy bars in Colombo! Tucked away in Colombo 03, here are five reasons why you should come to The Little Flower Shop and ask for fern! 1. The unique…

Of community dogs, tourism and trauma

Holidaymakers like to see tolerance and kindness towards animals, not brutality: Animal SOS With the availability of a more effective and compassionate method, there is no need for cruelty: Otara Gunewardene Last Monday (August 20), a social media post began…

Four times when kindness made Sri Lanka a little bit better

We live in a world torn apart by war and disasters and where bad news is an everyday surety, so much so that you long for some good news in your day to day life. This is exactly what Kind…

Fashion with a confrontational message

We sat down with renowned fashion designer Stefan Andre Joachim to discuss his latest and thought provoking fashion show under the theme ‘Colonial Romance’ which was a celebration of his 30 years in the fashion industry. 70 looks by 20…

When I was a little boy, this music saved me: Shaggy

Effortlessly the biggest reggae fusion and dancehall festival Sri Lanka has witnessed, Colombo Music Festival 2018 didn’t disappoint Shaggy to fans: “When I was a little boy, this music saved me, taught me how to speak…”   Effortlessly the biggest…