They are muddy, smelly and buggy but they do much more than what one may see with their naked eye. Isolated between 12,000-19,000 hectares of the island’s land area are small pockets of forest patches, popularly known as mangroves. Besides seagrasses, mangroves are the only species that have overcome hazards and successfully colonised the sea, thereby offering a great service to people.
I got the chance to talk to Yeran Aturupane, an aspiring young musician and painter, to find out about his passion for the arts and his idea for a small exhibition he has in the works. One that could possibly provide for the less fortunate school kids in his area.
Today we feature Jeran Jegatheesan, UNP Candidate, for the Colombo District, a professional and an animal lover. After completing his primary and secondary education at St. Joseph’s College, Colombo 10, he spent some time working in the United Kingdom.
Today on Fashionably Danu, I feature a very talented designer with a very unique talent Nithya, I saw her at the Mercedes-Benz fashion week and I fell in love with her collection, still, it’s in my mind - and after many years of silence, she has now come back strong with a funky strong brand. I’m a fan of sarongs and in the recent past in Sri Lanka sarongs have become such a trend. I love the Colours and how they have been used.
Located inside Taj Samudra, The Ports of Call is not an unfamiliar name to Foodies in Sri Lanka. The restaurant itself is very cosy and it has a view of the pool to give off a relaxed ambience. The highlight, however, is the food. We’ve heard a lot about their buffets and having reviewed them once before we knew we were going in for a treat.
In this series, we talk to people who turned their passion for food and baking into a business idea amidst lockdown and COVID-19 fears. Some have been in the market for years and others saw the new opportunity and took it! These home businesses are changing the game and have overcome the odds of running a business during the quarantine. Here’s how they did it.
Presidents Counsel Faiszer Musthapha has taken a break from his hectic and sometimes turbulent political career to concentrate on his legal practice. He has also launched a much-needed service for abused animals which has met with much approbation by both the Animal Welfare Groups and the public at large.