Buzz with Danu: Hasa

Buzz With Danu

Today I speak to a young business owner who has not only made us happy with this vibrant collection of flowers and bouquets, but also someone who has been an inspiration in following his dream. If you have been to his place, you will know how value for money looks like today. Hasa is one of the leading florist in Sri Lanka with wedding and event planners fighting to get to see his magic unfold so if you are in the need of buying some flowers to m

The Order of Nature and Queer Histories


The Order of Nature is an ongoing project at Lunuganga curated by Geoffrey Bawa Trust Senior Design and Communications Manager Thilini Perera. An exploration of “the other,” it examines the garden as a site of creative incubation and unconventional design choices. The curatorial project directly challenges Article 365 of the discriminatory colonial Penal Code—first enacted in 1883 and which remains an impediment to the LGBTQIA+ community in Sri L

Ornella Gunasekera describes her experience as a supporting artiste in Bridgerton Series 3


Former Miss Sri Lanka, Ornella Gunasekera, recently caused a social media sensation when photos surfaced of her appearing as an extra in Season 3 of “Bridgerton.” Currently residing in the UK, Ornella continues her modelling career and has recently expanded her work to include roles as a supporting artiste in various commercials. Her appearance in the popular TV series “Bridgerton” marks her debut in a high-profile project. In an exclusive interv

Apple Intelligence: A Deep Dive into Apple’s New AI Assistant


Apple recently introduced Apple Intelligence, a new personal intelligence system that combines the power of generative AI models with users’ personal context to deliver relevant and helpful intelligence across iPhone, iPad, and Mac devices. This means Apple’s AI assistant can understand and influence information about the user’s data, preferences, and activities to provide more personalised and contextual assistance. Apple Intelligence is deeply

Beyond Aesthetics: The Emotional Language of Colours Explained


We perceive the world around us in a vibrant tapestry of colours, but beyond their aesthetic, and visual appeal, colours possess a surprising power; they can affect our moods, emotions, thinking patterns and even our behaviour. This intriguing phenomenon is explored by colour psychology.

Feeling Like You’re About to Snap? International Panic Day Offers a Reset Button


Work piles up as the deadline only grows closer - a mediocre job for mediocre pay. The thought of your monthly utility bills has kept you up at night, and that spontaneous dinner you need to attend at the end of the week is starting to sound more exhausting than fun. Not to mention, having to fix that leak in the roof before the next thunderstorm hits. It doesn’t seem like you can catch a break and you fear you might be on the verge of a nervou

Bridging Nations: An interview with Semih Lütfü Turgut, Türkiye’s Ambassador to Sri Lanka

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Affable, charming and immensely proud to represent his country, HE Ambassador of Türkiye, Semih Lütfü Turgut recently presented his credentials to President Ranil Wickremesinghe and began his ambassadorial duties in Sri Lanka. Ambassador Turgut embarked on his journey with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Türkiye in 1997. His early years at Headquarters were spent in the Multilateral Economic Affairs, Policy Planning, and Admi

Common Thyroid Disorders

Health & Wellness

Problems with the Thyroid include a variety of disorders that can result in the gland producing too little thyroid hormone (hypothyroidism) or too much thyroid hormone (hyperthyroidism) . Thyroid disorders can affect the heart rate, mood, bone health , pregnancy and many other functions.’ We had a chat with Dr. Chandrika Subasinghe, Consultant Endocrinologist at the Colombo North Teaching Hospital, Ragama on common Thyroid Disorders. Q WHAT D

Generational Gap: Does it really exist?

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A question across the millennia. With technology and society encountering various technological and socio-economic changes, the question of whether the generational gap exists or not - is a pertinent one. The answer to it may be twofold. By that - it’s not to argue the validity of the gap entirely but whether the degree and extent we imagine it to be present in, holds true. ‘Generation Z’ or the ‘igeneration’ as we have been dubbed,

The Whinging Pome: The Beira - Birds, Bats and Bygone Beauty

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“Good Morning Sir!” I hear from the ten or so people sweeping various paths around the southwest Beira Lake as I undertake my seven o’clock morning walk. For me, this is the heart of Colombo. It has a charm of its own, with masses of birds; pelicans, ducks, not-sowild roosters and the more exotic cormorants, egrets , water monitors as big as adult crocodiles and more. From every part of the walk, you’re surrounded by the up-and-coming new apartm