Indulge on Valentine’s Day

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As much as Valentine’s Day is about celebrating love indulging in some delectable food with your partner - or if you are single - on ...

4 Clichéd Things Sri Lankans Do For Valentine’s Day

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Some things in life are clichés for a reason, be it quotes which inspire you (be it to challenge your personal record at the gym, or e...

Axing the Exes

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The Boyfriend and I have fun conversations where we speculate what our lives would have been like if we had met each earlier - when we ...

Pro Life or Pro Choice?

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Abortion is oft treated like a dirty secret, and not surprisingly, receives step motherly treatment. Especially from politicians. Never...

Gudppl

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Gudppl (good people) is a new social network in Sri Lanka, with a passion to make a positive meaningful impact at home and around the w...

Why Flings Are So 2003

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If I were to Google the most significant happenings in 2003, I would come across the occasional flood, victory in a game, and a change ...

#NoFilter - Spinster is the New Sexy

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Single has long been a status of mine. As I reach the endearing thirties and while most women my age in Sri Lanka are religiously looki...

The Female Bro Code

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It’s the third week of 2017 and I am feeling rather philosophical. I’ve been off green tea for a while, so that can’t be the reas...

How about some criticism for millennials

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Delivered well with the right motives and intentions and taken well, criticism will help build, foster and nurture good stuff to great ...

What They Don’t Tell You About Being Single

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For something like three and half years, I met people who seemed to envy my single status. They would say, You are so luck-eeey; after ...

Different Strokes for 2017

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Our question to a cross section of the society was, just how much they would like to do things differently in 2017? We have a bag full ...

A Single Girl’s Guide to 2017

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As 2017 is fast approaching, it’s only fair Singletons avoid sitchuations in the year ahead. Having said that, be warned that there a...

The Reality of the Sri Lankan Christmas Lunch

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One thing which every Sri Lankan actively looks forward to is the food and not just the sweets with hints of brandy and what would nor...

Ten Times a Single Girl Says I Like You

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Yes, I could actually think of ten times I’ve said I like you without having to say the words. One of the longstanding jokes I have w...

A Tropical Christmas

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Christmas is one of the few holidays during the year which every Sri Lankan actively looks forward to. It’s so highly anticipated, th...

Community Dogs in Sri Lanka

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Coexistence of humans and animals has been a topic that has been discussed by animal rights activists in Sri Lanka during the recent pa...

Open Plan in Sri Lanka

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If you’re not familiar with the term open space or open plan concept, then think of the headquarters of Google, Pixar or Facebook. Im...

Questions for the Newly Coupled Girl

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Let me just start by saying that questions *never* end. Even if it meant you’ve been single for years, you’re asked why; when you...

5 lesser known charities that could use your help this Chris...

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The wellrehearsed line during this time is that Christmas is the season of giving. And as cliched as one might think that is, it defini...

The Dos and Don’ts Of Relationships

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When I am asked what I loved most about being single and how it has changed over the last two months with The Boyfriend, I readily say ...

Scammers in and around Colombo

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Parents often warn their children not to talk to strangers, and yet it’s an impossibility to go about your daily dues without having ...

Types of People You Will Meet at a Party

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Us Sri Lankans love a good party. Whether we’re throwing one or attending one nothing gets us pumped up like a good baila session an...

Dear Future Boyfriend

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As I contemplate how blissful my current single status is, I thought there might come a time where I might revel in the realms of a rel...

When life is in the valley

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If we are to plot a chart through our respective lives, it should run like an ECG reading with much ups and downs. In some, there coul...

What I Wish I Hadn’t Done In The Single Years

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With great relationship status updates comes great questions. Over the last month, I have received a great many messages via WhatsApp, ...

Reforming the MMDA

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A much needed revision of the Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act (MMDA) has been called for with the government appointing a subcommittee...

7 Types of People at Lankan Supermarkets

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A trip to the supermarket can either be tedious or therapeutic depending on how you look at it, but you can bet it’s always unbeliev...

From Independence to a Relationship

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Leaving behind a Red Velvet cake for a Cookie Dough cake is never easy; both sides look equally amazing. In the same way leaving behind...