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Monthly Archives: January 2010

I am unimpresed by Brazilians

Reviewing some photographs from South America.

In which the author expresses his love for Wendy Cope

Diary from the Galle Literary Festival (preamble).

Immigration, insurrection, and the elephant in the room: Ashok Ferrey gets serious

Given the continuing success of his two Gratiaen-nominated story collections, Colpetty People and The Good Little Ceylonese Girl, Ashok Ferrey’s first novel could fairly have been described as ‘long-awaited’… if only anyone had known it was coming. But then that’s not how Serendipity works, is it? And now all of Colombo is chattering about the [...]