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State of the nation

Review of Andrew Fidel Fernando’s debut book Upon a Sleepless Isle, which has just won Sri Lanka’s Gratiaen Prize (2019) for English-language literature. – For The Critic

PostSecret

When my wife’s not here I use her toothbrush as a beard-comb.

Q&A with Sir John Tomlinson – 2

Part 2 – in which we discuss beards, Hungarian, and why the English can’t sing in English. – For theartsdesk

Interview(ed)

(for the British School in Colombo yearbook 2010/11) 1. So, what’s with the beard? After I graduated from the War Studies Faculty at KCL I rather fancied myself as a war correspondent, so I grew the beard. Then I just rather fancied myself. 2. We somehow get the impression that you are always very sarcastic [...]