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The One That Got Away – Sandranathan Rubatheesan

The Sri Lankan journalist and photographer talks about the greatest shot he never got… and one he did. – For the Sri Lankan Sunday Times

In-line, online, and where to draw the line?

Notes on Colombo’s books and bookmen in the time of Covid-19. – For The Critic

The One That Got Away – Abdul Halik Azeez

The Sri Lankan photographer and artist talks about the greatest shot he never got… and one he did. – For the Sri Lankan Sunday Times

The One That Got Away – Jonathan and Ryan Wijayaratne

The fourth-generation Colombo photographers talk about the greatest shot they never got… and one they did. – For the Sri Lankan Sunday Times

The One That Got Away – Malaka Pathmalal

The Sri Lankan street photographer talks about the greatest shot he never got… and one he did. – For the Sri Lankan Sunday Times

NEWS AT A GLANCE

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The One That Got Away – Ruvin de Silva

The Sri Lankan actor-director and documentary photographer talks about the greatest shot he never got… and one he did. – For the Sri Lankan Sunday Times

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

Booksheds

As Colombo emerges from the Covid lockdown, I go immediately to one of my favourite places. – For The Critic

May Day, May Day…

A lockdown letter from Colombo. – For The Critic