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The One That Got Away – David Blacker

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

Booksheds

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

Second Thoughts

Very Short Stories* by ASH Smyth (et al.) * inspired by the Galle Literary Festival’s Opening Lines Project Antony Beevor In history, as in politics, intellectual honesty is the first casualty of moral outrage. In both disciplines, the first casualty of intellectual honesty is one’s wallet. David Blacker ‘He hit the morning, running, Benzedrine and [...]

Beer, Roving, and getting to write your own headlines

Letter from the Galle Literary Festival 2011. – For theartsdesk

Chicken dancing, naughty Tamil literature, and Rana Dasgupta goes Solo (outdoors)

Galle Literary Festival diary – part 3.

(Beer and) Roving on the literary circuit

Despatches from the Galle Literary Festival (SL Sunday Times).

Geoff Dyer, Michael Frayn, and other people who were or were not there

GLF diaries – part the second.