True Crime

The tragic death of Nisali Perera

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A friendly Sri Lankan girl

Nisali Perera is a Sri Lankan girl. She studied at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. Before leaving Sri Lanka, she was a bright student at Lyceum International School, Nugegoda. Because of her kindness, Nisali was able to win the hearts of all her friends and Lyceum teachers. All her friends have mentioned that she always had a friendly face.

After studying at Lyceum, she wanted to go to Australia for higher education. She was the only child. Her parents didn’t like to send their only child out of their care.

Excited about learning in Australia, Nisali assured her parents that…


True Crime

The gruesome murder of Yvonne Jonsson

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On July 1, 2005, a housemaid climbed the stairs from the 16th floor to the 19th floor of the Royal Park Condominium Complex in Rajagiriya, Sri Lanka. The time was around 9:30 AM. As she climbed the stairs, she was suddenly shocked to see the body of a girl lying in a pool of blood with the face down. The housemaid then immediately alerted the manager of the apartment complex.

“The body looked like that of a doll. I later managed to identify the body as that of Roger Jonsson’s daughter Yvonne. Her jeans had been pulled down to her…


Travel | Europe | Estonia

Six cities you should visit on your trip to Estonia

Part of Tallinn’s city view from the city walls at the top of the Old Town (captured by author)

Estonia is my second home. Like many of you, I had never heard of such a country before relocating to Estonia.

Estonia is located in Northeastern Europe. It is boarded by Finland across the Baltic Sea from the north, by Lake Peipus and Russia from the east, by Latvia from the south, and by Sweden across the Baltic Sea from the west. You can easily reach Estonia from anywhere in Europe. By ferry, flight, train, bus, or even your own vehicle.

This small coastal country is about 50% forest. There are fairy tale surroundings to visit in Estonia. …


This was the first time that Sri Lanka has implemented an ex post facto law

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There have been numerous aircraft hijackings all around the world since 1910. This particular hijacker is the first and ever Sri Lankan hijacker. There are separate public opinions about him back then and now. He is a hero to some people, at the same time he is a criminal to others. After you read this, it is up to you to decide if he is a hero or a criminal.

He is Sepala Ekanayake. I don’t want to mention himself to anyone in Sri Lanka. Since he is famous that much among the Sri Lankans. This particular person didn’t gain…


As I walk through my poem collection


Do you have a debt anchor around your neck?

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Some people are scared of debt. Yet, some people aren’t scared of it. Perhaps debt can be the first step in our investments. On the other hand, debt can limit our chances of investments. We can’t describe exactly debt as either a good thing or a bad thing. It depends on how we manage our debt.

There are a lot of financial advisors who have defined both good debt and bad debt. According to them, good debts are things that help us to increase our income and lifetime earnings. …


Paulis Appuhamy

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He has dressed in a traditional Sinhalese dress with a sarong, belt, shirt, and coat, without shoes, and his hair was tied with a knot at the back of his head. Apart from that, he spoke only Sinhala.

Sri Lanka has an aviation history dating back to ancient times. There is ancient evidence to prove it. Yet, in 1911 the first aircraft arrived in Sri Lanka by ship. The type of the aircraft was the Bleriot monoplane. Francz Oster, who imported the aircraft, attempted to fly the Bleriot for the first time at the Colombo Race Course.

Since then, Sri Lankan aviation has a remarkable and interesting history. The story of Paulis Appuhamy is interesting and memorable in the history of aviation in Sri Lanka.

Let’s find out who this Paulis Appuhamy is. He was born on 21…


A short story

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When that letter for visiting my Anne arrived in the post, I nearly fainted. Because all the time I was waiting for that letter. Anne was with me too when the letter came to see John this way.

Anne is my only child. Before she was born, we thought the child would be a boy. There were reasons for that. John, Anne’s father was a lieutenant colonel in the United States Army. He always wanted his son to join the army. Other than that, while Anne in the womb she was a very active baby. …


The dark side of the white snow

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After saying Good-Bye to the winter, the spring is ready to fulfill the color of nature. In such a circumstance, I would like to express my full experience of the snow.

Snowfall is an amazing thing in nature. Let’s say, for those of us who were born and lived in a tropical country, the experience of snow is a dream. Once I told you about my first experience with snow.

As I mentioned, it was a dream that came true for me. I played with snow as much as I could. Even I had to buy new shoes for walking…


Have you ever been to a bridge in the sky?

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Ayubowan! (ආයුබෝවන්!)

Sri Lanka is well known for its picturesque tourist attractions and Sri Lankan hospitality. Sri Lankans use the word “Ayubowan” to greet and welcoming people. It means “may you live long”.

From the day I started writing here, I only wrote down destinations that I have been to Europe. However, back then, I had visited many places in my home country, Sri Lanka. This is my first article on a destination in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka is one of the best tourist destinations in the world. Ella is one of the famous cities in Sri Lanka among the…

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