Archive for April 23rd, 2010

Portrait of a pundit pontificating to the people

Friday, April 23rd, 2010

H. L. D. Mahindapala For the benefit of the readers who have not been following the exchange of letters between Izzeth Hussain and me published in The Island (March 30/April 9 and April 12)  let me state briefly how it all began. It began with him saying that “Sinhala triumphalism” after the defeat of the […]

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The Travels of a Journalist—23 -A NOSTALGIC TOUR OF THE OREGON COAST

Friday, April 23rd, 2010

By Shelton A. Gunaratne © 2010 Friday (5 Aug 1983) morning, we””‚Junius, Yoke-Sim and I””‚left the Mill Creek campground of Del Norte Coast Redwood State Park for our Oregon excursion. We headed nine miles (14 km) northwest to Crescent City (pop. 7,300), the last California city before crossing the border to Oregon. On the way, […]