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So it all began exactly 20 years back. I was a skinny girl weighing only 49 kg. As expected my fiancé was fascinated with my figure (especially my abdomen). Fast...

With the onset of the covid 19 pandemic, many people around Sri Lanka resorted to home gardening. The lockdown of three months saw many people finding self-sufficiency in planting their...

While it's lovely to be blessed with a large garden, these days with urban living in small houses and apartments, it can be challenging to have a calming green space...

So, I wake up this morning to a power cut. Everything is eerily quiet and I hear Molly’s deep breaths coming from the other side of the room. She looks...

Current data reveals that multitudes of people with access to the internet rely on virtual media as a go-to when they experience any health issues. If anyone out there was...

As I sit here with my cup of coffee and Molly watching some riveting cartoon giving me some "me time” I ask myself - do I really want 2021 to start?

So today I woke up early and peeped over at Molly’s bed in the corner of our room. I am pretty sure I carried her and put her the right...

I tiptoed out of the room, down the corridor to the kitchen, put the kettle on and sat down at the kitchen table overlooking the beautiful courtyard. I heard the...

I like this quote by Carl G.Jung “ Life really does begin at forty. Up until then, you are just doing research”. This is definitely the age where you pretty much (almost?)

When I was a little girl I wanted to be just like my mother. She was beautiful and wise, gentle and understanding. Nobody could sing like she could, or read...

"In January 2020 the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of a new coronavirus disease, COVID-19, to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. WHO stated that there...

It has been just a few days that my kids are home bound, and I’m already missing school. The 4.30am alarm doesn’t seem that harsh a sound anymore. I mean,

'Onward' is Disney-Pixar's latest animated feature, starting Tom Holland and Chris Pratt as brothers: Ian and Barley. The film is set in what can only be described as a sort...

Forget about “love is in the air” this February and don’t you dare go sniffing around trying to find it either. Because you and I both know with the current...

A few days ago, at a family get together, my sister in law was so happy about how well my 2.5-year-old niece was settling into playgroup. And to my utmost...

If you are looking for an intellectual and thought-provoking piece on the relative merits of having talks in aid to keep the peace- please do move on! This is a...

Who knew that becoming pregnant and having a baby was so complicated? Frankly, not me! I exercised regularly, was relatively fit and in good shape, my period was regular, and...

It would seem like in a blink of the eye, the year has passed us by. As they say, time and tide wait for no man, and 2019 was no...

"‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’, releases this week as the final note in the Skywalker Saga and the final entry in Disney’s Star Wars trilogy. The film is capping...

‘Jumanji: The Next Level’, the sequel to the recent reboot of the franchise in ‘Jumanji: Welcome to The Jungle’, enters theatres with more bombastic video game action, fish-out of water...

The fragrance of plum cake and chocolate chip cookies wafting through open cafés remind you of you and your siblings taking turns to look through the window in your mom’s...

Apparently the origin of the phrase ‘life begins at forty’ is actually a 20th century coinage (looks like the 20th century liked to add some frills, instead of wrinkles-… I...