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When Worlds Collide #68: Imagine That! Analyse This!

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday broadsheet newspaper on 26 May 2013 Imagine and innovate to honour Sir Arthur C Clarke! That was the central message in an op-ed I wrote in March 2009 … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #31: Lights, Camera, Apollo? Were Moon Landings for Real?

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 2 September 2012 Neil Armstrong’s death last week created news headlines worldwide. We indulged in some harmless nostalgia for a turbulent decade in another century that … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #28: From Great Basses Reef to ‘Ran Muthu Duwa’ – Story of Ceylon’s First Colour Movie

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 12 August 2012 Ran Muthu Duwa (Island of Treasures), the first colour Sinhala feature film made in Sri Lanka, was released exactly 50 years ago this … Continue reading

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