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When Worlds Collide #75: Watching Sri Lanka’s Children of ‘77

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday broadsheet newspaper on 21 July 2013 When launching the column 18 months ago, I chose this theme because I am fascinated by worlds colliding all around us, all … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #57: Cricket on Air – Origins of a cultural revolution

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 10 March 2013 The prevailing big match fervour raises the question: why is the quintessentially English game of cricket our de facto national sport? How did … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #46: In Search of Arthur Clarkeisms…

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 16 December 2012 “Did you hear about the man who lit a cigarette from a nuclear explosion?” Sir Arthur C Clarke was fond of asking his … Continue reading

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