Tag Archives: Sarvodaya

When Worlds Collide #113: Outpacing Tsunamis in the Indian Ocean: Are we ready?

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today newspaper on 4 July 2014 Timely warnings about on-coming disasters can literally save lives – provided the word reaches those at risk. And they know what to do, and … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #95: Waiting for Sombath Somphone…

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday broadsheet newspaper on 15 December 2013 My friend Sombath Somphone has been a gentle, generous and soft-spoken man as long as I have known him, which is over 15 years. … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #47: Avoiding the ‘Mother of All Tsunamis’

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 23 December 2012 The much-hyped End of the World didn’t happen on December 21. As I wrote in my blog that morning, Ass-trologers (my new name … Continue reading

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