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Month: September 2015

A Queen’s Travels

A Queen’s Travels

By Royston Ellis

With Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain recently replacing Queen Victoria as Britain’s longest reigning monarch, it is timely to look at Queen Victoria’s connection with Sri Lanka. Although the Queen never actually visited Ceylon (as Sri Lanka w...

Postal Museum

Postal Museum

By Royston Ellis

There are many museums in Colombo that attract visitors, such as the National Museum and the Natural History Museum in Colombo 7, and the Dutch Period Museum and the Old Town Hall Museum, both in Pettah. Lesser known museums, and thus rarely visited ...