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The Peeping Frogs of Nuwara Eliya Book Launch

The Peeping Frogs of Nuwara Eliya Book Launch

By Juliet Coombe

Juliet Coombe talks to her son Samad about his amazing frog watching tour with Jetwing St. Andrew’s Naturalist Ishanda, who is bringing out a book on the most exciting of the amphibians the common toad and the more exotic Hill Country frog spec...

Trunk Appeal  – Jetwing Lighthouse sparkles with Donald Trunk launch

Trunk Appeal – Jetwing Lighthouse sparkles with Donald Trunk launch

By Juliet Coombe

The Donald Trunk book launch at the Jetwing Lighthouse consisted of an outdoor theatre production that brought to life the book characters, played by Sri Lankan and Western actors. All comers were checked in by Donald’s butterfly godmother, th...

Donald Trunk at Jetwing Lighthouse

Donald Trunk at Jetwing Lighthouse

By Juliet Coombe

Book Now for Amazing Book Launch and Exhibition at the Fairway Galle Literary Festival Art Trail One of the most exciting book launches of the year Donald Trunk not to be confused with the whistle blowing Donald Trump expose on the president of the ...

Colombo Fort

Colombo Fort

By Royston Ellis

Mention the word “Fort” to any Sri Lankan and he will know you are speaking about Colombo not Galle, Trincomalee, Negombo or Matara which also have Forts. Curiously, Colombo actually no longer has a Fort although the name is officially preserved ...

Sri Lanka Customs

Sri Lanka Customs

By Royston Ellis

All visitors to Sri Lanka encounter customs on arrival; there are red channels for those with something to declare, and a green channel for those with nothing on which duty should be paid. There is a duty free allowance for liquor and perfumes, but n...