Re-dreaming the World

We talk about ways of making the world safer for our children. There are some children who have made the world safer for us. How did they do this? Let’s follow them down the Garden Path and find out.

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Start with the Heart

  In Sri Lanka I seldom watch TV. That’s because I don’t live in hotels where the ubiquitous CNN / BBC / FOX feed...

Strange Only Gets Stranger

Masks are about the face we wear, how we manipulate it, and how it manipulates us. For the most part we live our lives...

Notes from the Monkey’s Uncle

Dear friends, apologies for my long silence, immersed as I am in the daily duties of an old doddler on the Garden Path. You know...

Ducks in a Row

Obliteration. The Ghost Dance. Flash back to when I first arrive in Batti. Kula and I sit on the rotunda at Monkey’s Tale after...

Shake the Snake Awake

There is a snake in the garden or, to be more specific, a Story Snake with two heads, one at either end of its...

Crow Don’t Know

Story is about mystery. The Big Mystery. Who am I? Who are you? Who are we? Much ink has been spilled, never mind blood,...

Inventory of Omens

  Herewith, an inventory of omens that appeared during the early days of the Out-of-the-Box journey in Batticaloa: Picked up at Batti railway station by skeletal,...

Gone the Beautiful Blue World

Chaminda and I arrived at Monkey’s Tale in Batticaloa late last Tuesday afternoon. We took the train from Colombo sweltering across the country toward...

Hang on to Your Hat

I book a ticket to Colombo on Sri Lankan Airlines. Somebody important must be expecting me. At the airport in Bangkok I’m upgraded to...

Empty Hands Open Heart

I believe in not knowing where you’re going but going forth with eyes and heart wide open. “Push on to ultimate emptiness,” is my...