Coffee කතා

Sri Lanka is a tea-drinking and tea-producing country, although we started off with coffee, but that is another, forgotten story. Today’s coffee experience is restricted to shiny cafes in the Colombo 7, with a few exceptions. All of these shiny, American/Italian style cafes offer interestingly varied ambiance, interestingly varied coffee menus and interestingly varied cold […]

South Indian Labour and Sri Lankan Maids.

Hand, via Fazen I was reading through my history book, re: colonialism, the plantation economy and immigrant labor from South India to Sri Lanka when something interesting came to my attention. It seems, due to a laissez-faire economic policy in effect at the time, there was no government involvement with the importation of ‘cheap and docile slave labor’ […]