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Monthly Archives: September 2010



Tehani Chitty, originally uploaded by deshan10.

The strong, silent one in the Mind Adventures Theatre Company. The company is currently preparing for their latest charm offensive, a theatresports event on the 7th of October. More info here: http://daytripper.wordpress.com/

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Ganeshism II, by Mahen Chanmugam, originally uploaded by deshan10.

Detail from One of the paintings on exhibition at Barefoot Gallery. Knowing your luck, the show’s probably finished now.



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I can’t identify this beast. Picture taken in Colombo. Active in daylight. September.

Is there a reliable site for identifying Sri Lankan bugs?



Scarecrow, Dambulla, originally uploaded by deshan10.

For DS, who once claimed he wanted to document Sri Lankan scarecrows. Hopefully this picture will goad him into action.



Papaw trees, Dambulla, originally uploaded by deshan10.



Marker, between Galewela and Naula, originally uploaded by deshan10.

Near the new dam. Does anyone know its name?



Shehan and ET, originally uploaded by deshan10.



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Sulanga, Bolgoda. Thanks to Van Rensberg for locating the sign.



Isaac Smith, originally uploaded by deshan10.



Dambulla, originally uploaded by deshan10.

The entrance to the awe-inspiring Dambulla cave complex is just off to the left of this peculiar building.

Horton Place, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2010.

Full story here:
indi.ca/2010/09/why-is-this-man-sixty-feet-in-the-air/

More pictures and denouement here:
http://www.thesundayleader.lk/2010/09/14/man-on-hoarding-post-ho…

Thanks to Jehan for telling me about this story and to Indi for making me take my butt outdoors and shoot the picture.



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The Belgians (yes, all of them) were at quiz yesterday and things got more frenetic than usual. The Colombo Pub Quiz pulled a record number of teams and there were new beers and wines about. Also, as evidenced by this image, Jehan Mendis transmogrified into a demon.