Spectacular sunrise and sunset
The transition from black, deep blue, grey,
pearly lemon and orange of the sunrise at Grand Canyon in Arizona,
to pink, salmon colours, reds and crimson of the sunset will make
you gasp or hold your breath as long as possible, twice a day, once
in the morning and then at evening.
Pioneers of modern Orientalism
Continuing the series, in this week’s column we
examine pioneers in modern Orientalism and how they shaped the
discipline. According to Said, two greatest pioneers of modern
Orientalism were Silvestre de Sacy and Ernest Renan.
Two hearts beat as one
Kandy was in full glory of springtime when music
lovers flocked to hear one of the world's leading violinists very
ably supported and not second to him, at the piano lending him
unparalled back-up to bring out the cream of the masters they opted
to play that evening.