As fresh as a daisy
I happened to be in a spirited sing song where
‘Daisy Daisy,’ was sung time and again. It was because the words of
this song were known by all. All the while Daisy in the song
definitely didn’t want to marry a fellow who owned only a bicycle
for two, but this didn’t stop the singers asking her the same
question over and over again.
Bandula Peiris : Sculpture reflects humour and tenderness
In the coastal belt in the South of Colombo
blessed with sandy beaches and a rich deep blue sea lies Moratuwa.
It has been the birth place of legendary artists, musicians,
dancers, dramatists, carpenters and craftsmen. Bandula Peiris was
born in the hamlet of Koralawella in Moratuwa on April 9, 1950.
Post-modernism and consumerism
In the previous week’s column, we pointed out
how Fredric Jameson observed how postmodernism has brought to the
forefront of social discourse those features which assumed secondary
importance in the tail-end of modernism.