Hungry! He cried with some gusto imbued with passion that embarrassed the mother who tried to quieten his cry with an equal measure of helpless reprimand. Hungry! No one looked No one said anything We are Londoners We mind our own business. A piece of cake sat silently Covered in icing oozing with sweetness inContinue reading “on the train”
Author Archives: rugunawardene
the chicken coop
Having confessed in my last blog that I am not a film buff, I surprise myself as I sit down to scribble my thoughts on another. The White Tiger, a 2021 film adapted from the book by Aravind Adiga is not for the faint hearted or something you could watch twice if you have evenContinue reading “the chicken coop”
a divided kingdom
A real life love story that supersedes even the greatest Shakespearan drama or modern-day Hollywood concoction of romance. Steeped in political drama across continents in the hay day of post-war colonialism….
the crowning glory of beauty and conflict
The culture in which we operate, forms our values and opinions on how we do things and treat each other.
When the ‘A bomb’ fell on Hiroshima at 8.15 on 6 August 1945, Shigeaki Mori was just eight years old.
guess who’s coming to dinner?
Whatever the Spirit reveals to you, I sense that Jesus was challenging the accepted cultural norms.
a medieval english abbess and a pandemic
Once the largest building in Bishopsgate, St Ethelburga’s now stands small compared to the Gherkin and other skyscrapers in the financial centre of London. However small in size, the longevity of its legacy and the global reach of its work cannot be matched to the value of all the hedge funds and million-dollar deals that occur in its vicinity.