Animal Ways

a hermit crab at Mirissa

  a copulating pair of Toque Macaque at the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens …. maybe 7-to-8 acts of penetration within the minute…not rape – just a willing partner

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Two Reflections on the Galle Literary Fest of 2008

Michael Roberts, on 9th February 2008

ONE: GALLE LIT UP: FROM THE RIGHT FLANK

As a moderator and panelist participating in the Galle Literary Festival held between the 15th and 20th January 2008, my commentary is biased. It is doubly biased. I was born and nourished within the walls of the Fort in Galle, a site that cast a magic spell on the literary fare all and sundry encountered during these heady days.

 with my sister at Girl’s Bathing Place … and as Little bum Mike on the way home

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Seth, Vidal et al at the Galle Lit-Fest in 2008

Vikram Seth in demand …

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Wedding Bells in Galle Fort

The Galle Fort is apparently seen as an ideal foil for young couples who have tied the knot or are about to do so ….

 January 2018

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Galle Fort in Better Light

Images from a Professional: Juliet Coombe

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Galle Fort awaits the Galle Literary Festival, 2018

SCENES from Early January at Twilight …. an Amateur’s Camera

The Hall de Galle

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Can Anyone match the Weaver Bird’s Skills?

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