…for The Missing.

Originally published on Groundviews. A solitary lamp perched on a desk top lights a room. A man scribbles feverishly on paper, hunched over the light as if he’s jealously guarding what little he has. His desk is cluttered with cartoons and drawings – some of a President, others of two small children. He holds down…

A Presentation: The Lure of the Blogosphere

NOTE: This was a presentation I gave at the PANOS-hosted workshop for female journalists, under the theme “Skills Building in New and Alternative Media” on the 3rd of October 2009. THE LURE OF THE BLOGOSPHERE: Blogging as a journalist, woman and individual in Sri Lanka. I’m supposed to speak to you on blogging and the…

Hear no evil. See no evil.

*Inspired by Electra’s What happened in Sri Lanka Today I’m telling the truth, by obtusellama My younger son watches the news. He’s only 7 but he likes to sit there, drinking in information he can barely understand. I watch him more than I watch the screen, seeing the flickering images catch in his wide, curious eyes….