Filed under Satire, Wits

Ghost and Gota

Ghost of the past going after Gota (Original Title) Sunday Times’ Satire My dear Gota, I thought I must write to you because you seem to be in the news these days even though you are holidaying in Trump Land and not even here in Paradise where everyone is getting ready with kavum, kokis and kiribath to celebrate the … Continue reading

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Ethnic issue: Terrorism or Democracy

Island War was not an ethnic issue, it was a conflict between terrorism and democracy’  Ammaipillai Yogamoorthy At the risk of sounding cliché, he started showing artistic talent at an early age, like most cartoonists featured in Pen Pricks. Although his childhood ambition was to become a doctor, his first comics were published in Veerakesari … Continue reading

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Power Cut Outbursts – down to earth

Some peripatetic musings on the power-cut (Original Title) Island By Praying mantis The absolute fools that we are, most definitely the morons that we are, we believed that the power-cuts are a thing of the distant past and a quirk of the days gone by, when the powers-that-be told us so. They were very definite … Continue reading

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A most wanted man (and ‘salakala balannam’ PMs)

Sunday Times’ Satire My dear Arjuna, I thought I must write to you because you seem to be always in the news, even when you are not in the country and nowhere to be found. You have even caused a dispute between our Paradise and the country which once wanted to be like us, but … Continue reading

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