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TABLE OF CONTENTS
The spoken word
Brief address to the Rotary Club of Colombo Mid-City
We have been blessed so that we might be a blessing to others (Edited)
Induction Address – Vice President Methodist Church (Edited)
One spot, beloved over all
Day of glory after a night of glamour
Are you guilty of an act of omission?
Telling it like it is
A plea for our common humanity
Voices of Jaffna
A visit to Jaffna
Why I weep for thee, O Lanka
What do we tell our children?
A Sri Lankan nation- can we make it a reality?
Who is a Patriot?
There’s only one topic today
Violence against women –what can we do about it?
Terrifying ‘traditional ritual’: Why is it permitted to go on and on?
Am I a Sinhalese first and a Sri Lankan afterwards?
A home in the midst of the horror
Reflecting on our common humanity
Why I am not ready to light any crackers – as yet
Three cheers for an uniquely Sri Lankan project!
Keeping our lawyers alive!
An open letter to the Defence Secretary from an ordinary citizen
National Anthem in Sinhala & Tamil
We can but hope and pray
It can never be goodbye
All about Eve
Need we educate our daughters?
His Mother and You
Calling all tired housewives
Do ‘University’ Women pull their weight in Society?
Voice of Woman demands to be heard
Charmaine’s success story
Where the heart is
Life with father and mother
When there were no zoos, planes & cinemas
Delight in simple things
A trip back in time
The power of positive thinking in marriage
Asela comes of age
If I were giving a homily
As others viewed her
Jayantha Somasundaram – Remembering the lady with the lamp of conscience
A G R Tampoe – Tribute to Anne
S Wijewardene – True values of Life
Professor Charles Sarvan – A dear and respected friend whom I never met
Siri Ranawake – An enduring friendship
Dr Gladys Vanniasingham – Anne
Now available at: Barefoot, Rohan’s Kiosk (Liberty Plaza), Sarasavi Bookshop,
Kiyavana Nuvana; Vijitha Yapa Bookshops – Thurstan Road, Majestic City, Crescat.
After 15/10/18 also at: Samayawardhana Bookshop, Sooriya Village & Cafe (Havelock Town), Cargills Book City (Majestic), Expo Graphics, Kalaya
“How does one BECOME Sinhalese or Tamil in Sentiment?”….. Michael Roberts with Anne Abayasekera’s response in the spirit of the essay also reproduced below.
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