Monthly Archives: December 2016

First and Lasting Impressions of Japan

  An invisible sense of efficiency and a non-intrusive level of politeness weaves through the landscape of Japanese society as sinuously and naturally as rivers do. Surgically clean train platforms where people wait in line to board and once in no one talks on the mobile phone. It is hard to describe, but for me […]
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The Journey of an Engineer from Jaffna

  My childhood education started in a rural village school in Mankulam, Sri Lanka, and continued in Kodikamam, Valaichenai, Wattegama and Pesalai, all rural village schools across Sri lanka, because of my father’s frequent transfers working for the Railways. My father was an extremely hardworking, unassuming, and humble man who started his working life as […]
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