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Erangie Kulatilaka

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5 Truly Sri Lankan Horrors

The curse of Cockroaches I have to admit, even writing about this brings back some horrific memories. But for the sake of entertaining you, I...

5 Things Lankans Do During a Power Cut

I have often sought out a healthy way to vent my frustration regarding the dreaded Lankan power cuts. I’m grateful to finally have the...

When a Lankan Starts to Gym – The Female Perspective

Let’s accept the hard truth. You’re not as young as you once were, so your metabolism is about functional as a 3-year-old iPhone. But...

5 Inspirational Quotes That Won’t Work in Lanka

"Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss you’ll land among the stars" First of all, let’s address the elephant in the room. This quote...

The 5 Stages of Visiting Your Lankan Family

Be it for university or your career, sometimes life takes you far far away from your Lankan family. But when you finally get a...

5 Roles Lankan Friends Have Perfected

A Lankan friend plays a number of roles in your life - from being your 24/7 therapist to your consistent cheerleader! So let's take...

How Lankans Finish Their Assignments

Most university students don’t understand concepts like “planning ahead”, “finishing early” or “skipping an episode of Game of Thrones to work on your assignment”....

Why we should take our Thaththas for granted

(Dear easily butthurt reader, please calm down! Writers love to use this wonderful technique called satire to convey a point more humorously. Switch-on the...

Why Lankans Will Survive A Horror Movie

1. Our Ammas don’t tolerate weird friends If you’ve watched Orphan, The Roommate or House at the end of the street, you would probably agree...

5 Reasons Why Sri Lankans Hate Long Distance Flights

Maybe you’re about to head on a very well-deserved vacation. Or maybe you’re going on a business trip, but your seriously cheap-a** boss sent...

The 6 Stages of Leaving Sri Lanka for College

Stage 1: The Initial Excitement Hooray you got into the university of your (or your parents') dreams! You're not just happy; you're all those cheesy...

6 Types of Workers In A Lankan Office

If you’re just starting out in a Lankan workplace, you’re probably super enthusiastic about doing well. From experience, I can tell you that to...