Sri Lanka in Interesting Times

Sri Lanka in Interesting Times

There is a Chinese curse which says, “May he live in interesting times.” Like it or not we live in interesting times. They are times of danger and uncertainty; but they are also more open to the creative energy of men than any other time in history.[1] —Robert...
How Writing a Book Is Like Moving to a New Place

How Writing a Book Is Like Moving to a New Place

At the beginning of 2022, my wife and I were presented with a special opportunity: She was offered a position working to streamline investment in eco-tourism in Sri Lanka. It would mean moving to the Sri Lankan capital of Colombo for ten months and taking my writing...