You probably know from the recent announcement I made that “Family in Sinhala” ended up being what the majority of you wanted me to write about next.
But then… did I shoot myself in the foot by building all this pressure?
I could’ve just written what I wanted to and everyone would’ve been fine with it. But noooo… Not only did I ask you what I should write about, I even asked what you wanted to see in it.
Now expectations were running high.
But you know something weird? I kind of enjoyed the pressure I had created for myself! I felt like.. like Thomas Crown (the Pierce Brosnan version of course) in that last scene when he told the police precisely when he’ll put the stolen painting back right under their noses.
(Yeah that’s right. Sadly, I just compared myself to Thomas Crown. As Dalí once supposedly said “Modesty is not exactly my specialty”).
So, let’s see what I came up with. Will it be a resounding success or an utter failure? And if the latter happens, well… (to borrow the lyrics from the theme song of that same movie) “Oh Jayasinha-man, where you gonna run to?”…