As promised, here they are:
There’s only one girl in the world who can make me smile like this…
And guess what, folks???
I JUST MARRIED HER!
But before I show you any photos of the whole shindig, first, here’s an open letter to each of you.
Almost all of you have enjoyed and said nice things about the pics I’ve posted in the past from my travels. But I remember a few of you were quite annoyed with my last set of holiday photos. I suppose it’s because it had nothing to do with learning Sinhala. So rest assured, I learned my lesson…
But luckily, I have a shitty memory and I forget lessons very quickly (And it’s so much fun annoying people, don’t you think?) :)
So here’s a new set of photos from my most recent trip to Monaco:
Yippee-dee doo daa!!! Your favorite Sinhala blogger turns 35 today! And I’ve been told that I don’t look a day over 50… :)
Let me tell you about a little “Birthday” tradition I started a few years ago. Who knows? Maybe you might start to do it too…
Be patient my dear little LBSS Tribe. It’ll be released sometime next week.
Hint: It’s A grammar post on AN important part of THE Sinhala language… (giggle giggle).
In the meantime, let’s do something just for fun:
Leave a comment below and tell me what you’ve got planned for this weekend? Doesn’t matter if it’s as basic as relaxing with a book or as exciting as having a Nespresso with George Clooney in his Lake Como villa. Just resist the urge to over-exaggerate, will you?
Hi folks, as you remember from my previous post, I was about to go on a short holiday. But fret not, your favorite Sinhala blogger is now back in Colombo seated comfortably at his desk.
Thanks sooooooo much for your countless “Have a great holiday!” emails. I hope to reply each of them later tonight.
[Note: There’s no Sinhala learning in this post. So feel free to skip it if you don’t want to see my smug holiday face and my (moderately) hairy chest]…
It honestly was great to hear from you all. I’m not kidding, it weirdly felt like you were there with me.
(But umm… for the handful of stalkers on my blog – you know who you are – this is NOT an invitation to join me on my next holiday, ok? Again, I’m not kidding :)
So, thought I’d make you more a part of it and share a few pics from the trip. Oh, and don’t get me wrong. I am also doing it to shamelessly show off a little. You know me well enough now to not expect anything less, right?
But sincerely, Thank you again for all your thoughtful messages. I really really really appreciated them. Also FYI, I hope to get back to business tomorrow and start on “Sinhala Adjectives – Part 2”.
Enjoy folks and don’t forget to take the very “important” poll at the end!
If you’ve read my post “Parts Of The Body In Sinhala” then you no doubt remember my 12-year old nephew, Shakeel, who I shamelessly exploited to do the pronunciation of the words…
This afternoon I thought of dropping by his place to take him out to get some fresh ice teas.
And since there were many comments (and even more emails) asking about this guy, I decided to do this short fun post with an update of what he’s been up to, a transcript of a phone chat we had, and of course, photos of him that he’s gonna hate when he knows I posted them on my blog.
(This post has NOTHING to do with learning Sinhala. So take my advice and skip it if you’re right now more in the learning mood).
Even with my embarrassingly bad drawing skills, I think it still doesn’t take a genius to figure out what the next blog post is going to be about, right?
Expected date of publication: Saturday, 14th June… After lunch… I never put up a post on an empty stomach.
Stay tuned, folks…
It’s around 9.30 a.m. and I’m in the best of moods! I find myself on a short holiday in Dubai again. 2nd time in 6 months… And I feel happy and extremely fortunate!
I’m having a coffee by myself at the hotel lobby waiting for my ‘sleepy-head’ friend to wake up after the late night-out we had. I put away my crossword puzzle and decide to check my Keyword Searches on Google Analytics for fun.
(In case you’re unfamiliar… “Keywords” are basically what you type into Google when you’re looking for something on the internet. For example, many of you found my blog by searching for “learn Sinhala”. The Analytics Tool gives website owners like me a full list of all the searched keywords that led visitors to our sites. Got it?)
Here’s the thing… I swear I didn’t expect to chuckle so much while going down the list! There was erm… much more than just “learn Sinhala”…
My friend is probably not going to show up anytime soon (a veritable ‘Diva’ who must have 10-hours of beauty sleep) and I’m “right” now in the “right” mood to “write” (how’s that for clever alliteration?!!). So I thought I’d take advantage of this time as well as this “happy” mood I seem to be in and share with you all a selection of my favorite & weirdest search words.
(Note: You won’t learn any Sinhala in this post. It’s just a fun post that I did for my own amusement. You might be wasting your time right now…).
Here’s the little New Year message that I emailed to my subscribers a couple of days ago.
For those who already saw it, thanks for all kind replies you’ve been sending me! Flattered that it had such an impact on you. I’ll respond to each of you very shortly.
(BTW, if this is your first time here and you’re impatient to learn some Sinhala, you might want to skip this particular post as there’s nothing about learning Sinhala in it).
Click on “Continue Reading” below to go to the letter.
Once again folks, Happy 2014!