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Seriously funny June - 2017
Seriously funny June - 2017

PREAMBLE: CHALMERS GRANARIES Chalmers Granaries were once a well-known landmark in Colombo, or precisely in Pettah. These were a complex of grain stores, situated in the square shaped land surrounded by Olcott Mawatha, Front Street (Malwatta Road), Main Street-Baron Jayathilake Mawatha and the ca ...

Seriously funny May - 2017
Seriously funny May - 2017

FEEDBACK FROM PEDESTRIANS ‘Snippets’ column in March devoted to Pedestrians elicited a mixed reaction from some readers kind enough to either phone or email; “Damn good thing you’ve reminded Pedestrians that they too got a responsibility when walking along our streets and ...

Seriously funny April - 2017
Seriously funny April - 2017

SERIOUSLY FUNNY – DYAN’S MOTORING SNIPPETS   PRORITY BUS LANE PROJECT - Drew much flak from mostly private car motorists who had reportedly taken literally an hour more to get to their respective places of work from Battaramulla. Here is a sample of such comments from irate mo ...

Seriously funny March - 2017
Seriously funny March - 2017

SURFEIT OF TRAFFIC SIGNAL LIGHTS They are mushrooming here, there and everywhere; earlier if it was confined to inter-sections, a.k.a. junctions, now ‘Traffic Lights’ are installed at every conceivable location, mostly at pedestrian crossings who still mostly don’t care a damn i ...

Seriously funny Jan-Feb 2017
Seriously funny Jan-Feb 2017

FINES FOR SERIOUS TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS No sooner the entire motoring public got wind of the proposed increase of fines to a whopping Twenty Five Thousand for serious traffic violations, the fatality rates in traffic collisions dropped significantly.  Saving human lives is a noble venture &ndas ...