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The Case of the Classy Broad and the Missing Limes

New York City - photo courtesy of TigerLili

They said I was going soft, just taking the easy cases. Fancy parlours in fancy hotels. Fifty dollar drinks and organic peanuts. Dames with $300… Read More

Valentine’s Day Shaken and Stirred in New York, London, Cape Town and Colombo!

Fit for rocking romance - the Tudor Room at the Gore Hotel in London.

Saint Valentine was a third century saint associated with the tradition of courtly love. ¬†Courtly love was practised in secret by the high born. ¬†It… Read More

The Opera Singer, the Investment Banker and the Communist

My father loved opera and our home in Sri Lanka was filled with music. Gigli, Callas, Caruso and Pavorotti would boom out of the stereo,… Read More

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