We often get asked whether it is boring to spend all our holidays in Sri Lanka. The answer to this question is a clear NO.
When we arrived at the Kindergarten, the children were seated and being tutored in the garden under a solar panel.
At our family’s annual party to celebrate either a birthday (… or not!) of one of the siblings, this time we celebrated the 60th birthday of our sister.
Remembering the hours of shopping with Ruhi in the spring, we handed an envelope with money discreetly to the girl and wished her a lot of fun shopping on her own.
Sakeer’s bicycle was there and the boy was beaming with pride about it. He carefully locked the bike all the time.
It is always great to meet people we know on the streets of Hambantota. This time I did not even have both legs out of the car yet, when Rasmiya came running across the street. She was on her way to work and grabbed both of my hands to greet me. After a short moment of hesitation, she fell around my neck. Michel had to do with a shy smile.