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The sunshinefamily


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We are fortunate to have so many incredible people working at Sunshinestories now that it’s grown into a pretty big family. Last week almost the whole Sunshine family from both Sunshinestories Retreat & Ceylon Sliders got together for an evening on the beach with cricket, dinner and some dancing. So much love for these people who give

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Sri Lankan food; the Sunshinestories way


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“Cookery is a wholly unselfish art: All good cooks, like all great artists, must have an audience worth cooking for.” – Andre Simon At sunshinestories, we all love Thursday’s not only is our yoga and surfing in full swing but Thursday evenings are spent in the kitchen with our wonderful head chef Bandula. Yes chef,

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Almsgiving in Weligama


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For those of you not familiar with the term ‘almsgiving’ it involves giving to others as an act of integrity and purity On Saturday 8th of July, the Sunshinestories family celebrated ‘almsgiving’ in Weligama. An evening of rich Sri Lankan culture, celebrations and delicious traditional home cooked food. For those of you not familiar with

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WECare Sri Lanka


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WECare is founded by Janey Lowes, an extraordinary lady who left her life in UK to rescue dogs here in Sri Lanka. Her passion shines trough every thing she does.  BBC recently did a documentary about her, check it out here(link). WECare Sri Lanka focus on three main areas: CNVR (catch-neuter-vaccinate-release) Treatment of sick and

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Sunshinestories Family

Meet Mitch & Ellen


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Me and Petter are so proud and excited to introduce you to Mitch and Ellen, the couple who’s managing Sunshinestories. For me and Petter it’s like handing over our baby and we really have faith in these guys to make our Sunshinestories legacy run trough everything they do. A fun fact is that it was Tay &

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Big rains in Sri Lanka


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Thank you to everyone who has reached out to us to ask if we’re ok, we are. Sri Lanka have been affected by heavy rains the last week. The rains has led to heavy floods and landsides in certain areas. We are lucky to not have been affected at all here in Ahangama, except for big rains.

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Collaborations

Seea in Sri Lanka


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In late January we had the pleasure of hosting the Seea crew who came to Sri Lanka to shoot their latest collection. It was the designer and brainchild of Seea herself; Amanda, stylist/producer Betta del Bello, photographer Dylan Gordon, film crew Luca & Gio from Onde Nostre, photographer Luki O’keefe, surfer Lola Mignot, Karina Rozunko

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Guest Series

Interview with Seea Photographer Luki O’keefe


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We caught up with surfer, model and photographer Luki O’keefe who stayed with us last month to shoot the beautiful new Seea collection. Luki hails from San Clemente in California and calls San O, Middles, and Churches her beloved home breaks. You’ll see her gorgeous images across the Seea website and media channels.  What words do you live

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