When I was writing the post about Mitch and Ellen I reached out to our previous guest KJ to ask her about Mitch’s surf coaching. I knew KJ had been to a few different camps around the world and also that she also extended her stay with us not once but twice, so instead of the one
“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,
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
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
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 &
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.
SEA | LONE from BLOCK10 on Vimeo. Here it is! A beautiful short film of the Seea babes surfing Sri Lanka by the creatives Giovanni Barberis & Luca Merli of Onde Nostre. Read more about their time in Sri Lanka and at Sunshinestories here and here.
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
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
We’re fortunate here on Sri Lanka that so much fresh produce is (literally) grown on our doorstep, and you only have to wander down the road to realise there’s plenty of unusual tropical fruits and vegetables to try. Each week we head to the market in Ahangama and fill our bags to the brim with