Earlier this week our resident photographer Lachlan Dempsey went down too Sunshinestorie’s local temple here in Weliwatta to have a quick interview and grab a bit of advice from head monk Wimalarathana here’s how it went down. Name? Ranne Wimalarathana How long have you been a monk? I have been a monk for 35 years and head
All types of people roll through Sunshinestories, sometimes making for memorable friendships that carry on even after the retreat ends. This is particularly true of a friendship formed between our previous social host, Malin, and a guest-turned-marketing-manager, Maria. To give you some background, Maria is our current Marketing Manager, after deciding to leave her career
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
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.
Thank you to everyone who has reached out to us to ask if we’re ok. Sri Lanka have been affected by heavy rains & floods the last week. We are lucky to not be affected by the floods here in the south. Sunshinestories is 200km from the affected areas, we have experienced heavy rains but