Articles Posted in the Passion Category

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    Finding your fit

    Everywhere you look, people have taken up cycling. five years ago, you could count the number of cyclists at Independence square on one hand. Today, numerous bicycle gangs run daily rides to accomodate all their…

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    For audiophiles in Sri Lanka, Apple breaks new ground

    It’s arduous being an audiophile in Sri Lanka because of the difficulties to build a decent music collection. A wide selection of music recorded overseas isn’t available here, in CDs. Vinyl fans have absolutely no…

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    The Warm Home of the Frostaire Founder

    In the eighties, a young mechanical engineer decided to return to Sri Lanka from the UK to test his expertise in the relatively niche air conditioning and refrigeration, AC&R,industry and create his own brand. Today the Frostaire Group under Mukthar Marikkar’s…

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    Zen – Prajeeth Balasubramaniam

    What one word would describe you? Social butterfly What are you most passionate about? Anything I do What do you consider your greatest achievement? Getting married!! But seriously, setting up the start-up ecosystem in Sri Lanka…

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    Fitness Fanatics Watch Out!

    Fitness tracking devices targeting amateur enthusiasts – counting the steps walked, calories burned and hours slept – have been on the market for some years. Popular fitness tracking products made by Fitbit, Nike and Jawbone have found a growing market of enthusiasts in…

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    The Au Naturale Home Of ROHAN FERNANDO

    “My favourite wood is Kumbuk.” This is not what I expect to hear from Rohan Fernando, the head of HVA Foods PLC, known for their brand Heladiv. After all, he is famous for being the tea guy. But stepping into…

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    In the home of Sheran Fernando

    From premium exotics, 4x4s, to affordable off-roaders, car enthusiasts are attracted to an incredible variety of vehicles. Defining a car enthusiast is difficult. Take the easy going demeanor of economist, CEO and intrepid racing car driver Sheran Fernando, a keen motor sports racer and…

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    Zen

    Copal Amba’s country head is a daredevil on his bike, but cowers in front of his wife. What one word would describe you? Curious What are you most passionate about? Motorcycles What do you fear the…

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    The Business of the Performing Arts

    To restore and practice dance as a high art form has never been easy. Some managed to stay true to their art, refusing to exploit their skill for commercial gain. To shape and sustain artistic…

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    Sipping Champagne in Calm Water

    Gale force winds can cause sail ships to heel – sometimes dangerously – because their masts make these boats unstable. Mid sea on a stormy night off Portugal’s coast the three man crew was alert…