“My own most recent visit was on a Sunday morning, and I found a bench on an empty shaded platform. Not exactly a leafy park, but almost as good. A haven in the city. I sat and wished I had brought a book or a newspaper. I felt cosseted from the hubbub of nearby Maradana Road and Panchikawatte.”
Shot on assignment for Serendib, the inflight magazine of SriLankan Airlines. My story, A Visit to the Maradana Railway Station, ran in the June 2017 issue.