Owl Opinions Why Independence Still Matters to Me
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Welcome to Owl Muses

A collection of thought provoking opinions, outbursts & creativity
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Owl Opinions

What a Multi-religious Upbringing Taught Me

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I grew up in a household that did not practice one faith. And I am glad. Probably the best thing that happened to me....
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Owl Opinions

Why Do We Hate Constructive Criticism and Adverse Opinions?

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Sri Lankans are used to banding together to support someone, to trash someone or to stand on the side of the majority feeling smug...
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Why the Buck Must Stop Here

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People in positions of power are often accused of ‘passing the buck’. We use this...
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Owl Poetry & Prose

The Joys of the ‘G’

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Oh ladies of yon I have but a confession to make Of a habit of...
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Owl Poetry & Prose

The Broken String

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Chris was staring over the newspapers at his wife Nimani. She was still at the...
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We Are Expected to Apologise Now for What We Were Encouraged to Be

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Growing up in the 20th and 21st centuries saw many little girls being told to...
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Owl Poetry & Prose

A Writer’s Light

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I don’t smoke It never really appealed to me Though I first tried a cigarette...
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Owl Poetry & Prose

The Sri Lankan Kella

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I am the woman of my country The product of ‘culture’, of history of a...
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Owl Poetry & Prose

The Black Hoona*

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Adam was being his usual self. He was playing keyboards for their band ‘Revolution’ and...
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Owl Poetry & Prose

The Silent Assassin

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“He is one of the nicest guys I know. Such a gentleman. Rare breed you...
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Owl Poetry & Prose

Co-vid 2020

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A viral ball of proteins spikes Came trundling down the way It knows no season,...
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A Nai Miris Affair: Trevor and the Girls at Arthur’s

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Nishi, Thilanki and Freya decided to randomly meet up for dinner on a good ol...
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Featured Articles

Zealots, Cults and Religion – What makes us attracted to them?*

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Lila recently became incensed by the leader of the King’s Revival Church Jerome for publicly...
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Letting Go and Moving On

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Many of us spend our lives assuming we follow the perennial fairy tale of ‘once...
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    Meet Lilanka
    “what is meant to be comes about of what one does”.
    An eclectic personality with a penchant for creativity, Lilanka is an old soul who loves life, laughter and stepping off the beaten track. She finds joy in nature, travelling and venting her existential frustrations via her writing while calming her body with food and her soul with music. Her motto is – “what is meant to be comes about of what one does”.
    A collection of eclectic expressions from life according to Lilanka Botejue. From her creative outbursts and passionate views to her love for nature, food, music and archaeology, Owl Muses is an attempt to capture these moments in time.
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