Owl Opinions We Have Forgotten Who We Are
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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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Owl Opinions

Where You Work Matters

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A few years ago, I was applying for a job at Nestle when a family...
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Archaeology

Ibbankatuwa Megalithic Burial

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The early proto historic period in Sri Lanka is roughly taken to be 1000 to...
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Owl Poetry & Prose

To My Friends with Tamil Surnames in the Sinhalese class

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I never asked coz it never occurred to me then, but what was it like...
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Owl Opinions

What Kind of Boss Are You?

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There are bosses of all types. The good, bad, ugly, those who you curse daily...
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Owl Poetry & Prose

The People’s Lech

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The boss was coming. Everyone quickly ran back to their places because he could be...
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Owl Poetry & Prose

‘Sannaliyane’ – They who will not be owned

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‘We are proud of our associates and stand by them’ Associate by name, given thus...
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Owl Poetry & Prose

The Letter I Will Never Write…

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The letter I will never write. The song I can never sing. The words I...
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Owl Poetry & Prose

Living not Existing

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Broken pieces Scattered glass Shattered hopes Spattered pasts Yet Will power, determination Many tears later...
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Owl Poetry & Prose

The Son of a ‘Modaya’

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She stood in the doorway and rang the bell. While waiting, she noticed the worn...
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Featured Articles

The Grass is Always Greener on the Other Side*

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Lila asked me if cheating is linked to our genetic makeup. It is generally believed...
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Owl Opinions

You Need to Leave Your First Job

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In a fast moving world, where many skip from job to job in 6 months...
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Owl Opinions

The Great Expectations of ‘Quickies’ and its Folly

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Quickies are what we refer to as a quick encounter of sex or a ‘fuck’...
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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.