From Venice to Colombo in the blink of an eye – well, it’s not a direct flight, but a very comfortable one, on Emirates – leaving at a reasonable time, arriving at a reasonable time – for some reason an unusual occurrence for flights to my Paradise isle.
The recently renovated old Dutch Hospital building next to Police Headquarters just outside Colombo Fort is now a shopping precinct. I hope it will be successful, for it is a joy to see this gracious old building in all its glory once again.
As you approach across an expanse of cobbles you become aware of the windows, recessed in the shade of the veranda like smiling eyes behind heavy bangs …
Thanks to Sandra Connor’s Thursday’s Windows for the prompt.