An email arrives today from Sri Lanka – and it is in Italian!
It wishes me complimenti e tanti auguri per la mostra – but what Tilak Samarawickrema doesn’t know is that the exhibition in Italy includes drawings from our youth. So here is Colombo from 45 years ago:
seen from my flat
where I worked
and where I occasionally ate.
(a few more images from that moment in Part Two)