Living in Sri Lanka (Contents)

Living in Sri Lanka (Contents)

On the eve of the 2004 tsunami, Turtle teamed up with James and Joanna Fennell to track down 26 beautiful and diverse mountain retreats, coastal villas and townhouses on the island of Sri Lanka. The result was a gorgeous hardcover book that gave a tremendous account...
Barry of Forfar (Scotland), Glenageary (Dublin) and Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

Barry of Forfar (Scotland), Glenageary (Dublin) and Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

Beatrice Crawford, aka Bee Barry, was an aunt of Ethel Synge Ievers, my great-grandmother, who married Tim McClintock Bunbury, later 3rd Baron Rathdonnell. This is a brief study of the Barry family with whom she married. Become a member of Turtle’s History Library to...
Living in Sri Lanka – Introductory Remarks

Living in Sri Lanka – Introductory Remarks

In 2006, Thames & Hudson published the book ‘Living in Sri Lanka,’ which photographer James Fennell and I had put together in the years before the tsunami. The houses, villas and hotels featured in the book reflected a strong spirit of optimism in the face of...
Ulpotha – Sacred Bliss in Sri Lanka

Ulpotha – Sacred Bliss in Sri Lanka

A two-thousand-year-old reservoir provides the backdrop for a sumptuous 21st-century eco-village and yoga retreat in Sri Lanka. The owner has added an ambalama (where guests take meals), built mud huts for accommodation, set up an organic farm, and created a...