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    2013's very odd resolution list

    This being the start of 2013, of course everyone is talking about New Year Resolutions. In fact, come December 1st everyone starts ruminating on this topic. And then of course there is a lot of angst over what one hasn’t done yet and that horrible nagging feeling that somehow you are running out of time to do X, Y and Z and therefore be happy. So in the interests of preserving some sanity here, because let’s be honest, me being me, I have very little sanity or so people tell me, let’s do this differently. What was 2012 like? Well, lets see. It was unexpectedly social at points – in…

  • Photojournalism,  Projects

    Photographing the Perth Royal Show 2012 and failing miserably…

    I can’t tell the screams of my friend apart from the yelling of the others. I’m just glad I have my feet firmly on terra firma, two showbags and a handbag (hers) wedged firmly between them and a camera (mine) in my hands. She gave me the works last year when the Perth Royal Agricultural Show was on. First, she took me blind as ever (I had to take off my glasses) onto  a ride that took you up, spun you around, held you upside down and dropped you down, over and over again. With a harness that didn’t seem like it wanted to hold on to my petite figure,…

  • Photojournalism

    Equal Love Rally Perth 2012

    It’s far sunnier than I expected on a Perth winter weekend morning as I enter Stirling Gardens formerly the Supreme Court Gardens. It’s an innocent bit of greenery in the middle of the city. On Saturday, 11 August 2012, it got taken over. And I was there to protest. And to photograph. Equal Love – it nearly sounds like something left over from the ’70s but this isn’t that old but neither is it exactly new. Across the world several countries have amended laws to allow people with alternative gender identities and sexual orientations, all sorts of civil rights including the right to marry. Eight years ago, the Federal government…

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    Look For Me On These Sites:

    Hi, Here is a quick rundown of all the places online that you can find me at: LinkedIn : look for marisawikramanayake / Marisa Wikramanayake. Facebook Myspace: look for: marisawikramanayake / Marisa Wikramanayake Twitter: username: mwikramanayake Likaholix (beta): look for Marisa Wikramanayake Light Refraction – my photography weblog Compendium – a book review/literary minded site I write for If you want to add this blog to your reader, check the sidebar on your right for links to feedreaders or add the RSS Feed link to your feedreader of choice. If you want to use my feed to syndicate my blog on a multiuser blog/planet site, feel free but contact me…