Ilse Crawford -Interior Designer

  Ilse Crawford is an odd and interesting interior designer, she believes that people should come first, in her three books human needs are front and centre. My favourite book “Sensual

Wallawwa Organic garden

  A small parcel of land next to the Wallawwa hotel  has been turned over to the Estate manager, Nimal Fernando to grow organic produce for the hotel. This has

Wise words from Iris

A few wise words from 93 year old Iris Apfel ……….. image google images  LINK  http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/12/magazine/iris-apfel-doesnt-do-normcore.html?ref=magazine

Wallawwa – second glance

Another glance at the charming Wallawwa, these images are from our first visit. The pool area was being updated on our second visit, and the beautiful gardens extended, also three new suites and an organic garden where they source most of the food for their restaurant ( these will have their own blogs). The hotel does a two for three deal- three nights for the cost of two, this deal is great for those of us who fly in from Australia, the flights as mentioned in the previous Wallawwa (link) arrive in the middle of the night and leave at another ungodly hour. Have a massage at the spa with Margie before flying…. it may ease some of the pain of leaving. The management – on our last visits – mentioned that the owners of the Wallawwa had plans to expand their boutique hotels to other areas of Sri Lanka possibly to Galle, Kandy and the cultural triangle at Ulagalla … we’ll keep you posted. If the standard of the Wallawwa was available in these areas you would need to look no further to do your first tour – in style – of this beautiful country.

  Another glance at the charming Wallawwa, these images are from our first visit. The pool area was being updated on our second visit, and the beautiful gardens extended, also