Homeland Memories Newland Adventures: A Memoir By
by Jaya Baleswari Ramachandra
Jaya Baleswari Ramachandra has seen the world transform in the past 79 years of her life. This book records Jaya’s memories of her family in Jaffna to growing up in Colombo, and her thoughts on the ethnic tensions in Ceylon from the 1950s to the end of civil war in 2009 Having lived in Singapore since the 1970s, Jaya reflects on life in the Lion City, her challenges and joys as a woman, daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, friend and a lifelong learner. An energetic, creative and curious individual, Jaya also shares her journey into entrepreneurship, volunteerism and inspires with her passion for adventure and life.