A S H Smyth

ASH Smyth is a freelance writer and reviewer (and former singer, soldier, school teacher, and bricky's labourer). He lives in Sri Lanka, currently.

Help me trace Gunner Costello, the fast bowler who may have survived a Court-Martial

A S H Smyth on Andrew Fidel Fernando’s Upon a Sleepless Isle, winner of the 2019 Gratiaen Prize

A S H Smyth remembers his Quaker ancestors killed June 5, during the Irish rebellion of 1798

A S H Smyth pays a visit to one of his favourite places in Colombo

A S H Smyth discovers a true English literary eccentric, born on this day in 1912

Some musical notes on the portrait of Samuel Pepys: revelations from his diary