Blog: Leonie BarrieSri Lanka: The end of the event

Leonie Barrie | 4 December 2009

I'm nearing the end of a manic, exhausting but highly enjoyable week in Sri Lanka as part of the country's first ever Design Week. My visit has been punctuated by three fashion shows, an ethical fashion symposium, six factory visits, and nearly 20 hours in a coach - all in the wilting 30º heat.

Thanks to all who've worked so hard to make this such a memorable event.

Highlights included...

Meeting the elephant at Penguin Group:

And a first taste of Christmas:

But trying to write on the coach was a definite low point:


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