Keep it short and simple, Mel always said.
I still try to follow that advice even in grief when she has been taken away so senselessly and abruptly.
Asker of Questions. Seeker of clarity. Gone without an answer.
Digital monument: http://www.lankabusinessonline.com/mel
My tribute on Groundviews.org: Goodbye, Mel
More reflective essay: Who Really Killed Mel Gunasekera?
The same essay was published by Lanka Business Online where Mel was founder editor: http://www.lankabusinessonline.com/news/who-really-killed-mel-gunasekera/1884945427
Reproduced in The Nation newspaper, 9 Feb 2014