16325570 10155029603886349 1265908078 o.jpg?ixlib=rails 3.0

Nadeesha Paulis

Writer. Traveller. Storyteller.

Location icon Sri Lanka

I believe in creating content that inspires.

People like to know about your company beyond the flashy website and marketing jargon. I contribute to your content development strategy and support your brand to tell your story. I've dabbled in journalism, e-commerce, travel, environment, sustainable & chemical-free living and women's health. I love working with people and brands and making your voice heard.

Portfolio

Corporate

Hatch Works
The center of gravity for all things startup

hatch is the center of gravity for all things startup. It is a space for innovation, growth and collaboration. With us, ordinary people to do extraordinary things together.

Xoom Software
Xoom Software

Problem solvers, deep thinkers and tech fanatics. Give us a complication, and we will find our way through it, or over it, or under it.

Watad Group Qatar
A global network

Our strength lies in our ranks. With many of our trusted partners scattered across the globe, we adopt and absorb the best practices to drive our business forward.

Seven Salience
Outsource Marketing

Concept to completion, we give you a sustainable 360' marketing solution that takes your brand where it needs to be.

MyCEO
07/14/2018
Outsource Finance Services in Sri Lanka

Starting a company in Sri Lanka? You're at the right place. We love numbers, and we’re here to take some, if not the majority of the gruelling tasks of setting up a company.

ParagonIT
ParagonIT | Managed IT Service Provider |Heidelberg

Our methods are scalable in how you can select to outsource some or all of your requirements to us. We are reliable in the way we integrate ourselves with your business to make everything flow smoothly and efficiently.

APTS
08/01/2018
Asia Pacific Technology Systems

With our humble beginnings etched in October 2008, we have worked hard to generate incredible IT solutions with a special focus on IT hardware.

Blueicon
Building distributive marketplaces

Our expertise in several fields including finance, software, marketing and entrepreneurship drove us to dig deeper into an area that has a lot of potential; e-commerce.

ArchMedi
Sustainable Healthcare RCM solutions

We build relationships. While your business grows and the demand for professional, timely and compassionate health care increases; we stand by your side.

Glenmore
Consultancy, Training & Coaching in HRM

Glenmore is a team of independent professionals from many facets of HRM. We identify, design and deliver sustainable solutions that fit your company's need and budget.

Arana Yala Hotel

Welcome to the wild! Explore the unknown and wander into uncharted jungle territory. Discover yourself at Arana where you can enjoy gracious hospitality in an idyllic, spacious ambience close to the Yala National Park.

Tilko
Tilko Hotels in Jaffna

Crowning Sri Lanka in the North is a city that lives and breathes the history of proud and resilient people. Jaffna is a breathless, incongruous and kitschy mixture of the new and the old.

Travelarcades
Travel Arcade

Today, after over forty years in operation, we are proud to serve customers well enough to have many of them stay with us as repeat customers.

Silk Road Travels
One Island.Thousand Treasures

A little pearl-shaped paradise, Sri Lanka is a beautiful sun-kissed island in the Indian Ocean. Nowhere else on earth can you watch the whales at daybreak, roam with the elephants in the evening, witness the sunrise over the mountains on the following day, and be back in time to catch a fabulous sunset over a golden-brown horizon.

Press

Lanka Business News
09/09/2018
Google teams up with XpressJobs.lk to land you the perfect job

With Jobs Search, Google wants to connect people with more opportunities. The company powers a smarter job search by pulling in data from across the internet, job matching sites and apps. XpressJobs.lk is now part of this global project to make recruitment an easier, simplified effort through Google Search.

Daily FT
06/01/2018
We Are Designers announces partnership

We Are Designers a 360-degree full-service digital agency based in Colombo, established a partnership with CastMeClub, a social platform which allows established and aspiring actors pathways to opportunities on the global stage.

Daily Nation
Anataya, for a gateway to infinity

History tells of how Vijaya, a banished Indian Prince and his 700 followers landed on the reddish sand of an island soon to be known as Thambapanni. Since then, ancient explorers from all over the world have descended on the very coastal lines that attract tourists to Sri Lanka today.

Jetwing Press
07/02/2017
A classy surprise for connoisseurs in Colombo

After wowing Sri Lanka’s gourmands for months, Jetwing Colombo Seven, raises the bar even further this year with the introduction of a vibrant degustation luncheon paired with a wine tasting experience

Daily FT
06/28/2017
XpressJobs unveils 'recruitment by SMS'

There is no such thing as 'Great workers are hard to find', it's just that you probably haven't found the right person yet. For a blue-collar recruiter, filtering through 100s of applications for the right few is only half the battle.

Daily FT
07/20/2017
SLAPCEO & Tourism Minister reach favourable accord

Recent discussions between Tourism Minister John Amaratunga and SLAPCEO (Sri Lanka Association of Professional Conference, Exhibition & Event Organisers) have resulted in favourable responses. "SLAPCEO made a request to lower the minimum rate of hotels in Colombo during the off season.

Ft
Chorus growing for need to enact the Animal Welfare Bill

A media conference was organised by Justice for Animals, a community project under the Sri Bodhiraja Foundation, to discuss the enactment of the Animal Welfare Bill. The panel consisted of three key speakers: Sri Bodhiraja Foundation President Ven. Dr. Omalpe Sobhitha Thero, Bar Association of Sri Lanka President U. R.

Ceylon Today
Future of tourism; where to?

Cinnamon Hotels and Resorts is poised to unveil the first-ever 'Future of Tourism and Responsible Tourism for Driving Revenue Summit', featuring an eminent panel of global industry speakers.

Brands

Showoff Magazine
Ninalu, a minimalist approach to fashion

Keep it simple. Minimalism is all about removing the extra frills in life to make room for the meaningful. One glance at her collection of delicate yet stunningly sharp jewellery will make you realise that the presence of little, actually says quite a lot.

e-commerce

JadoPado
05/24/2016
How to Manage a Warehouse

Efficient use of resources and adapting business operations to accommodate demand are key areas to consider when managing a warehouse.

JadoPado
05/03/2016
How to sell perishable products online

Don't get in a pickle when you sell food online. Great photography, quick shipping and right packaging will let you set sail for success.

Magazines & Blogs

Book Swap Sri Lanka
12/12/2016
Where book lovers meet to exchange books

We keep buying books; and some of them we really adore and don’t part with. But others, we are okay to give away in exchange of another book that has similar value to someone. The book swap is the place to do so. People come to collect books, give books away, or just to talk to people who really love reading

Horror Fiction & Sri Lankan Occult
Water in My Grave

Did you know that in some local cemeteries, bodies are often exhumed a few days after they are buried? Did you know that sometimes strange people try to steal urns of ashes from crematoriums?

Workout
How to Get Fit in Colombo?

Staying fit in Colombo is easy and difficult at the same time. Easy because there are so many activities just waiting to be tried out and difficult because we are really good at convincing ourselves why we don't need to. That being said, the dawning new year is an opportunity to stay focused and realign our goals.

Mycarer
12/13/2017
Aged Care in Australia

Growing old shouldn't be dramatic or unnecessarily stressful. It can be a graceful, evolving and fulfilling process. It shouldn't be considered a burden or a cause for worry to anyone as it is the natural order of life. While you can't really predict anything in life for certain, it is wiser to plan your retirement well at hand.

Travel & Experience

Ceylon Today
08/11/2014
Hiyare - a place to discover nature

Of all the places to explore in Sri Lanka, I'd say Galle takes its place among the top three. The colonial architecture,

ShowOff Magaizne
Travel around, your trip fix in Sri Lanka

Beautiful Sri Lanka. She wraps herself around you and overwhelms your senses. An ocean that unfolds for miles across the Indian Ocean. Majestic tree canopies that stretch above you as you trudge in the middle of a rain forest.

Ceylon Today
12/22/2013
The Golden Mile

Named after a pretty lass, Lovinia, during Sir Thomas Maitland’s stay in Ceylon, Mount Lavinia’s genesis of forbidden romance and allure now goes by its fame for laid back tourism and salty night life.

Nehemiah Consultants
In search of tranquillity

The soft rustle of bo leaves above you and the feel of golden-brown sand under your bare feet indicate that you have entered a sacred site. Leaving your slippers and worldly worries at the entrance, you follow the steady line of devotees up the stairs of the ancient temple of the Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya.

Ceylon Today
Quench your thirst for paradise

If all you want to do is relax and soak up the sun, the unexplored stretch of East Coast invites you to do just that. Here is where the crystal blue ocean spreads towards a golden-brown horizon and reaches out to infinity.

Events

Roar.lk
10/09/2015
One Man's Trash is Another Man's Treasure

You'd be surprised at the amount of things you can buy -at no more than one-third of the price- from someone else to whom it may be quite useless. The Colombo Flea Market is a space where people buy and sell secondhand stuff so that, by doing so, they reduce wastage.

Ceylon Today
04/05/2015
V DAY; OUR STORIES A provocative series of real life stories

Raising the bar of modern day theatre and bringing hard truths to light are the powerful performances presented by the Grassroot Trust in their production 'V Day; our stories'. The production was a series of eight short dramas that were performed by a talented set of individuals at Barefoot, Colpetty last Tuesday (31 March). Directed by Hans Billimoria and Jith Peiris, the play portrays stories on gender-based violence including intimate partner violence.

Ceylon Today
12/21/2014
An artisan concourse

Creative folk around town flocked to take a peek and / or be a part of the Colombo Design Market at the Laksala Gallery Café premises (near Nelum Pokuna) last Sunday (14). The market is a space for artsy folk to meet and exchange their interests and portray their passion in things they are good at. The air was dense with an unmistakable 'chill' vibe with trinkets beckoning you from all sides.

Environment

Slycantrust
10/18/2019
Addressing Human Elephant Conflict in Sri Lanka

Humane Society International together with SLYCAN Trust organised a lecture on "Addressing the human-elephant conflict in Sri Lanka". Dr Prithiviraj Fernando, an expert in the conservation field with for over 25 years, narrated the present situation in Sri Lanka.

Ceylon Today
12/21/2014
Whoever wins, enviornment loses

Each time you set foot outside you are reminded that it is once again, the time for an election. Billboards in vibrant colours greet you as soon as you start your day, and continue to be a part of your day-to-day activities by giving directions to you once you step on to the road in terms of billboard per mileage.

Ceylon Today
September 7, 2014
Smothered in waste

We have a trash problem. Everything we think we throw away, ends up somewhere. Garbage has doubled over in the past few decades but where does all of it go? In Sri Lanka, there is a growing problem of disposing waste, especially in urban areas because of limited space and unregulated management.

Ceylon Today
June 15, 2014
Rise of the seven seas

For a bunch of brown skinned, sun glazed, flip flop adoring tropical island-ers like us Sri Lankans, this year's World Environment Day theme is quite the hot topic. 5 June of every year since 1970 marks the World Environment Day. It's one of the United Nation's ways of reminding people that mother Earth needs someone to take care of her too. This year they want to talk about 'Small Island Developing States' or SIDS. SIDS includes small islands in the Caribbean and Pacific, with some island...

Activism

Nadee Paws
04/29/2015
The mountain people

The wind here smells like rain, and is as cold. The sun is raw and bright, and together the sun and wind burn memories onto your skin. Memories of mountains and entire colonies of people living within the mossy layers of these mountains, almost forgotten. It's strange, really.

Vibhasha Magazine
12/31/2013
Language Rights are Human Rights too

In the modern age, it is not out of genuine concern and commitment that some countries have ratified the human rights declaration, but only because it is a precondition to apply for foreign aid

Ceylon Today
Emerge with Mumtaz Faleel

Mumtaz has been working with children since 2006 when she moved in to the development sector after joining the Foundation for Co-Existence. There her work involved peace building and humanitarian activities. ‘That experience from working in war torn areas, seeing human suffering, children living in camps..that experience fuelled a passion in me that was already there.

EDEX Magazine
07/25/2017
Gifted children & taking care of them

A handful of organisations in Sri Lanka specialise in enabling children with special needs to discover their true potential.

Personalities

Edex
07/25/2017
The boy who travelled

Try being silent for one day while others around you go about their daily tasks. It is not easy.

Edex
07/25/2017
Chasing dreams

Ishan Jalill always wanted to be diplomat. From the time he understood world affairs, his aspiration was to travel and be involved in it.

Ceylon Today
12/07/2014
Beauty in the Ordinary

A glimpse into the work by Chatrini Weeratunge at her exhibition 'Life as art'.

Ceylon Today
08/17/2014
Colourful Creations

From foxes wearing colourful scarves to flying whales lifted by daring birds, Fariha Farroon of Cheery Pick Studios brings forth a touch of vibrant babble with a big dose of fantasy.

Facebook icon Linkedin icon Youtube icon Instagram icon