On a recent trip to Sri Lanka, I went in a vegetable van to collect our amazing new sofa, handmade by a clever man just inland from Galle. We needed a lot of help to get it in the van! This is where you realise just how fantastically useful are the discarded outer shell of the coconut - used to protect the edges of the beautiful new sofa from the wire rope required to secure it in the van.
With most of the children from the village in attendance, we tried a group photo of some of our little helpers!
It was a fun - and hot - day out but we got the new sofa back to The Teak House without incident or harm and now the fabulous new cushions are being created. I am longing to stretch out - hammocks, sun loungers, day beds and now the most comfortable sofa in Sri Lanka! The Teak House has it all.21st Jul 2011
The Tangalle Riviera
Tangalle Riviera is written up in The Sunday Times
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The Marriage of Roshan and Dilhani
After a long wait, we are now delighted to show you the homecoming photograph of our very own Roshan and his beautiful bride, Dilhani.
Awesome Birthday Cake!
When we discovered that my nephew would be celebrating his 12th birthday at The Teak House, we had to make sure that the cake matched the anniversary. And, look what Roshan ordered from his 'secret' cake maker...the coolest elephant you have ever seen!
The Swimming Pool is coming...
After many years, we have finally decided to bite the bullet and put in a much longed for swimming pool. Here is the idea...