Sitting at dive center waiting to head off in the boat. One of the students rolls up ready for his class. As usual these days the conversation drifts off to politics.
Ah Mahinda’s won, I’m so happy.
Oh (me being non-committal)
Now Akon’s going to be here!
…eh? (somewhat confused by the rapid change in subject)
Well since Mahinda won
…EH? (much, much more confused)
Well he’s going to have a concert in Hambantota, if Sarath won he said he was not going to come but will now since Mahinda won!
……(that’s me being speechless)
And I thought I had heard everything this election
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