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Welcome! I am a British Freelance Writer and Educational consultant who worked in Bangladesh until December 2013. I also have ADHD.
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Category Archives: Bangladesh
My second attempt at a podcast. Before launching into continuing my series on controversial subjects, I want to make an appeal on behalf of my daughter. Here’s the podcast but for those of you who prefer to read (quickly) I’ve … Continue reading
Trying something new! Introducing my first podcast – now you can listen to me on the go rather than read my drivel. This is a bit longer than I’d normally like to do because I had to squeeze in several … Continue reading
Brick Lane 78 by Murad Khan By Ken Powell On Saturday 5 May, West Midlands-based theatre company, Purbanat, gave a special performance of Murad Khan’s latest offering ‘Brick Lane 78‘ at London’s Brady Art Centre. The date was chosen deliberately: … Continue reading
As a few of you know, last month I began a new book project using the Patreon site. I’m publishing the first (official) drafts of my novel set in Bangladesh – ‘The Pukur’ – one chapter per month to subscribers … Continue reading