Category Archives: Bangladesh

Podcast episode 1:Welcome, catch up and judging others

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

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After the fight: A review and analysis of ‘Brick Lane 78’

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

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The Pukur and thoughts on the Rohingya situation

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

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What could YOU do with $2 each month?

What could you do with $2 per month? I carried out extensive research into this question (well…I asked a few friends on Facebook) and here’s my results. For $2 per month you could: possibly get a cheap lipstick or concealer (would … Continue reading

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Anouncement: Mad dogs on the loose!

Long-term readers of this blog will have followed my exploits in Bangladesh for many, many years. Now you can buy the book! I am very pleased to announce that my forthcoming new book ‘Mad Dogs & Englishmen…’ is coming very forth indeed. … Continue reading

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