Category Archives: Humour

Theatre Review: Bangla Brummies by Murad Khan

‘Bangla Brummies’ is a comedy written by Bangladeshi theatre activist and writer, Murad Khan. The action is set in Birmingham but alternates between life in the 1970s and the present, following the stories of two Muslim Bangladeshi bachelor friends, Malik … Continue reading

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How I survived Your Childhood

After sharing a post from my good friend and former student, Nicky, she enjoyed the reaction so much that she has taken up blogging for herself! Choosing an inspired title for her blog – How I Survived Your Childhood – … Continue reading

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Thoughts from a new mother

Nicky is an old, old friend and, before that, was a student of mine. Even back then I was in awe of her and felt rather inadequate as the supposed ‘learned adult’. She taught me more and introduced me to … Continue reading

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I Spy

In my defence, there are two pieces of evidence I would like to present before the jury before they convict me of gross outrage behaviour for a respectable adult yesterday. The first is that I had the double honour of … Continue reading

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Spam, spam, spam and more spam!

I couldn’t help but borrow from the beloved English institution which is¬†Monty Python¬†for the title of this post; it’s most fitting I think. I’ve noticed in recent weeks that there seems to be a new breed of spam writers lurking … Continue reading

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