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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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Happy New Year
Well….it’s been a little while, hasn’t it? I’m not a great fan of New Year resolutions. When I make them, I tend to break them so fast the electronic ink hasn’t dried. And also having ADHD means I tend to have terrible expectations of what I can get done in a day. Even if I […]
Book review: The Judas Case by Nicholas Graham
My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is a beautifully written novel by the erudite Nicholas Graham. Set in Biblical times, this is absolutely not a book that staunchly evangelical Christians are going to enjoy but everyone else will. There is much that you will recognise from the Gospel stories and, of course, many of […]
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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
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
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
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
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