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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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The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck My rating: 5 of 5 stars There are many books considered ‘classics’ which end up on almost all the well-known ‘Top 100’ or ‘Must read’ lists. Many of them, as I’ve been continuing my race against old age to work through my literary bucket list before I give […]
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Category Archives: Religion
‘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
The Holy Scriptures tell us: * that some of the night celestial bodies in the sky are a deception and not really there (Hezekiah 3:4) * that our beings came from the heavens and we lived many lives over (Ishmael … Continue reading
‘Je suis Charlie’ – I am Charlie – is the rallying call in Europe and even around the world but … am I Charlie? Can I really identify with the men who died and what they stood for? And … Continue reading
My daughter came back from a camp for TCKs (Third Culture Kids) today. She loved the time away and made important new and special friendships with other teenagers who know just what it is to live in your ‘passport country’ … Continue reading
Protected: An Adventure in Rangamati (or How to gatecrash a Chakma wedding and get away with it) – Part Three
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