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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: Review
‘Old Man’ goes ‘Bestseller’!
“This collection of stories made me laugh, made me cry and made me think about aspects of my own past in different ways.” Yesterday ‘Old Man on the Beach and other stories’ went live on Amazon Kindle and, in the UK … Continue reading
Theatre Review: Maya’s Honeymoons by Jesmin Chowdhury
The full version of this review can be seen as published in Bangladesh newspaper New Age (click here) or on my website with additional photos (click here) Theatre Review: Maya’s Honeymoons – Sunday 20th November, Brady Arts Centre, London By … Continue reading
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
Beating Back the Bulldog – The rise of British Asian movies tackling social issues
A new UK movie was released this year by a theatre company which hopes to be the first ‘Islamic film company’ in Britain. The film, Freesia, is thought to be the first to tackle the growing problem of Islamophobia in … Continue reading
My TEDx Talk: Embracing the Global Village (in a skirt)
Well I got through TEDx somehow. Despite all my fears and worries as I’ve been writing about over the last few weeks, I manage to survive the event and lived to tell the tale. In fact, the TEDx Whitehaven team … Continue reading