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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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My rating: 4 of 5 starsI almost never read the reviews of others before writing my own review. I don’t want to be coloured by the opinions of others and reviews are, always, merely our opinions turned into judgements. There’s no point me writing a review then if I’m just going to parrot the views […]
My rating: 4 of 5 stars I read Bates’ ‘Love For Lydia‘ last year and was not especially entranced by either the writing or the whole raison d’etre of the story. Rich people being boringly melodramatic doesn’t fill me with a great deal of sympathy for the characters, to be honest. ‘The Darling Buds of […]
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Category Archives: Review
“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
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
‘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
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
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