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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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Category Archives: Travel
Long-term readers of this blog will have followed my exploits in Bangladesh for many, many years. Now you can buy the book! I am very pleased to announce that my forthcoming new book ‘Mad Dogs & Englishmen…’ is coming very forth indeed. … Continue reading
Wifey has gone off to teach in Jessore for the week leaving me in my jadu ghor, my little museum apartment, to entertain myself for a few days. I’m well prepared. I still have the books I’d hoped to … Continue reading
We leave the house at 9:20 am with some trepidation it must be said. The two Things cope with the goodbyes stoically. No tears. No tantrums. This is a done deal that their parents are going back to the heartland, back to … Continue reading
A month ago I had the pleasure of guest-posting on Inky n the Brain run by a very nice chap called Justin. Today it’s Justin’s time to return the favour. Justin’s site is about practical positivity and motivation which is … Continue reading
If there is an award for “Rudest and most hopeless travel company staff in the UK” I would like to nominate the National Express staff in Leicester. I really would. I am, you might just guess at this point, a tad miffed … Continue reading