Category Archives: Travel

Anouncement: Mad dogs on the loose!

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

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Slow ride in fast city (in the dirt and grime of Dhaka)

  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

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Return to Bangladesh

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

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Guest Post: 4 things I underestimated about china – Justin Light (Inky n the Brain)

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

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National Express Leicester – the worst coach staff in the UK?

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

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