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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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Tag Archives: age
Tomorrow will be Thing I‘s fourteenth birthday. It’s quite unnerving to think she’s that old already. If I think about taking the time we had in Bangladesh – a good 5-6 years – and jump forward that same amount of time … Continue reading
I’ve just been to hell and back; and I’m not convinced about the back part of that sentence. I now have some idea what POWs go through in torture camps. In fact, to my shock, I think I’ve discovered that … Continue reading
I stepped into the room of the Guest house at LAMB and I could feel fear rising in my throat. There must have been twenty or so people there and most of them I knew well, yet I was extremely … Continue reading
Continuing my two-parter on life in my midlands hometown. I got a lot of response from many friends from Coalville on my facebook – publicly and privately. Feel free to add your memories of the place in the comments below … Continue reading