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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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Special post – Bangladesh: An Inspirational Journey

Bangladesh: An Inspirational Journey By Helen Bintley As the plane came to an unceremonious stop I readied myself for a new challenge. This was the first time that I had worked as an obstetrician and gynaecologist outside of the UK. Having only worked with … Continue reading

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On a Train (Literally)

“If you’ve seen the movie Gandhi and remember the scene where his English friend clambers on to the roof of a train, I can tell you that nothing much has changed” Recently, my family visited Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, as a … Continue reading

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