Tag Archives: Bangla

Welcome to LAMB School, Bangladesh

This post serves as an introduction to some forthcoming posts written out of interviews I had with former students of mine from the school in Bangladesh where I’ve worked, one way or another, for six years (and counting). I thought … Continue reading

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Fear, Friendship and the Art of Praying

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

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Minipost 21 – What No TV? What to do with Kids in the Middle of Nowhere.

  July has kicked in and with it the refreshing storms. School is out and – for once – we’re not going anywhere. This time last year, we were back in the UK and most years we seem to have … Continue reading

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Pohela Boishak, dancing and playing the Sitar

It has taken a little while to write this one but finally I get the chance to tell you about Pohela Boishak – at least the way it is celebrated at LAMB anyway. I also get to tell you about … Continue reading

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Golden Oldie – Seven Things the British Should Know About Bangladesh

My blog is now very nearly one year old! To celebrate, over the next two weeks I am re-publishing two of my very oldest posts from the site I used to use before it crashed and I moved over to … Continue reading

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