Tag Archives: Bangladesh politics

Back to Blighty

I’m back! Did you miss me? I hope some of you did, at least. I certainly missed being here. It’s been several weeks since I was last able to post on this blog and life has been hectic to say … Continue reading

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30 Final Days of Bangladesh – Day 28 – A Thousand Apologies

As I write, we have exactly 48 hours left before LAMB becomes part of our family past rather than our continuing present. My heart is heavy but being lifted by gentle hands. The country continues in its turmoil although some … Continue reading

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30 Final Days of Bangladesh – Day 19 – Empty Shells

Bangladesh politics continues to amaze and dismay in equal proportions as I read today that 151 candidates in the January elections will be elected unopposed breaking all previous records in the country (and maybe anywhere I suspect?).  This is number … Continue reading

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And it all hits the fan: The next step of Bangladesh’s troubles

So, today – after a long time waiting – we’re getting prepared almost for siege-like conditions. For the next three days it won’t be safe to use transport to get anywhere at all. Not just all buses but, for once, … Continue reading

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On Being Busy in Bangladesh

Life is pretty hectic at the moment. It’s a good hectic; a good busy-ness, if you like. But hectic none the same. If you are a blogger then you may have noticed less comments from me and more ‘Likes’ – … Continue reading

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Posted in Bangladesh, Culture, Education, LAMB, Life, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments