Tag Archives: Bangladesh

So Long and Thanks for all the Friendships

After long deliberation, I have decided to bring this personal blog to an end. I first started it nearly ten years ago in the infancy of learning to become a freelance writer and after my family and I moved to … Continue reading

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Podcast episode 2 – Return to LAMB (an appeal)

My second attempt at a podcast. Before launching into continuing my series on controversial subjects, I want to make an appeal on behalf of my daughter. Here’s the podcast but for those of you who prefer to read (quickly) I’ve … Continue reading

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After the fight: A review and analysis of ‘Brick Lane 78’

Brick Lane 78 by Murad Khan By Ken Powell On Saturday 5 May, West Midlands-based theatre company, Purbanat, gave a special performance of Murad Khan’s latest offering ‘Brick Lane 78‘ at London’s Brady Art Centre. The date was chosen deliberately: … Continue reading

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The Pukur and thoughts on the Rohingya situation

As a few of you know, last month I began a new book project using the Patreon site. I’m publishing the first (official) drafts of my novel set in Bangladesh – ‘The Pukur’ – one chapter per month to subscribers … Continue reading

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The Seven-year Itch

Facebook told me today that I started my first blog seven years ago today. It wasn’t this one but after a few posts the site I was using stopped working properly and I switched to WordPress. I never looked back! … Continue reading

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