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30 Final Days of Bangladesh – Day 25 – Hitting the wall

I think, as of last night, I’ve hit ‘the wall’. If I remember correctly, marathon runners hit this ‘wall’ just a few miles before the finishing post having completed most of the race but still far enough away that every … Continue reading

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30 Final Days of Bangladesh – Day 16 – A celebration, not a Goodbye

Half this series done now – while I’m enjoying keeping this ‘public journal’ it’s also somewhat like a ticking bomb too. Very mixed feelings. 😦 While the courts continue to debate the legality of Molla’s execution the UN officials who came to Bangladesh … Continue reading

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30 Final Days of Bangladesh – Day 10 – A Teenage Biday

We had hoped to go to Dinajpur, our nearest city, last night. Our teenager daughter – lovingly referred to as Thing I in these pages – had asked that we take her and her school friends to the Chinese Restaurant in Dinajpur … Continue reading

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30 Final Days of Bangladesh – Day 6 – Bread on the table

Bangladesh is in a stranglehold as the two main parties continue their battle of wills using the people as pawns. Almost continuous hartals, strikes and demonstrations, are announced every day with more vehicles and property destroyed, more people killed and more days … Continue reading

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30 Final Days of Bangladesh – Day 0

So, this is it. We’re really leaving. On the 27th December, after celebrating Boro din or Christmas Day at LAMB, my family and I will pack up what I hope will be our few remaining things and head off to Dhaka to … Continue reading

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