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30 Final Days of Bangladesh – Day 29 – Shubho Boro din! Merry Christmas!

Shubho Borodin! Merry Christmas to all my many friends in Bangladesh, Britain and all over the world. May this blog post find you all much blessed and loved on this day. While I’m glad we decided to spend our final Christmas … Continue reading

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30 Final Days of Bangladesh – Day 24 – Goodbye to LAMB staff

The latest news with Bangladesh is as baffling as it is worrying. Is it a first in political history for a party leader to be forced by the Government to take part in elections? Well, Bangladesh’s lovable ex-dictator, Ershad, has … Continue reading

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30 Final Days of Bangladesh – Day 23 – Goodbye LAMB school

So yesterday evening was the big day for LAMB school – the last day and the big onusthan (concert) for which everyone had been preparing for weeks. The kids all know that Borodin – Christmas – begins with this onusthan but someone forgot to tell the … Continue reading

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30 Final Days of Bangladesh – Day 22 – Packing up at LAMB

It’s not just the Ford-Powell family who are packing up at the moment. Today is the last day for LAMB school too – though, admittedly, they are just ceasing for a few weeks for the Borodin (Christmas) and Nobo Borsho (New … 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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