Tag Archives: Britain

Remind me again, why did I come back?

A short post this week. I do have some lined up about our experiences since returning to the UK but not today. Later. Today I’m ‘sort of’ celebrating finally having internet to the house so I can get on with … Continue reading

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On Being a Brit in Bangladesh (and back!) | Life in Russia

“I really wasn’t much of a traveler – I couldn’t even find Bangladesh on the map! I had never been to Asia before and had no idea what Bangla culture would be like. I found out that Bangladesh has the seventh largest … Continue reading

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How Racist are you? Your Guide to having a Racial Neutral Footprint

Just as we try to cut down our ‘carbon footprint’ these days and try to keep ourselves – as much as possible – ‘carbon-neutral’, so I think it is time we did the same thing to challenge our racial prejudices. … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Hardest Things about Moving Home from Bangladesh

I just recently read Chelsea Fagan’s post ‘The 23 Hardest Things About Moving Home After Living Abroad‘ on Thought Catalog and found myself pondering her words as we now approach the last few weeks left in Bangladesh. Emotionally, we’re wrecked – or … Continue reading

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Lifting the Veil: Behind the UK debate to ban Muslim veils

Long rant warning. I’m about to upset a lot of people. All Muslims are terrorists. Muslim women who insist on wearing veils in the UK are disrespecting our culture and clearly have something to hide. If we showed the same kind … Continue reading

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