Tag Archives: British

Brit-bashing, Corruption and the Great British Pantomime

I’m sorry, but some of you – the Brits amongst you especially – are going to hate this post. I’ve been accused a few times over the last few weeks – both publicly and privately, on this blog and on … Continue reading

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21 Again – Birthday reflections

The Day So…yesterday was my birthday. And very nice it was too. I came to school only to find my first class had banned me from entering the classroom for a few minutes. Fine. When I was allowed in I … Continue reading

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Introducing Kirsty Devaney and Jamie’s Charity

This is the last of my charity posts (at least for now) – a little series I envisaged a few weeks ago – and, in fact, it is this young woman’s post on her Facebook that inspired the whole mini-series … Continue reading

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A Christmas Carol? Ghostly Tales for the Season – Part I

Would you ever ask to be deliberately dropped off, at midnight, on a long dark deserted road, where you knew a woman had been murdered along with her lover long ago and reportedly still haunts the place? Would you call … Continue reading

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Welcome to LAMB School, Bangladesh

This post serves as an introduction to some forthcoming posts written out of interviews I had with former students of mine from the school in Bangladesh where I’ve worked, one way or another, for six years (and counting). I thought … Continue reading

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