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Minipost 15 – An Excellent English Accent

I gave some talks last weekend while staying in Whitehaven. After one of them, this lovely old chap came up to me and shook me warmly by the hand. “Thank you so much for that excellent talk” he said with … Continue reading

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All the Raj – A trip to India – Part 2

It could only be the British who could have thought that building a city, not just on a mountain but up it as well, was a really good idea. But that is just what they did with Darjeeling. Of course, … Continue reading

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All the Raj – A visit to India – part 1

Having lived in Bangladesh for nearly three years, my family and I figured it really was about time we went to visit our giant neighbour and the ‘mother’ that gave birth to this country that we love so much. With … Continue reading

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