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Welcome! I am a British Freelance Writer and Educational consultant who worked in Bangladesh until December 2013. I also have ADHD.
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As a few of you know, last month I began a new book project using the Patreon site. I’m publishing the first (official) drafts of my novel set in Bangladesh – ‘The Pukur’ – one chapter per month to subscribers (actually, you get two, shorter, chapters for each of the first two months). Subscription starts […]
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Tag Archives: 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
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
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
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