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30 Final Days of Bangladesh – Day 11 – A Dawat in Dinajpur

Yesterday we spent mostly journeying to Dinajpur – our closest ‘city’. The hartals had made car journeys impossible because fuel couldn’t get to any of the petrol stations. An ‘auto’ has no such problems being run on electricity as it is. Autos … 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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Shubho Borodin – Merry Christmas across the World

Well, my final post before Christmas Day itself (in fact for some of you now it is already Christmas day) – leaving me a few days to finish of several series of posts I wanted clear before the year was out; … Continue reading

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Flying Home for a Very British Christmas

I’m writing this sat at the table of my best friends enjoying a nice drink and relaxing after what has been arguably the worst journey of our life! The 5,000 miles from Bangladesh to England has never felt so long. … Continue reading

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

  The Ghost of Christmas Present Moving on from my tale of spooky happenings when I was a young(er) man living in my home town, today I want to tell you a little about the nature of the supernatural in … Continue reading

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