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My TEDx Talk: Embracing the Global Village (in a skirt)

Well I got through TEDx somehow. Despite all my fears and worries as I’ve been writing about over the last few weeks, I manage to survive the event and lived to tell the tale. In fact, the TEDx Whitehaven team … Continue reading

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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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An Unusual Bangalee Evening

“Culture is the widening of the mind and of the spirit.” Jawaharlal Nehru Wifey and I like to take a little stroll around the walled-in grounds of LAMB’s compound where we live and work. Although we don’t eat as late as many … Continue reading

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Humour: Relationships nowadays

I had to share my new favourite site with you all today – putting off a more difficult post I’ve been writing, deleting and re-writing all week. Maybe I’ll get that one out tomorrow… However, today, I feel in the … Continue reading

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Our Final Pohela Boishakh – Bangladesh Culture at its best

It’s been a few weeks since Bangladesh celebrated its new year but I wanted to give you a little photo tour of how we celebrated it at LAMB and also a little bit of the history behind the national celebration. It’s … Continue reading

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