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30 Final Days of Bangladesh – Day 26 – A Safe Haven

If yesterday’s post was full of sadness from saying goodbye to much-loved teenagers, then today’s is about peace – in heart, mind and soul. We went to the local village, to Surola’s home for two meals – one at each of our ayah’s places … Continue reading

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30 Final Days of Bangladesh – Day 21 – The Last Things To Go

Yesterday was a terribly difficult day despite the joyous occasion and I apologise to all of you who attempted to read Day 20 only to find a blank page and then, later, only text which was clearly meant to accompany … Continue reading

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30 Final Days of Bangladesh – Day 18 – A Plethora of Farewells

Just a bit overwhelmed with the number of ‘goodbyes’ we’ve had over the last 48 hours with three of them just yesterday. I managed to miss a very important one from the day before so it’s time to catch up … Continue reading

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30 Final Days of Bangladesh – Day 12 – Lost in the middle of beauty

Even after so many years living in Bangladesh, I never fail to be amazed by its beauty. Yesterday, even though we count ourselves as living ‘in the middle of nowhere’, we were invited to a meal in a place the … Continue reading

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30 Final Days of Bangladesh – Day 4 – Dawats and Dogs

Our first deshi biday dawat has just taken place. There’s a lot of Bangla there that sentence! A dawat is the usual term for an invitation. Bangladeshis love to invite others round for food. Unlike westerners who tend to prefer small gatherings of just … Continue reading

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