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Changing Eyes

Before we knew it, the school half-term hit us. It still feels like we’ve only just moved into a new house; we’ve certainly not arrived emotionally in the UK yet. The kids are still finding their feet as British citizens … Continue reading

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A Day Out with the Kids (Bangla style)

Last week there was a special mela – an annual fair – out by the village where our friends and family live. Our adopted daughter, her husband and our grand-daughter came to visit at the same time and so, last Friday, … Continue reading

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Didn’t we have a lovely time the day we went to Thakurgaon

Our ayahs have been insisting for weeks now that they wanted us to come to their family’s village a couple of hours drive from where we live at LAMB and have a meal there. Always one to want to go … Continue reading

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The importance of Friendships

I’ve already mentioned recently that I am in the UK with my daughter Thing I while Wifey and Thing II are still in Bangladesh. I’m missing having my family together even though I am enjoying the chance to study in my college library … Continue reading

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Sons and Daughters

Someone has stolen my son.  I don’t know how, or when, but the boy sleeping in my son’s bed right now is not my lad. He’s been replaced. I know this because I have had him on my own for … Continue reading

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