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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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Tag Archives: family
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
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
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
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