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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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Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad My rating: 3 of 5 stars The shortest review I’ve ever written, for any medium, was on Joseph Conrad’s ‘Lord Jim’. I did not try to hide my feelings and finished the review with this: “I haven’t read ‘Heart of Darkness’ but, despite loving Apocalypse Now which I believe […]
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Last year I wrote about going on the annual LAMB picnic when we went to Anondonogor. We’ve just been on this year’s outing – our last ever – and it was fitting that we went back to where our first … Continue reading
This is the last of my charity posts (at least for now) – a little series I envisaged a few weeks ago – and, in fact, it is this young woman’s post on her Facebook that inspired the whole mini-series … Continue reading
What you’ve missed so far It’s been a while since I last wrote on this series and it is time to get it finished off before Christmas kicks in and I become insanely busy. I’m very aware that since part … Continue reading
I’ve just been to hell and back; and I’m not convinced about the back part of that sentence. I now have some idea what POWs go through in torture camps. In fact, to my shock, I think I’ve discovered that … Continue reading
Recent events here in Bangladesh (which I can’t freely discuss) have reminded me just how fragile things can be. Troubles affecting certain countries worldwide in recent days have been making things difficult for foreigners here. We’re all a little bit … Continue reading