Tag Archives: Friendship

How to be a bigot

Embed from Getty Images I love working from home doing a job which actually requires me to interact with people socially both through social media online and in so-called ‘real life’. The fact I also get to chat with friends, … Continue reading

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Slow ride in fast city (in the dirt and grime of Dhaka)

  Wifey has gone off to teach in Jessore for the week leaving me in my jadu ghor, my little museum apartment, to entertain myself for a few days. I’m well prepared. I still have the books I’d hoped to … Continue reading

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Quality and quantity

One of the secrets to being a successful blogger – which every new and budding blogger is taught repeatedly by the WordPress guys and all the blogging gurus out there – is that success comes through constantly writing posts. It’s … Continue reading

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Homeschooling a Dad – my daughter’s perspective

As I thought she would, my Thing I has posted on her blog about her perspective on our first week or so of homeschooling. “This week was my first full week of homeschool. It’s quite overwhelming to think about the fact … Continue reading

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Finding Hope

It’s funny how sometimes it’s the small things in life which make all the difference. A kind word here, a smile there, an appreciative comment, a meal made for you when you arrive or a bath run, an offer of … Continue reading

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