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Well that didn’t work out so well! Or did it?

So, this year, JulNoWriMo didn’t go so well. Neither Thing I nor myself managed any of the books we intended. My daughter did best of all, getting very close to the target of 50,000. My son, Thing II, managed his own personal best of several thousand … Continue reading

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Frustrations, Hartals and a Wedding

I’m sat on my own in a guest house in Dhaka feeling pretty miserable to be honest. It’s been a hard July so far. Writing for JulNoWriMo has been all but impossible and I’m way behind on the writing. That said, … Continue reading

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Introducing “Write Out Loud”

So, remember a little while back I said I had a new project that I was really excited about? And remember I couldn’t tell you what it was because it was a secret? Well, now I can reveal all… I … Continue reading

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JulNoWriMo – Almost a Family Thing

So, school has finally finished and Things I & II can forget all about it for a few weeks. I, however, get to forget about it much longer. Time to relax? I wish! There’s no rest for the wicked as they say … Continue reading

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The Last Day

I am writing this late at night, the whole family have gone to bed. It is impossibly hot (as Bangladesh is prone to be at this time of the year) and we’ve given in to the air-con in our bedroom … Continue reading

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