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Tag Archives: LAMB school
It has been a rough ride since my family and I returned to the UK sixteen months ago. We left these shores in 2008 to live in Bangladesh and work as volunteers for a charity. My two children joined me … Continue reading
I’ve been enjoying watching Wimbledon for the last few days but it took a Facebook message from an ex-colleague a LAMB school for me to realise I’ve been a full-time writer now for a year! Although I’ve been part-time writing … Continue reading
So yesterday evening was the big day for LAMB school – the last day and the big onusthan (concert) for which everyone had been preparing for weeks. The kids all know that Borodin – Christmas – begins with this onusthan but someone forgot to tell the … Continue reading
It’s not just the Ford-Powell family who are packing up at the moment. Today is the last day for LAMB school too – though, admittedly, they are just ceasing for a few weeks for the Borodin (Christmas) and Nobo Borsho (New … Continue reading
If you tried to read the previous version of this post I apologise for the empty post you saw when you tried to read it. The internet has been impossible and I have spent literally hours and hours just trying … Continue reading