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My second attempt at a podcast. Before launching into continuing my series on controversial subjects, I want to make an appeal on behalf of my daughter. Here’s the podcast but for those of you who prefer to read (quickly) I’ve … Continue reading
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