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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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Yeah, I had fun coming up with this title – can you tell? Those who know me personally may well be doing a ‘face-palm’ and thinking ‘oh no, what has he started doing now?’ There are two meanings to ‘naked’ … Continue reading
This post serves as an introduction to some forthcoming posts written out of interviews I had with former students of mine from the school in Bangladesh where I’ve worked, one way or another, for six years (and counting). I thought … Continue reading
I stepped into the room of the Guest house at LAMB and I could feel fear rising in my throat. There must have been twenty or so people there and most of them I knew well, yet I was extremely … Continue reading
My blog is now very nearly one year old! To celebrate, over the next two weeks I am re-publishing two of my very oldest posts from the site I used to use before it crashed and I moved over to … Continue reading