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Naked Teaching and Maintaining a Reputation

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

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Welcome to LAMB School, Bangladesh

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

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Fear, Friendship and the Art of Praying

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

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Golden Oldie – Seven Things the British Should Know About Bangladesh

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

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Fighting Words

At 7:30 this morning the staff from LAMB school and hospital, admin, rehab and other departments, along with many of our children, gathered together in the grounds of LAMB. We marched, barefoot, around LAMB, outside the gates along the road … Continue reading

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