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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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Tag Archives: Leaving home
Last week I wrote from the heart and shared a little of what I was feeling about being back in the UK (see here). I thought I was being restrained and for professional reasons, if nothing else, really didn’t let … Continue reading
Shubho Borodin! Merry Christmas to all my many friends in Bangladesh, Britain and all over the world. May this blog post find you all much blessed and loved on this day. While I’m glad we decided to spend our final Christmas … Continue reading
If you’ve been following these posts over the last 27 days then you’ll remember that Thing I has not been doing so well at clearing her room even after the barrels and suitcases left! It seems that letting her have friends round for a movie was … 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