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A Year On

It’s almost a year on from when I, Wifey, Thing I and Thing II left Bangladesh and returned to the land of our birth, England. We knew it was going to be tough. Thing II could barely remember what it was like to live in … Continue reading

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If you were born between the 50s – 80s congratulations – You made it!

“the road to hell is lined not just with good intentions but with health and safety laws too…” Do watch the video I’ve linked below. It’s a little cheesy and (forgive me, my US friends) a little too American in its … Continue reading

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Lifting the Veil: Behind the UK debate to ban Muslim veils

Long rant warning. I’m about to upset a lot of people. All Muslims are terrorists. Muslim women who insist on wearing veils in the UK are disrespecting our culture and clearly have something to hide. If we showed the same kind … Continue reading

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Introducing…miniposts to kenthinksaloud

To say thank you to those of you who have subscribed to  (‘follow’) this blog I have decided to try out a new ‘minipost’ idea where I will write, midweek, a shorter post (500 words or less) that will be … Continue reading

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