Tag Archives: Pakistan

A Crossroads for the future of Bangladesh

I’ve just put my wife on a train having said goodbye with a particularly heavy heart. I wouldn’t say we had a final farewell or anything, but we did part knowing that there is an element of risk both for … Continue reading

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Review: A Golden Age – Bangladesh Brought to Life

This is not a new book, in fact it was published in 2007. Nor is it the author’s only book. Tahmima Anam has written a sequel The Good Muslim which I have yet to read. She’s four years younger than … Continue reading

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Minipost 15 – An Excellent English Accent

I gave some talks last weekend while staying in Whitehaven. After one of them, this lovely old chap came up to me and shook me warmly by the hand. “Thank you so much for that excellent talk” he said with … Continue reading

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