Tag Archives: Pohela Boishakh

A busy Bangla month!

My goodness the last few weeks have been crazy! After the successful launch of my book ‘The Old Man on the Beach’, soaring to #1 on Amazon for Kindle books and to #31 for paperback books a few days later, … Continue reading

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Shubho Nobo Borsho 1421 – on missing Bangladesh

Yesterday was New Year’s Day in Bangladesh – Nobo Borsho as it is called. Shubho means lucky or happy so my title is literally Happy New Year! This is the traditional greeting for Bangladeshis around the world at this time. Of course, many don’t pay much … Continue reading

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Our Final Pohela Boishakh – Bangladesh Culture at its best

It’s been a few weeks since Bangladesh celebrated its new year but I wanted to give you a little photo tour of how we celebrated it at LAMB and also a little bit of the history behind the national celebration. It’s … Continue reading

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Minipost 6 – In the Land of the Blind, the one-eyed man is king…

  I’m delighted that over the last few days I’ve actually managed to unpack my books and, more importantly, my Tabla and Sitar. After six months in the UK and failing to purchase or borrow either (despite many attempts to … Continue reading

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