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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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As a few of you know, last month I began a new book project using the Patreon site. I’m publishing the first (official) drafts of my novel set in Bangladesh – ‘The Pukur’ – one chapter per month to subscribers (actually, you get two, shorter, chapters for each of the first two months). Subscription starts […]
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Tag Archives: poverty
What could you do with $2 per month? I carried out extensive research into this question (well…I asked a few friends on Facebook) and here’s my results. For $2 per month you could: possibly get a cheap lipstick or concealer (would … Continue reading
MakeWealthHistory has just published an excellent post this week about the loss or waste of food produced for human consumption. It dismays me to read that between 1/4 and a 1/3 of all food is lost or wasted. Those two … Continue reading
Today we got rid of some shelves and a rug. All our furniture has been ‘booked for buying’ by national friends and, little by little, people are coming to our house and taking the goods. I’m enjoying the space that’s … Continue reading
“An international panel of experts recently recommended that the developed countries allow 100% duty and quota free (DFQF) entry of products to their markets from least developed countries (LDCs), such as Bangladesh. As trade is the most viable vehicle to … Continue reading