Tag Archives: Santals

When the Swedish Blonde walked into my life

Men in their 40s traditionally are known for their ‘midlife crisis’ and start doing strange things. When I grew up it was the ‘Benny Hill’ mentality that they became ‘dirty old men’ who would lust after barely legal blonde and … Continue reading

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Welcome to LAMB School, Bangladesh

This post serves as an introduction to some forthcoming posts written out of interviews I had with former students of mine from the school in Bangladesh where I’ve worked, one way or another, for six years (and counting). I thought … Continue reading

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The Top and bottom of it – in case you missed these…

Kenthinksaloud has seen amazing growth since February (nearly tripling in followers) this year and many, many bloggers, in particular, have joined in just the last couple of months. If you are like me, you tend to join a blog and … Continue reading

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A Santali educational story

This is a Santal story I have translated as part of my studies into the tribal language of the area. The story comes from a children’s school text book which I have worked through over the course of a year. … Continue reading

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A Santal Birthday Party

One of our delights, when having a day off, is to make a visit to the village of our Santal friends. We walk out of the LAMB gates, down the road and then walk along the railway lines for about … Continue reading

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