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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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American Gods by Neil Gaiman My rating: 4 of 5 stars I have always wanted to read some Neil Gaiman by himself after reading the brilliantly funny ‘Good Omens’ he wrote with Terry Pratchett eleven years before ‘American Gods’. Prior that this I’d only associated Gaiman with comic books (‘Sandman’ specifically) and, in later years, […]
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Tag Archives: shalwar kameeze
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Please don’t think my previous posts on Bangladeshi women’s fashion were meant in any way to be derogatory or critical. Far from it. There is no doubting there are grave dangers for women working with fires that can easily catch … Continue reading
So, last week I talked a little about the kind of fashion women wear in Bangladesh and why. The young, unmarried wear shalwar kameezes and the married, older women wear saris. Working women – particularly in the garment and … Continue reading