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NaNoWriMo – End of week 1: summary and thoughts

Well I’ve made it through the first week of NaNoWriMo and I’m feeling pretty pleased with myself! 15,000 words written so far and I’ve not missed a day of uploading the latest story to my writeoutloud blog (although it has … Continue reading

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Fundraising for Ria and an Asian night out!

On Monday night Wifey, Thing I and I headed down to a local Chinese restaurant – The Orchid Manor – in Whitehaven. This was not an ordinary night out however. This was a fundraising event for Ria and her campaign. The wonderful … Continue reading

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30 Final Days of Bangladesh – Day 18 – A Plethora of Farewells

Just a bit overwhelmed with the number of ‘goodbyes’ we’ve had over the last 48 hours with three of them just yesterday. I managed to miss a very important one from the day before so it’s time to catch up … Continue reading

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An Unusual Bangalee Evening

“Culture is the widening of the mind and of the spirit.” Jawaharlal Nehru Wifey and I like to take a little stroll around the walled-in grounds of LAMB’s compound where we live and work. Although we don’t eat as late as many … 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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