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The Council of Dogs

The barn was crowded that evening. All the dogs bar the young and infirm had responded to the call for the council meeting. It was a momentous occasion and they all knew it. Just one thing on the agenda and … Continue reading

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Joy Bangla: Celebrating Victory Day at LAMB

The 16th December is very important for the estimated 240 million Bangladeshis across the world. In Bangladesh itself it is celebrated with great enjoyment. Unlike Ekushe February, which has serious overtones because of the martyrdom of students for the sake … Continue reading

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Acid Survivors Foundation

Over the next few days I hope to put up posts about a few charity organisations which have either touched me recently with their work or involve people I know – or both! Like this one. Acid Survivors Foundation In … Continue reading

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Naked Teaching and Maintaining a Reputation

Yeah, I had fun coming up with this title – can you tell? Those who know me personally may well be doing a ‘face-palm’ and thinking ‘oh no, what has he started doing now?’ There are two meanings to ‘naked’ … Continue reading

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Review: A Golden Age – Bangladesh Brought to Life

This is not a new book, in fact it was published in 2007. Nor is it the author’s only book. Tahmima Anam has written a sequel The Good Muslim which I have yet to read. She’s four years younger than … Continue reading

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