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Tag Archives: society
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
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
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
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