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Return to Darjeeling – The mystery and magic of Time

All photos in this article post were taken by my son who retains copyright except where otherwise stated. A suitably dramatic title, I hope you appreciate, that could have come straight out of a 1940s science fiction comic – and … Continue reading

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Published: Dinner not Going to be Cheap Anytime Soon

This post is well worth reading to understand more about the price hike problems people are facing in Bangladesh. This is something our friends around LAMB (most of them poor) are facing every day. Even I’ve noticed how much harder … Continue reading

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Minipost 19 – Movies and Censorship

I love horror fiction. Not all – blood and guts bores me, can disgust me (just why invent such nasty things) and, at best, makes me laugh – sometimes tomato ketchup and latex looks just too silly. Horrors that are … Continue reading

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Minipost 18 – Why would you be a Journalist, Doctor or Teacher here?

Why do you do your job? A blogging friend recently posted about how he would never be a journalist in Bangladesh. I don’t blame him – it’s a very dangerous profession at the moment. A married journalist couple were stabbed … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Beast

“I can’t do this any longer” my son said in the darkness. “My bed’s just too wet now. I can’t find anywhere left that’s dry to sleep on.” I was already awake – as was my wife. We’d woken up … Continue reading

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