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The Lone Jigsaw Piece

Dedicated to KP who inspired this allegory. Conversations after ‘Missionary Midnight’ are always the best. Once there was a box of jigsaw pieces which sat on  the Dining Table. The pieces were very happy together even though they were all … Continue reading

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A Christmas Carol? Ghostly Tales for the Season – Part III

A Cynical ‘spirit’ I hope you all enjoyed yesterday’s post and that some of you learned a little bit about Bangla life and culture in the process. Today we finally reach the incident which sparked off this whole mini-series in … Continue reading

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Never Trust Doctors – part III

Here is the final part to my tale of woe. It’s not short so, get a hot drink, find a comfy chair, mentally prepare yourself for the horror story that is to unfold. For the deeply nervous among you, I’ll … Continue reading

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A Santali educational story

This is a Santal story I have translated as part of my studies into the tribal language of the area. The story comes from a children’s school text book which I have worked through over the course of a year. … Continue reading

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