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Holidays, Sundarbans and catch ups

Well, I’m posting this a little early this week and missing out my usual minipost for midweek because tonight my family and I head off to the Sundarbans for a conference/Holiday. So, I thought I would just give a little … Continue reading

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Absence makes the heart grow fonder?

Over the last month my family and I have been travelling around the country, seeing friends and family, as well as giving presentations about Bangladesh and our work there. We have been blessed with wonderful hospitality from those who have … Continue reading

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Rafiq The Wallah

                This is Rafiq. Rafiq is one of the 400,000 Rickshaw wallahs cycling people to and fro in Dhaka. He is Muslim, lives in a village with his wife and two boys and … Continue reading

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Leaving on a JET plane

I’m writing this whilst up in the air on a plane toDelhi. Having been completely separated from my family because airlines don’t seem to think that families need to sit together, I’m squashed into ‘cattle class’ next to a Bangladeshi … Continue reading

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All the Raj – A trip to India – Part 2

It could only be the British who could have thought that building a city, not just on a mountain but up it as well, was a really good idea. But that is just what they did with Darjeeling. Of course, … Continue reading

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