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Anouncement: Mad dogs on the loose!

Long-term readers of this blog will have followed my exploits in Bangladesh for many, many years. Now you can buy the book! I am very pleased to announce that my forthcoming new book ‘Mad Dogs & Englishmen…’ is coming very forth indeed. … Continue reading

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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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Return to Bangladesh

We leave the house at 9:20 am with some trepidation it must be said.  The two Things cope with the goodbyes stoically. No tears. No tantrums. This is a done deal that their parents are going back to the heartland, back to … Continue reading

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Going Home

Over Christmas I finished a big project for a client which saw quite a lot of money come in from my writing. Normally I would have banked this and added to the pot from which I draw a monthly wages … Continue reading

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Guest Post: 4 things I underestimated about china – Justin Light (Inky n the Brain)

A month ago I had the pleasure of guest-posting on Inky n the Brain run by a very nice chap called Justin. Today it’s Justin’s time to return the favour. Justin’s site is about practical positivity and motivation which is … Continue reading

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