Tag Archives: women

Fear, Friendship and the Art of Praying

I stepped into the room of the Guest house at LAMB and I could feel fear rising in my throat. There must have been twenty or so people there and most of them I knew well, yet I was extremely … Continue reading

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Minipost 17 – The ways people get here baffle me…

If you are a non-blogger who just happens to have come across this blog please put your email address in the box to the side and click “Sign me up”. More than half my followers are fellow bloggers which is … Continue reading

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Britain to Bangladesh – the people you meet on journeys

I looked out of the window and saw that it was raining. “Brilliant,” I thought “just what I need.” I’d managed three weeks in the UK in, quite frankly, stupidly cold weather and yet avoided the rain when it had … Continue reading

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Minipost 11b – Bangladeshi Fashion – part III

Please don’t think my previous posts on Bangladeshi women’s fashion were meant in any way to be derogatory or critical. Far from it. There is no doubting there are grave dangers for women working with fires that can easily catch … Continue reading

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Minipost 11 – Bangladeshi Fashion

I am no expert about women’s preferences in clothes. I don’t really get the whole ‘men’s clothes’ thing. But I know that whilst men in Bangladeshi pretty much dress the same as men in the West, women here wear very … Continue reading

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