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Sundarbans Trip – Part 2

The following morning (18th March) our guide team took us ashore to explore the area around Katka beach, the site where we had seen so many deer the previous morning.  In this part of the forest we were able to … Continue reading

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Sundarbans Trip – Part 1

  Our trip to the Sundarbans with Guide Tours Ltd. began with a bus journey to Khulna. Travelling alongside several families with children we had all packed in a ‘minimalist’ fashion though our efforts momentarily lapsed as carrier bags of … Continue reading

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There are things to be said about taking things slowly

Many of us struggle to manage our time.  We are busy being busy or thinking about the very fact that we are busy. If we aren’t busy we are worried that we are not busy and so it goes on … Continue reading

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Happiness in Dhaka – The Second Most Unlivable City in the World

Dhaka has once again topped the polls as one of the worst cities to live worldwide, second only to a war torn Syria (according to the Economist Intelligence Unit report of 2015).  For foreigners living in Bangladesh placements here have … Continue reading

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Friendships

Recently I have been thinking a lot about friends and relationships.  My own ties are now a mish mash of connections with people in Bangladesh, those back home or elsewhere overseas. Managing friendships isn’t always easy here in Dhaka.  For … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Christmas

Christmas is always a funny time of year in Bangladesh.  Come December there are always feelings that come hand in hand with Christmas Day itself and those which relate more to the end of the year and the passing of … Continue reading

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Happiness in chaos – Life as a working Mum in Bangladesh!

A few weeks ago I became a working Mum……. Until work came along I had been a full-time Mum rarely leaving my daughter unattended.  I was very indulgent in my time with her – exploring this new little person that … Continue reading

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