Tag Archives: dhaka

And what is Ijtema?

Mr Forhad is tilting his head and gently brushing one hand with the other. He’s worried. I’m not, I have [...]

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Foucault and Yunus

A man reaches into a tin of condensed milk and scoops a gooey dose into a small glass cup of [...]

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Rewind: Centre 21 – Wednesday Jan 13

In a small tin shed at Khorkhiri, Rajshahi, the women are wearing heavier shawls today as I watch them do [...]

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Wandering in Gulshan – Fri 22 Jan

I need a walk and head for Gulshan, round the lake, past the local man suckling his cows, training an [...]

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The End of Basic Training

I’m saying goodbyes, my work here is done. The 26 questions of the training course and my endless rounds of [...]

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Fast Forward – Alone in Dhaka – Fri 15 Jan

The muezzin, dogs and chickens wake me at my hotel and I try to catch yesterday before the tide of [...]

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Are you liking the Bee Gees? Mon 11 Jan

A duck sits in the middle of a pond.  A drake approaches the duck and slides a little clumsily into [...]

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  • Photograph of Aknorm: click for her story
    Aknorm, duck eggs and microfinance, Siem Reap, 2008.