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The positive energy of Bangladesh

So I’m back from my Bangladeshi adventures - and happy to be back with my kids and the care of family and friends.
Its amazing how many people have commiserated with me, not just about getting sick, but about getting sick in Bangladesh.  ”Not a country to get sick in”  they say as if I’d been [...]

Musings from a Dhaka hospital bed

So a funny thing happened to me while on a trip to Bangladesh. I got bitten by something. Something so small, I didn’t even notice at the time. My foot started swelling and after a few fevered days, I called a doctor who diagnosed cellulitis.
Cellulitis? Isn’t that some insignificant source of worry for western women - [...]

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Against the tide

South Asia Wired goes on air this week with two stories from Afghanistan and Bangladesh that go against the tide.

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Art in the line of fire

Shahidul Alam is elated – he’s won the battle, if not the war, with the authorities. In Bangladesh, that’s no mean feat.

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