The Knitting Ladies of Bhaktapur

Charity begins at home, apparently. I have now redefined the meaning of this cliché – I’d always assumed people who used it meant directing assistance to those on their home-turf, their own town or country. But the attitude and actions of one local businesswoman has crystallised for m
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Hamlet, alas: I knew him, Horatio

Last night (Thursday) I was transported to another world. Figuratively speaking, obviously, but in my head, in my heart, I was somewhere other-worldly, somewhere special, somewhere captivating. I’m talking of Hamlet. Honest-to-god, Shakespeare as it’s meant to be, simple, complex, abs
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Be More Yellow

This week marks a change in my life. My youngest child has just finished his last part-time week in Reception class, and goes full-time from Monday. That’s his 9-3 taken care of for the next 14 years then. Poor chap. Having said that, he’s so excited about being at school all day like
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