Monthly Archives: July 2017

John Lang: From Botany Bay to Bombay

John Lang was born in Sydney, a second generation Australian whose grandfather had been sent to the fledgling penal colony at Botany Bay for stealing a pair of spoons. He was educated partly at Cambridge and partly at other less … Continue reading

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Translated poetry: JUST FOR YOU, Nirmalendu Goon শুধু তোমার জন্য, নির্মলেন্দু গুণ

JUST FOR YOU My God knows, how often I have pulled back Just as I was about to touch you. My God knows, how often I have held my tongue Just as I was about to tell you of my … Continue reading

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