Tag Archives: Pakistan

Travels in Afghanistan (2) ~ Mary Smith

Reblogged from Mary Smith’s Place: Cocooned in my black nylon, slithery, stifling burqa I retreated into a review – it was certainly not planning – of what had brought me here. Adult life had begun in a dull, but safe … Continue reading

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Sibi Mela, Pakistan ~ Mary Smith

Reblogged from Mary Smith’s Place: Here in Scotland we are in the middle of the agricultural show season. The Royal Highland Show, the flagship event of the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland, starts things off in June when … Continue reading

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Turtle watching – Mary Smith

Reblogged from Mary Smith’s Place: “Come quietly,” hissed the man with the flashlight. It was one o’clock on a moonless night and as we stumbled after him in the dark our feet sank in soft sand. The sight of the … Continue reading

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Messing about on boats – Pakistan style – Mary Smith

Reblogged from Mary Smith: Messing about on boats has never been my thing and when I went to work in a leprosy hospital in Pakistan sailing was not something in which I expected to participate. Karachi-ites, however, are proud of … Continue reading

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Fiza Pathan interviews Mary Smith

Reblogged from insaneowl: Fiza Pathan, author of Nirmala:The Mud Blossom, interviews Mary Smith… author of No More Mulberries and Drunk Chickens… An instructive, educative, and revealing interview with Author, Poet, Journalist and Blogger: Mary Smith. FP: You describe yourself as an … Continue reading

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Replay – Drunk chickens, by guest author, Mary Smith

I was very glad to hand over the blog to writer Mary Smith. Mary had just released a new book, “Dumfries Through Time” in collaboration with landscape photographer, Allan Devlin.  However, it was the title of her book, “Drunk chickens … Continue reading

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