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Fireworks in Kolkata

Looking back on my posts from last year I see I had great plans (or, plans, at least) for a programme of increasing the pace of my study of Bengali.

But, as with the best-laid plans of mice and men, my study schedule went awry, though not entirely.

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More reading in 2011

Once upon a time I read a lot, positively devouring fiction.

As a result I have a residual memory that tries to tell me I’m still a big reader, even these days, when there’s no denying that – between work, home, family and blogging (!!) – it’s harder to find time to read than it used to be.

I’ve just updated my Reading page and, totting up the books I read last year, see 2010’s final score comes to 19. Continue reading