Florida, here we come

by Rashmee

Posted on April 30, 2013


Off to Florida, one of the last frontiers to be ‘civilised’ in the US. Really …

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Haiti aiming to plant 1.2 million trees in a single day

by Rashmee

Posted on April 29, 2013 / Christian Science Monitor


The big dig is planned for May 1. It’s part of an ambitious government effort …

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Imperial circle? Bentinck’s babus to mark British exam papers

by Rashmee

Posted on April 29, 2013


  William Bentinck would probably have felt vindicated now that a major exam board is …

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Laura Marling: A sweet bird’s throat…can’t hope for sweeter note

by Rashmee

Posted on April 28, 2013


Listen to the tracks on Laura Marling’s new album ‘Once I was an Eagle’ and …

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Housekeeping in Haitian Creole XVIII – Squeaky clean, so to speak

by Rashmee

Posted on April 27, 2013


Learning a foreign language is all about the nuances of a foreign people’s thought-processes. What …

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Today’s news is tomorrow’s Winston

by Rashmee

Posted on April 26, 2013


News that Winston Churchill’s jowly, glowering face – sans the cigar – is to adorn …

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US immigration reform: Siblings have Skype, what need for a visa?

by Rashmee

Posted on April 25, 2013


Immigration reform is on the minds of many right now, and not just in the …

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Joe Biden’s discovery of the week: Terrorism meant to instil fear

by Rashmee

Posted on April 24, 2013


Here’s US vice-president Joe Biden’s discovery of the week: Terrorism is meant to instil fear.…

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News in the age of social media: Never wrong for long

by Rashmee

Posted on April 23, 2013


A tweet falsely emanating from Associated Press, the trusted news agency, sends the US stock …

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Myanmar: The Gold Rush in a gyia sarong

by Rashmee

Posted on April 22, 2013


As of today, Myanmar is officially the place to be, especially if you’re a European …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK