The pandemic was a force of nature. Britain’s pingdemic is a farce of human nature

by Rashmee

Posted on July 19, 2021


/ BLIMEY BLIGHTY Britain is dealing with a pingdemic with an app advising people with …

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‘When you win, you’re English; when you lose, you’re Black’. Sad but true, not just for Britain

by Rashmee

Posted on July 12, 2021


/ BLIMEY BLIGHTY So, Italy and England faced off for the Euro Cup and England …

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Matt Hancock, Gina Coladangelo and the Oliver Bonas beanie from the station shop

by Rashmee

Posted on June 28, 2021


/ BLIMEY BLIGHTY A “crystal embellished pom beanie hat” was my first purchase at Oliver …

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John Bercow has a Damascene moment; Boris Johnson has an issue with Teflon

by Rashmee

Posted on June 21, 2021


/ BLIMEY BLIGHTY Former House of Commons Speaker John Bercow, a long-time member of the …

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It’s not quite true that Biden gave Boris a bespoke bike and got a framed Wikipedia photo in return

by Rashmee

Posted on June 14, 2021


/ BLIMEY BLIGHTY Britain may be much poorer for Brexit but it’s not so broke …

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Boris Johnson and that honeymoon

by Rashmee

Posted on June 7, 2021


Sometimes, it’s hard for a newly married prime minister to feel the love / BLIMEY …

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Truckers, bankers and others are Brexit-ing. It matters

by Rashmee

Posted on May 31, 2021


/ BLIMEY BLIGHTY It recently emerged that British logistics and trucking companies are starting to …

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Carrie Symonds made an honest man of Boris Johnson

by Rashmee

Posted on May 30, 2021


/ TRAVELS IN MY MIND On Bank Holiday weekend, Britain woke to the news that …

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Swexit isn’t a word but it should be

by Rashmee

Posted on May 24, 2021


/ BLIMEY BLIGHTY Swexit sounds a whole lot more exciting than Brexit but it isn’t …

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What just happened in the English Channel is a throwback to an earlier age

by Rashmee

Posted on May 10, 2021


/ BLIMEY BLIGHTY I’m currently reading Laurent Binet’s ‘Civilisations’, an alternate history that has Christopher …

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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