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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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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The server-less restaurant: An idea whose time has come?

by Rashmee

Posted on June 19, 2021


/ FAITH, HOPE… American restaurants are facing an acute shortage of restaurant staff but they …

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Can the ‘Cornwall consensus’ last, even half as long as the Washington one?

by Rashmee

Posted on June 17, 2021


/IT’S THE BUSINESS The “Washington consensus”, a clutch of free market ideas, lasted …

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Boris and that ‘special relationship’

by Rashmee

Posted on June 11, 2021


/ LANGUAGE Boris Johnson, it turns out, isn’t overly fond of the phrase “special relationship”.…

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The Churchill Factor

by Rashmee

Posted on June 10, 2021


/IT’S THE BUSINESS Seven years ago, Boris Johnson published ‘The Churchill Factor’, a book that …

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