The ‘cloud car’ of Adams Morgan, Washington, D.C.

by Rashmee

Posted on October 1, 2021


At 08:37 one weekday morning, we got to see the “cloud car” of Adams Morgan, …

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#CHfuturescapelondon is fantastic – as a video game – not as a brave new world

by Rashmee

Posted on April 18, 2021


/ TRAVELS IN MY MIND I’ve often thought that Aldous Huxley would’ve been a good …

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As Paris pact turns five, climate change is the new cold war

by Rashmee

Posted on December 7, 2020


  This is the week the Paris Climate Agreement marks its fifth birthday. December 12 …

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Ai Weiwei’s ‘History of Bombs’ makes an interesting point 75 years after Hiroshima

by Rashmee

Posted on August 4, 2020


This is the right week to be considering the great wrongs done by bombs. Small …

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75 years after Hiroshima and Nagasaki, a novel about the crack that joins broken objects to their past

by Rashmee

Posted on August 3, 2020


  In August 1946, a year after an American B-29 bomber dropped the world’s first …

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London reopens for business - but Covent Garden remains largely silent

by Rashmee

Posted on June 18, 2020


On Day Two of the great reopening of England’s economy a dead iPhone and an …

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Bubbles, air bridges, green lanes: Travel in a post-pandemic world

by Rashmee

Posted on June 6, 2020 / The Focus


It is a truism that the pandemic will change travel. How we travel, of course, …

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The world watches America aflame and stands together under a common cause

by Rashmee

Posted on June 1, 2020 / The Focus


In Germany, a Bundesliga football player “took the knee” to show solidarity with George Floyd, …

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‘Sell city, buy country’? The pandemic won’t empty London, NYC

by Rashmee

Posted on May 14, 2020


Some very clever people are writing off cities. Not altogether, but quite substantially. Consider a …

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O brave new world. It’s the week it opens the door and gingerly peers out

by Rashmee

Posted on May 10, 2020


This is the week the world tries to recover its nerve even though we remain …

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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