‘Port au Prince’s problem is Port au Prince?’ D’accord, say French

by Rashmee

Posted on January 30, 2014


Some have expressed surprise at Haiti’s finance minister, Wilson Laleau’s frank lament in my …

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Meerut: Is agriculture the only culture in so old and historic an Indian city?

by Rashmee

Posted on January 27, 2014


In Meerut, someone once said with acid humour but not a great deal of originality, …

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The Burns Blessing for Port au Prince, Haiti: fare thee weel awhile

by Rashmee

Posted on January 25, 2014


Some hae meat and canna eat, And some wad eat that want it; But we …

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Atlanta, the old ‘New South’, & its mayor have a soft touch, hard head

by Rashmee

Posted on January 23, 2014


Mayor Kasim Reed’s rather full face beams at you, moon-like and round, at Atlanta’s entry …

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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