A ‘can’t do spirit’ might be America’s biggest problem

by Rashmee

Posted on February 20, 2021


/FAITH, HOPE… Change readiness is a survival skill, a core competence, for countries as much as businesses. It rests on faith and hope, a willingness to see possibilities in new situations. As its response to the problems in Texas have shown, America is not change ready and doesn’t even seem to realise it should be. … Continue reading “A ‘can’t do spirit’ might be America’s biggest problem”

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Myanmar’s democracy was always a bit of an aspiration. Now, we don’t have even that

by Rashmee

Posted on February 13, 2021


/FAITH, HOPE… A fortnight after the military coup in Myanmar, the dismal truth is how little hope there is for a return to normal order. That’s because the normal order for Myanmar would be a managed democracy or at least, a quasi-democracy. And that doesn’t seem to have pleased anyone. Not the country’s powerful army, … Continue reading “Myanmar’s democracy was always a bit of an aspiration. Now, we don’t have even that”

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‘The Dig’ captures a lyrical thing…Edith Pretty’s faith, hope and charity

by Rashmee

Posted on February 6, 2021


/ FAITH, HOPE… In the Before Times, when we could go to the British Museum and gawk at the Rosetta Stone and the Sphinx of Taharqa, chances were we would also take in the Sutton Hoo burial ship, a permanent display. The pandemic has put paid to all of that. Thankfully,  ‘The Dig’, a new … Continue reading “‘The Dig’ captures a lyrical thing…Edith Pretty’s faith, hope and charity”

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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