What does Danish pastry have to do with Finlandisation?
Posted on February 10, 2022
If you go to Denmark, don’t ask for Danish pastry. If you go to India, …Read More
Journalists are comically attached to linear narratives even when trying to wake up in 2041
Posted on November 29, 2021
Journalism is a very different profession from writing fiction (as I have learnt, slowly, painfully, …Read More
The Impressionist painter and her husband
Posted on June 13, 2021
/ TRAVELS IN MY MIND Until recently, I knew almost nothing about Berthe Morisot. The …Read More
The pandemic and the clothes on our backs
Posted on May 6, 2021
/IT’S THE BUSINESS What are you wearing as you read this and how long do …Read More
Why isn’t Switzerland a more equal country?
Posted on March 4, 2021
/IT’S THE BUSINESS Here’s a conundrum: Why isn’t Switzerland progressively closing its wealth gap? The …Read More
George Shultz and the essential Dutch art of doing nothing
Posted on February 27, 2021
/ FAITH, HOPE… By pure coincidence, I received an email from Blackwell’s, the legendary 19th …Read More
Is that a nargisi kofta you’re chowing down with your pint?
Posted on December 17, 2020
Coronavirus restrictions in England sent sales of a humble, often unregarded pub snack soaring. Across …Read More
South Korea’s wannabe president wins support for universal basic income plan
Posted on October 15, 2020
It is a platitude that the pandemic has been a game-changer. It is a banality …Read More
Dreaming of Sitopia in Britain
Posted on August 31, 2020
BBC Radio 4 has aired one of the more unusual – and inspiring – food …Read More
Joe & the Juice: A Danish model for a post-pandemic world?
Posted on August 2, 2020
Back in October, when no one (other than epidemiologists) was worrying about a global pandemic …Read More
Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK