Prince Harry, the conversational gambit for Everyman’s dinner

by Rashmee

Posted on January 15, 2023


On Saturday night, we went to dinner with friends and talked about…Prince Harry. I didn’t …

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How Oxleas Woods became a ‘line in the sand’ for the environmental movement

by Rashmee

Posted on December 30, 2022


One can only hope that Oxleas Woods does not need, once again, to serve as …

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Is Oxleas Woods threatened all over again?

by Rashmee

Posted on December 29, 2022


A reader and friend who’s local to Oxleas Woods in southeast London says that there …

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Oxleas Woods: A still life in motion

by Rashmee

Posted on December 28, 2022


It’s coming up to the 30-year anniversary of Oxleas Woods’ dramatic reprieve. In July 1993, …

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Oxleas Woods hark back to an England that wasn’t England when it first existed

by Rashmee

Posted on December 27, 2022


There is a sobering aspect to wandering Oxleas Woods in southeast London as one year …

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Working the Santa shift at 35,000 feet

by Rashmee

Posted on December 17, 2022


The December issue of British Airways’ The Club magazine has a piece titled “Working …

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A sack of coal would have more chance of getting somewhere in UK than a human being

by Rashmee

Posted on December 12, 2022


If you’re a sack of coal you have more chance of getting somewhere in Britain …

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Britain’s culture clash has gone from Brexit wars to Megxit skirmishes

by Rashmee

Posted on December 11, 2022


They’re not the same, of course, and Megxit doesn’t matter in the way Brexit does …

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Word from Downing Street: All’s well except ‘the country falling apart’

by Rashmee

Posted on December 9, 2022


We owe it to Politico’s London Playbook to give us some choice festive treats from …

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Decolonisation of the mind: Lessons from 21st century Britain

by Rashmee

Posted on December 7, 2022 / The Times of India


The need to de-colonise — and by implication, de-racialise — is increasing on Britain’s mind …

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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