John Bercow has a Damascene moment; Boris Johnson has an issue with Teflon

by Rashmee

Posted on June 21, 2021


/ BLIMEY BLIGHTY Former House of Commons Speaker John Bercow, a long-time member of the …

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Can the ‘Cornwall consensus’ last, even half as long as the Washington one?

by Rashmee

Posted on June 17, 2021


/IT’S THE BUSINESS The “Washington consensus”, a clutch of free market ideas, lasted …

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Boris and that ‘special relationship’

by Rashmee

Posted on June 11, 2021


/ LANGUAGE Boris Johnson, it turns out, isn’t overly fond of the phrase “special relationship”.…

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The Churchill Factor

by Rashmee

Posted on June 10, 2021


/IT’S THE BUSINESS Seven years ago, Boris Johnson published ‘The Churchill Factor’, a book that …

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G7’s global corporate tax pitch is both practical and principled

by Rashmee

Posted on June 8, 2021 / The National


International summits can sometimes be dull and formulaic, but there is a decided buzz about …

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Boris Johnson and that honeymoon

by Rashmee

Posted on June 7, 2021


Sometimes, it’s hard for a newly married prime minister to feel the love / BLIMEY …

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Truckers, bankers and others are Brexit-ing. It matters

by Rashmee

Posted on May 31, 2021


/ BLIMEY BLIGHTY It recently emerged that British logistics and trucking companies are starting to …

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Swexit isn’t a word but it should be

by Rashmee

Posted on May 24, 2021


/ BLIMEY BLIGHTY Swexit sounds a whole lot more exciting than Brexit but it isn’t …

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What’s a cautious hug? It depends on where in Britain you are

by Rashmee

Posted on May 17, 2021


/ BLIMEY BLIGHTY From today, May 17, Covid-19 rules across Britain will be a patchwork …

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Voters reward Boris but what about the fog of Brexit Newspeak?

by Rashmee

Posted on May 14, 2021


/ LANGUAGE The May 6 elections in England showed something interesting. People want to be …

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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