English is devilishly hard: If teachers taught, why didn’t preachers praught?

by Rashmee

Posted on April 20, 2015


English is really devilishly hard – for foreign learners, not to speak native ones as …

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The 19th century invented the future. The 21st century has destroyed it

by Rashmee

Posted on April 15, 2015


The 19th century invented the future. In a manner of speaking. The 21st…

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London’s doll landscapes that speak to the inner child in all of us

by Rashmee

Posted on April 11, 2015


Today is the last day of the Miniaturesque exhibition in London and I, for one, …

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Sheltering on the night bus is the kind of journalism that makes you want to cry

by Rashmee

Posted on April 8, 2015


Damien Zane’s BBC feature ‘Sheltering on the night bus’ is one of those rare pieces …

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Muslim and Christians will be at level pegging globally by 2050. So?

by Rashmee

Posted on April 6, 2015


Is the West Ready for More Muslims? asks Christopher Flavelle  on Bloomberg View.  He quotes …

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Iran deal: Now two rival petro-states run by mirror-image theocracies?

by Rashmee

Posted on April 4, 2015


What does the deal with Iran really mean? Over at Quartz, Bobby Ghosh says “the …

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New digital information age has set us back 500 yrs, to town square rumour

by Rashmee

Posted on March 27, 2015


In October 2013, Katherine Viner, who’s been appointed The Guardian’s new chief editor, described the …

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Mark Twain & Miss Lou underline that other point of view about Chetan Bhagat

by Rashmee

Posted on March 22, 2015


Harshit Agarwal @Harshit248 tweeted in response to yesterday’s blog: “Are you saying that chetan …

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English didn’t ruin Indian literature & Chetan Bhagat is our ‘Creole’ success

by Rashmee

Posted on March 21, 2015


Everyone’s raving about Aatish Taseer’s New York Times piece titled ‘How English ruined Indian literature’.…

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Creole diplomacy: ‘We glad yu cum visit. Nuff respect and walk good’

by Rashmee

Posted on March 20, 2015


“Korea and Jamaica a frien from long long time,” says the South Korean charge to …

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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