Unknown knowns: The lack of clarity on Grexit and eurozone policy

by Rashmee

Posted on May 10, 2015


The language of common sense is not about whether you speak English or French. This …

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Unknown knowns: Rishi Sunak, MP, & Richmond’s many words for ‘racism’

by Rashmee

Posted on May 9, 2015


Somewhat unnoticed in the hubbub of the British election, has been the Conservative Party’s sincere …

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Unknown knowns: Bloomberg’s Cameron vote had many dying metaphors

by Rashmee

Posted on May 8, 2015


One day after the British election and I can’t help but recall Michael Bloomberg’s championship …

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Unknown knowns: UKIP’s Nigel Farage ‘confidence & supply’ a con?

by Rashmee

Posted on May 6, 2015


One day to the British election and here’s a simply marvelous (and what’s more, new) …

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Unknown knowns: Does Emoji’s popularity mean it’s the new English?

by Rashmee

Posted on May 5, 2015


Who would’ve thought it but apparently Emoji, the small icons used to express emotion electronically, …

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Unknown knowns: Kate Middleton’s ‘medical advisors’ aren’t doctors?

by Rashmee

Posted on May 3, 2015


As someone who’s made her living with words for years, I feel particularly moved to …

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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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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK