Truss, who lost longevity battle to a lettuce, is on comeback trail through Washington, DC?

by Rashmee

Posted on January 31, 2023


Hats off to Politico, which has a killer piece from Washington, D.C. about Liz Truss’s …

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100 hours to his 100-day mark, Rishi Sunak lost a second cabinet minister

by Rashmee

Posted on January 30, 2023


Nearly a hundred hours before Rishi Sunak marks 100 days in the prime minister’s office, …

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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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AI magic: Turner painting of a 21st century Greenwich neighbourhood

by Rashmee

Posted on January 14, 2023


Using Dall-E 2, an AI image-generation tool, I created a Turner painting of an ordinary …

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Ightham Mote, one of Kent’s 21 unpronounceable places

by Rashmee

Posted on December 31, 2022


As the old year extinguished itself, the nature trail through ye olde England in the …

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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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What do FDR’s Four Freedoms mean today? A valid question BBC’s Reith Lectures didn’t answer

by Rashmee

Posted on December 21, 2022


As a dedicated listener of the Reith Lectures, the BBC’s annual mind-expanding series named …

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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