The Impressionist painter and her husband

by Rashmee

Posted on June 13, 2021


/ TRAVELS IN MY MIND Until recently, I knew almost nothing about Berthe Morisot. The …

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Carrie Symonds made an honest man of Boris Johnson

by Rashmee

Posted on May 30, 2021


/ TRAVELS IN MY MIND On Bank Holiday weekend, Britain woke to the news that …

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You can change the world, one dictionary entry at a time

by Rashmee

Posted on May 20, 2021


/ LANGUAGE Maria Beatrice Giovanardi is proof that words matter and we can change the …

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I wouldn’t want to be a white male writer right now

by Rashmee

Posted on May 16, 2021


/ TRAVELS IN MY MIND Today’s my birthday so I’m going to offer up a …

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‘Women should actively work to take up more space’

by Rashmee

Posted on May 12, 2021


/ TAKE UP ONE IDEA The other day I heard bestselling American crime writer Sara …

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Iran and that Renaissance idea, ‘no means yes’

by Rashmee

Posted on May 9, 2021


/ TRAVELS IN MY MIND Iran is having a moment around the ‘no means yes’ …

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The Brothers of Italy are led by a sister, but their politics is still the same

by Rashmee

Posted on May 7, 2021


/ LANGUAGE Can we really, with a straight face, talk about women as bringing a …

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#Sofagate: Even at the highest levels of power, women face sexism

by Rashmee

Posted on April 13, 2021 / The National


There is a startling pattern to the stories told by women in public life. They …

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AI, the tank and the ‘blitzkrieg’ concept: The US needs to think in a whole new way

by Rashmee

Posted on April 10, 2021


/ FAITH, HOPE… Can America think asymmetrically in the struggle with China? It’s a pressing …

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Ankara chairs and the business of ‘protocol machismo’

by Rashmee

Posted on April 8, 2021


/IT’S THE BUSINESS Heard the one about European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen and …

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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