The California story

by Rashmee

Posted on September 15, 2021


The funny thing about California’s recall election is its sad build-up. There were occasional mentions …

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5 indicators of what the US is, or more crucially, isn’t

by Rashmee

Posted on September 13, 2021


In all the coverage of the 20th anniversary of 9/11, little attention has been paid …

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Had it been Brexit in 2005, there would have been no ‘British’ success at the US Open

by Rashmee

Posted on September 12, 2021


Britain is celebrating Emma Raducanu’s stunning success as “the first British woman to win a …

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A visit to Margate, Turner’s delight

by Rashmee

Posted on September 11, 2021


A restless sea, a changing sky and lambent light. There are historical records for Margate …

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The original ‘Roe baby’

by Rashmee

Posted on September 10, 2021


The Atlantic magazine has featured the baby at the centre of the Roe v Wade …

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A book to really explain the war on terror?

by Rashmee

Posted on September 9, 2021


I’ve been writing a piece on the book that really could explain the war on …

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As Mrs Merkel prepares to exit, the old debate continues: do women make better leaders?

by Rashmee

Posted on September 7, 2021


As German chancellor Angela Merkel prepares to step down, it’s worth remembering the understated nature …

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Did you know about the £5,000 handbags and their rationing?

by Rashmee

Posted on September 6, 2021


A friend just told me that a luxury brand, which shall remain nameless, has had …

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The Republican Party has serious life and death issues

by Rashmee

Posted on September 5, 2021


At last, some reporting on how the Texas law, which effectively bans most abortions, will …

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A Brexit Christmas?

by Rashmee

Posted on September 4, 2021


I know it’s a bit early to be thinking about Christmas, but it’s hard not …

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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