#IndianWomen: Life and love like Hindi film, #IshkqInParis

by Rashmee

Posted on May 26, 2013


It’s been ages since I saw a film (Lincoln was the last and that was …

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Sos Lay smells strong – be it Levantine or #HaitianCreole

by Rashmee

Posted on May 25, 2013


John Kerry’s turkey shwarma got me thinking about the food of the Levant, which naturally …

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John Kerry takes a turkey shwarma & sides in Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

by Rashmee

Posted on May 24, 2013


Finally, a US secretary of state with diplomatic skills so subtle they go almost unnoticed?…

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FBI shoots dead Orlando Chechen; Woolwich attackers shot but still alive

by Rashmee

Posted on May 23, 2013


Wider than the Atlantic Ocean. Deeper than the cultural underpinnings of different ways to spell …

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Not rotten to the core: Apple Inc and the Double Irish

by Rashmee

Posted on May 22, 2013


As the European Union (EU) discusses tax evasion today (evasion is illegal, avoidance is not), …

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If in Haiti,don’t ring +237 to buy pup: Crookeder than a dog’s hind leg

by Rashmee

Posted on May 21, 2013


Searching for a small-breed puppy to buy in Haiti, I stumbled across this website, which …

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#Myanmar leader isn’t Obama’s best friend; just his best bet

by Rashmee

Posted on May 20, 2013


Here’s the opening line of a Reuters report on America’s cosying up to Myanmar: …

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Housekeeping in #HaitianCreole: Zabuka ak pwa hummus

by Rashmee

Posted on May 19, 2013


As we looked forward to a Sunday evening treat – seeing a couple of friends …

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#IndianWomen – and others. Above the snow line?

by Rashmee

Posted on May 18, 2013


There are two ways to respond to the media fuss over Saudi woman, Raha Muharraq’s …

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Haiti is exuberant ahead of flag day, right down to the eyeshadow

by Rashmee

Posted on May 17, 2013


On our way back down the mountains to the Haitian capital Port au Prince, we …

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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