Matt Hancock, Gina Coladangelo and the Oliver Bonas beanie from the station shop

by Rashmee

Posted on June 28, 2021


/ BLIMEY BLIGHTY A “crystal embellished pom beanie hat” was my first purchase at Oliver …

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How much is enough to feel wealthy?

by Rashmee

Posted on June 27, 2021


/ TRAVELS IN MY MIND Bloomberg recently had one of the smartest pieces of analysis …

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Look at Miami and see our collective future?

by Rashmee

Posted on June 26, 2021


Half-asleep, I heard them say on the radio that a 12-storey building had partially collapsed …

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It’s no good Twitter and Facebook serving as an ad hoc international court

by Rashmee

Posted on June 25, 2021


/ LANGUAGE In January, Twitter banned the account of Donald Trump after tweets allegedly inciting …

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Jamsetji Tata’s social impact makes him the most generous person in the world

by Rashmee

Posted on June 24, 2021


/IT’S THE BUSINESS The most generous person in the world, according to a new report, …

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What’s the point of the Nobel Peace Prize now?

by Rashmee

Posted on June 23, 2021


/ TAKE UP ONE IDEA Does the Nobel Peace Prize matter any longer? To the …

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John Bercow has a Damascene moment; Boris Johnson has an issue with Teflon

by Rashmee

Posted on June 21, 2021


/ BLIMEY BLIGHTY Former House of Commons Speaker John Bercow, a long-time member of the …

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Haiti earns yet another grim distinction: not a single person vaccinated

by Rashmee

Posted on June 20, 2021


/ TRAVELS IN MY MIND I only recently learned that Haiti is the only country …

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The server-less restaurant: An idea whose time has come?

by Rashmee

Posted on June 19, 2021


/ FAITH, HOPE… American restaurants are facing an acute shortage of restaurant staff but they …

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4 reasons to believe America may be in better political shape than we think

by Rashmee

Posted on June 18, 2021


/ LANGUAGE In his final column (June 17), The New York Times’s departing long-time columnist …

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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