Ready for Rishi’s report card? Reassuringly boring

by Rashmee

Posted on November 11, 2022


It’s coming up to Rishi Sunak’s three-week anniversary as Britain’s prime minister and it’s …

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The harm Brexit & its opportunistic cheerleaders have done will be felt for years

by Rashmee

Posted on October 31, 2022


If you want to understand the lunacy of Brexit, read Mandrake in ‘The New European’. …

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The parallels between ‘Britain Trump’ and the real American thing are overstated

by Rashmee

Posted on July 12, 2022


Remember when Donald Trump described Boris Johnson as “Britain Trump”? Quite apart from being ungrammatical, …

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Buxton Tories speak their minds about MPs who want to reverse the order and be PM

by Rashmee

Posted on July 11, 2022


I was reminded of how London-centred the British media is when the BBC’s weekend roundup …

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Boris boosterism and bluster won’t keep Brexit Britain’s reality hidden forever

by Rashmee

Posted on July 9, 2022


Boris Johnson’s premiership epitomised a change in tone and apparent temperament for Britain. In the …

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Boris remade Britain’s image as a mussy-haired wannabe with a slippery sense of propriety

by Rashmee

Posted on July 8, 2022


A columnist recently noted that “in the end, Boris Johnson’s government resembled a Ponzi scheme …

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‘Them’s the breaks’: Boris adopts an American accent

by Rashmee

Posted on July 7, 2022


When Boris Johnson said he would resign “the best job in the world” aka  prime …

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The G7 has returned to being a gentlemen’s club

by Rashmee

Posted on June 26, 2022


Today, leaders of some of the world’s biggest economies get together in the Bavarian Alps. …

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Britain’s local elections have national significance

by Rashmee

Posted on May 3, 2022


Fresh from helping organise a local elections hustings in my electoral ward, I can attest …

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Britain’s DIY-asylum for Ukrainian refugees has potential…and perils

by Rashmee

Posted on March 16, 2022


It was Keir Starmer’s Labour Party that called out the British government’s efforts on Ukrainian …

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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