Two years of Prime Minister Boris Johnson

by Rashmee

Posted on July 23, 2021


On July 24, Boris Johnson marks two years as prime minister, with the verdict of …

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The pandemic was a force of nature. Britain’s pingdemic is a farce of human nature

by Rashmee

Posted on July 19, 2021


/ BLIMEY BLIGHTY Britain is dealing with a pingdemic with an app advising people with …

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‘When you win, you’re English; when you lose, you’re Black’. Sad but true, not just for Britain

by Rashmee

Posted on July 12, 2021


/ BLIMEY BLIGHTY So, Italy and England faced off for the Euro Cup and England …

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Whether or not football’s coming home, there’s a limit to sport’s transformative power

by Rashmee

Posted on July 10, 2021


/ FAITH, HOPE… Ahead of the England-Italy play-off in the Uefa European championship, it’s striking …

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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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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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It’s not quite true that Biden gave Boris a bespoke bike and got a framed Wikipedia photo in return

by Rashmee

Posted on June 14, 2021


/ BLIMEY BLIGHTY Britain may be much poorer for Brexit but it’s not so broke …

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Boris and that ‘special relationship’

by Rashmee

Posted on June 11, 2021


/ LANGUAGE Boris Johnson, it turns out, isn’t overly fond of the phrase “special relationship”.…

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The Churchill Factor

by Rashmee

Posted on June 10, 2021


/IT’S THE BUSINESS Seven years ago, Boris Johnson published ‘The Churchill Factor’, a book that …

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Boris Johnson and that honeymoon

by Rashmee

Posted on June 7, 2021


Sometimes, it’s hard for a newly married prime minister to feel the love / BLIMEY …

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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