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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Carrie Symonds made an honest man of Boris Johnson

by Rashmee

Posted on May 30, 2021


/ TRAVELS IN MY MIND On Bank Holiday weekend, Britain woke to the news that …

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What’s a cautious hug? It depends on where in Britain you are

by Rashmee

Posted on May 17, 2021


/ BLIMEY BLIGHTY From today, May 17, Covid-19 rules across Britain will be a patchwork …

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Voters reward Boris but what about the fog of Brexit Newspeak?

by Rashmee

Posted on May 14, 2021


/ LANGUAGE The May 6 elections in England showed something interesting. People want to be …

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Brexit or not, Northern Ireland new troubles are criminal not political for now

by Rashmee

Posted on April 19, 2021


  / BLIMEY BLIGHTY Days of recent unrest in Northern Ireland have caused everyone to …

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‘Global Britain’. Slogan or strategy?

by Rashmee

Posted on March 1, 2021


/ BLIMEY BLIGHTY This month, the British government will publish a review of ‘Global Britain’, …

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Vaccination success may be a shot in the arm for Britain in another key way

by Rashmee

Posted on February 22, 2021


/ BLIMEY BLIGHTY  Simon Kuper wrote an important piece in the Financial Times (paywall) the …

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Low spirits aren’t good for business, British or any other

by Rashmee

Posted on February 8, 2021


/ BLIMEY BLIGHTY A Brexit update doesn’t mean it’s business as usual. Au contraire. This …

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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