‘The Dig’ captures a lyrical thing…Edith Pretty’s faith, hope and charity

by Rashmee

Posted on February 6, 2021


/ FAITH, HOPE… In the Before Times, when we could go to the British Museum and gawk at the Rosetta Stone and the Sphinx of Taharqa, chances were we would also take in the Sutton Hoo burial ship, a permanent display. The pandemic has put paid to all of that. Thankfully,  ‘The Dig’, a new … Continue reading “‘The Dig’ captures a lyrical thing…Edith Pretty’s faith, hope and charity”

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India, extra-judicial murder, and the theatre of public cruelty

by Rashmee

Posted on December 7, 2019


What a twisted way to approach justice. I’m referring, of course, to the response by some people to news that Indian police have shot dead the four men accused of the brutal gang rape of a young vet in Hyderabad. It’s hard to imagine how people can say “justice has been done” when the circumstances of the … Continue reading “India, extra-judicial murder, and the theatre of public cruelty”

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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