Why you need more than just a name in modern politics

by Rashmee

Posted on July 9, 2019 / The National


This month has already seen a spotlight shine on the rise — and fall — of political families around the world. From the resignation in India of the leader of the main opposition Congress Party, to the arrival of a new Greek prime minister with a family history of political activity, to US President Donald Trump’s robust defence of … Continue reading “Why you need more than just a name in modern politics”

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Barbara Bush was the American equivalent of Britain’s Queen Mother

by Rashmee

Posted on April 18, 2018


The former US first lady enjoyed something rare for an American – in fact only one other woman has ever had this position – she was married to one US president and mother of another. So Barbara Bush was a bit like the late Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mother – married to one ruler and mother of another. … Continue reading “Barbara Bush was the American equivalent of Britain’s Queen Mother”

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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