Counting down on exactly two years of Covid 19

by Rashmee

Posted on December 8, 2021


Two years ago today (December 8), the disease we now know as Covid-19 manifested itself …

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Biden should have called Trump out as Covid’s Typhoid Mary

by Rashmee

Posted on December 7, 2021


I have to say I agree with Jamelle Bouie (paywall): Joe Biden was wrong not …

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Journalists are comically attached to linear narratives even when trying to wake up in 2041

by Rashmee

Posted on November 29, 2021


Journalism is a very different profession from writing fiction (as I have learnt, slowly, painfully, …

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Governments should mark World Food Day every day

by Rashmee

Posted on October 18, 2021


The second World Food Day under a deadly pandemic has come and gone (on Saturday, …

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Haiti earns yet another grim distinction: not a single person vaccinated

by Rashmee

Posted on June 20, 2021


/ TRAVELS IN MY MIND I only recently learned that Haiti is the only country …

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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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The pandemic left every home a ‘den’

by Rashmee

Posted on May 23, 2021


/ TRAVELS IN MY MIND Britain is supposed to preparing for the great release so …

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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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Corona-speak in any language

by Rashmee

Posted on March 5, 2021


/ LANGUAGE If you’re in Germany, there are clear choices even in a pandemic. There’s …

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Why isn’t Switzerland a more equal country?

by Rashmee

Posted on March 4, 2021


/IT’S THE BUSINESS Here’s a conundrum: Why isn’t Switzerland progressively closing its wealth gap? The …

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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