Gaelige and Brussels’ Tower of Babel

by Rashmee

Posted on January 22, 2022


The year opened with good news for speakers of Irish or Gaelige. On January 1, …

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Chilmark, the English village that created an American commercial legend

by Rashmee

Posted on September 10, 2018


  We’ve just been visiting Chilmark, the English village from which Thomas Macy left to …

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Is the Japanese concept of Komorebi (see pic) really culturally untranslatable?

by Rashmee

Posted on February 24, 2018


Someone posted a blog that listed “11 beautiful Japanese words that don’t exist in English’, …

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Is the Japanese concept of Komorebi (see pic) really culturally untranslatable?

by Rashmee

Posted on May 18, 2016


Someone posted a blog that listed “11 beautiful Japanese words that don’t exist in English’, …

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Let me put it to you straight and on the nose: does subtlety in art suck?

by Rashmee

Posted on November 9, 2015


I remembered Aleksander Hemon’s plea for unsubtle adjectives while reading Forrest Wickman’s swipe at subtlety …

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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