Britain’s new quarantine rules may be the usual Boris bish-bash-bosh symbolic action

by Rashmee

Posted on August 14, 2020


Let me tell you a story in the context of new quarantine measures imposed by the UK on British holidaymakers in France, the Netherlands, Monaco, Malta, Turks and Caicos and Aruba. A British Indian friend in Delhi managed to get back to the UK in June on one of the special flights. It was a … Continue reading “Britain’s new quarantine rules may be the usual Boris bish-bash-bosh symbolic action”

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Remember when face-coverings were considered dangerous

by Rashmee

Posted on April 1, 2020


Developments in Austria are rich in irony. On March 30, it decided to join several European countries (Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Bosnia-Herzegovina) in making it compulsory to wear a face mask outside the home. But in 2017, a legal ban on clothing that covers the face was adopted by the Austrian parliament. That was … Continue reading “Remember when face-coverings were considered dangerous”

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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