Ogooglebar: Brand loyalty Vs trademarks

by Rashmee

Posted on March 26, 2013


It’s hard not to be riveted by the news that Sweden’s language watchdog has accused …

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Housekeeping in Haitian Creole VIII – Progress at last (nan denye)

by Rashmee

Posted on March 23, 2013


At last a progress report, rather than a random selection of despairing snippets about what …

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Housekeeping in Haitian Creole – Part VII

by Rashmee

Posted on March 16, 2013


  My kreyol cooking vocabulary languishes at the outer margins of ignorance. Meanwhile, the stew …

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Housekeeping in Haitian Creole – Part VI

by Rashmee

Posted on March 9, 2013


Stir-fry cooks, they say, come from all woks of life. Especially, I would venture to …

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Housekeeping in Haitian Creole – Part V

by Rashmee

Posted on March 2, 2013


I have dreadful news. Non, non, the trusty Mme Josette still puts up with my …

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The mad dogs & Englishmen link to Haiti’s tourism hopes

by Rashmee

Posted on March 1, 2013


I met Paul Clammer in Port au Prince tonight and it would be fair to …

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Housekeeping in Haitian Creole – Part IV

by Rashmee

Posted on February 23, 2013


Language is the dress of thought, said Samuel Johnson and if he were right, my …

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Housekeeping in Haitian Creole – Part III

by Rashmee

Posted on February 16, 2013


Bleach, furniture wax, starch. The little things in the housekeeper’s arsenal, which work well when …

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Haiti’s heart beats for another Pope

by Rashmee

Posted on February 12, 2013


Apparently, one of the jokes doing the rounds at Haiti’s national carnival up in Cap …

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French vs kreyol: Haitian hurricane in a coffee cup?

by Rashmee

Posted on February 10, 2013


The kreyol vs French controversy may be a Haitian hurricane in a tas kafe (coffee …

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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