‘The Mermaid of Black Conch’ takes us on an enchanted journey

by Rashmee

Posted on February 14, 2021


/ TRAVELS IN MY MIND  I was three-fourths of the way through fellow UEA alumna Monique Roffey’s Costa award-winning ‘The Mermaid of Black Conch‘ when I heard Bridget Kendall ask on the radio: “When did mermaid stories first appear?” The question gave me pause. I knew when mermaids first appeared in my imagination. Like many … Continue reading “‘The Mermaid of Black Conch’ takes us on an enchanted journey”

Read More

It’s a fairytale that ‘Emperor’s new clothes’ is the strategy for America’s uncrowned king

by Rashmee

Posted on February 13, 2017


To documentary filmmaker Michael Moore must go the credit – or the blame – for suggesting an “emperor has no clothes” strategy to take on Donald Trump. He’s affected by comedy!” Mr Moore said on the eve of Mr Trump’s January 20 inauguration as president. “If you make fun of him, if you ridicule him, or … Continue reading “It’s a fairytale that ‘Emperor’s new clothes’ is the strategy for America’s uncrowned king”

Read More

Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK