The worry over Hurricane #Irma: our house is in Florida

by Rashmee

Posted on September 12, 2017


Here’s an email from the tenants at our house in western Florida: “Hope all is well.  I am sure you are aware of the hurricane headed our way.  We are preparing for this storm.  We are boarding windows at the home and preparing for water surges.  I will let you know if there is (sic) … Continue reading “The worry over Hurricane #Irma: our house is in Florida”

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St Maarten: a very personal memory of the Caribbean island 95% destroyed by #Irma

by Rashmee

Posted on September 8, 2017


I have a very particular interest in the Caribbean island of St Maarten, now 95 per cent destroyed by Hurricane #Irma. Four years ago, we visited the beautiful 34-square-km Franco-Dutch island, had a wonderful holiday living on the southern Dutch side, and acquired our Dutch passport-bearing dog from Mrs Richardson via the Dutch vet. From what … Continue reading “St Maarten: a very personal memory of the Caribbean island 95% destroyed by #Irma”

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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