Author: James Higham

The boy who asked why

Try these

1. If water flows, then what holds sandcastles together? 2. Sunset – shorter or longer waves scattered? 3. Speed of sound in mph? 4. A practical use for capillary action? 5. What’s cavitation? Common with foils. 6. Common name for…

Callooh Callay

It’s not been a good weekend, since Friday actually, nothing mega-disastrous like a heart attack but just frustration beyond.  People let you down the whole time. Had a call just now which showed a definite upturn, [more below], plus this:…

The insufferable

The people we don’t like almost exclusively exhibit a range of behaviours we don’t like – Gwynneth Paltrow, so many other actors and actresses too high on the list, singers, bloggers. Some though defy explanation, there seems little reason to…

Monday

1. I hold no candle for Airmiles and there’s only archived material on all the other things, e.g. the Welfs, which tells me this, no proof either way, but somehow I don’t buy that he’s a fully fledged member of…

Not one prosecution

Anyone of my vintage knows that in the days of, say, Profumo, one resigned – wrongdoers were prosecuted, at least far more than today. Perhaps one reason today why it has changed is sheer numbers who need to go to…